The Magnificent Cellar of Marcus D. Hiles

Sotheby's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 02.10.2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1990

Chateau Lafite 1990 Chateau Lafite 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3001-3002: Slightly soiled labels 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot. This has that wonderful cassis, wild cherries and herbs nose that is pure Lafite. Great finesse of texture. Rich chocolate berries on the

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: HK$42,000 - HK$55,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1990

Chateau Lafite 1990 Chateau Lafite 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3001-3002: Slightly soiled labels 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot. This has that wonderful cassis, wild cherries and herbs nose that is pure Lafite. Great finesse of texture. Rich chocolate berries on the

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: HK$20,000 - HK$28,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1996

Chateau Lafite 1996 Chateau Lafite 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3006: Slightly worn capsules Every single time I taste this wine, I am aware of its greatness - power, class, nobility and yet with the utter finesse of Lafite. Dense and thick with damson flavours - I have always thought it

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: HK$75,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1996

Chateau Lafite 1996 Chateau Lafite 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3006: Slightly worn capsules Every single time I taste this wine, I am aware of its greatness - power, class, nobility and yet with the utter finesse of Lafite. Dense and thick with damson flavours - I have always thought it

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: HK$70,000 - HK$100,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1996

Chateau Lafite 1996 Chateau Lafite 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3006: Slightly worn capsules Every single time I taste this wine, I am aware of its greatness - power, class, nobility and yet with the utter finesse of Lafite. Dense and thick with damson flavours - I have always thought it

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: HK$85,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1996

Chateau Lafite 1996 Chateau Lafite 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3006: Slightly worn capsules Every single time I taste this wine, I am aware of its greatness - power, class, nobility and yet with the utter finesse of Lafite. Dense and thick with damson flavours - I have always thought it

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: HK$70,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1998

Chateau Lafite 1998 Chateau Lafite 1998 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3007: Original tissues An absolute winner on the nose - more intense breed, focused concentration and glaring First Growth identity than anything else. Magnificent glossy fruit and voluptuous glycerol. Spicy elements, deep black

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: HK$42,000 - HK$55,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 1998

Chateau Lafite 1998 Chateau Lafite 1998 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3007: Original tissues An absolute winner on the nose - more intense breed, focused concentration and glaring First Growth identity than anything else. Magnificent glossy fruit and voluptuous glycerol. Spicy elements, deep black

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: HK$38,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$190,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$190,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$190,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$190,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: HK$75,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3014

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2000

Chateau Lafite 2000 Chateau Lafite 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3011: 2 Very slightly nicked labels Lot 3012: Damp soiled labels, Lot 3014: Damaged lid Lot 3015: Original tissue Great scent, dominated by loganberries when it was young. Superb, juicy black fruit on the palate. Such a ripe

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: HK$75,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2002

Chateau Lafite 2002 Chateau Lafite 2002 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3016: 2 slightly nicked labels Wonderfully vivid, redcurrant nose. Glorious, utterly mocha wine with huge red fruit. Very promising indeed. Confirmed at 7 years old, with a very clean, healthy redcurrant nose and a redcurrants and

Lot #: 3016

Estimate: HK$32,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2002

Chateau Lafite 2002 Chateau Lafite 2002 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3016: 2 slightly nicked labels Wonderfully vivid, redcurrant nose. Glorious, utterly mocha wine with huge red fruit. Very promising indeed. Confirmed at 7 years old, with a very clean, healthy redcurrant nose and a redcurrants and

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: HK$24,000 - HK$38,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$75,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3027

Estimate: HK$46,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2003

Chateau Lafite 2003 Chateau Lafite 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lots 3018-3020, 3027-3028: Banded prior to inspection 50% went into the 'grand vin' in this vintage. Great classy nose. Great coffee taste. Superb complexity. Sensational. Tremendously rich on the palate, with excellent length. At 6

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: HK$46,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2005

Chateau Lafite 2005 Chateau Lafite 2005 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Great, warm, spicy nose. Big, huge, massive rich wine. An absolute 'must have', combining the enormous breed of Lafite with depth and profundity. Great, long, cassis finish. A giant, in all senses of the word. SS. Lot 3029 12 bts (owc

Lot #: 3029

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010

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CHATEAU LAFITE 2006

Chateau Lafite 2006 Chateau Lafite 2006 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe Lot 3030 9 bts (sc) per lot: HKD 24000-36000 per lot: USD 3250-4500 Together with Ausone, Lafite's wines age in the most ethereal way, spanning the centuries with ease. Lafite in the 1990s and into this century has benefited from the

Lot #: 3030

Estimate: HK$24,000 - HK$36,000

Date: 2 Oct 2010