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Fine Wines | Skinner Auction 2523B

Fine Wines | Skinner Auction 2523B

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SKINNER

Fine Wines
Sale 2523B November 2, 2010 Boston

Lower Falls Wine Company

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Fine Wines
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2366 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls, MA Phil Minervino Chris Minervino Owners

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Please note: Quotes cited as R. Parker used by permission of Robert Parker. Quotes cited as Wine Spectator used by permission of Wine Spectator. Quotes cited as Burghound used by permission of Allen Meadows. Tasting notes attributed to PhM are Phil Minervino, those to CM are Chris Minervino, those to LC are Lauren Collins.

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A Concentration of Top Flight Bordeaux from a Gentleman of Massachusetts. Stored in a climate-controlled cellar, picked up by Skinner staff. Cheval Blanc doesn’t scream out for attention, rather it is passionately pursued by a knowing few. Unquestionably worthy of “First Growth” stature. In keeping with the Right Bank scene, the beautiful park-like setting feels surprisingly casual. Formal to a point, but not overly so. Cheval Blanc is comprised of cabernet franc and merlot. The vinous equivalent of grace and good taste. –PhM 1. Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe “One of my favorite Cheval Blancs, it remains to be seen if the 1998, 2000, and 2008 will live up to this offering. It is the ripest wine of the aforementioned vintages, with a complex bouquet of tobacco leaf, Christmas fruitcake, sweet black fruits, bordering on fig and plum, but no hint of overripeness, and notions of new saddle leather, mint, and incense. The gorgeously expressive aromatics are followed by a full-bodied wine revealing abundant glycerin as well as elevated alcohol, but it is not hot, and nothing is out of place. Expansive, rich, and revealing the nuances and complexity that come from bottle age, it is at its peak of maturity where it should remain for another 10-15 years.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 06/09 9 bottles $6,000-9,000 2. Chateau Gruaud Larose 1981 u: bottom neck or better 3 bottles $200-300 3. Chateau Haut Brion 1989 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe “Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in such tough years as 1987, 1993, and 1994. The 1989 is one of a handful of truly profound wines from a vintage that tends to be overrated, save for the Pomerols, a few St.-Emilions, and some overachievers in the Medoc. However, 1989 was an extraordinary success for Jean Delmas, the administrator of Haut-Brion and La Mission-Haut-Brion. The prodigious 1989 Haut-Brion is one of the greatest first-growths I have ever tasted. It has always reminded me of what the 1959 must have tasted like in its youth, but it is even richer and more compelling aromatically. The wine exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color, as well as a sweet nose of jammy fruit, tobacco, spicy oak, minerals, and smoke. Fabulously concentrated, with huge levels of fruit, extract, and glycerin, this wine is nearly viscous because of its thickness and richness. Low acidity gives the wine even more appeal and adds to its precociousness. The wine has not budged in development since it was first bottled, although it has always provided thrilling drinking because of its voluptuous texture. It needs another 5-6 years of bottle age before it will begin to develop Haut-Brion’s fabulous fragrance. Expect it to hit its plateau of maturity around 2003-2005 and drink well for 15-25 years.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 02/97 1 bottle $800-1,200

4. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Interestingly, a bottle of 1990 Lafite Rothschild I pulled from my cellar for a video blog on my web site was still buttoned down, tight, and even with extended decanting was not showing as much as I would have hoped. However, a bottle tasted, of all places, in Seoul, Korea in February, was only a few points short of perfection. That amazing performance motivated me to pull another bottle out of my cellar and follow it over the course of two days. Sure enough, by the second day the wine was roaring from the glass. The 1990 Lafite has turned out far better than my early assessment. While it still possesses some firmness, and performs like a late adolescent in terms of its evolution, it boasts gorgeous aromas of cedar, tobacco leaf, cassis, and lead pencil shavings. The explosive aromas are followed by a fleshy, fullbodied wine that should hit its peak in 5-8 years, and last for 25-30 more.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 06/09 11 bottles (owc) $6,750-9,500 5. Chateau Latour 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better R. Parker, 95+ pts. 06/09 11 bottles (owc) $6,500-9,500 6. Chateau Latour 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better R. Parker, 95+ pts. 06/09 6 bottles $3,500-5,000 7. Chateau Lynch Bages 1989 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better R. Parker, 95 pts. 06/00 6 bottles $1,000-1,400 8. Chateau Margaux 1983 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, light bin soil “The 1983 Margaux is a breathtaking wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes achieved perfect maturity in 1983, and the result is an astonishingly rich, concentrated, atypically powerful and tannic Margaux. The color is dark ruby, the aromas exude ripe cassis fruit, violets, and vanillin oakiness, and the flavors are extremely deep and long on the palate with a clean, incredibly long finish. This full-bodied, powerful wine remains stubbornly backward and at least 5-6 years away from maturity. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2030.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 1 bottle $375-475

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9. Chateau Lynch Bages 1988 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better 4 bottles $300-450 10. Chateau Margaux 1986 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better, bin soil and slight label staining “The 1986 Margaux continues to be the most powerful, tannic, and muscular Margaux made in decades. One wonders if the 1928 or 1945 had as much power and depth as the 1986? The black/ruby/ purple color reveals no sign of age. The reluctant nose offers up aromas of smoky, toasty new oak and black currants, as well as a few flowers. The wine is mammoth, with extraordinary extract, superb balance, and a frightfully tannic finish. This is a Margaux of immense stature, made in a masculine, full-bodied style that is in complete contrast to the 1990. It should prove nearly immortal in terms of aging potential, but will it have the awesome potential I first predicted? Anticipated maturity: 2000-2050.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 5 bottles $1,500-2,000 11. Chateau Margaux 1990 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better “I had this wine both in Seoul, Korea in February, and from my cellar in December, 2008, and it was remarkable how identical the wines smelled and tasted. It offers an extraordinary aromatic display of spring flowers, camphor, sweet red and black fruits, a hint of licorice, and no evidence of its 100% new oak cask aging. Round and generous with low acidity, but an opulent, full-bodied richness that is fresh with laser-like precision, this stunning wine is just beginning to reach its plateau of full maturity, where it should remain for another three decades. A sensational effort, it is one of the legendary wines made at Chateau Margaux.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 6 bottles $4,750-6,250 12. Chateau Montrose 1990 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better “I have had the 1990 Montrose on four separate occasions over the last several months, and I have consistently rated it either 99 or 100. Three of the bottles came from my cellar, and one was tasted at the chateau. None of them revealed any brett, which is not the case with bottles that were exposed to heat, or had bad storage issues. The wine remains a blockbuster, an inky/ruby/purple-colored effort revealing stunning concentration, amazingly high glycerin, and abundant amounts of sweet black fruits intermixed with notions of earth and spice. It is a fleshy, full-bodied St.-Estephe with atypically high amounts of fatness and fruit extract, but it is settling down nicely and seems set for another 2-3 decades of longevity. Many have felt the 1989 Montrose is better, and it is getting closer to meriting a three digit score, but it remains more tannic and backward.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 6 bottles $2,500-3,250

13. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 11 bottles (owc) $3,000-4,000 14. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better 6 bottles $1,500-2,000 15. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Perhaps the most beautiful packaging ever on a Bordeaux bottle, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild literally produced a work of art in the gold-engraved bottle of 2000 Mouton Rothschild. Of course, one can’t drink the glass, but this is a top-flight Mouton Rothschild, eclipsed only by the 2006 and 2009. A rich, tannic, earthy style, with loads of creme de cassis and floral notes, the final blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot is a full-bodied wine with plenty of coffee, earth, chocolatey notes, and still plenty of tannin to resolve. I gave it an anticipated maturity range of 2015-2050 back in 2003, and that looks on target.” R. Parker, 96+ pts. 06/10 1 bottle $700-1,000 16. Chateau Palmer 1989 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe “Palmer’s 1989 is one of the vintage’s great successes. The wine exhibits a dark ruby/purple color, a sweet, jammy nose of black fruits, intermingled with floral scents, licorice, and a touch of truffles. Fullbodied and supple, with low acidity, copious quantities of ripe fruit and glycerin, and a medium to full-bodied, concentrated, harmonious, seamless texture, this is a gorgeous Palmer. It may turn out similar to this estate’s brilliant 1962 and 1953. Although approachable, it will improve for another decade, and last for 20-25 years.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/97 3 bottles $650-850 17. Chateau Palmer 1990 Margaux, 2eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better 6 bottles $750-1,000 18. Chateau Petrus 1970 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: top shoulder, light bin soil “The 1970 Petrus has developed magnificently over the last 4-5 years. Tight and reserved early in life, it has blossomed into a true blockbuster. This massive, highly-extracted, full-bodied, jammy, thick, unctuously-textured wine possesses a huge, spice, tobacco, blackcherry, mocha-scented nose. It is a real turn-on. The wine is fully mature, but it has at least 20 years of life remaining. A spectacular Petrus, it is now superior to the 1971, which out-performed it for nearly two decades. Owners of this wine have a true nectar in their cellars.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/98 1 bottle $1,200-1,600

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19. Chateau Petrus 1983 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: both into neck 2 bottles $1,300-1,800 20. Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1989 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/97 6 bottles $1,000-1,500 21. Chateau Cheval Blanc 1988 (1 bt) Chateau Lynch Bages 1975 (1 bt) Chateau Gruaud Larose 1983 (4 bts) Chateau Latour 1979 (1 bt) 1983 (1 bt) Chateau Montrose 1978 (5 bts) Chateau Rauzan Gassies 1983 (4 bts) 17 bottles $1,000-1,500 22. Chateau d’Yquem 1967 Sauternes u: very top shoulder, golden amber, label unaffixed “Based solely on the strength of what is unquestionably a great Yquem, many have concluded that 1967 was a superb vintage for Sauternes. The truth is that 1967 was a very good but irregular vintage. As for Yquem, it is close to perfection. Medium amber/ golden with a full intensity bouquet of vanillin spice, honey, ripe pineapples, and coconut, this intense, very ripe, unctuous Yquem has layers of sweet, opulent fruit, excellent balance, and a hefty, powerful finish. Almost too big and rich to be served with food, this wine should be drunk alone as a dessert. From the point of view of this wine’s evolution, it has hardly budged in the last six years. Anticipated maturity: Now-2035. Last tasted, 12/90.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 1 bottle $1,000-1,500 23. C. Noellat Vosne Romanee Beaumonts 1976 Cote de Nuits u: approx. 2cm (level obscured by wax capsule) 1 bottle $200-300 Highly desirable left and right bank Bordeaux, Cult California Cabs, and enough Domaine de la Romanee Conti to satisfy from an immense and impressive Boston cellar. Maintained in ideal climatecontrolled conditions and picked up by Skinner staff. 24. Chateau Ausone 1998 St. Emilion 2 bottles $600-800

25. Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990 St. Emilion u: bottom neck 1 bottle $750-1,100 26. Chateau Haut Brion 1998 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe “As reported over the last two years, this is a prodigious HautBrion. It exhibits a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a tight, but incredibly promising nose of smoke, earth, minerals, lead pencil, black currants, cherries, and spice. This full-bodied wine unfolds slowly, but convincingly on the palate, revealing a rich, multi-tiered, stunningly pure, symmetrical style with wonderful sweetness, ripe tannin, and a finish that lasts for nearly 45 seconds. It tastes like liquid nobility. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2035.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 04/01 6 bottles $1,500-2,200 27. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, slight capsule corrosion slight nicks to capsule “This is a denser version of the 1990 that stylistically reminds me of what the young 1959 probably tasted like. Still backward with a deep ruby/plum color revealing only a touch of lightening at the edge, the wine offers up an extraordinary nose of caramelized herbs, smoke, cedar, pen ink, black currants, and earth. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, plump, rich, fleshy wine with low acidity. With 6-8 hours decanting in a closed decanter, it will offer beautiful drinking, but it needs another 5-8 years to reach full maturity. It is capable of lasting 50-60 years. This classic Lafite is not as fat and concentrated as the 1982 Latour, nor as complex or concentrated as the 1982 Mouton Rothschild, but it is a winner all the same. Release price: ($350.00/case)” R. Parker, 97+ pts. 06/09 2 bottles $5,000-7,000 28. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder R. Parker, 97+ pts. 06/09 1 magnum $4,000-6,000 29. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder or better, slight capsule nicking “The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich, and tannic, as well as medium to full-bodied, with awesome extraction of fruit, this Lafite has immense potential. Patience is required. Anticipated maturity: 2000-2030.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/94 6 bottles $6,000-9,000

