Finest and Rarest Wines: The Evening Sale Featuring Rarities from the Private Cellar of the Paul Jaboulet Family and Chateau L...

Christie's
30 October 2008, Los Angeles

Date of the auction: 30.10.2008

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Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 2001

Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 2001
3 bottles per lot
SCREAMING E Screaming Eagle is likely Napa Valley's smallest winery. The wine made from one acre of vines, just below Dalla Valle, in a small stone winery in Oakville has captured the hearts and attention of wine collectors across

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$3,800 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 2002

Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 2002
3 bottles per lot
Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 2002 Napa Valley In original wooden case "The 2002 is reminiscent of the 1992, exhibiting a precociousness out of the gate, but capable of lasting 20-25 years. Deep purple-colored to the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$3,800 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain, Cabernet Sauvignon

Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain, Cabernet Sauvignon
Above 24 jeroboams per lot
A RARE TWENTY-FOUR VINTAGE COMPLETE VERTICAL OF DUNN VINEYARDS, HOWELL MOUNTAIN PURCHASED WINERY DIRECT UPON RELEASE IN ORIGINAL WOODEN CASES NAPA VALLEY'S FIRST AMERICAN VITICULTURAL AREA: HOWELL MOUNTAIN As the first

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Heitz Cellars, Martha's Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintag...

Heitz Cellars, Martha's Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon--Vintage 1974
1 dozen bottles per lot
A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE 1974 HEITZ, MARTHA'S VINEYARD IN ORIGINAL CARTON Property of a Gentleman Removed by a Christie's Specialist from professional storage located within the Napa Valley. This case has

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château Margaux--Vintage 2000

Château Margaux--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHATEAU MARGAUX The Commune of Margaux possesses eleven classed growths yet none are as celebrated as its only premier cru , Château Margaux. For generation upon generation it has been synonymous with fine claret and is the only one in its

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château Margaux--Vintage 2000

Château Margaux--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHATEAU MARGAUX The Commune of Margaux possesses eleven classed growths yet none are as celebrated as its only premier cru , Château Margaux. For generation upon generation it has been synonymous with fine claret and is the only one in its

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1985

Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1985
1 double-magnum per lot
Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1985 Talence (Graves), cru classé In original wooden case "The 1985 is deliciously opulent, rich, and open knit. The color is a dark ruby/purple with some garnet at the edge. The wine offers a

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989

Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989
1 jeroboam per lot
Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1989 Talence (Graves), cru classé In original wooden case "It is a spectacular wine, and as it ages in the bottle, it is quickly becoming one of my all-time favorite La Mission-Haut-Brions, ranking

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990

Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990
1 jeroboam per lot
Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1990 Talence (Graves), cru classé In original wooden case "The 1990 La Mission performed well-above my original score of 92. The wine is ostentatious, with a sweet, spicy, cedary, fruitcake, roasted

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1998

Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1998
1 jeroboam per lot
Château La Mission-Haut-Brion--Vintage 1998 Talence (Graves), cru classé In original wooden case "Complex aromas of scorched earth, minerals, black fruits, lead pencil, and subtle wood accompany this classic, full-bodied, La Mission. It

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1945

Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1945
1 bottle per lot
CHATEAU MOUTON ROTHSCHILD VINTAGE 1945 Property of a Gourmand and Fine Wine Connoisseur Recently removed from local professional facility maintaining excellent fine wine storage conditions Château Mouton-Rothschild--Vintage 1945 Pauillac, 1er

Lot #: 44

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1959

Château Haut-Brion--Vintage 1959
1 dozen bottles per lot
1959 CHATEAU HAUT-BRION RECENTLY UNCOVERED IN AN ORIGINAL WOODEN CASE VINTAGE 1959 A great vintage. Hugely popular with the British wine trade, proclaimed by the pundits as 'the vintage of the century' and très grands vins by the Bordelais

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Montrachet--Vintage 1998

Montrachet--Vintage 1998
1 impériale per lot
DRC MONTRACHET "Massively rich fruit completely laced with notes of heavy botrytis, pain grill and minerals. Very open, forward, dense and rich flavors of wonderful complexity and butterscotch that just manage to avoid being heavy or ponderous. The

