Finest And Rarest Wine from an Important West Coast Collection

Christie's
3 May 2008, Beverly Hills

Date of the auction: 03.05.2008

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Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--V...

Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1995
1 double-magnum per lot
Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1995 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 131-132 "In 1995, The renowned Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour

Lot #: 130

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 3 May 2008

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Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--V...

Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1995
1 impériale per lot
Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1995 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 131-132 "In 1995, The renowned Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private

Lot #: 131

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Bordeaux Collection, Establissement Duclot--Vintage 2000 Bo...

Bordeaux Collection, Establissement Duclot--Vintage 2000 Both lots with eight of nine bottles in branded cartons contained within a beautiful presentation wooden case complete with metal closure Parcel: lots 195-196 Château Lafite-Rothschild (1) "Well, well, well - Lafite Rothschild does it again

Lot #: 195

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Bordeaux Collection, Establissement Duclot--Vintage 2000 Bo...

Bordeaux Collection, Establissement Duclot--Vintage 2000 Both lots with eight of nine bottles in branded cartons contained within a beautiful presentation wooden case complete with metal closure Parcel: lots 195-196 Château Lafite-Rothschild (1) "Well, well, well - Lafite Rothschild does it again

Lot #: 196

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1985 ...

Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1985
10 bottles per lot
CAYMUS VINEYARDS Founded by Chuck Wagner in 1972, the winery was named after the Caymus Indians. Mr. Wagner came from an old Napa family who began farming in the region in the early 1900s. The first vines were planted in

Lot #: 156

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 3 May 2008

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Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1986 ...

Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1986
4 bottles per lot
Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1986 Napa Valley "In the blind tasting, I first thought this was a Spanish wine given the intense, pain grillee, toasty oak, and vanilla aromas. After ten minutes some

Lot #: 157

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1998 ...

Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1998
6 magnums per lot
Caymus, Special Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1998 Napa Valley Lot 161-162 in original cartons and lot 163-164 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 161-162 and 163-164 6 magnums per lot

Lot #: 161

Estimate: US$2,200 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Angélus--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, grand cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 225-228 "The finest effort since the 1989 and 1990, this dense purple-colored wine has an extravagantly ripe, concentrated style. The

Lot #: 225

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Angélus--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, grand cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 225-228 "The finest effort since the 1989 and 1990, this dense purple-colored wine has an extravagantly ripe, concentrated style. The

Lot #: 226

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Angélus--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, grand cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 225-228 "The finest effort since the 1989 and 1990, this dense purple-colored wine has an extravagantly ripe, concentrated style. The

Lot #: 227

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Angélus--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, grand cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 225-228 "The finest effort since the 1989 and 1990, this dense purple-colored wine has an extravagantly ripe, concentrated style. The

Lot #: 228

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000

Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, 1er grand cru classé(B) Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 223-224 "Undeniably the most complete Beausejour Duffau since the mythical 1990, the

Lot #: 223

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000

Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarosse--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, 1er grand cru classé(B) Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 223-224 "Undeniably the most complete Beausejour Duffau since the mythical 1990, the

Lot #: 224

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Cheval-Blanc--Vintage 2000

Château Cheval-Blanc--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Cheval-Blanc--Vintage 2000 Saint-Emilion, 1er grand cru classé (A) In original wooden case "This closed, backward blend of 53 Merlot and 47 Cabernet Franc boasts a saturated purple color along with a reticent but striking bouquet of

Lot #: 194

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1988

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1988
1 impériale per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1988 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé "More recently (2000) at Len Evans' 'Imperial Dinner' preceding the '83, very sweet, good flesh and finish. The following year, honeyed depth, fairly powerful, perfect acidity. Last noted

Lot #: 554

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1989

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1989 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Different importer slip labels "The wine is extremely alcoholic and rich, with a huge nose of smokey, honey-covered coconuts and overripe pineapples and apricots. As with young

Lot #: 559

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 double-magnum per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Parcel: lots 555-557 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very sweet, full, fleshy, velvety, richly flavoured

Lot #: 555

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 double-magnum per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Parcel: lots 555-557 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very sweet, full, fleshy, velvety, richly flavoured

Lot #: 556

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 double-magnum per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Parcel: lots 555-557 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very sweet, full, fleshy, velvety, richly flavoured

Lot #: 557

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
6 magnums per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very sweet

Lot #: 560

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 561

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 562

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 563

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 564

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 565

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 566

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 567

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 568

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 569

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990

Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château d'Yquem--Vintage 1990 Sauternes, 1er grand cru classé Lot 560-564 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 561-564 and 565-570 "An amalgam of my recent notes: limpid yellow-gold; perfect richness and ripeness on the nose; 'classic'; very

Lot #: 570

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 206-210 "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense

Lot #: 206

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 206-210 "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense

Lot #: 207

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 206-210 "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense

Lot #: 208

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 206-210 "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense

Lot #: 209

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 206-210 "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense

Lot #: 210

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000

Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 211-212 "This saturated bluish-black/purple-colored wine seems at first closed and broodingly backward. In the mouth, it is

Lot #: 212

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,300

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000

Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000 Saint-Julien, 2me cru classé Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 211-212 "This saturated bluish-black/purple-colored wine seems at first closed and broodingly backward. In the mouth, it is

Lot #: 211

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,300

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1982

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1982
6 bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1982 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé Level: very top-shoulder or better, lightly bin soiled labels 6 bottles per lot

Lot #: 515

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots with different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 516-520 "Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in

Lot #: 516

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$20,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots with different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 516-520 "Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in

Lot #: 517

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$20,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots with different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 516-520 "Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in

Lot #: 518

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$20,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots with different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 516-520 "Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in

Lot #: 519

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$20,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots with different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 516-520 "Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in

Lot #: 520

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$20,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990
6 bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé "Most recently, at the MW Haut-Brion tasting (January 2000): now medium-deep with a relaxed open mature rim; rich chocolatey, mocha nose, opening up beautifully; sweet, soft, firmer

Lot #: 521

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1993

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1993
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1993 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé Different importer slip labels "One of the great wines of the vintage, Haut-Brion's 1993 possesses a dark garnet/plum/purple color, an expressive, fragrant, sweet, berry

Lot #: 522

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,400

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 523-527 "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a

Lot #: 523

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 523-527 "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a

Lot #: 524

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 523-527 "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a

Lot #: 525

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 523-527 "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a

Lot #: 526

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1995 Pessac (Graves), 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 523-527 "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a

Lot #: 527

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 3 May 2008