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30. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/94 1 magnum $2,000-3,000 31. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 double magnum $1,500-2,200 32. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “A modern day version of the 1959 Lafite, the 2003 Lafite Rothschild was bottled in mid-May, 2005 after achieving 12.9% natural alcohol – hardly an astonishing figure given the vintage’s weather conditions. A combination of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot, it represents a ripe version of the essence of Lafite-Rothschild. Dense purple-colored, with classic notes of graphite intertwined with melted licorice, creme de cassis, smoke, and flowers, it reveals extraordinary richness, opulence, power, purity, intensity, and viscosity. Whether this wine will close down or not is questionable as it is somewhat atypical given its sweetness and softness. Analytically, there are extremely high tannins, which I suspect will assert themselves in the future. Production in 2003 was less than half of normal. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2050.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 04/06 4 bottles $3,000-4,000 33. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1986 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: all into neck, light glue striping “The 1986 Leoville-Las Cases, which Delon continues to believe is his finest vintage in the eighties (even eclipsing the 1982), still exhibits a black/purple color with no signs of age. The nose offers up aromas of exceptionally ripe cassis fruit intertwined with scents of vanillin, minerals, and spices. The wine is full-bodied, exceptionally well-delineated, and phenomenally concentrated. Still unevolved and youthful, this is one of the most profound Leoville-Las-Cases, but for my palate, it remains a notch behind both the 1982 and 1996. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2030. Last tasted 3/97” R. Parker, 98 pts. 01/98 6 bottles $1,300-1,900 34. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1995 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe “If it were not for the prodigious 1996, everyone would be concentrating on getting their hands on a few bottles of the fabulous 1995 Leoville-Las-Cases, which is one of the vintage’s great success stories. The wine boasts an opaque ruby/purple color, and exceptionally pure, beautifully knit aromas of black fruits, minerals, vanillin, and spice. On the attack, it is staggeringly rich, yet displays more noticeable tannin than its younger sibling. Exceptionally ripe cassis fruit, the judicious use of toasty new oak, and a thrilling mineral character intertwined with the high quality of fruit routinely obtained by Las Cases, make this a compelling effort. There is probably nearly as much tannin as in the 1996, but it is not as perfectly sweet as in the 1996. The finish is incredibly long in this classic. Only 35% of the harvest was of sufficient quality for the 1995 Leoville-Las-Cases. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2025.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/98 4 bottles $500-700

35. Chateau Margaux 1986 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe “The 1986 Margaux continues to be the most powerful, tannic, and muscular Margaux made in decades. One wonders if the 1928 or 1945 had as much power and depth as the 1986? The black/ruby/ purple color reveals no sign of age. The reluctant nose offers up aromas of smoky, toasty new oak and black currants, as well as a few flowers. The wine is mammoth, with extraordinary extract, superb balance, and a frightfully tannic finish. This is a Margaux of immense stature, made in a masculine, full-bodied style that is in complete contrast to the 1990. It should prove nearly immortal in terms of aging potential, but will it have the awesome potential I first predicted? Anticipated maturity: 2000-2050. Last tasted 12/96.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 6 bottles $1,800-2,500 36. Chateau Margaux 1990 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe “I had this wine both in Seoul, Korea in February, and from my cellar in December, 2008, and it was remarkable how identical the wines smelled and tasted. It offers an extraordinary aromatic display of spring flowers, camphor, sweet red and black fruits, a hint of licorice, and no evidence of its 100% new oak cask aging. Round and generous with low acidity, but an opulent, full-bodied richness that is fresh with laser-like precision, this stunning wine is just beginning to reach its plateau of full maturity, where it should remain for another three decades. A sensational effort, it is one of the legendary wines made at Chateau Margaux. Release price: ($1800.00/case).” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 2 bottles $1,400-1,800 37. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: slight nicks to capsules “This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure. It appears capable of remaining fruity and vibrant in 2082! Thank God it is beginning to budge, as I would like to drink most of my supply before I kick the bucket. This is a great, still youthful wine, and, on occasion, one does understand the hierarchy of Bordeaux chateaux when you see the complexity and brilliance of this first-growth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050+.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 4 bottles $3,250-4,500 38. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better, capsule corrosion and slight losses “Deep garnet-black colour. An incredible array of aromas on the nose: blackberry, black cherry, tobacco, espresso, leather, black olive and loam. The palate is absolutely seamless from first impression to finish, effortlessly building layers of complexity in the mouth and leading to a very long, earth and spice finish. I can’t see how this could possibly be improvement so have no alternative but concede perfection. Drink now to 2045+. Tasted March 2009.” Lisa PerrottiBrown for R. Parker, 100 pts. 05/09 4 bottles $2,500-3,500

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39. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1995 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Bottled in June, 1997, this profound Mouton is more accessible than the more muscular 1996. A blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, and 19% Merlot, it reveals an opaque purple color, and reluctant aromas of cassis, truffles, coffee, licorice, and spice. In the mouth, the wine is “great stuff,” with superb density, a full-bodied personality, rich mid-palate, and a layered, profound finish that lasts for 40+ seconds. There is outstanding purity and high tannin, but my instincts suggest this wine is lower in acidity and slightly fleshier than the brawnier, bigger 1996. Both are great efforts from MoutonRothschild. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2030.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/98 4 bottles $1,000-1,300 40. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck 4 bottles $1,000-1,400 41. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker, 96+ pts. 06/10 6 bottles $4,250-5,500 42. Chateau Petrus 1995 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel “It is interesting how this wine continues to evolve. Unquestionably one of the vintage’s superstars, the 1995 Petrus is taking on a personality similar to the extraordinarily backward, muscular 1975. This is not a Petrus that can be approached in its youth (i.e., the perfect duo of 1989 and 1990). The wine exhibits an opaque ruby/ purple color, followed by a knock-out nose of pain grille, jammy black fruits, and roasted coffee. On the palate, it possesses teeth-staining extract levels, massive body, and rich, sweet black fruits buttressed by powerful, noticeable tannin. A formidably endowed wine with layers of extract, this is a huge, tannic, monstrous-sized Petrus that will require a minimum of 10 years of cellaring. Forget all the nonsense about Merlot producing sweet, soft, ready to drink wines, because low yielding, old Merlot vines made in the way of Petrus and other top Pomerols frequently possess as much aging potential as any great Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine in the world. Look for the 1995 Petrus to last for 50+ years. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2050.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/98 6 bottles $5,000-7,000

45. Chateau d’Yquem 1990 2 magnums $900-1,300 46. Chateau d’Yquem 1995 3 bottles $300-450 47. Chateau d’Yquem 1996 u: bottom neck or better 2 bottles $600-800 48. Chateau d’Yquem 1997 12 bottles (owc) $2,000-3,000 49. Chateau d’Yquem 1997 u: all bottom neck or better 6 bottles $900-1,400 50. Chateau d’Yquem 2000 2 bottles $200-300 51. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 2002 Cote de Nuits “The soaring nose of spicy cassis, black cherry and violets this displayed from cask has now become very reserved and brooding, merging into rich, full and utterly delicious flavors that possess a beguiling texture and unusually fine tannins compared to what I typically see with the Ech. This is a big wine by any measure with excellent mid-palate density and superb length. Really good stuff and as the “value” play in the DRC line-up, one to strongly consider because it surpasses its normal quality level by more than a fair margin in 2005.” Burghound 94 pts. 01/08 2 bottles Bottle Nos. 03164, 03168 $750-1,000 52. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 2005 Cote de Nuits “The 2005 Echezeaux delivers ravishingly sweet, high-toned aromas of black raspberry, maraschino, marzipan, marmalade and iodine. It saturates the palate with sweet, ripe fruit and inner-mouth perfume, while introducing layers of fresh meat and shrimp-shell minerality. The texture is amazingly creamy and polished, and the long, refined finish adds an alluring hint of mocha. Superb saturation of ultra-ripe fruit but with freshness; remarkable concentration yet elegance, lift, indeed near weightlessness: this is 2005 at its best. The temptation to drink this in its early years will, I suspect, be irresistible ... let’s hope so anyway. It would be a shame for this beauty to be locked away as a collectible, even if it is capable of long-aging.” David Schildknecht for R. Parker, 94-95 pts. 04/07 3 bottles Bottle Nos. 03415, 03416, 03418 $1,200-1,600

Sauternes
43. Chateau d’Yquem 1988 u: all bottom neck or better 3 bottles $900-1,400 44. Chateau d’Yquem 1990 u: all bottom neck or better 3 bottles $900-1,400

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53. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 2006 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles (owc) Bottle Nos. 00097, 00098, 00099, 00100, 00101, 00102 $1,500-2,000 54. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 2007 Cote De Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 03057, 03058, 03059, 03060 $1,000-1,400 55. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux 2002 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 02377, 02779, 02781, 02782 $1,800-2,400 56. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux 2005 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 01492, 01493, 01494, 01491 $2,400-3,200 57. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 1990 Cote de Nuits “The DRC produced splendid wines in 1990, and the Richebourg is close to reaching its plateau of maturity. A dark ruby color reveals lightening at the edge. The stunning aromatics offer intense aromas of spring flowers, black fruits, licorice, and toasty new oak. Fleshy and medium to full-bodied, with a velvety-textured palate, and sweet fruit, this smoky, rich, complex red Burgundy can be drunk now and over the next decade.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/02 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 14429, 14431, 14432, 14433 $4,750-6,500 58. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 2004 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottles Nos. 01676, 01678, 01679, 01680 $1,800-2,400 59. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 2005 Cote de Nuits “The 2005 Richebourg suggests lightly cooked cherry, lilies, and vanilla-chocolate pot de creme, coming onto the palate with a gentle wave of creamy fruit, almost shockingly open-knit and youthfully generous. Low-toned richness of salted beef broth and a hint of wet stone add hints of gravitas, but despite ample (refined) tannins, there is nothing to restrain a veritable gushing of ripe, juicy, sweet finishing fruit. This might close up for a time, but these early indications suggest one ought to revisit it in 3-5 years and expect it to offer much earlier enjoyment than the Grands-Echezeaux or Romanee-St.Vivant.” David Schildknecht for R. Parker, 94-95 pts. 04/07 2 bottles Bottle Nos. 02971, 02974 $2,000-3,000

60. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 2006 Cote de Nuits 3 bottles Bottle Nos. 01435, 01436, 01437 $1,500-2,200 61. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant 2002 Cote de Nuits “Highly aromatic, indeed almost kaleidoscopic in the sheer breadth of aromas but it’s the spice that is so remarkable though it is now cut with floral and stem hints that add depth. The medium-bodied flavors are quite fine with beautiful detail, indeed they are chiseled, and a drop dead gorgeous velvety texture that is soft in the middle yet quite firm on the exceptionally long finish that still displays the slightest hint of wood. The overall character here is rather discreet and understated and while there is plenty of character, it’s clear that this is built along the lines of elegance and finesse. In this format, this should require most of 20 years to arrive at its peak.” Burghound, 95 pts. 06/09 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 03381, 03382, 03383, 03385 $2,000-3,000 62. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge 2000 (2 bts) 2003 (2 bts) Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 2000: 00364, 00366 Bottle Nos. 2003: 01682, 01685 $1,600-2,400 63. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge 2001 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 00122, 00124, 00125, 00126 $2,000-3,000 64. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 1978 Cote de Nuits u: 4cm or better “This is a justifiably fabled vintage of La Tache, but owners of it should not push their luck. The 1978 has been fully mature for over five years. The color is a murky plum with some lightening at the edge. The wine offers an exquisite nose of smoked meats, jammy black fruits, floral scents, minerals, and damp forest-like aromas, as well as that unmistakable DRC prune-like character that comes from over-ripe fruit. Full-bodied and fleshy, with a chewy mid-palate revealing exceptional opulence, this silky-textured, smooth wine possesses high alcohol and a viscous finish. Drink it over the next 5-6 years. In magnum, this wine might be perfect!” R. Parker, 95 pts. 08/95 2 bottles Bottle Nos. 013152, 013155 $4,500-6,500 65. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2000 Cote de Nuits 2 bottles Bottle Nos. 05423, 05428 $1,400-1,800

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66. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2001 Cote De Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 00325, 00327, 00329, 00330 $4,000-6,000 67. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2002 Cote De Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 03691, 03692, 03693, 03696 $4,000-6,000 68. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2004 Cote De Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 00632, 00633, 00634, 00636 $3,000-4,500 69. Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2004 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles Bottle Nos. 03327, 03328, 03329, 03330 $2,800-3,600 70. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Vosne Romanee Cuvee Duvault Blochet 2006 Cote De Nuits 4 bottles (owc) Bottle Nos. 01765, 01768, 01769, 01770 $1,200-1,800 71. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Montrachet 1998 Cote de Beaune 2 bottles Bottle Nos. 00238, 00240 $3,000-5,000 72. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Montrachet 2001 Cote de Beaune 1 bottle Bottle No. 00690 $2,000-2,500 73. Comte de Vogue Musigny Vielles Vignes 2000 (2 bts) 2001 (2 bts) 2004 (2 bts) Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $1,400-1,900

