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Sine Qua Non, In the Abstract, 2012

Your Price: $220.00

Producer: Sine Qua Non
Optimum drinking: 2019-2024
Rating: 97 - James Suckling
Grape varieties: 37%, Roussanne 31%, Petite Manseng 16%, Viognier 16%
Winemaker: Manfred Krankl
Appellation: Central Coast, California
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Sine Qua Non In the Abstract 2012 is a classic Californian Chardonnay blend.

Sine Qua Non is pioneering cult Californian estate established by Manfred Krankl, whose incredibly hard to come by wines have a reputation as being works of art both inside and on the outside of the bottles (with his eclectically named and designed labels). In fact, some collectors actually buy these incredibly scarce wines, of which are sometimes just a few barrels are made, for the labels alone.

"...a classic Sine Qua Non white blend…offers up incredible notes of caramelized peaches, poached apples, white flowers and crushed rock that flow seamlessly to a full-bodied, decadent, yet classy and graceful feel on the palate. It’s a classic effort that doesn’t pull any punches, yet also never seems hot, heavy or puts a foot wrong. Enjoy this beauty over the coming decade or more.”
Robert Parker

"A dense and lemony white with lemon curd, cooked apple and hints of cream. Full-bodied, very deep and oily. Long and flavorful. Back to the legendary style of SQN." James Suckling

Please note: bottle shown is for illustraive purposes only (not actual bottle for sale).

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