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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Dominus--Vintage 1994

Dominus--Vintage 1994
1 double-magnum per lot
DOMINUS Napanook is on the west side of the Napa Valley facing the town of Yountville, approximately one-third of the way up the valley. Historical records show that in 1836 George Yount, who gave his name to Yountville, planted the first vines of the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,600

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1994

Dominus--Vintage 1994
1 impériale per lot
DOMINUS Napanook is on the west side of the Napa Valley facing the town of Yountville, approximately one-third of the way up the valley. Historical records show that in 1836 George Yount, who gave his name to Yountville, planted the first vines of the valley

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$2,400 - US$3,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1995

Dominus--Vintage 1995
1 double-magnum per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1995 Napa Valley In original wooden case "The 1995 Dominus (6,000 cases produced from a blend of 80 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 6 Petit Verdot, and 4 Merlot) is a ripe, plummy, supple, expansively-flavored wine with copious

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus

Dominus
Above 3 magnums and 2 bottles per lot
Dominus Napa Valley --Vintage 1994 magnums (3) --Vintage 1995 (2) Above 3 magnums and 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1995

Dominus--Vintage 1995
6 magnums per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1995 Napa Valley Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 5-6 6 magnums per lot

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$2,400 - US$3,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 double-magnum per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
6 mgnums per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the power

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1996

Dominus--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1996 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 9-13 "The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82 Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 Cabernet Franc, 4 Merlot, and 4 Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2 alcohol. Although this offering lacks the

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1997

Dominus--Vintage 1997
1 double-magnum per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1997 Napa Valley Lot 14-20 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 15-16 and 17-20 "The 1997 Dominus, a blend of 86.5 Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 Cabernet Franc, and 4.5 Merlot, is showing fabulously well. With 14.1 alcohol and a pH that would

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1997

Dominus--Vintage 1997
6 magnums per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1997 Napa Valley Lot 14-20 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 15-16 and 17-20 "The 1997 Dominus, a blend of 86.5 Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 Cabernet Franc, and 4.5 Merlot, is showing fabulously well. With 14.1 alcohol and a pH that would make

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$2,400 - US$3,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1997

Dominus--Vintage 1997
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1997 Napa Valley Lot 14-20 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 15-16 and 17-20 "The 1997 Dominus, a blend of 86.5 Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 Cabernet Franc, and 4.5 Merlot, is showing fabulously well. With 14.1 alcohol and a pH that would

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1997

Dominus--Vintage 1997
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1997 Napa Valley Lot 14-20 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 15-16 and 17-20 "The 1997 Dominus, a blend of 86.5 Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 Cabernet Franc, and 4.5 Merlot, is showing fabulously well. With 14.1 alcohol and a pH that would

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$3,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1998

Dominus--Vintage 1998
1 double-magnum per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1998 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 24-26 "The 1998 Dominus's dark ruby/plum color is accompanied by aromas of licorice, earth, plums, black fruits, and underbrush. While this medium-bodied 1998 possesses good

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1998

Dominus--Vintage 1998
6 magnums per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1998 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 24-26 "The 1998 Dominus's dark ruby/plum color is accompanied by aromas of licorice, earth, plums, black fruits, and underbrush. While this medium-bodied 1998 possesses good

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dominus--Vintage 1998

Dominus--Vintage 1998
1 dozen bottles per lot
Dominus--Vintage 1998 Napa Valley All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 24-26 "The 1998 Dominus's dark ruby/plum color is accompanied by aromas of licorice, earth, plums, black fruits, and underbrush. While this medium-bodied 1998 possesses good

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,600

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1966

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1966
1 bottle per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1966 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Level: very top shoulder "Deep, the wine's extract almost visible it is so thick looking. An equally rich nose, almost malty yet developing a lovely fragrance. Sweet, full-bodied, yet tannic. Made as

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1979

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1979
4 bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1979 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Levels: base of neck; different importer slip labels "...a 'powerhouse', full of fruit and tannin. A year later, between the '78 and '88, all in impériales like some praetorian guard: crisp fruit on

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1981

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1981
6 bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1981 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Levels: four base of neck, two top shoulder; different importer slip labels "Opulent but blunt. A splendid pairing with the Ch Cheval Blanc at my Klassische Weindegustation in Zurich, surprisingly

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,200

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1983

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1983
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1983 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Levels: base of neck; lightly corroded capsules, different importer slip labels "Most recently, an impressive double magnum with crisp and agreeable fruit on nose and palate, good texture but