74. Guigal La Landonne 1988 1991 1994 Northern Rhone 3 bottles $225-300 75. Guigal La Landonne 1995 1996 2000 Northern Rhone 3 bottles $425-625 76. Guigal La Mouline 1986 Northern Rhone u: 2cm or better 6 bottles $900-1,300 77. Guigal La Mouline 1987 Northern Rhone u: 3.5cm or better, slight wine staining “Guigal’s 1987 La Mouline is sensational. Considering the vintage, this must be the greatest wine produced in France in 1987. The color is a youthful purple, and the nose offers up sweet, pure aromas of jammy black raspberries, smoke, and honeysuckle, and vague whiffs of apricots. Thick, rich flavors coat the palate in a seamless, velvety-textured manner. This medium- to full-bodied, marvelously concentrated wine has no hard edges, and is the epitome of voluptuousness and sumptuousness. This has been a glorious La Mouline to drink since its birth, and it shows no signs of age. Anticipated maturity: now-2007. Last tasted 8/96.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $450-650 78. Guigal La Mouline 1989 Northern Rhone “The saturated purple-colored 1989 La Mouline is an explosively rich wine, with its profound perfume of violets, black raspberries, and creamy, toasty new oak. Very full-bodied, with a dreamy opulence, gobs of fruit, an unctuous texture, and powerful finish, this wine manages to balance intensity with great elegance. Anticipated maturity: now-2016. Last tasted 7/96.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $700-1,000 79. Guigal La Mouline 1993 1996 2000 Northern Rhone 3 bottles $350-500

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80. Guigal La Turque 1986 1987 1991 1993 Northern Rhone 4 bottles $800-1,200 81. Gaja Sperss 2001 Piedmont signed by Gaia Gaja 5 Liter bottle (owc) $1,000-1,500 82. Gaja Sori San Lorenzo 1989 Piedmont one label with scrape “The 1989 Barbaresco Sori San Lorenzo is deep, dark and rich, with baritone notes in its fruit that differentiate it from the distinctly highertoned Costa Russi and Sori Tildin. The wine possesses exceptional length all the way through to the powerful and deeply satisfying finish. This masculine offering lacks some of the nuance of the best of these 1989s, but it is terrific nonetheless. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2035.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/10 3 bottles $600-800 83. Gaja Sori Tildin 1997 Piedmont “The merits and faults of the 1997 vintage have been debated endlessly. Some people love the wines for their rich round fruit, others find the wines atypical and overly ripe. My own feeling is that the vintage is simply uneven, and that there are exceptional wines that capture the best of the vintage and there are overripe, unbalanced wines that are by comparison much less complex. Without a doubt the1997 Gaja wines from the Barbaresco zone are among the very best wines of the vintage.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 96 pts. 12/04 2 bottles $600-800 84. Gaja Sori Tildin 2001 Piedmont “With its delicate, aromatic nose of flowers, spices, minerals and menthol, the 2001 Sori Tildin is less overtly lush than Costa Russi, offering much delineation in its elegant macerated cherry fruit and tar flavors, with greater length, fine tannins and exceptional overall balance. It is always the most nuanced and classic of the Gaja singlevineyard wines. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2023.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/06 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,600

85. Ornellaia Masseto 2004 Tuscany “The stunning 2004 Masseto (100% Merlot) presents layers of sweet jammy dark fruit and mineral notes that burst forth from the glass with notable length, purity and delineation. It is a decidedly elegant and super-refined Masseto that continues to integrate its 100% new oak well, showing extraordinary class and fine, silky-textured tannins that caress the palate on the long finish. The 2004 will be hard to resist in its youth as it is incredibly delicious even now, yet it promises to develop gracefully to at least age 20. It is a phenomenal effort that is not to be missed. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2024.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 97 pts. 06/07 4 bottles $1,300-1,800 86. Ornellaia Masseto 2005 Tuscany 6 bottles $1,400-1,900 87. Ornellaia Masseto 2005 Tuscany 1 magnum $400-600 88. Ornellaia Masseto 2006 Tuscany “I can still remember nearly falling out of my chair the first time I tasted the 2006 Masseto (100% Merlot) from barrel. The wine is now in bottle, and it is every bit as monumental as I had hoped. The wine possesses staggering richness in a style that perfectly captures the essence of this great Tuscan vintage. Black cherries, flowers, licorice and sweet toasted oak are just some of the nuances that emerge from the 2006 Masseto. A wine of breathtaking depth, it also reveals superb clarity, freshness and vibrancy in a sumptuous, beautifullybalanced style. Simply put, the 2006 Masseto is a masterpiece from Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia. According to Agronomist/General Manager Leonardo Raspini the dryness of the vintage slowed down the maturation of the sugars, leaving the wine with an unusually high level of acidity, and therefore freshness, considering its overall ripeness. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2031.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/09 3 bottles $950-1,200 89. Ornellaia Masseto 2006 Tuscany “I can still remember nearly falling out of my chair the first time I tasted the 2006 Masseto (100% Merlot) from barrel. The wine is now in bottle, and it is every bit as monumental as I had hoped. The wine possesses staggering richness in a style that perfectly captures the essence of this great Tuscan vintage. Black cherries, flowers, licorice and sweet toasted oak are just some of the nuances that emerge from the 2006 Masseto. A wine of breathtaking depth, it also reveals superb clarity, freshness and vibrancy in a sumptuous, beautifullybalanced style. Simply put, the 2006 Masseto is a masterpiece from Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia. According to Agronomist/General Manager Leonardo Raspini the dryness of the vintage slowed down the maturation of the sugars, leaving the wine with an unusually high level of acidity, and therefore freshness, considering its overall ripeness. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2031.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/09 1 magnum $600-800

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90. Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia 2004 Tuscany “The gorgeous 2004 Ornellaia is a great way to start this tasting. A lively dark ruby, it is a vibrant effort bursting with expressive aromatics and layered, well-delineated fruit, showing much purity on the palate and closing with a long, finessed finish. Readers hoping to catch this wine’s full array of nuances will have to wait at least another few years as the wine remains quite primary today. This exquisite effort is not to be missed. A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. 95/Anticipated maturity: 2011-2019.” Antonio Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 04/07 18 bottles (3 x owc) $2,250-3,250 From the start Peter Sisseck’s blockbuster Dominio de Pingus raised the bar in Ribera del Duero, a true legend. –CM 91. Dominio de Pingus Pingus 1999 Ribera del Duero one slight label stain “Readers can look forward to a spectacular, nearly perfect 1999 Pingus. It boasts an opaque ruby/purple color, sensational extract, gorgeous concentration, and spectacularly intense blackberry and cherry aromas and flavors infused with incense, coffee, chocolate, and toasty new oak. Enormous levels of extract and richness are accompanied by a full-bodied, glycerin-imbued, thick, viscous finish. The tannin is nearly hidden by the wine’s wealth of fruit and concentration. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2025.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 08/01 3 bottles $1,000-1,500 92. Dominio de Pingus, Pingus 2000 Ribera del Duero “A freak, the 2000 Pingus is an exaggerated, extravagantly rich effort boasting an inky/purple color along with a sumptuous perfume of beef blood, lavender, Provencal herbs, ground pepper, melted licorice, and oodles of blackberry and creme de cassis-like fruit. Full-bodied, powerful, rich, and smoky, with great intensity, and an unctuously-textured, full-throttle finish, it should drink well for 15-20 years. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2025.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 04/04 3 bottles $1,200-1,800 93. Dominio de Pingus Pingus 2004 Ribera del Duero “The 2004 Pingus is a glass-coating opaque purple/black color with a bouquet of Asian spices, incense, lavender, truffle, black cherry, and blackberry that soars from the glass. Dense, rich, and seamless, this is a complete, harmonious offering with no rough edges. It will continue to blossom for another 5-7 years and offer a drinking window extending from 2014 to 2044.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/10 3 bottle $1,600-2,400 94. Dominio de Pingus Pingus 2005 Ribera del Duero 2 bottles $950-1,400

95. Alvaro Palacio L’Ermita 2000 Priorat 6 bottles $900-1,400 96. Numanthia Termanthia 2002 Castilla Leon 6 bottles $600-900 97. Taylor Fladgate 1966 label losses, one label partially unaffixed 3 bottles $300-400 98. Taylor Fladgate 1985 staining to labels 3 bottles $125-175 99. Cousina Macul Lota 2004 Maipo, Chile 6 bottles $175-250 100. Greenock Creek Seven Acres Shiraz 2003 South Australia “The 2002 Shiraz Seven Acre (from 15-year-old vines) is a structured, concentrated, intense effort with inky, blueberry, and blackberry fruit intermixed with camphor and loamy soil notes, fabulous length, and a full-throttle finish that lasts over 45 seconds. Give it 2-3 years of bottle age, and drink it over the following 15+ years.” R. Parker, 95+ pts, 10/05 9 bottles $450-650 101. Penfolds Grange 2001 South Australia “It is always a treat to taste Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds’ Grange cuvee (the word Hermitage has been dropped because of legal issues). The 2001 Grange is one of the few vintages of this cuvee to be composed of 100% Shiraz (the others being 1951, 1952, 1963, 1999, and 2000). Aged 17 months in 100% American oak, and tipping the scales at 14.5% alcohol, the 2001 is undeniably one of the top examples of this wine. At this stage, it appears to eclipse the 1998 and 1996. Inky/blue/purple to the rim, with a stunning perfume of blueberries, blackberries, chocolate, graphite, and earth, it boasts good acidity, huge tannins, magnificent concentration, and a multilayered, textured mouthfeel. It is a big, but impeccably wellbalanced Shiraz that should shed some of its structure and tannin over the next 4-5 years, and be at its best between 2010-2030+.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 10/06 6 bottles $1,200-1,800

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102. Penfolds Grange (Bin 95) 2003 South Australia 6 bottles $1,000-1,500 103. Penfolds Grange 1996 (3 bts) 1999 (3 bts) South Australia 6 bottles $800-1,200 104. Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Napa R. Parker, 95 pts. 12/06 1 magnum $550-750 105. Heitz Martha’s Vineyard 1974 Napa u: all top shoulder or better, label staining “I had this wine twice over a period of thirty days, rating it an astounding 99 and 98 points. A monumental California Cabernet Sauvignon, it appears to have approached its plateau of maturity but should easily last for 20-25 more years. There is no rust, amber, or brown to the saturated dark purple color. The spectacular, huge, Mouton-Rothschild-like nose of mint, cassis, lead pencil, and toast is remarkably youthful. Staggeringly concentrated, this full-bodied, super-rich wine possesses moderate tannin, fresh, lively acidity, and a blockbuster, rich, fleshy finish. This is a monumental effort!” R. Parker, 98 pts. 08/94 3 bottles $2,100-2,800 106. Hundred Acre Ark Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Napa “The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Ark Vineyard (the debut vintage of this cuvee) reveals an inky/blue/purple color as well as a sumptuous nose of loamy soil, licorice, graphite, espresso, sweet blackberries, and forest floor. It is a gorgeously proportioned, full-bodied effort with plenty of minerality as well as definition. Already accessible, this big wine should evolve for two decades.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/98 3 bottles $500-750 107. Kayli Morgan Hundred Acre Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Napa “In a vintage that tended to produce more rustic tannins as well as more structured, masculine wines, the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Kayli Morgan Vineyard has turned out brilliantly. Like its siblings, it exhibits a deep ruby/purple color, low acidity, incredibly sweet, ripe tannins, and notes of melted chocolate, kirsch liqueur, and a hint of cassis. Opulent, intense, and full-bodied with fabulous fruit purity and depth, this is a tour de force in winemaking. It is unquestionably one of the wines of the vintage. It will drink well for 15+ years.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 12/08 3 bottles $800-1,200

108. Opus One 1995 1997 Napa 2 imperials (each owc) $2,200-3,100 109. Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (1 bt) 2001 (3 bts) (40th Anniversary) 2001 (3 mags) (40th Anniversary, all signed by Paul Draper) Central Coast, CA “The 2001 Monte Bello (which marked Ridge Vineyard’s 40th anniversary) is undoubtedly sold out, but a bottle I tasted in my office revealed a stunning wine. Boasting abundant amounts of sweet black and red fruits intermixed with tobacco leaf, white chocolate, charred wood, and espresso roast, it is a full-bodied effort with superb purity, high tannin, and an austere finish. It is built for 30 years of longevity. This impressive wine is unlikely to win many blind tastings given its current austerity.” R. Parker, 95+ pts. 12/05 4 bottles 3 magnums $750-1,100 110. Ridge Monte Bello 2002 (6 bts) 2002 (3 mags) 2004 (3 mags - owc) Central Coast 6 bottles 6 magnums $1,300-1,900 Screaming Eagle could only be a California story. Over the span of a decade a tiny winery progresses from inception to becoming one of the most valuable and coveted bottles in the world. Gorgeously lush and hedonistic, the miniscule production adds to the wines tantalizing allure. Screaming Eagle represents the founder’s unrelenting belief that the estate’s soils are distinct from the rest of the Napa Valley. –PhM 111. Screaming Eagle 1998 Napa u: bottom neck or better 4 bottles $4,000-6,000 112. Screaming Eagle 2003 Napa “The 2003 has been in bottle for over a year and continues to be a beautiful wine, dense ruby/purple in color with wonderful purity of creme de cassis. It is that black currant liqueur purity, richness, and depth that is one of the shining characteristics of this wine. Extraordinarily pure, the wine is full-bodied, opulent, and concentrated, but still young and primary. There is plenty of tannin underlying the wealth of fruit and, if anything, the wine seems to have firmed up since I had it last year. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2020+. The 2003 is a blend of 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 1% Cabernet Franc.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 12/06 1 bottle $1,000-1,500

