First Growth Bordeaux From An Ex ceptional Private Collection

Christie's
26 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 26.04.2008

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000

Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
THE CHANGING FACE OF BORDEAUX: THE WINES OF OUR GENERATION Extracts from Vintage Wine by Michael Broadbent, M.W. 1980-1989 Unquestionably this was a great decade, matching the 1920s for the number of high quality vintages

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,600

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000

Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
THE CHANGING FACE OF BORDEAUX: THE WINES OF OUR GENERATION Extracts from Vintage Wine by Michael Broadbent, M.W. 1980-1989 Unquestionably this was a great decade, matching the 1920s for the number of high quality vintages

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,600

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000

Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
THE CHANGING FACE OF BORDEAUX: THE WINES OF OUR GENERATION Extracts from Vintage Wine by Michael Broadbent, M.W. 1980-1989 Unquestionably this was a great decade, matching the 1920s for the number of high quality vintages

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,600

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000

Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
THE CHANGING FACE OF BORDEAUX: THE WINES OF OUR GENERATION Extracts from Vintage Wine by Michael Broadbent, M.W. 1980-1989 Unquestionably this was a great decade, matching the 1920s for the number of high quality vintages

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,600

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000

Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
THE CHANGING FACE OF BORDEAUX: THE WINES OF OUR GENERATION Extracts from Vintage Wine by Michael Broadbent, M.W. 1980-1989 Unquestionably this was a great decade, matching the 1920s for the number of high quality vintages

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,600

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU In the seventeenth century this great property was actually a portion of the great Beychevelle estate which extended over the whole of southern St-Julien and the neighboring communes. Upon its dismembering at

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU In the seventeenth century this great property was actually a portion of the great Beychevelle estate which extended over the whole of southern St-Julien and the neighboring communes. Upon its dismembering at

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU In the seventeenth century this great property was actually a portion of the great Beychevelle estate which extended over the whole of southern St-Julien and the neighboring communes. Upon its dismembering at

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU In the seventeenth century this great property was actually a portion of the great Beychevelle estate which extended over the whole of southern St-Julien and the neighboring communes. Upon its dismembering at

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU In the seventeenth century this great property was actually a portion of the great Beychevelle estate which extended over the whole of southern St-Julien and the neighboring communes. Upon its dismembering at

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000

Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU GRUAUD-LAROSE Gruaud-Larose was created in the mid 18th-century by the wealthy Monsieur Gruaud. In 1757, he combined Tenac, Sartaignac and Dumarle to form what was originally known as Fonbedeau. M. Gruaud was the original "hands on

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000

Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU GRUAUD-LAROSE Gruaud-Larose was created in the mid 18th-century by the wealthy Monsieur Gruaud. In 1757, he combined Tenac, Sartaignac and Dumarle to form what was originally known as Fonbedeau. M. Gruaud was the original "hands on

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000

Château Gruaud-Larose--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU GRUAUD-LAROSE Gruaud-Larose was created in the mid 18th-century by the wealthy Monsieur Gruaud. In 1757, he combined Tenac, Sartaignac and Dumarle to form what was originally known as Fonbedeau. M. Gruaud was the original "hands on

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 26 Apr 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 #: 14

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU ANGÉLUS Vineyard workers on an ancient plot of land could hear the "angélus" from three village churches, thus giving name to the future site of this great château. The particularly blessed piece of land, at least in terms of exposure

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU ANGÉLUS Vineyard workers on an ancient plot of land could hear the "angélus" from three village churches, thus giving name to the future site of this great château. The particularly blessed piece of land, at least in terms of exposure

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU ANGÉLUS Vineyard workers on an ancient plot of land could hear the "angélus" from three village churches, thus giving name to the future site of this great château. The particularly blessed piece of land, at least in terms of exposure

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU ANGÉLUS Vineyard workers on an ancient plot of land could hear the "angélus" from three village churches, thus giving name to the future site of this great château. The particularly blessed piece of land, at least in terms of exposure

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Angélus--Vintage 2000

Château Angélus--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU ANGÉLUS Vineyard workers on an ancient plot of land could hear the "angélus" from three village churches, thus giving name to the future site of this great château. The particularly blessed piece of land, at least in terms of exposure

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Beauséjour (Duffau Lagarrosse)--Vintage 2000

Château Beauséjour (Duffau Lagarrosse)--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU BEAUSÉJOUR (DUFFAU LAGARROSSE) Château Beauséjour (Duffau-Lagarrosse) is situated just outside the ancient walls of St.-Emilion. In the 18th-century it was called Puycocu, and was given its current name in 1787 by

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château Beauséjour (Duffau Lagarrosse)--Vintage 2000

Château Beauséjour (Duffau Lagarrosse)--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU BEAUSÉJOUR (DUFFAU LAGARROSSE) Château Beauséjour (Duffau-Lagarrosse) is situated just outside the ancient walls of St.-Emilion. In the 18th-century it was called Puycocu, and was given its current name in 1787 by

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000

Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE The wines of La Conseillante are always among the best in Pomerol. On the highest plateau of that commune, not far from Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion, La Conseillante has a high percentage of Cabernet Franc in the

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000

Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE The wines of La Conseillante are always among the best in Pomerol. On the highest plateau of that commune, not far from Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion, La Conseillante has a high percentage of Cabernet Franc in the

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000

Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE The wines of La Conseillante are always among the best in Pomerol. On the highest plateau of that commune, not far from Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion, La Conseillante has a high percentage of Cabernet Franc in the

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000

Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE The wines of La Conseillante are always among the best in Pomerol. On the highest plateau of that commune, not far from Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion, La Conseillante has a high percentage of Cabernet Franc in the

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000

Château La Conseillante--Vintage 2000
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE The wines of La Conseillante are always among the best in Pomerol. On the highest plateau of that commune, not far from Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion, La Conseillante has a high percentage of Cabernet Franc in the

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1995

Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1995
10 bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA MONDOTTE Count Stephan von Neipperg intended to merge La Mondotte with his grand cru classé château Canon-La-Gaffelière when he purchased the châteaux in the early 1990's. When permission was denied, the count vowed to create a wine

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1995

Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1995
1 dozen bottles per lot
CHÂTEAU LA MONDOTTE Count Stephan von Neipperg intended to merge La Mondotte with his grand cru classé château Canon-La-Gaffelière when he purchased the châteaux in the early 1990's. When permission was denied, the count vowed to create a

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996

Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996 Saint-Emilion All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 30-33 "An amazing wine, the 1996 La Mondotte (approximately 800 cases made from a 30-year old parcel of 100 Merlot planted on a hillside between Le

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008

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Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996

Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996
1 dozen bottles per lot
Château La Mondotte--Vintage 1996 Saint-Emilion All lots in original wooden cases Parcel: lots 30-33 "An amazing wine, the 1996 La Mondotte (approximately 800 cases made from a 30-year old parcel of 100 Merlot planted on a hillside between Le

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 26 Apr 2008