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1985

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1985
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1985 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel In original wooden case, missing lid Levels: base of neck; lightly corroded capsules "Equal top with Mouton, which had a fractionally finer bouquet, and Pétrus, the slightly better palate

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988
9 bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lots 34-35 in original wooden cases, missing lids Parcel: lots 34-35 "The 1988 Pétrus is reassuringly outstanding, but it is not a prodigious Pétrus. The healthy dark ruby/purple color is followed

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lots 34-35 in original wooden cases, missing lids Parcel: lots 34-35 "The 1988 Pétrus is reassuringly outstanding, but it is not a prodigious Pétrus. The healthy dark ruby/purple color is

Lot #: 34

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1988 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lots 34-35 in original wooden cases, missing lids Parcel: lots 34-35 "The 1988 Pétrus is reassuringly outstanding, but it is not a prodigious Pétrus. The healthy dark ruby/purple color is

Lot #: 35

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 36 label signed by Christian Moueix, slight signs of old seepage Lot 37-38 in original wooden cases; both lots with lightly glue stained labels, slight signs of old seepage; Lots 39-40

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1989 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 36 label signed by Christian Moueix, slight signs of old seepage Lot 37-38 in original wooden cases; both lots with lightly glue stained labels, slight signs of old seepage; Lots 39-40

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 40 different importer slip labels Lots 42-44 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 42-44 "The phenomenally rich, well-endowed 1990 Pétrus has been magical from the first time I tasted it

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 40 different importer slip labels Lots 42-44 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 42-44 "The phenomenally rich, well-endowed 1990 Pétrus has been magical from the first time I tasted it

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1990 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 40 different importer slip labels Lots 42-44 in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 42-44 "The phenomenally rich, well-endowed 1990 Pétrus has been magical from the first time I tasted it

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993
6 bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 46 in original wooden case "After several uninspiring efforts between 1978 and 1988, it is irrefutable that Christian Moueix and his flagship estate, Pétrus, have rebounded with a vengeance

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$4,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1993 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 46 in original wooden case "After several uninspiring efforts between 1978 and 1988, it is irrefutable that Christian Moueix and his flagship estate, Pétrus, have rebounded with a

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 magnum per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain grillee

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$1,300 - US$1,700

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1994 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 48-51 in original wooden cases, lot 51 with newly replaced lid; lots 51-52 different importer slip labels Parcel: lots 48-50 "Opaque purple/black in color, with a sweet vanilla, pain

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995
6 bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 53 with lightly wrinkled labels; Lot 54 with different importer slip lables Lot 53 in original wooden case "It is interesting how this wine continues to evolve. Unquestionably one of the

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1995 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel Lot 53 with lightly wrinkled labels; Lot 54 with different importer slip lables Lot 53 in original wooden case "It is interesting how this wine continues to evolve. Unquestionably one of the

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Pétrus--Vintage 1997

Château Pétrus--Vintage 1997
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château Pétrus--Vintage 1997 Pomerol, cru exceptionnel In two six-bottle original wooden cases "The dense plum/ruby/purple color is accompanied by a closed bouquet of mocha, dried tomato skin, and black fruits. In the mouth, it is one of the most

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1985

Le Pin--Vintage 1985
5 bottles per lot
LE PIN Le Pin has acquired a reputation as the most hedonistic Pomerol and a competitor to Pétrus since its acquisition in 1978 by the Thienpont family, long time owners of Vieux-Château-Certan. It was a discerning loan from Jacques Thienpont father that

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$5,500 - US$7,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1986

Le Pin--Vintage 1986
5 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1986 Pomerol Levels: base of neck or better "Its extraordinary nose of smoky oak and plummy fruit is followed by a wine that is very concentrated and powerful with the highest level of tannins produced by this vineyard since the first vintage

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$5,500 - US$7,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1989

Le Pin--Vintage 1989
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1989 Pomerol In original wooden case "The 1989's dark ruby/purple color may have slightly more saturation than the 1990. The wine reveals a sweet, roasted herb, coconut and jammy black currant-scented nose with plenty of smoky new oak

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$24,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1994

Le Pin--Vintage 1994
6 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1994 Pomerol All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 59-61 "It reveals a healthy dark ruby/purple color, spicy, sweet oak, and a silky, opulent entry, but it is a more structured, concentrated, medium to full-bodied Le Pin with layers of

