Finest Wines and Spirits: The 50th Anniversary Sale

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 09.12.2016

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ANCIENT MADEIRA Madeira Believed 1792

ANCIENT MADEIRA Madeira Believed 1792
1 bottle per lot
THE WINE LIBRARY OF DR. ROBERT MALINER Dr Robert Maliner, a noted plastic surgeon is one of life’s originals. As handy with a scalpel as he is with a corkscrew he is familiarly known as Bob. He was an early client of Christie’s, whom I first

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, Terrantez 1795

Barbeito, Terrantez 1795
2 bottles per lot
LEGENDARY TERRANTEZ Barbeito, Terrantez 1795 Madeira Levels: bottom neck or better; two different Bordeaux shaped bottles 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Acciaioly, Terrantez 1802

Acciaioly, Terrantez 1802
1 bottle per lot
Acciaioly, Terrantez 1802 Madeira Level: into neck; bin soiled and torn label "Labelled 'Special Reserve 1802, Produced, bottled and guaranteed by Oscar Acciaoly.' The oldest of a magnificent range of old Madeira brought to Christie's for sale in 1989

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Leacock's, Solera 1808

Leacock's, Solera 1808
1 bottle per lot
Leacock's, Solera 1808 Madeira Level: bottom neck; lightly corroded capsule, bin soiled label "Expressive cherry candy on the nose, touch spirity, some mint, honeycake and herbal tones. Later on giving more sweet concentrated acacia honey aromas. Seductively

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Cossart, Waterloo Boal Solera 1815

Cossart, Waterloo Boal Solera 1815
1 bottle per lot
Cossart, Waterloo Boal Solera 1815 Madeira Level: mid shoulder; bottled 1964, cracked and partially missing wax capsule, no stenciling on label, shipper and vintage confirmed on handwritten neck tag "Wax seal. Labelled. Bottled in Fuchal, shipped

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,400 - US$2,000

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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TTC Lomelino, Boal Solera 1820

TTC Lomelino, Boal Solera 1820
1 bottle per lot
TTC Lomelino, Boal Solera 1820 Bottled 1962, 150th anniversary 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$650 - US$850

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Avery, Verdelho Solera 1822

Avery, Verdelho Solera 1822
1 bottle per lot
Avery, Verdelho Solera 1822 Madeira Level: mid shoulder; recorked and resealed with secondary clear wax, bin soiled label 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Blandy's, Boal Solera 1826

Blandy's, Boal Solera 1826
1 bottle per lot
Blandy's, Boal Solera 1826 Madeira Level: top shoulder 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Quinta do Serrado, Bual 1827

Quinta do Serrado, Bual 1827
2 bottles per lot
Quinta do Serrado, Bual 1827 Madeira Bottled in demi-john in 1935 and bottled in 1988 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Quinta do Serrado, Malmsey 1830

Quinta do Serrado, Malmsey 1830
2 bottles per lot
Quinta do Serrado, Malmsey 1830 Madeira Bottled in demi-john in 1935 and re-bottled in 1988, Christie's London label 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, Malvasia 1834 (1) Barbeito, Malvasia Reserva Vel...

Barbeito, Malvasia 1834 (1) Barbeito, Malvasia Reserva Velha 1834 Bottled in 2000 (1)
2 bottles per lot
Barbeito, Malvasia 1834 (1) Barbeito, Malvasia Reserva Velha 1834 Bottled in 2000 (1) 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, Terrantez 1834

Barbeito, Terrantez 1834
2 bottles per lot
Barbeito, Terrantez 1834 Madeira "First noted at Robert Maliner's Terrantez tasting in 1990: it was magnificent. I tasted it again five years later: very richly coloured, lime rim; a powerhouse of bouquet surging out of the glass; very sweet for Terrantez

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$2,800 - US$3,500

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Acciaioly, Special Malmsey 1836

Acciaioly, Special Malmsey 1836
1 bottle per lot
Acciaioly, Special Malmsey 1836 Madeira "Deep amber, harmonious; very sweet, smooth, rich texture, fabulous finish. Pre-sale, April 1989 ***** " MB "Backward nose. Very light weight and not showing any aromas. Minty tones. At second nose more on the

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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TTC Lomelino, Bastardo 1836

TTC Lomelino, Bastardo 1836
1 bottle per lot
TTC Lomelino, Bastardo 1836 Madeira Leacock stenciled, re-bottled in 1926 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Acciaioly, Bual 1837