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In many tasting through the years, Shafer Hillside never fails to deliver. One of the California cabernets that shows beautiful development as it ages. –CM 113. Shafer, Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Napa signed by Doug Shafer “Since 1991, Shafer’s Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon has unquestionably been one of the top dozen or so California Cabernets. Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and aged 32 months in 100% French oak casks (the majority Taransaud), it possesses the elegance and finesse one would expect from the Stag’s Leap area, but also monumental power, richness, and intensity. Is the prodigious 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select a perfect wine? Bottled in June, 2000, this effort is about as spectacular as Cabernet Sauvignon can be. The soaring bouquet of sweet, lavishly rich black currants, plums, cherries, toast, minerals, and smoke cascades from the glass. Opaque purple-colored, extraordinarily intense, and full-bodied, yet amazingly well-balanced, this flawless Cabernet Sauvignon will be at its peak between now and 2030. One of the greatest young Cabernet Sauvignons I have ever tasted, it represents the quintessential Napa Cabernet, combining both elegance and power.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 12/00 1 6 liter bottle $2,500-3,500 114. Shafer Vineyard Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Napa “The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select performed even better this year than it did in 2007. It possesses an inky/ruby/purple color, a juicy perfume of black currants, black cherries, graphite, charcoal, and toasty oak, superb opulence, a fleshy mid-palate, a multilayered mouthfeel, and a dazzling finish. This flamboyant, sexy Hillside Select can be enjoyed now and over the next 20 years.” R. Parker, 97 pts. 12/08 6 bottles (owc) $1,100-1,700 115. Staglin Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Napa 6 magnums $1,200-1,800 Property of a Massachusetts Gentleman, from a climate-controlled cellar. 116. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Tasted 4 Times Since Bottling With Consistent Notes The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich, and tannic, as well as medium to full-bodied, with awesome extraction of fruit, this Lafite has immense potential. Patience is required. Anticipated maturity: 2000-2030.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/94 7 bottles $6,250-9,000

117. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1989 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $500-750 118. Chateau Margaux 1986 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe “The 1986 Margaux continues to be the most powerful, tannic, and muscular Margaux made in decades. One wonders if the 1928 or 1945 had as much power and depth as the 1986? The black/ruby/ purple color reveals no sign of age. The reluctant nose offers up aromas of smoky, toasty new oak and black currants, as well as a few flowers. The wine is mammoth, with extraordinary extract, superb balance, and a frightfully tannic finish. This is a Margaux of immense stature, made in a masculine, full-bodied style that is in complete contrast to the 1990. It should prove nearly immortal in terms of aging potential, but will it have the awesome potential I first predicted? Anticipated maturity: 2000-2050.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 12 bottles (owc) $3,600-5,000 119. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1985 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $2,400-3,600 From an Extraordinary Cellar, here, showcasing some of the finest wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhone, Piedmont, Italy, Spain and the New World. Maintained in climate-controlled facilities and picked up by Skinner staff. Cos d’Estournel’s next-door-to-Pauillac-proximity belies it’s repute – the property is situated literally just above Lafite... Successive generations of the Pratts family appear as if to live and draw breath entirely to drive Cos (pronounce the “s”) to whatever heights the Pauillac trio (Latour, Mouton and Lafite) pull out. 1990 was and is a thoroughly majestic vintage. The wine can be drunk now, or cellared further. –PhM 120. Chateau Cos d’Estournel 2003 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe “The prodigious, fantastic 2003 Cos d’Estournel is a candidate for “wine of the vintage.” A blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon (unusually high for this chateau), 30% Merlot, and 2% Cabernet Franc, 17,500 cases were produced from low yields. An inky/blue/purple color is accompanied by a compelling perfume of black fruits, subtle smoke, pain grille, incense, and flowers. With extraordinary richness, full body, and remarkable freshness, elegance, and persistence, this is one of the finest wines ever made by this estate. The good news is that it will be drinkable at a young age yet evolve for three decades or more. Kudos to winemaker Jean-Guillaume Prats and owner Michel Reybier.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 04/06 12 bottles (owc) $1,500-2,000

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121. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Tasted three times since bottling, the 1996 Lafite-Rothschild is unquestionably this renowned estate’s greatest wine. As I indicated last year, only 38% of the crop was deemed grand enough to be put into the final blend, which is atypically high in Cabernet Sauvignon (83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc, 7% Merlot, and 3% Petit Verdot). This massive wine may be the biggest, largest-scaled Lafite I have ever tasted. It will require many years to come around, so I suspect all of us past the age of fifty might want to give serious consideration as to whether we should be laying away multiple cases of this wine. It is also the first Lafite-Rothschild to be put into a new engraved bottle (designed to prevent fraudulent imitations). The wine exhibits a thick-looking, ruby/purple color, and a knock-out nose of lead pencil, minerals, flowers, and black currant scents. Extremely powerful and full-bodied, with remarkable complexity for such a young wine, this huge Lafite is oozing with extract and richness, yet has managed to preserve its quintessentially elegant personality. This wine is even richer than it was prior to bottling. It should unquestionably last for 40-50 years. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. The wine of the vintage?” R. Parker, 100 pts. 04/99 3 bottles $2,700-3,600 122. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1998 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, this wine represents only 34% of Lafite’s total harvest. In a less than perfect Medoc vintage, it has been spectacular since birth, putting on more weight and flesh over the last year. This opaque purple-colored 1998 is close to perfection. The spectacular nose of lead pencil, smoky, mineral, and black currant fruit soars majestically from the glass. The wine is elegant yet profoundly rich, revealing the essence of Lafite’s character. The tannin is sweet, and the wine is spectacularly layered yet never heavy. The finish is sweet, super-rich, yet impeccably balanced and long (50+ seconds). Anticipated maturity: 2007-2035.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 04/01 3 bottles $1,800-2,400 123. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “A modern day version of the 1959 Lafite, the 2003 Lafite Rothschild was bottled in mid-May, 2005 after achieving 12.9% natural alcohol - hardly an astonishing figure given the vintage’s weather conditions. A combination of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot, it represents a ripe version of the essence of Lafite-Rothschild. Dense purple-colored, with classic notes of graphite intertwined with melted licorice, creme de cassis, smoke, and flowers, it reveals extraordinary richness, opulence, power, purity, intensity, and viscosity. Whether this wine will close down or not is questionable as it is somewhat atypical given its sweetness and softness. Analytically, there are extremely high tannins, which I suspect will assert themselves in the future. Production in 2003 was less than half of normal. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2050.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 04/06 6 bottles (owc) $4,750-6,000

124. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2006 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “One of the fabulous surprises, although I had suggested last year that it could jump in quality, of my tastings, the 2006 Lafite Rothschild is a great, great wine made from a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot. When I tasted it from barrel, it reminded me of their successful 1988, but it is dramatically superior to that vintage. Frankly, it may turn out to be as good as the 2005, which in all of Bordeaux is a far greater vintage than 2006. Lafite’s severe selection process (42% made it into the grand vin) resulted in a full-bodied wine boasting an extraordinary perfume of charcoal, truffles, lead pencil shavings, and sensationally sweet, ripe black currant and cedar notes. A wine of extraordinary intensity, texture, and depth with silky tannins as well as awesome concentration, this has turned out to be a remarkable Lafite Rothschild that should be drinkable much earlier than the 2005, but age for three decades. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2035+.” R. Parker, 97 pts. 02/09 6 bottles $2,800-4,000 125. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 2000 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe “The 2000 La Mission Haut-Brion is certainly one of the candidates for the wine of the vintage. Its performance was off-the-charts in two separate tastings for this report. Deep blue/purple, with a nose of creme de cassis, floral scents, graphite, and subtle smoke, the wine is pure, deep, sumptuously textured, full-bodied, powerful (although certainly not at the power level of the amazing 2009). This wine certainly transcends its 13% natural alcohol and has the same level of concentration found in such great vintages of La Mission Haut-Brion as 1989, 1982, 1975, and of course, more recent efforts such as 2005, 2008, and 2009. Still young but beginning to display some secondary nuances, the wine has enormous layers of depth as well as an unctuous texture. Even though it is still quite youthful, I believe it will hit its prime in another 3-4 years and last 50 or more. It is certainly a wine that will likely jump dramatically in price once the price of the 2009 is released.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/10 6 bottles $3,000-4,500 126. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2006 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “A sensational effort, the 2006 Mouton Rothschild exhibits an opaque purple color as well as a classic Mouton perfume of creme de cassis, flowers, blueberries, and only a hint of oak. Dalhuin told me that in whisky barrel-tasting vintages such as 1989 and 1990, Mouton was aged in heavily-toasted barrels, and they have backed off to a much lighter toast for the barrels’ interior. I think this has worked fabulously well with the cassis quality fruit they get from their Cabernet Sauvignon. The full-bodied, powerful 2006 possesses extraordinary purity and clarity. A large-scaled, massive Mouton Rothschild that ranks as one of the top four or five wines of the vintage, it may turn out to be the longest-lived wine of the vintage by a landslide. The label will undoubtedly be controversial as a relative of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud, has painted a rather comical Zebra staring aimlessly at what appears to be a palm tree in the middle of a stark courtyard. I suppose a psychiatrist could figure out the relationship between that artwork and wine, but I couldn’t see one. This utterly profound Mouton will need to sleep for 15+ years before it will reveal any secondary nuances, but it is a packed and stacked first-growth Pauillac of enormous potential. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2060+.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 02/09 6 bottles (owc) $2,800-4,000

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127. Chateau Pavie 2000 St. Emilion “I tasted this wine twice during the 2000 horizontals, then I actually popped the cork and drank a half-bottle of it. This wine remains, for me, one of the compelling success stories for proprietor Gerard Perse. An extraordinary effort made from a blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from the limestone soils that dominate this very distinctive terroir, the 2000 Pavie has moved out of the closed, dormant, broodingly backward stage into an adolescent period where one can see its extraordinary vibrancy, and great complexity as well as potential. It boasts an unctuous display of rich, cedar box-infused cassis fruit and liquid minerality. The tannins have sweetened, yet the wine has thirty years of longevity and potential evolution. A beautiful wine of great mass as well as elegance, it is good to see the extraordinary efforts that Gerard Perse and his team have made confirmed in this prodigious wine. A legend now ... a legend for the future. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2060.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/10 12 bottles (owc) $3,250-4,750 128. Pauillac and St. Julien 1982 Bordeaux Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Leoville Las Cases Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Pichon Longueville, Lalande 4 bottles $4,000-6,000 129. Chateau Rieussec 2005 Sauternes R. Parker, 96 pts. 04/08 12 demi bottles (owc) $300-450 130. Chateau Suduiraut 2001 Sauternes “A prodigious effort, possibly the finest Suduiraut since 1959, the medium gold-colored 2001 offers notes of crème brûlée, caramelized citrus, Grand Marnier, honeysuckle, and other exotic fruits as well as a pleasant touch of oak. With terrific acidity, a voluptuous/unctuous palate, and sweet, powerful flavors buttressed by crisp acidity, it is a phenomenal Sauternes. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2040.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/04 6 demi bottles $200-250 131. J.M. Boillot Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes 2002 Cote de Beaune 12 bottles (oc) $600-900 132. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2000 Cote de Beaune 12 demi bottles $300-450

133. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2002 Cote de Beaune 24 bottles (4 x owc) $1,200-1,800 134. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2004 Cote de Beaune 24 bottles (2 x owc) $1,200-1,800 135. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bougros Cote de Bouguerots 2002 Cote de Beaune 12 bottles (owc) $500-700 136. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bougros 2002 Cote de Beaune 6 bottles $200-250 137. W. Fevre Chablis Les Preuses 2002 Cote de Beaune 12 bottles (owc) $300-450 138. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2004 Cote de Beaune 24 bottles (2 x owc) $850-1,200 139. W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Vaudesir 2002 Cote de Beaune 12 bottles (owc) $500-700 140. Comtes Lafon Meursault 1er Cru Charmes 2004 (3 bts) Meursault 2004 (3 bts) Jean Noel Gagnard Batard-Montrachet 2002 (3 bts) Cote de Beaune 9 bottles $750-1,100