Lot #: 59

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1994

Le Pin--Vintage 1994
6 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1994 Pomerol All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 59-61 "It reveals a healthy dark ruby/purple color, spicy, sweet oak, and a silky, opulent entry, but it is a more structured, concentrated, medium to full-bodied Le Pin with layers of

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1994

Le Pin--Vintage 1994
6 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1994 Pomerol All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 59-61 "It reveals a healthy dark ruby/purple color, spicy, sweet oak, and a silky, opulent entry, but it is a more structured, concentrated, medium to full-bodied Le Pin with layers of

Lot #: 61

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1995

Le Pin--Vintage 1995
8 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1995 Pomerol "A dense ruby-colored Le Pin, the 1995 offers up aromas of lead pencil, roasted nuts, smoke, spice, fruitcake, and black cherries intermixed with white chocolate. Luscious and full-bodied, with low acidity, but plenty of grip and

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$5,800 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1996

Le Pin--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1996 Pomerol All lots in two six-bottle original wooden cases Parcel: lots 63-65 "[The 1996 Le Pin] was extremely open-knit, with a dark ruby color, and evolved notes of roasted coffee, melted chocolate, exotic coconut scents, and jammy

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$9,500 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1996

Le Pin--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1996 Pomerol All lots in two six-bottle original wooden cases Parcel: lots 63-65 "[The 1996 Le Pin] was extremely open-knit, with a dark ruby color, and evolved notes of roasted coffee, melted chocolate, exotic coconut scents, and jammy

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$9,500 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1996

Le Pin--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1996 Pomerol All lots in two six-bottle original wooden cases Parcel: lots 63-65 "[The 1996 Le Pin] was extremely open-knit, with a dark ruby color, and evolved notes of roasted coffee, melted chocolate, exotic coconut scents, and jammy

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$9,500 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1997

Le Pin--Vintage 1997
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1997 Pomerol Both lots in two six-bottle original wooden cases Parcel: lots 66-67 "The wine possesses sweet currant and cherry fruit, abundant toasty oak, and a seductive style" Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #128 (Apr 2000) 1 dozen bottles

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$7,500 - US$9,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 1997

Le Pin--Vintage 1997
1 dozen bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 1997 Pomerol Both lots in two six-bottle original wooden cases Parcel: lots 66-67 "The wine possesses sweet currant and cherry fruit, abundant toasty oak, and a seductive style" Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #128 (Apr 2000) 1 dozen bottles

Lot #: 67

Estimate: US$7,500 - US$9,500

Date: 3 May 2008

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Le Pin--Vintage 2000

Le Pin--Vintage 2000
2 bottles per lot
Le Pin--Vintage 2000 Pomerol "Exotic, opulent, extravagant, and impossible to resist, the 2000 Le Pin is an explosive, virtually perfect example of this estate. Dense purple-colored, with luxurious levels of extract and richness, this intense

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$5,500 - US$7,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Dom Pérignon--Vintage 1990

Dom Pérignon--Vintage 1990
1 dozen bottles per lot
GRAND CHAMPAGNE Dom Pérignon--Vintage 1990 Epernay In individual original wooden presentation coffrets "...Pale; elegant; noted as 'dry', crisp, very good length, lemon and with smokey aftertaste; last tasted March 2002: ****" MB, Vintage Wine 1

Lot #: 69

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990

Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990
3 magnums per lot
Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990 Reims In individual wooden presentation coffrets "A classic Cristal that is sometimes more open and a bit fatter than the '89, but is mostly a bitingly acidic, unreleased wine. There is the same delightful

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$4,500 - US$6,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990

Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990
6 magnums per lot
Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1990 Reims In individual original wooden presentation coffrets 6 magnums per lot

Lot #: 71

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1995

Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1995
10 bottles per lot
Cristal, Louis Roederer--Vintage 1995 Reims In original carton "Considerably shyer and more discreet than the ecstatic rosé of the same vintage. Initially just a youthfully floral, tranquil nose that merges into expressive grape ripeness and

Lot #: 72

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 1996

Château Latour--Vintage 1996
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 1996 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 74-78 "A spectacular Latour, the 1996 may be the modern day clone of the 1966, only riper. This vintage, which is so variable in Pomerol, St.-Emilion