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Montrachet--Vintage 1998

Montrachet--Vintage 1998
1 jeroboam per lot
DRC MONTRACHET "Massively rich fruit completely laced with notes of heavy botrytis, pain grill and minerals. Very open, forward, dense and rich flavors of wonderful complexity and butterscotch that just manage to avoid being heavy or ponderous. The acidity

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Echézeaux--Vintage 1982

Echézeaux--Vintage 1982
2 bottles per lot
Echézeaux--Vintage 1982 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Levels: 2.5cm; one torn label 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,400

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Echézeaux--Vintage 1983

Echézeaux--Vintage 1983
5 bottles per lot
Echézeaux--Vintage 1983 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Levels: 2cm or better; two stained labels 5 bottles per lot

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,500

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Echézeaux--Vintage 1988

Echézeaux--Vintage 1988
6 bottles per lot
Echézeaux--Vintage 1988 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer "A beautifully complex mix of mostly secondary aromas with a touch of fresh primary fruit wrapped in spice and earth leads to rich if slightly edgy medium full, nicely punchy and powerful flavors that retain

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Echézeaux--Vintage 1991

Echézeaux--Vintage 1991
4 bottles per lot
Echézeaux--Vintage 1991 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer "A great smoky, earthy, spicy nose precedes textured, powerful, rich, long, utterly lovely flavors of considerable length, breed and elegance. Still quite youthful and fresh if no longer young and the medium

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Richebourg--Vintage 1982

Richebourg--Vintage 1982
8 bottles per lot
Richebourg--Vintage 1982 Côte de Nuits, H Jayer Levels: six 2.5cm, one 3.5cm and one 4cm; two torn labels "Remarkably, there is only a hint of bricking at the very limit of the rim - most '82s are well bricked through at this point in their evolution. The

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$13,000 - US$18,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Richebourg--Vintage 1983

Richebourg--Vintage 1983
6 bottles per lot
Richebourg--Vintage 1983 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Levels: 2cm or better; three torn labels "Still ruby at the core. A wonderfully complex nose that evidences a much more pronounced secondary aromatic profile laced liberally with plenty of sous bois and a

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Richebourg--Vintage 1985

Richebourg--Vintage 1985
1 bottle per lot
Richebourg--Vintage 1985 Côte de Nuits, H Jayer Level: 0.5cm; lightly bin soiled label "Heady and wonderfully perfumed of largely primary fruit notes lead to quite dense and still completely fresh flavors of simply unbelievable depth and length. All the more

Lot #: 58

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Richebourg--Vintage 1986

Richebourg--Vintage 1986
1 bottle per lot
Richebourg--Vintage 1986 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Level: 1.5cm "Initial bricking on the rim with a ruby center. Initially, a remarkably pure, fresh and airy nose combines both primary and secondary pinot fruit aromas and touches of earthy, spice and hints of

Lot #: 59

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1983

Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1983
2 bottles per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1983 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Level: 2cm; nicked labels 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1986

Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1986
1 bottle per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Aux Brûlées--Vintage 1986 Côte de Nuits, H Jayer Level: 2cm; sign of old seepage, stained label 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 61

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1983

Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1983
1 bottle per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1983 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Level: 2cm 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1986

Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1986
1 bottle per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1986 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Level: 1.5cm 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1988

Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1988
6 bottles per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Les Beaumonts--Vintage 1988 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Levels: three 2.5cm, one 3cm, one 3.5cm and one 4.5cm; one sign of old seepage 6 bottles per lot

Lot #: 64

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

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1978

Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1978
1 bottle per lot
CROS PARANTOUX This vinyards sits on a very thin layer of clay limestone below which lies a bed of rock. Naturally, the soils is poor and rocky - an excellent start to stress a vine into producing the base elements of fine wine. Such

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$3,800 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1986

Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1986
2 bottles per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1986 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Levels: 2cm; one torn label "Clean, elegant and surprisingly ripe nose of mostly secondary aromas of marvelous complexity followed by sappy, mouth coating, rich flavors

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$2,000

Date: 30 Oct 2008

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Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1991

Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1991
1 bottle per lot
Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux--Vintage 1991 Côte de Nuits, H. Jayer Bin soiled label "The first signs of secondary fruit aromas have now arrived, creating a wonderfully complex nose of primary and secondary aromas framed by spice, tea

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$2,800

Date: 30 Oct 2008