Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 20.10.2016

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Quinta do Noval 1931

Quinta do Noval 1931
1 bottle per lot
ALL LOTS LYING IN CORSHAM, WILTSHIRE (OCTAVIAN) Quinta do Noval 1931 Douro Believed Oporto bottled. Remains of embossed wax capsule. Badly bin-soiled and damaged label. Averys of Bristol slip label. Level top-shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Taylor 1945

Taylor 1945
1 bottle per lot
Taylor 1945 Douro Embossed damaged wax capsule. No label. Level into neck 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £500 - £550

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Dow 1945

Dow 1945
1 bottle per lot
Dow 1945 Douro Embossed wax capsule. Slightly bin-soiled label. Level into neck Tasting note: I have many more notes, eight since 1990. Three bottles opened at a Dow tasting in Aspen in the summer of 1994: one, Oporto-bottled, was acetic, whereas the two English-bottled

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Graham 1945

Graham 1945
1 bottle per lot
Graham 1945 Douro English-bottled by John Harvey & Sons. Damaged embossed wax capsule. No label. Level into neck Tasting note: Bottled in London as well as Oporto. Outstandingly the loveliest ’45. ….Many consistently good notes. Deep-coloured, fairly intense, lively

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Rebello Valente 1945

Rebello Valente 1945
12 bottles per lot
Rebello Valente 1945 Douro Embossed capsules. Badly damaged labels, some with remains only and two missing. Robertson Bros slip labels. Levels: eleven into neck and one upper-shoulder 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Guimaraens 1946

Guimaraens 1946
12 bottles per lot
Guimaraens 1946 Re-packed from original wooden case. Corroded capsules. Bin-soiled labels, damp-affected, remains of original straws. Levels into neck 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1947

Quinta do Noval Nacional 1947
3 bottles per lot
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1947 Douro Oporto bottled by Da Silva. Shipped by Rutherford, Osborne and Perkin Company. Remains of wax capsules. Bin-soiled labels. Levels: one upper-shoulder, one mid/upper-shoulder and one low-shoulder. 3 bottles per lot

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Taylor 1948

Taylor 1948
1 bottle per lot
Taylor 1948 Douro English-bottled by Robinson and Payne. Embossed wax capsule. Handwritten slip label with remains of bottler's slip label. Level into neck Tasting note: The greatest of the ‘48s and arguably of all Taylor vintages, certainly vying with their ’35. Perfect

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Graham 1955

Graham 1955
1 tappit hen per lot
Graham 1955 Douro Believed Tappit Hen, possibly a large magnum. Two part moulded bottle. Embossed wax capsule. No label. Level base of neck Tasting note: One of my all-time favourite ports. I have made nearly 30 notes since 1958, seven since 1990. A big wine that has

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1955

Quinta do Noval Nacional 1955
1 bottle per lot
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1955 Douro Oporto-bottled by Da Silva. Shipped by Rutherford, Osborne and Perkin. Embossed damaged wax capsule. Remains of original tissue. Bin-soiled label. Level base of neck 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1958

Quinta do Noval Nacional 1958
12 bottles per lot
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1958 Douro Repacked from original wooden case, Embossed wax capsules, ten legible showing shipper and vintage, fully branded corks. No labels. Levels: ten base of neck or better, one top and one upper-shoulder 12 bottles per

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £4,800 - £6,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Sandeman 1958

Sandeman 1958
12 bottles per lot
Sandeman 1958 Douro Specially imported by Averys of Bristol. Repacked from original wooden case. Damaged wax capsules, some with signs of seepage. Bin-soiled labels. Levels into neck 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1960

Quinta do Noval Nacional 1960
2 bottles per lot
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1960 Douro Embossed wax capsules. No labels. Levels base of neck 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Sandeman 1963

Sandeman 1963
12 bottles per lot
Sandeman 1963 Douro Oporto bottled for Averys of Bristol. Repacked from original wooden case. Slightly bin-soiled labels. Levels base of neck or better, 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Dow 1963