Lot #: 74

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 1996

Château Latour--Vintage 1996
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 1996 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 74-78 "A spectacular Latour, the 1996 may be the modern day clone of the 1966, only riper. This vintage, which is so variable in Pomerol, St.-Emilion

Lot #: 75

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 1996

Château Latour--Vintage 1996
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 1996 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 74-78 "A spectacular Latour, the 1996 may be the modern day clone of the 1966, only riper. This vintage, which is so variable in Pomerol, St.-Emilion

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 1996

Château Latour--Vintage 1996
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 1996 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 74-78 "A spectacular Latour, the 1996 may be the modern day clone of the 1966, only riper. This vintage, which is so variable in Pomerol, St.-Emilion

Lot #: 77

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 1996

Château Latour--Vintage 1996
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Château Latour--Vintage 1996 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 74-78 "A spectacular Latour, the 1996 may be the modern day clone of the 1966, only riper. This vintage, which is so variable in Pomerol, St.-Emilion

Lot #: 78

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 2000

Château Latour--Vintage 2000
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Château Latour--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 79-81 "Only 48 of the crop made it into the prodigious 2000 Latour. The wine's saturated ruby/purple color is accompanied by sumptuous aromas of jammy

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 2000

Château Latour--Vintage 2000
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 79-81 "Only 48 of the crop made it into the prodigious 2000 Latour. The wine's saturated ruby/purple color is accompanied by sumptuous aromas of jammy

Lot #: 80

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Latour--Vintage 2000

Château Latour--Vintage 2000
1 impériale per lot
Château Latour--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 79-81 "Only 48 of the crop made it into the prodigious 2000 Latour. The wine's saturated ruby/purple color is accompanied by sumptuous aromas of jammy

Lot #: 81

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$14,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975

Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975
1 jeroboam per lot
LAFITE-ROTHSCHILD Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Level: lot 82 base of neck, lot 83 very top-shoulder, signs of old seepage; both lots with Chateau embossed capsule Parcel: lots 82-83 1 jeroboam per lot

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$2,400

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975

Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975
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LAFITE-ROTHSCHILD Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 1975 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Level: lot 82 base of neck, lot 83 very top-shoulder, signs of old seepage; both lots with Chateau embossed capsule Parcel: lots 82-83 1 jeroboam per lot

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$2,400

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 2000

Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 2000
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Château Lafite-Rothschild--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé In original wooden case "Well, well, well - Lafite Rothschild does it again. Ever since manager Charles Chevalier was transferred from his beloved Sauternes property of

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983
1 jeroboam per lot
MOUTON-ROTHSCHILD Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Levels: both lots base of neck or better, lot 86 lightly damp stained label Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 85-86 "Most recently, at another

Lot #: 85

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983
1 jeroboam per lot
MOUTON-ROTHSCHILD Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1983 Pauillac, 1er cru classé Levels: both lots base of neck or better, lot 86 lightly damp stained label Both lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 85-86 "Most recently, at another

Lot #: 86

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1985

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1985
1 impériale per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1985 Pauillac, 1er cru classé "Most recently, it had all the exotic Mouton fragrance; soft, flowery, crisp with a touch of astringency. Last tasted January 2001 *****" MB, Vintage Wine 1 impériale per lot

Lot #: 87

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

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1993

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1993
1 impériale per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1993 Pauillac, 1er cru classé In original wooden case "After a further two years, settling down to be a good mouthful, developing some of its inimitable spicy nose and sweetness. But not a long-haul wine

Lot #: 88

Estimate: US$1,300 - US$1,800

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994
1 double-magnum per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 89-91 "The 1994 appears to be the finest Mouton-Rothschild made following the 1986 and before the 1995's conception. The

Lot #: 89

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994
1 double-magnum per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 89-91 "The 1994 appears to be the finest Mouton-Rothschild made following the 1986 and before the 1995's conception. The

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994
1 double-magnum per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1994 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 89-91 "The 1994 appears to be the finest Mouton-Rothschild made following the 1986 and before the 1995's conception. The

Lot #: 91

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000
1 impériale per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 97-100 "The 2000 Mouton Rothschild is at its best with about 24-48 hours of decanting. A blend of 86 Cabernet Sauvignon and 14

Lot #: 97

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000
1 impériale per lot
Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 2000 Pauillac, 1er cru classé All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 97-100 "The 2000 Mouton Rothschild is at its best with about 24-48 hours of decanting. A blend of 86 Cabernet Sauvignon and 14

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 3 May 2008