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141. Deutz Cuvee William Deutz Rose 1996 6 bottles (each oc) $550-750 142. Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millenaires 1995 6 bottles (oc) $400-600

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143. Dom Perignon 1996 A. Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 03/09 6 bottles $1,100-1,500 144. Jacquesson & Fils Extra Brut (Avize) Grand Cru 1996 6 bottles (oc) $400-600 145. Krug Brut 1988 L. Perrotti-Brown for R. Parker, 95 pts. 05/09 1 bottle $275-375 146. Krug Brut 1989 (1 mag) 1996 (1 mag - oc) 2 magnums $950-1,350 147. Krug Grande Cuvee Brut 6 bottles (oc) $500-700 148. A. R. Lenoble Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut 1996 12 bottles (oc) $600-800 149. Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne Brut 1996 1 magnum $175-250 150. Philipponnat Champagne Brut Clos des Goisses 1996 6 bottles $800-1,100 150A. Billecart Salmon Rose NV 3 magnums $400-600 151. Salon Brut Blanc de Blancs 1996 A. Galloni for R. Parker, 97+ pts. 03/09 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 152. Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rose Brut 2002 6 bottles (oc) $900-1,200

153. Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 1996 3 bottles (each with gift case) $200-300 154. Celebrate! 1990 Champagne for the Holidays Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut Heidsieck Champagne Brut Millesime Krug Champagne Brut Cuvee Dom Perignon Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill Brut Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Veuve Clicquot Brut La Grande Dame 7 bottles $1,250-1,700 155. Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2001 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/04 12 bottles $700-1,000 This special Cuvee showcases the slightly rustic, powerful and heady style of Brunel. A tour de force from this outstanding vintage. –CM 156. Les Cailloux Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire Brunel 2005 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 6 bottles (oc) $600-800 157. M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Pavillon 2003 Northern Rhone “A legend of the future is the 2003 Ermitage Le Pavillon (659 cases). The equal of such stupendous examples as 1990 and 1989, the 2003 is incredibly rich as well as awesomely well-delineated and fresh. An inky/blue/purple color is followed by a subtle but impressively intense nose of barbecue smoke, creme de cassis, blueberries, blackberries, and white flowers. The wine cascades over the palate (15.8% natural alcohol) with extraordinary richness, intensity, and silkiness. This seamlessly constructed Hermitage is, analytically, high in tannin, but extremely low in acidity, with a freaky accessibility (a vintage character). Prodigiously concentrated and high in extract, it should last for a half century or longer. It will be fascinating to follow over the next several decades.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 02/06 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,600 158. M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Rouge 2005 Northern Rhone “There are 481 cases of the black/purple 2005 Ermitage Le Meal. As always, classic blackberry, asphalt, charcoal, and beef blood notes jump from the glass of this intense wine. Full-bodied, with staggering concentration and a personality not terribly dissimilar from a first-growth Pauillac, but showing no evidence of oak whatsoever (and that is in spite of being aged in 100% new oak casks), this wine needs 10-12 years of bottle age, and should keep for 50-100 years.” R. Parker 96 pts. 02/08 6 bottles (owc) $600-900

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159. M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Pavillon 2005 Northern Rhone “The biggest production cuvee, the 2005 Ermitage Le Pavillon (1,067 cases in this vintage) has a dense purple color, the classic acacia flower, graphite-based, smoky creme de cassis nose with a tremendous intensity and a full-bodied power and richness that is awesome. These are monumental wines, and when you think that this wine, much like most of its siblings, is made from yields of 12-18 hectoliters per hectare, the explanation for its concentration and extraordinary expression of terroir is obvious.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 02/08 6 bottles (owc) $700-1,000 160. Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2003 Southern Rhone “The 2003 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape (the # 2 wine in the Wine Spectator’s annual winefest) has long been one of the most profound wines of the vintage. It somehow manages to offer the vintage’s character in power, high glycerin, and huge volume, but retains remarkable elegance and finesse that is so much in keeping with the style of Clos des Papes. The wine has a dense ruby/purpletinged color and a wonderfully sweet nose of framboise, blackberry, and kirsch liqueur intermixed with Chinese black tea and licorice. The wine is full-bodied and voluptuous, but once past all the glycerin and beautiful, dense fruit of this full-bodied wine, there is striking purity, elegance, finesse, and surprising freshness. Still primary, it looks set to have a long life of 20-25 or more years. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2025.” R. Parker, 97 pts. 02/06 12 bottles (owc) $700-1,100 The Avril family crafted some of the finest Chateauneufs made, finesse and elegance. everything goes into this one wine, no luxury cuvee and normal cuvee; just Clos des Papes. –CM 161. Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2005 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 6 magnums (oc) $1,100-1,500 162. Le Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Le Clos du Caillou 2005 Southern Rhone “One of the top wines of the vintage is Domaine du Caillou’s 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Le Clos du Caillou Reserve. Its dense ruby/purple hue is followed by elegant aromatics of blueberries, blackberries, spring flowers, licorice, and roasted meats. Dense and full-bodied with intense concentration, a multidimensional mouthfeel, and a sensational finish, it should be at its finest between 20112025.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 12 bottles (oc) $1,300-1,900

163. Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape Deus Ex Machina 2005 Southern Rhone “The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Deus-Ex Machina is utter perfection in the glass – an awesome wine both comparable to and eclipsing the otherworldly 2003. Saturated purple to the rim, with an extraordinary nose of incense, fruitcake, blackberry and black cherry notes with some subtle roasted herbs, roast beef, smoke, and licorice, massive fruit concentration, extraordinary intensity, unreal purity and harmony, and a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and alcohol, this is a tour de force in winemaking and certainly one of the most compelling Chateauneuf du Papes I have ever tasted. The length goes on well past a minute, and the wine should age effortlessly for 25-30+ years. The tannins are formidable according to consulting oenologist Philippe Cambie, but they are nearly obscured by the wine’s remarkable concentration and intensity. This is a riveting wine. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2030+.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 10/07 6 bottles $1,000-1,500

One of the new breed of Chateauneuf du Pape, rich and robust with excellent concentration. One of the wines setting a new bench mark in the southern Rhone. –CM 164. Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape Deus Ex Machina 2007 Southern Rhone “The following three wines are as great as money can buy, and all three represent extraordinary achievements. I have tasted the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape Deus-Ex Machina three times from bottle. On two of the three times I thought it was the single greatest red wine I have ever tasted. The third time it was merely perfect. Made from 60- to 100+-year-old vines (60% tank-aged Grenache and 40% Mourvedre aged in new and one-year-old oak barrels), from yields no larger than one half ton of fruit per acre, it boasts a saturated purple color as well as a surreal concoction of heavenly aromatic delights (creme de cassis, kirsch liqueur, licorice, spring flowers, spice box, and smoke). The wine hits the palate with an extraordinary seamless display of incredibly rich, pure fruit, and a full-bodied, multilayered texture that nearly defies belief. It is almost an insult to try to articulate what this wine tastes like. My tasting notes ended with the words “great, great, and great.” This is a remarkable achievement even for such a famous vintage, and this 2007 is destined to be one of the legends of the new century. The finish lasts over 60 seconds, and the wine has the accessibility to be appreciated now, but it will not hit its peak for another 5-7 years, and will last at least 25+ years. Bravo to proprietors Pascal and Vincent Maurel as well as their consulting genius, Philippe Cambie, who seems to have a very strong emotional attachment to the Maurel family as well as to their vineyards.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 10/09 6 bottles $1,700-2,400

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165. Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous 2007 Southern Rhone “The following three wines are as great as money can buy, and all three represent extraordinary achievements. The 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous (meaning “Valley of the Fools”), which comes from a specific vineyard known as Les Combes, was cropped at extremely low yields of 20-25 hectoliters per hectare. Atypically for a Chateauneuf du Pape, it contains a high percentage of Vaccarese (10%), along with 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and 10% Cinsault. The Grenache was aged in tank, and the other varietals spent time in old small barrels or demi-muids. Explosive aromatics include spring flowers, boysenberries, blueberries, black raspberries, graphite, and charcoal. A powerful wine with great depth, full body, and an endless finish, it is exquisitely pure with not a rough edge to be found. It is the equivalent of liquid haute couture. The Musigny of the southern Rhone, it possesses extraordinary aromatics followed by a wine with the texture, length, and multilayered mouthfeel that are the stuff of dreams. Looking back at my tasting notes, the first thing I wrote was “whoa!” Deep plum/purple to the rim, this wine should evolve for 20-25 years, but it is already remarkably accessible. The vintage’s freshness as evidenced by the lack of any excessive heat and cool nights has given an aromatic singularity to the 2007s that is largely unprecedented in my tasting experience.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 10/09 6 bottles $1,300-1,800 166. Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous 2005 Southern Rhone “One of the candidates for the wine of the vintage is the extraordinary 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous (same blend and elevage). Probably the best cuvee of this wine yet made, the wine has a saturated purple color to the rim as well as an extraordinary nose of blackberry, blueberry, black truffle, incense, lavender, and a hint of graphite. The wine is remarkably concentrated, spectacularly pure, full-bodied, with amazing length of well over a minute. This wine is a “wow, wow” sort of wine, a profoundly great Chateauneuf du Pape. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025+.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 10/07 6 bottles $600-900 167. Delas Freres Cote La Landonne 2003 Northern Rhone “The blockbuster 2003 Cote Rotie La Landonne (a 2,700-bottle cuvee of 100% Syrah) is a wine for the ages. Its dense purple hue is followed by gorgeous aromas of graphite, scorched earth, bacon fat, blackberries, blueberries, figs, and espresso roast. Deep, full-bodied, tannic, and backward, it will benefit from 4-6 years of bottle age, and should last for two decades.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/06 3 bottles (owc) $225-325 168. Guigal Cote La Landonne 2005 Northern Rhone 12 bottles (owc) $4,500-5,500

169. Guigal Cote La Mouline 2005 Northern Rhone “Similar to the powerful 1988, the inky/purple-colored, dense 2005 Cote Rotie La Mouline offers a stunning perfume of espresso roast, licorice, pepper, blackberries, and black cherries intermixed with hints of chocolate and spring flowers. Powerful, super-concentrated, and ruggedly-constructed with a boatload of tannin, this is a wine to forget for 4-5 years, and drink over the following 25-30. It is the densest, most tannic vintage of La Mouline since 1988.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 04/09 12 bottles (owc) $4,500-5,500 170. Guigal La Turque 2005 Northern Rhone 12 bottles (owc) $4,500-5,500 171. Guigal Hermitage 2000 Northern Rhone 6 demi bottles $100-150 172. Guigal Hermitage Rouge Ex Voto 2001 Northern Rhone 6 bottles (owc) $600-900 173. Guigal Hermitage Blanc Ex Voto 2003 Northern Rhone 12 bottles (2 x owc) $1,000-1,600 174. Guigal Hermitage Blanc Ex Voto 2005 Northern Rhone 6 bottles (2 x owc) $500-800 175. Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2003 Southern Rhone “One of the vintage’s most compelling wines, the huge, dense purple-colored 2003 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Vieilles Vignes offers aromas of creme de cassis, creosote, and flowers along with immense concentration, body, and tannin. The finish is reminiscent of a first-growth Bordeaux, meaning it is well-delineated and tannic. Cellar it for 4-5 years and consume it over the following two decades.” R. Parker, 97+ pts. 02/06 12 bottles (owc) $900-1,300

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176. Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2007 Southern Rhone 12 bottles (owc) $1,500-2,200 177. Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois 2005 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 6 bottles (owc) $350-500 178. Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo 2000 Southern Rhone “The 2000 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo is a monument to old vine Grenache as well as traditionally made Chateauneuf du Pape. Boasting a natural alcohol of 16%, this wine, which was bottled in spring, 2003 because its fermentation was extremely slow, has virtually everything you could ever want in a profound Chateauneuf du Pape. The color is inky/ruby/purple to the rim. The extraordinary nose reveals aromas of kirsch liqueur, new saddle leather, animal fur, Provencal herbs, spice box, licorice, and a salty sea breeze character. On the palate, the wine is enormous, with an unctuosity, thickness, and purity that must be tasted to be believed. Over 95% of this offering is old vine Grenache, and the rest a field blend of ancient vines. Representing the essence of Chateauneuf du Pape, it possesses so much concentration that it is easy to pose the question ... “where’s the tannin?” Analytically, it has very high levels of tannin, but the tannin is barely noticeable given the wine’s exaggerated wealth of richness and power. This is a modern day legend in the making, and despite its precociousness and ease in smelling and consuming, it will not hit its prime for another decade. It should last for 25-30 years, and take its place among some of the greatest Chateauneuf du Papes ever made. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2030+” R. Parker, 100 pts. 02/04 3 bottles $900-1,400 179. Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reserve 2004 Southern Rhone “One of the finest efforts of the vintage is the 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee. There is no Cuvee da Capo in 2004, and as my commentary will make clear, they decided not to produce one in 2005. The 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee has a dark plum/garnet/purple color and a big, sweet nose of kirsch liqueur, lavender, roasted herbs, and beef juices intermixed with some licorice and spice. It is full-bodied, rich, deep, spicy, and dense with some tannins in the finish. The wine is not as accessible as many 2004s, and I would opt for cellaring it for 3-4 years and drinking it over the following 15-20. It’s a gorgeous effort for the vintage.” R. Parker, 94+ pts. 02/07 12 bottles (owc) $600-900

180. Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de mon Aieul 2005 Southern Rhone “The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de Mon Aieul is 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah aged 100% in tank prior to being bottled. This wine always comes from the three best parcels of the estate– Les Serres, La Crau, and Guignasse. This hugely concentrated, muscular wine is very powerful, excruciatingly tannic at present, but super-rich. Yields were a low 22 hectoliters per hectare because of the drought, and this blockbuster, muscular, virile style of wine needs at least 5-6 years of bottle age and should keep for two-plus decades. It is certainly a terrific Mon Aieul, but for those who are very patient.” R. Parker, 94+ pts. 10/07 12 bottles (oc) $700-1,000 181. Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de mon Aieul 2006 Southern Rhone “A star of the vintage is the 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Mon Aieul. It is hard to believe how great this wine has turned out to be. I called it last year, and I’m thrilled to see how utterly profound it is. Essentially very old vine Grenache from three different terroirs (the sands of Les Serres, the clay of Guignasse, and the limestone of La Crau), aged 80% in cement tanks and 20% in old barrels, it boasts a dense plum/purple color followed by a glorious bouquet of black cherries, blackberries, truffles, lavender, licorice, and spring flowers. The color is one of the darkest of the vintage, and the wine is extremely full-bodied and rich with intense levels of extract and tannin, but the latter is gorgeously sweet and well-integrated. Still young and primary, this 2006 will benefit from 2-4 years of bottle age, and drink well for 15-20.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/08 12 bottles (oc) $700-1,000 182. Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres 2001 Southern Rhone “The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres elicits “wows.” Aged 60% in neutral wood foudres and 40% in one, two, and three-year old Burgundy barrels, this 2001, which tips the scales at an awesome 16.2% natural alcohol, boasts an inky/purple color along with a sensationally pure bouquet of blackberries, graphite, acacia flowers, licorice, and sweet kirsch liqueur. Unctuously textured and full-bodied, with high tannin as well as a closed personality, this prodigious yet fabulous Chateauneuf du Pape is a potential legend in the making. It requires 3-5 years of cellaring, and should keep for two decades. The texture, purity, and magnificent concentration suggest tiny yields, old vines, and non-interventionalistic winemaking. By the way, this wine represents a selection of the finest lots in the cellar as the sources are the same as for the Cuvee de Mon Aieul, although a large component of Deux Freres is from the Usseglio holdings in the sector of Chateauneuf du Pape called La Crau. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2022+.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 02/04 6 bottles $600-900

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183. Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres 2003 Southern Rhone “The limited cuvee 2003 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres, which is aged 40% in tank and 60% in one-, two-, and three-year-old barrels as well as large demi-muids, is essentially the same as Mon Aieul, but additional press wine is added. This beefs the wine up to an even more extraordinarily concentrated character. This is another of the Chateauneuf du Papes of the vintage, a wine of remarkable length and prodigious levels of richness. It is no wimpy wine at 16.5% alcohol, but you would never know that from tasting it. Dense purple to the rim, with a huge nose of scorched earth, blackberry and blueberry liqueur, creme de cassis, roasted meat juices, and a hint of Provencal herbs interwoven with licorice and a touch of balsamic, it is voluptuously textured, with striking body, low acidity, and amazing concentration. This fabulous bottle of Chateauneuf du Pape should drink well for 20+ years.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/06 6 bottles (owc) $750-1,000 184. Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres 2005 Southern Rhone “The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres, which is aged in one-, two-, and three-year-old small barrels and larger demimuids, is 100% Grenache in 2005. Dense purple to the rim, the wine displays superb concentration, with notes of creosote, blackberry, coffee, pepper, earth, meats, and smoke. A wine of massive intensity, fabulous purity, and a thick, unctuous texture, the tannins do kick in at the end, so this wine will probably require 5-7 years of bottle age and drink well for close to three decades. It does have the requisite concentration to balance out the wine’s structure.” R. Parker, 95+ pts. 10/07 6 bottles (owc) $425-600 185. Didier Dageneau Pur Sang Fume de Pouilly 2005 Loire 6 bottles $425-600 185A. P. Delesvaux Coteaux de Layon Selection de Grains Nobles 1999 Loire 6 (500 ml) bottles $300-450 186. Trimbach Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile 375eme Anniversaire 2001 Alsace 6 bottles (oc) $350-500 187. Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montalcino 25th Anniversary 2000 Umbria R. Parker, 97 pts. 04/04 6 bottles (owc) $425-575

188. Castelgiocondo (Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1997 Tuscany 12 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,400 189. Fanti Brunello di Montalcino 1999 Tuscany “A magnificent wine that shows massive structure yet loads of finesse. Dark-colored, with incredible aromas of blackberries, treacle tart and smoke. Almost meaty. Full-bodied, with fantastic silky and rich tannins. Goes on and on. Fanti is now one of the greatest producers of Brunello thanks to the help of consulting enologist Stefano Chioccioli. Best after 2008. 3,080 cases made.” Wine Spectator, 98 pts. Issue 05/15/04 6 bottles (oc) $350-500 190. Feudi di San Gregorio Serpico 2001 Campania “Bold and structured red. Dark color; black licorice, raspberry and mineral character and hints of dried flowers; full-bodied, with spicy fruit and undertones of black pepper. Chewy finish. This is fantastic. Best after 2007. 5,000 cases made.” –JS Wine Spectator 94 pts. 02/29/04 12 bottles $600-900 191. Fontodi Flaccianello 2001 Tuscany “Monumental, with masses of blackberry, coffee, berry and cherry aromas. Full-bodied, with layers of ripe tannins. Goes on and on. Builds on the palate. I have never tasted a greater wine from here. Better than 1997. Best after 2007. 4,000 cases made.” –JS Wine Spectator, 97 pts. Issue 10/31/04 6 bottles $400-550 192. Gaja Sori Tilden 1990 Piedmont 1 bottle $250-400 193. Gaja Sperss 1997 Piedmont 3 bottles $800-1,200 194. Bruno Giacosa Barolo Riserva Le Rocche del Falletto di Serralunga d’Alba 2001 Piedmont 12 bottles (owc) $2,400-3,600

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195. Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino 2004 Tuscany A. Galloni for R. Parker, 97 pts. 06/09 6 bottles (oc) $300-400 196. Paolo Scavino Barolo Rocche dell’Annunziata Riserva 1997 Piedmont 6 bottles $750-1,100 197. Paolo Scavino Barolo Riserva Rocche dell’Annunziata 2000 Piedmont 6 bottles (oc) $1,000-1,500 198. La Spinetta Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2001 Piedmont 6 bottles $200-300 198A. Tenuta dell’Ornellia Ornellia 1997 Tuscany 6 bottles $1,000-1,500 199. Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia 2001 Tuscany “Deep garnet-purple. Complex notes of warm cassis, blackberries, mocha, forest floor and a touch of truffles. The medium to full bodied palate is solidly structured with a great backbone of high acidity and medium to firm, finely grained tannins. Layer upon layer of dark berry and earth flavours. Very long finish. Drink now to 2019. Tasted March 2009.” L. Perrotti-Brown for R. Parker, 95 pts. 05/09 6 bottles (owc) $800-1,100 200. Tua Rita Giustro di Notri 2001 Tuscany “For the first time I preferred the Cabernet/Merlot blend to the allMerlot wine, and there can be few doubts that the 2001 Giusto di Notri is a stunning wine. A blackish ruby/purple with a fabulous nose of textbook Cabernet aromas, black currants and blackberries, graphite, river gravel, and sweet herbs, its potent, dense, and packed palate displays flavors of perfect poise, grace and power intertwined and intermingled, shape and grip at the highest level from the initial explosive notes to the resonant, sweet finish. Drink: 2005-2025.” D. Thomasas for R. Parker, 97 pts. 04/04 6 bottles (oc) $350-500 201. Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili 1997 (2 bts) Gromis (Gaja) Barolo Conteisa Cerequio 1997 (2 bts) Piedmont 4 bottles $600-800

Ribera del Duero – Once home to the Spanish capital, the expansive plan of Old Castile forges on. The baked earth dotted with trees and vines, its steady rhythm interrupts only to skirt the occasional languorous estate. Seemingly unencumbered by where it is going or from where it has come, greatness here is sensed more than seen. –LC Aalto P.S. is taking its place among the top properties of Ribera del Duero. Very concentrated and powerful, a standout in the sea of new producers in the region. –CM 202. Aalto P.S. 2001 Ribera del Duero “Not surprisingly, in a vintage that afforded great raw materials, the 2001 PS is out of this world. Smoke, graphite, blackberry liqueur, blueberries, violets, and spicy oak jump from the glass of this inky/ purple-colored 2001. Texturally and color-wise, it is reminiscent of dry vintage port. With terrific purity and a full-bodied, rich palate that offers multiple dimensions, there is a seamlessness to this wine even though it remains young and unevolved. I would recommend another 1-2 years of cellaring (as hard as that may be), and consuming it over the following 10-12 years.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 04/04 6 bottles (owc) $500-700 203. Aalto P.S. 2004 Ribera del Duero “The 2004 Aalto PS is expressive aromatically, on the palate this voluptuous wine reveals elegance combined with power. Large in scale but light on its feet, it has beautiful balance, density, and concentration. It can be enjoyed now but should evolve for 12-15 years and drink well through 2050.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/07 6 bottles (owc) $450-650

The Priorat…Spain’s otherworldly vinous frontier. Staring at the craggy slopes of dry, baked earth, it’s a wonder that vines can survive, indeed thrive. –PhM Clos Mogador - Rene Barbier’s truck has traveled 280,000 km, all of them on his acres, through his vines. He knows each bird and fruit tree. This intimacy with his land is reflected in the complexities of his wine. –LC 204. Clos Mogador 2004 Priorat “Clos Mogador is produced by the esteemed Rene Barbier who has hit homeruns in both 2003 and 2004. The 2004 Clos Mogador has a more saturated purple color than the 2003 as well as a more expressive perfume of mocha, coffee, and flowers (violets) in addition to toasty oak, earth, and blue and black fruits. More extracted and backward than the 2003, it demands a decade of cellaring and should drink well for an additional 20 years. The 2004 is a tour de force.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/07 6 bottles (owc) $350-500

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205. Mas Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles 2004 Priorat “The 2004 Costers de Vinas Viejas is 50% Carinena, 48% Garnacha, and 2% Merlot aged for 16 months in new French oak. Deep purple, the aromas are other-worldly with truffle, tar, graphite, kirsch, and wild blueberry among the array of scents leaping from the glass. Flamboyant and opulent, the wine has remarkable richness and depth of flavor leading to a 60-second finish. Drink this hedonistic effort over the next 10-12 years.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/07 6 bottles (owc) $475-700 206. El Nido, Clio 2003 Jumilla “A blend of 30% Cabernet Sauvignon (26-year-old vines) and 70% Mourvedre (61-year-old vines), the 2003 Clio spent 26 months in French and American oak. Its deep purple color is accompanied by classic aromas of creme de cassis intermixed with licorice, espresso roast, chocolate, and toasty oak. Its broad, intensely flavored, superopulent personality offers up great fruit, plenty of glycerin, and a heady, long finish. Approachable now, it should be at its best in 2-5 years, and drink well for 10-15.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 08/06 6 bottles (oc) $300-450 207. El Nido, Clio 2004 Jumilla ‘The consulting winemaker at Bodegas El Nido is Chris Ringland of Barossa Valley fame. The 2004 Clio is 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 70% Monastrell (from 63-year-old vines) which received malolactic fermentation in new oak followed by 26 months of aging in new French and American barriques. A glass-coating opaque purple, it exhibits a sensational nose of earth, mushroom, leather, blueberry, and blackberry jam. On the palate the wine is supple-textured, complex, with vibrant flavors of spicy blue and black fruits and a bigtime WOW factor. This is a totally hedonistic effort with exceptional length and balance. It is remarkably light on its feet for such a powerful wine.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 97 pts. 12 bottles (2 x 0oc) $500-750 208. Numantia Termes, Numanthia 2004 Toro 12 bottles (2 x oc) $650-950 209. Numanthia Termes Termanthia 2004 Toro 4 bottles (2 x oc) $850-1,200