Acciaioly, Bual 1837
1 bottle per lot
Acciaioly, Bual 1837 Madeira Lightly stained label "Cork branded Oscar Acciaioly . Amber-gold; high-toned, refined; exquisite flavor and great length. One of my favorites of the Acciaioly range I tasted prior to cataloguing, April 1989 *****" MB "Caramel

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Acciaioly, Verdelho 1839

Acciaioly, Verdelho 1839
1 bottle per lot
Acciaioly, Verdelho 1839 Madeira Level: top shoulder "Three notes. First tasted in 1986 and then again three years later: amber; singed coffee and cognac-like bouquet; certainly sweeter than 'dry', except for its extended finish. Fragrant. Lovely. Most

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Cossart, Centenary Solera, Bual 1845

Cossart, Centenary Solera, Bual 1845
1 bottle per lot
Cossart, Centenary Solera, Bual 1845 Madeira Level: into neck 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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TTC Lomelino, Old Malmsey Solera 1853

TTC Lomelino, Old Malmsey Solera 1853
1 bottles per lot
TTC Lomelino, Old Malmsey Solera 1853 Madeira Level: bottom neck; torn label 1 bottles per lot

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, Bual 1863

Barbeito, Bual 1863
2 bottles per lot
Barbeito, Bual 1863 Madeira Levels: into neck "Amber brown, pronounced apple-green rim; medium-sweet, full bodied, very rich long, dry, acidic, finish. Tasted at Reid's Hotel, Funchal, Jan 1994 ****" MB 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863

Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863
1 bottle per lot
Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863 Madeira Level: into neck "I have 16 notes, all consistent. Most recently: impressively deep; beautiful bouquet, very sweet, soft, rich. Perfection. Last noted at Robert Maliner's great madeira seminar, March 1995

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863

Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863
1 bottle per lot
Blandy's, Malvasia Solera 1863 Madeira Blue label, believed English bottled 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$650 - US$850

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Blandy's, Gran Cama de Lobos Solera 1864

Blandy's, Gran Cama de Lobos Solera 1864
4 bottles per lot
Blandy's, Gran Cama de Lobos Solera 1864 Madeira Levels: two top shoulder, two upper shoulder; lightly corroded capsules, with signs of old seepage, wine stained labels "Tasted over half a dozen times and variable, presumably bottled at

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Leacock, Sercial 1870

Leacock, Sercial 1870
1 bottle per lot
Leacock, Sercial 1870 Madeira 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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TTC Lomelino, Sercial Solera 1870

TTC Lomelino, Sercial Solera 1870
1 bottle per lot
TTC Lomelino, Sercial Solera 1870 Madeira Level: upper shoulder; cracked wax capsule, partially missing 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$350 - US$450

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Borges, Terrantez 1877

Borges, Terrantez 1877
1 bottle per lot
Borges, Terrantez 1877 Madeira Level: into neck "Tasted regularly in the last three years, every time a great pleasure. In demi-john, a week before for this tasting. Believed to be transferred from cask to demi-john around 1900. Offered for sale at Christie's

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Henriques & Henriques, Boal Solera 1898

Henriques & Henriques, Boal Solera 1898
1 bottle per lot
Henriques & Henriques, Boal Solera 1898 Madeira Level: into neck; lightly corroded capsule 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$350 - US$550

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Blandy's, AO-SM Terrantez 1899

Blandy's, AO-SM Terrantez 1899
2 bottles per lot
Blandy's, AO-SM Terrantez 1899 Madeira "Stencilled ' AO-SM'. A glorious wine. Very acidic. At Maliner's 'Great Wine' seminar, Jan 1990 ****" MB 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$2,200

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, MBV Boal 1900

Barbeito, MBV Boal 1900
1 bottle per lot
Barbeito, MBV Boal 1900 Madeira 1 bottle per lot

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Manuel de Sousa Herdeiros, Boal 1900

Manuel de Sousa Herdeiros, Boal 1900
1 bottle per lot
Manuel de Sousa Herdeiros, Boal 1900 Madeira "Intense sweet concentrated iodine nose. On the taste unctuous, powerful with high acidity due to long cask aging. An intense impressive wine. Last tasted January 2013. This company seized its

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Dec 2016

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Barbeito, Malvazia 1900

Barbeito, Malvazia 1900
2 bottles per lot
Barbeito, Malvazia 1900 Madeira Bottled 1995 2 bottles per lot

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 9 Dec 2016