Dow 1963
12 bottles per lot
Dow 1963 Douro English-bottled by Averys of Bristol. Repacked from original carton. Embossed Averys capsules, some slightly corroded and damaged. Slightly bin-soiled labels. Levels: three top and nine upper-shoulder 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Dow 1977

Dow 1977
12 bottles per lot
Dow 1977 Douro Repacked from original wooden case. Embossed metal capsules. Slightly bin-soiled labels. Levels base of neck or better 12 bottles per lot

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Cellophane wrapped. Embossed Château capsule. Very badly bin-soiled, damp-affected label. Vintage legible. Level base of neck 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Believed English bottled. Damaged embossed wax capsule, stating 'claret grand vin Lafite 1874'. Sotheby's slip label only, ex lot 822, 21st May 1976. Level mid/upper shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1874 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Believed English-bottled. Damaged embossed wax capsule stating ; 'claret grand vin de Lafite 1874.' Sothebys slip-label only, ex lot 821 sale 21st May 1976. Level top-shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Baron 1874 Corroded and damaged...

Château Pichon-Longueville, Baron 1874 Corroded and damaged metal capsule. Christie's, Manson and Woods slip label with ' Pichon Longueville 1874' hand-written on it. Level below low shoulder (1) Château Giscours 1884 English-bottled by John Harvey & Sons. Embossed John Harvey & Sons capsule

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1875

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1875
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1875 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Ex Christie's lot 213, 27th September 1979. Stored in the private reserve at Château Lafite-Rothschild until Christie's auction in 1979. Recent capsule and recent château label, cellophane

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Latour 1896

Château Latour 1896
1 bottle per lot
Château Latour 1896 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Corroded and damaged Château capsule. Remains of label only, Château name and vintage illegible. Level mid-shoulder. Pale colour Tasting note: Amazingly deep, intriguing bouquet, reminiscent of gnarled oak, toffee and

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Latour Believed 1890/1896

Château Latour Believed 1890/1896
1 bottle per lot
Château Latour Believed 1890/1896 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Believed 1890/1896. Château capsule, badly corroded and damaged but legible. Remains of illegible label. Level mid/low-shoulder. Pale colour 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Corroded and damaged embossed Château capsule.. Bin-soiled label. Averys of Bristol slip-label. Level upper-shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Corroded embossed Château capsule.. Bin-soiled and slightly damaged label. Averys of Bristol slip-label. Level upper-shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897
1 bottle per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1897 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Corroded and damaged Château capsule . Very badly bin-soiled label. Averys of Bristol slip-label . Level mid/upper-shoulder. Pale to medium red colour 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Beychevelle 1899

Château Beychevelle 1899
1 bottle per lot
Château Beychevelle 1899 Saint-Julien, 4ème cru classé Ex Christie's lot 161, 5th June 1975. English-bottled by James Smith and Co of Liverpool and Manchester. Embossed capsule . Very badly bin-soiled and damaged label . Level base of neck. Pale to medium

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Gruaud-Larose 1899 Bordeaux-bottled Corroded capsul...

Château Gruaud-Larose 1899 Bordeaux-bottled. Corroded capsule. Bin-soiled Christie's slip-label only. Level top-shoulder (1) Château Léoville-Barton 1899 Bordeaux-bottled by Barton & Guestier. Corroded capsule. Bin-soiled and faded label. Averys of Bristol slip-label. Level mid-shoulder (1) Château

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £650 - £750

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Léoville-Barton 1899 Bordeaux-bottled by Barton & G...

Château Léoville-Barton 1899 Bordeaux-bottled by Barton & Guestier. Barton and Guestier plain capsule. Very badly bin-soiled label. Level base of neck (1) Château Cos d'Estournel 1900 Bottler unknown. Plain metal capsules. Small typed bin-soiled and faded slip labels stating Château and vintage

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Château Latour 1900

Château Latour 1900
1 bottle per lot
Château Latour 1900 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Embossed Château capsule. Damaged and bin-soiled label. Averys of Bristol slip label. Level low-shoulder. Tasting note: Wines of the second of the renowned twin vintages were more structured, well balanced and more

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016