Rioja – There is no separating Rioja from its wine; it hums as a region built with knowledge gained from ancestral successes. Slopes of all angles, heights, and soils are dedicated to the vine. Old stone wineries now stand beside modern architectural marvels. All are eager to continue the pace. –LC 210. Benjamin Romeo Contador 2003 (3 bts) 2004 (3 bts) Rioja 6 bottles $1,300-1,800 211. Benjamin Romeo La Vina De Andres Romeo Liende 2004 Rioja “There are a mere 200 bottles of the 2004 La Vina de Andres Romeo. This wine is tightly wound and remains an infant developmentally. Nevertheless, all the ingredients for greatness are present but it will take a decade of cellaring for them to be full expressed. This sensational effort should easily drink well for 40-50 years like a great first growth Bordeaux.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/07 6 bottles (owc) $900-1,200 212. Catena Zapata Nicolas Catena Zapata 2004 Mendoza “Catena Zapata’s flagship is the Nicolas Catena Zapata, a Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec blend. The 2004 Nicolas Catena Zapata is composed of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon and 28% Malbec. It spent 18 months in 100% new French oak. A saturated black purple in color, it has an aristocratic perfume of pain grille, mineral, espresso, saddle leather, cassis, black currant, and black raspberry. Opulently textured, complex, ripe, and sweet on the palate, it maintains a sense of elegance as well as power. It demands 10-15 years of further cellaring and should still be providing pleasure at age 50. It strikes me as being Argentina’s equivalent of a great vintage of LafiteRothschild.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98+ pts. 12/07 12 bottles (2 x owc) $800-1,100 213. Catena Zapata Nicolas Catena Zapata 2005 Mendoza “The flagship wines begin with the purple/black-colored 2005 Nicolas Catena Zapata, a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Malbec. The fruit was sourced from four of the estate’s finest high-elevation vineyards, and aged for 24 months in 100% new French oak. The brooding bouquet delivers pain grille, mineral, violet, scorched earth, pepper, espresso, black cherry, and black raspberry aromas leading to a dense, opulent wine with gobs of savory fruit, ripe tannins, terrific concentration, and a 60-second finish. Allow it 6-8 years in the cellar to reveal its full potential and enjoy it from 2015 to 2030.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/08 12 bottles (2 x owc) $800-1,100

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214. Rolf Binder Hanisch Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley “The sensational 2005 Shiraz ‘Hanisch’ was aged in 80% new American oak, the balance in seasoned French. It has a fabulous perfume of cedar, tobacco, vanilla, spice box, truffle, pencil lead, plum, and blueberry. Voluptuous, intensely flavored, and already complex, it will unfold over the next decade and drink well through 2025 for those fortunate enough to track some down.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/07 6 bottles $300-400 215. Clarendon Hills Grenache Romas 2002 McLaren Vale “The 2002 Grenache Old Vines Romas Vineyard’s saturated ruby/ purple color is followed by a superb bouquet of black fruits, truffles, Asian spices, figs, and licorice. Powerful, rich, and upfront, this layered, intensely concentrated Grenache can be drunk now or cellared for 10-12 years.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/04 6 bottles (owc) $250-350 216. D’Arenberg Shiraz The Dead Arm 2001 McLaren Vale “Readers should be on the look out for the 2001 The Dead Arm Shiraz, one of the greatest examples of this cuvee. Its dense black/ purple color is accompanied by celestial aromas of melted licorice, graphite, blackberries, cassis, incense, anise, and toasty oak. Fabulously concentrated, with great purity, an unctuous, viscous texture, and an amazingly long, 60-second plus finish, this fabulous baby will need 5-6 years of cellaring, and should drink well over the following 20-25 years.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 08/03 12 bottles $700-1,100 217. E & E Black Pepper Estate Shiraz 2002 Barossa Valley 12 bottles $500-750

219. Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz 2002 (6 bts) R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/05 2003 (6 bts) R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/06 12 bottles $600-850 220. Glaetzer Amon-Ra Shiraz 2006 Barossa Valley “Amon-Ra has become one of Australia’s icon wines. Made from 100% Shiraz sourced from vineyards ranging in age from 80-120 years and with microscopic yields of 0.5 tons per acre, the 2006 Amon-Ra was aged for 15 months in new French and American oak. The wine is a thick, glass-coating, purple/black in color. The aromas cover a wide range of scents including smoke, vanilla, pepper, Asian spices, coconut, espresso, blueberry, and chocolate. Thick, rich, layered, and complete, this monumental wine offers extraordinary intensity and length. It requires 10-15 years to fully evolve and should easily last through 2040. Hats off to Ben Glaetzer for producing an extraordinary portfolio!” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 97-100 pts. 10/07 12 bottles $800-1,100 221. Kalleske Shiraz Greenock 2003 (6 bts) R. Parker, (96-100) pts. 10/04 2005 (6 bts - oc) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 93 pts. 10/07 12 bottles $600-850 222. Massena The 11th Hour Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/06 6 bottles (oc) $150-200 223. Mitolo Shiraz G.A.M. 2003 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, (96-100) pts. 10/04 2004 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/05 Reiver 2003 (6 bts - oc) (one label with scrape) R. Parker, (95-99) pts. 10/04 South Australia 18 bottles $700-1,000 224. Mollydooker Shiraz Carnival of Love 2005 (6 bts) R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/06 2006 (6 bts - oc) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/07 Velvet Glove 2006 (3 bts - oc) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/07 McLaren Vale 15 bottles $1,400-1,900

Ben Glaetzer is one of Australia’s most talented winemakers, AmonRa is on everyone’s short list of Shiraz. –CM 218. Glaetzer Amon-Ra Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley “The profound 2005 Shiraz Amon Ra is fashioned from a dry grown, 100- to 110 year-old vineyard, and spends 14 months in a combination of 100% new French and American barrels as well as 300-liter hogsheads. A saturated purple color is followed by scents of creme de cassis, incense, licorice, black raspberries, graphite, and sweet wood. It unfolds beautifully on the palate to reveal terrific richness, full-bodied power, great definition, and lovely elegance. This exquisite Shiraz is still young, but it possesses a degree of accessibility. It should age for two decades. It is a superb example of cutting edge winemaking being utilized on ancient Shiraz vines in the Barossa.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/06 12 bottles $500-700

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225. Penfolds Grange 1998 South Australia “A wine that flirts with perfection, and should rival the 1986 as one of the legendary Granges produced, the 1998 has one of the highest alcohol contents (nearly 15%) as well as one of the highest percentages of Shiraz in the blend (97%). Its stunning purple color is accompanied by exceptionally sweet aromas of blackberry liqueur intermixed with barbecue spices, an endearing, smoky earthiness, pepper, roasted meats, and coffee. Huge, massive, unctuously textured, and extraordinarily youthful, this impressive wine is a candidate for perfection. It should continue to evolve over the next three decades.” R. Parker, 98+ pts. 06/09 3 bottles $800-1,200 226. Two Hands Ares Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley “The 2005 Shiraz “Ares” is a glass-coating opaque purple. The nose delivers tar, scorched earth, saddle leather, blueberry, and a hint of chocolate. Opulent, layered, and intensely flavored, it has excellent integration of oak, tannin, and acidity and enough hidden structure to evolve for up to a decade. Drink this tasty Shiraz through 2025.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 6 bottles (2 x owc) $550-750 227. Two Hands Bella’s Garden Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley 12 bottles (2 x oc) $350-500 228. The Standish Wine Company The Standish Shiraz 2003 (6 bts) The Relic Shiraz/Viognier 2004 (6 bts) Barossa Valley The Standish: “The 2003 Shiraz (100% Shiraz from a 90-year-old Vine Vale vineyard) was cropped at .5 tons of fruit per acre, and was aged 32 months in old French oak. It is a magnificent effort boasting tremendous ripeness as well as abundant blueberry and creme de cassis notes intermixed with flowers, graphite, and crushed rocks. With amazing concentration, purity, and richness, but no heaviness (the alcohol is only 14.5%), and a finish that lasts well past a minute, it is accessible now, but should age effortlessly for two decades or more.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/06 The Relic: “More exotic and flamboyant than the Shiraz, but equally profound is the 2004 Shiraz/Viognier The Relic (93% and 7% respectively, cropped at .5 tons of fruit per acre, and aged 20 months in old French oak). An inky/purple-colored, powerful, full-bodied, rich red, it possesses a huge, sweet nose of blue and black fruits, flowers, and subtle oak, a blockbuster mid-section, and an amazingly long finish. More approachable than the 2003 Shiraz, it can be drunk now or cellared for 15 or more years.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/06 12 bottles $850-1,200

229. Torbreck The Factor Shiraz 2002 Barossa Valley “Remarkably, the 2002 The Factor may be even more awesome than the 2001. It boasts a blackberry liqueur-like intensity with chocolatey richness intermixed with blackberries, raspberries, and cherries. The unctuous texture, refreshing acidity, and sweet tannin frame-up this magnificent wine. It should drink well for 15+ years. Interestingly, the 2002 The Factor did not have the Cote Rotie-like roasted element found in the 2001, no doubt because 2002 was a much cooler growing year than the record heat experienced in 2001.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/04 6 bottles (oc) $500-700 230. Torbreck Run Rig 2003 Barossa Valley “The estate’s flagship cuvee is the virtually perfect 2003 Run Rig. Made from 8 separate Barossa vineyards (ranging in age from 94 to 158 years), it is primarily Shiraz with 4-5% co-fermented Viognier included in the blend. The wine was aged in French oak of which 60% is new. The sensational, inky/purple-tinged 2003 exhibits a stunningly sweet nose of blackberries, blueberries, litchi nuts, smoked meats, and a hint of apricots. Elegant yet super-powerful, rich, concentrated, and long, it is a tour de force in winemaking as well as a modern classic example of Barossa Shiraz. It should drink well for 20-25 years.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/06 12 bottles (2 x owc) $1,200-1,800 231. Torbreck Les Amis Grenache 2004 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/06 Run Rig Shiraz 2004 (6 bts - owc) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 99+ pts. 10/07 The Descendant 2004 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/06 The Factor 2004 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/06 Barossa Valley 24 bottles $1,400-2,050 232. Yalumba Shiraz The Octavius 2001 (6 bts - owc) R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/04 The Reserve 1998 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/03 Barossa Valley 12 bottles $600-900 233. Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour 1997 Napa 5 bottles $350-500 234. Bond (Harlan) Matriarch 2001 (3 bts) 2002 (3 bts owc, no lid) Napa 6 bottles $400-600

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235. Caymus Special Selection 2002 Napa R Parker, 96 pts. 12/05 6 bottles (owc) $600-900 Chateau Montelena is one of the Napa Valley’s icon wineries. Working atop the foundation of a century old property, the father Jim and son Bo Barret might just have the best track record in California for longevity and quality. Fads don’t exist here, this team doesn’t need razzle-dazzle. Montelena wines are prized for their ability to improve with age – and not merely endure. –PhM 236. Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 Napa “The 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is one of Bo Barrett’s finest efforts. While tightly knit, 24 hours of aeration reveals its upside potential. Dense ruby/purple with a nose of crushed rocks intermixed with creme de cassis and a hint of licorice, this full-bodied, pure, deep offering will be at its peak between 2010-2025. It is a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc that came in at 14.1% alcohol.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/05 12 bottles $800-1,200 237. Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 Napa R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/05 12 demi bottles $400-600 238. Copain James Berry Vineyard Syrah 2006 Central Coast CA R. Parker, 95 pts. 12/08 6 bottles $350-500 239. Dominus Estate Napanook Vineyard 1991 Napa 3 bottles $600-900 239A. DuMOL Pinot Noir Ryan Green Valley 2003 Sonoma 12 bottles (2 x oc) $700-1,000 Camp Meeting Ridge is on of the finest of the cool climate western Sonoma vineyards, a standout for pinot noir. –CM 240. Flowers Pinot Noir Camp Meeting Ridge 2004 (5 bts) 2005 (5 bts) Sonoma 10 bottles $500-700

