Auction 23.02.2006

Christie's
23 February 2006, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 23.02.2006

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Graham--Vintage 1985 (5) Taylor--Vintage 1992 (6)

A MIXED LOT OF EXCELLENT VINTAGE PORT Recently shipped from excellent cellarage on the Continent and now lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Offered duty-paid, but available in bond Graham--Vintage 1985 (5) Taylor--Vintage 1992 (6) Above 11 bottles per lot

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £420 - £500

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Verdelho--Vintage 1934 (3) Verdelho--Vintage 1954 (3) Both bottled by...

FINE HENRIQUES MADEIRA Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Verdelho--Vintage 1934 (3) Verdelho--Vintage 1954 (3) Both bottled by Justino Henriques. U.S. slip labels Above 6 bottles per lot

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £270 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Cheval-Blanc--Vintage 1945

A RARE CASE OF CHEVAL-BLANC OF THE GREAT 1945 VINTAGE Recently removed from a country house cellar in South-West England and now lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Cheval-Blanc--Vintage 1945 Saint-Emilion, 1er grand cru classé (A) Bottled by Berry Bros & Rudd. One capsule slightly

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,200 - £2,800

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1961

CLASSED-GROWTH CLARET OF THE SUPERB 1961 VINTAGE Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1961 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Lots 4 to 6 slightly corroded capsules. Lots 4 and 5 discoloured and stained labels. Levels base of neck. Lot 6 bin-soiled and stained label. Level

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £900 - £1,100

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1961

CLASSED-GROWTH CLARET OF THE SUPERB 1961 VINTAGE Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1961 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Lots 4 to 6 slightly corroded capsules. Lots 4 and 5 discoloured and stained labels. Levels base of neck. Lot 6 bin-soiled and stained label. Level

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £900 - £1,100

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1961

CLASSED-GROWTH CLARET OF THE SUPERB 1961 VINTAGE Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1961 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Lots 4 to 6 slightly corroded capsules. Lots 4 and 5 discoloured and stained labels. Levels base of neck. Lot 6 bin-soiled and stained label. Level

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £900 - £1,100

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1961

CLASSED-GROWTH CLARET OF THE SUPERB 1961 VINTAGE Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1961 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Lots 4 to 6 slightly corroded capsules. Lots 4 and 5 discoloured and stained labels. Levels base of neck. Lot 6 bin-soiled and stained label. Level

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1961

CLASSED-GROWTH CLARET OF THE SUPERB 1961 VINTAGE Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1961 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Lots 4 to 6 slightly corroded capsules. Lots 4 and 5 discoloured and stained labels. Levels base of neck. Lot 6 bin-soiled and stained label. Level

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Calon-Ségur--Vintage 1961

Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Calon-Ségur--Vintage 1961 Saint-Estèphe, 3me cru classé Slightly corroded capsules. Grants of St. James's slip labels. Labels damp-stained and stained by remains of original tissues. Levels: three just below top, four mid/upper, four mid (one with very

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Latour--Vintage 1964 No capsule. Bin-soiled and scuffed label...

A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF GOOD-QUALITY MATURE BORDEAUX Lying in Twickenham, Middlesex (EHD) Château Latour--Vintage 1964 No capsule. Bin-soiled and scuffed label. Level upper-shoulder (1) Château Calon-Ségur--Vintage 1973 Corroded capsules. Bin-soiled and stained label. Level top-shoulder

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £220 - £280

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Prieuré-Lichine--Vintage 1970

Château Prieuré-Lichine--Vintage 1970 Cantenac (Margaux), 4me cru classé Bin-soiled labels. Lot 11 levels top-shoulder or better. Lot 12 levels: four top and eight upper-shoulder 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £130 - £180

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Prieuré-Lichine--Vintage 1970

Château Prieuré-Lichine--Vintage 1970 Cantenac (Margaux), 4me cru classé Bin-soiled labels. Lot 11 levels top-shoulder or better. Lot 12 levels: four top and eight upper-shoulder 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £110 - £140

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £240 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £440 - £520

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £480 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £480 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982

Château Rauzan-Gassies--Vintage 1982 Margaux, 2me cru classé In original wooden cases, one case in lot 19 damaged Tasting Note: Fat, plummy, velvety, and precocious, with low acidity, this forward, tasty, but loosely knit wine is charmingly fruity and straightforward. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £480 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £520 - £620

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £520 - £620

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006

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Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983

Château Beychevelle--Vintage 1983 Saint-Julien, 4me cru classé In original wooden cases Tasting Note: On the whole, a good '83. Originally spicy and very tannic, still rather aggressive, fruity and flavoury but with 'swingeing finish' (dinner at Athenaeum, London 1996), less so at a Beychevelle

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £260 - £320

Date: 23 Feb 2006