241. Robert Foley Claret 2002 (6 bts) 2004 (6 bts) Napa 12 bottles $800-1,100 242. Robert Foley Petite Sirah 2004 (6 bts) 2005 (6 bts) 12 bottles $350-550 243. Kistler Vine Hill Vineyard Chardonnay 2004 Sonoma R. Parker, (94-96) pts. 12/05 6 bottles $350-500 244. L’Aventure Cote-a-Cote Estate 2003 (6 bts - owc) L’Aventure Estate Cuvee 2005 (6 bts - owc) 2006 (6 bts - owc) Central Coast 18 bottles $900-1,300 245. Marcassin Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard 2002 Sonoma “The profound 2002 Pinot Noir Marcassin Estate always reminds me of a top-notch Clos de la Roche from a domaine such as Ponsot. Notes of fresh mushrooms, forest floor, plums, black cherries, raspberries, and hints of white chocolate and smoke jump form the glass of this full-bodied wine. Its extraordinary nuances, amazingly complex, rich, broad palate, and spectacular finish suggest it should drink well for well over a decade” R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/05 6 bottles $1,600-2,400 246. Marcassin Pinot Noir Three Sisters 2002 Sonoma “The 2002 Pinot Noir Three Sisters’ fragrant nose of flowers interwoven with blueberries and forest floor is reminiscent of a grand cru from the Cotes de Nuit. The wine has fabulous fruit on the attack, beautiful structure, medium to full body, and a purity and almost ethereal lightness of being despite significant richness and intensity. It should age beautifully for up to a decade.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 12/05 3 bottles $600-800 247. Neiman Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine Caldwell Vineyard 2001 (6 bts) 2002 (6 bts) Napa 12 bottles $750-1,100

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248. Newton Chardonnay Unfiltered 2001 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 94 pts. 12/03 2002 (6 bts - oc) R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/05 Napa 12 bottles $275-375 249. Jos. Phelps Insignia 1997 Napa R. Parker, 96 pts. 12/00 12 bottles (oc) $1,800-2,400 250. Plumpjack Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 2001 6 bottles $300-450 251. Pax Cellars Cuvee Christine Syrah 2005 (6 bts) R. Parker, 95 pts. 12/07 Cuvee Moriah 2005 (6 bts) The Terraces Alder Springs Vineyard Syrah 2005 (6 bts) Walker Vine Hill Syrah 2005 (6 bts) R. Parker, 94 pts. 12/07 Sonoma 24 bottles $675-950 252. Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2001 (3 bts) R. Parker, 99 pts. 02/05 2002 (3 bts) R. Parker, 96+ pts. 12/05 Napa 6 bottles $825-1,150 253. Ramey Chardonnay Hudson Vineyard 2002 6 bottles $300-450 254. Ramey Jericho Canyon Vineyard 2001 Napa R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/05 12 bottles $700-1,000 255. Ridge Monte Bello 2005 Napa 12 bottles $700-1,100 256. Schrader Cellars Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Beckstoffer CCS To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Beckstoffer T6 To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Napa 3 bottles $550-850

257. Sloan 2004 Napa R. Parker, 96 pts. 12/08 3 bottles (owc) $500-700 258. Whitehall Lane Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 Napa 6 bottles $350-500 259. Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill Estate 2001 (6 bts - occ) Shafer Relentless 2000 (6 bts) Viader Proprietary Red 2001 (12 demi bts) 12 demi bottles 12 bottles $900-1,300 260. Archery Summit, Pinot Noir Red Hill Estate 1999 (3 bts) 2001 (3 bts) 2002 (6 bts) Oregon 12 bottles $600-900 From the Cellar of Distinguished Collectors. Many lots purchased on futures or direct from the winery. Maintained in custom-built climatecontrolled cellar. 261. Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1996 (3 bts) 2000 (3 bts) Wine Spectator, 96 pts. Issue 03/31/03 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe 6 bottles $550-825 262. Chateau Haut Brion 1998 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe “Rich and wonderful wine, classic, with loads of vanilla, raspberry and chocolate aromas. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a long aftertaste of berry, grape and vanilla. Subtle, elegant and powerful, with great length. Best after 2009. 12,000 cases made.” Wine Spectator, 97 pts. Issue 0/31/01 2 bottles $550-800 263. Chateau Lascombes 2005 Margaux, 2eme Cru Classe “A gorgeous example of Lascombes, the 2005, a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot, continues the remarkable turn-around in quality that began five years ago. A stunningly opulent wine with a dense purple color, the 2005 possesses a beautiful perfume of spring flowers, blueberries, blackberries, creosote, and graphite, full body, silky but noticeable tannins, a layered mouthfeel, and a stunning, 45+-second finish. This is a brilliant, modern-styled Margaux that should age for 30-35 years.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 04/08 12 bottles (owc) $300-450 online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com

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264. Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1995 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe 6 bottles $350-500

265. Chateau Pichon Longueville, Baron 1982 (2 bts) 1990, R. Parker, 97 pts. 06/09 1995 (3 bts) Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 6 bottles $575-850

266. Chateau Talbot 1986 (5 bts) 1990 (1 bt) 1995 (5 bts) St. Julien, 4eme Cru Classe 11 bottles $650-975

270. Clos de Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2006 Southern Rhone “The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the two or three candidates for the wine of the vintage. An extraordinarily great wine, the 2006 is far superior to the 2005, which was amazing, and while made in a different style, is as great as the 2003, and such legends as 1990 and 1978. Fashioned from a minuscule 21 hectoliters per hectare, and tipping the scales at 15.2% natural alcohol, the 2006 boasts a dense ruby/purple color to the rim, in addition to an extraordinary bouquet of melted licorice, spring flowers, raspberries, black currants, spice box, and earth. In the mouth, it is utterly profound – full-bodied and multidimensional with astonishing purity, length, equilibrium, and intensity. This is a superb vintage for the Avrils, and Vincent deserves huge accolades for producing a wine of such incredible intensity and complexity. Think of Clos des Papes as a Chateauneuf du Pape with the complexity of a top-notch grand cru Burgundy from the Cote de Nuits.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/08 12 bottles (owc) $800-1,200 271. Clos du Caillou Reserve Chateauneuf du Pape 2005 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 95 pts. 10/07 6 bottles $375-550 272. Ceretto Barbaresco Bricco Asili 1996 (1 mag) Asili Bernadot 1997 (6 bts) 6 bottles 1 magnum $500-725 273. Ceretto Barolo Brunate 1996 Piedmont 3 bottles $200-300 274. Ceretto Barolo Brunate 1997 Piedmont 6 bottles (owc - banded) $375-550 275. Clerico Ciabot Mentin Ginestra Barolo 1997 (2 bts) 1998 (2 bts) 1999 (2 bts) Piedmont 6 bottles $425-600 276. Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi 1997 Piedmont 5 bottles 2 magnums $600-850

267. Les Forts de Latour 2000 Pauillac 6 bottles $450-650

The 2000’s - The timing of the “Millennium Vintage” was impeccable. To have such high quality pegged to an already illustrious year is entirely coincidental … and great fun. The 2000’s are marked by ideal ripeness married with pitch perfect tannins to carry these wines onward. These enticing and riveting wines truly represent vinous excellence of the highest caliber. –PhM 268. First Growth Bordeaux 2000 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion, R. Parker, 99 pts. 06/10 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, R. Parker, 98+ pts. 06/10 Chateau Latour, R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/10 Chateau Margaux, R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/10 Chateau Mouton Rothschild, R. Parker, 96+ pts. 06/10 5 bottles $4,000-6,000 269. Doisy Doine L’Extravagant 2001 Sauternes “Liquid honey in appearance. Incredibly ripe with dried apricot, orange and mace. Full-bodied, thick and powerful with amazing richness and spiciness. It goes on and on and on. This concentration is phenomenal. Yet it’s lively and spicy. Huge finish. Best after 2012. 140 cases made.” –JS Wine Spectator, 100 pts. Issue 9/15/04 3 demi bottles (each owc) $400-500

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277. Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi 1998 Piedmont 10 bottles $500-750 278. Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi 1999 Piedmont 7 bottles 2 magnums $725-1,025 279. Roberto Voerzio Barolo Brunate 1996 (2 bts) A. Galloni for R. Parker, 03/10 1997 (2 bts) La Serra 1998 (5 bts) 1996 (7 bts) Piedmont Vintage 1997: “The greatest wine from Piedmont in years. The perfect Barolo. Spellbinding, with a concentration of fruit that leaves me speechless. Amazing fruit aromas, like a reduced raspberry sauce, yet there’s a complexity, with hints of spices and toasted wood. Fullbodied, with a wonderful concentration of fruit. Big and velvety, yet refined and caressing. A treat to drink now, but this is a wine to cellar for decades. Best after 2006. 275 cases made.” Wine Spectator, 100 pts. Issue 11/30/01 16 bottles $1,350-1,950 280. Brunello di Montalcino Poggio Antico 1997 (1 bt) Altero 2000 (1 bt) Siro Pacenti 1997 (2 bts) 2001 (1 bt) Valdicava 2000 (1 bt) 2001 (1 bt) 7 bottles $445-655 281. Numanthia Termes 2004 (5 bts) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 94 pts. 02/07 Numanthia Numanthia 2005 (5 bts) Jay Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/07 Toro 10 bottles $1,000-1,500

281A. Silver Oak Vertical Bonny’s Vineyard 1991 last vintage of Bonny’s Vineyard Silver Oak 1989 1993 (2 bts) 1994 (2 bts) 1995 (2 bts) 1996 (2 bts) 1997 (2 bts) Napa 12 bottles $650-950 282. Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Carpenter Vineyard 1999 (4 bts - owc) Rock Cairn 1997 (1 bt) 1999 (1 bt) Napa 6 bottles $350-500 Manfred Krankl’s plumage on display. From a Boston Cellar, maintained in climate-controlled storage, picked up by Skinner staff. Manfred Krankl is crafting wines of uncommon concentration and richness, these are among the most collectable of all Californian wines produced. –CM 283. Sine Qua Non Heart Chorea Syrah 2002 Central Coast, CA “SQN’s Syrahs are dynamite. In 2001, Krankl began to experiment with a limited production Syrah aged over 40 months in new oak (a la Marcel Guigal’s famous Cote Roties - La Mouline, La Landonne, and La Turque). The second rendition of this cuvee, the 2002 Heart Chorea, is a Cote Rotie-like blend of 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. Most of the fruit comes from the Alban and White Hawk vineyards. The opaque purple-colored 2002 Heart Chorea possesses extraordinary levels of concentration, intensity, and subtle nuances, a fabulous nose of charcoal, acacia flowers, creme de cassis, blackberries, pain grille, and espresso roast. Opulent, full-bodied, and super-intense, but neither heavy nor out of balance, it is unfortunate that production of this unreal Syrah is less than 100 cases.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/06 4 bottles (2 x owc) $2,500-3,500 284. Sine Qua Non In Flagrante Syrah 2000 Central Coast, CA “The 2000 In Flagrante (a 725-case blend of 86% Syrah, 10% Grenache, and 4% Viognier) is a world-class, provocative effort. It reveals many of the same aromatic and flavor components found in the 2001 Midnight Oil and 2002 Syrah-dominated, unnamed offering. A black color is followed by a seamless effort loaded with blackberry, honey, and flower aromas, and an extraordinarily long, concentrated finish. As with all great wines, tasting notes/descriptors just can’t do it justice. Among the recent SQN Syrahs, it is a strikingly elegant and powerful wine that has a decidedly French flair to it.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 08/03 1 magnum $700-900

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285. Sine Qua Non Just for the Love of it Syrah 2002 Central Coast, CA “A dead-ringer (at least aromatically) for Guigal’s single vineyard Cote Rotie La Mouline, the 2002 Just For The Love of It is the greatest California Syrah I have yet tasted. A one-thousand case blend of 96% Syrah, 2% Grenache, and 2% Viognier, it is nearly equal parts Alban, Bien Nacido, and Stolpman fruit with a small amount from both Shadow Canyon and White Hawk. It boasts a provocative perfume of creme de cassis, toast, blackberries, licorice, barbecue spice, and exotic floral scents. Extremely full-bodied, with fabulous intensity, great purity, awesome length, and a finish that lasts over a minute, this classic is a must purchase. Already accessible, it will drink well for 10-15 years.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 08/04 1 bottle $400-600

289. Sine Qua Non The Inaugural Eleven Confessions Vineyard Estate Grenache 2003 CA “The recently released 2003 The Inaugural (90% Grenache and 10% Syrah, the first vintage from the Eleven Confessions Vineyard) is a stunning effort. Boasting superb intensity and purity, it spent 38 months in French oak, and has taken on mind-boggling nuances and subtleties. It is a huge wine dominated by black cherry, blackberry, and cassis fruit, but also offering notions of plums, figs, soy, smoke, and roasted meat-like notes. The wine’s enormous complexity, silky, full-bodied, voluptuous texture, and remarkable finish suggest it will last over a decade, but who can resist it now? It hits all the palate’s and olfactory gland’s sweet spots, a hedonistic and intellectual joy!” R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/07 6 bottles (owc) $3,000-4,000 290. Sine Qua Non 2003 Horizontal Omega Oregon Pinot Noir Papa Syrah, R. Parker, 98 pts. 08/06 Li’l E Grenache, R. Parker, 96 pts. 08/06 3 bottles $650-900 291. Sine Qua Non 2004 Horizontal Into the Dark Grenache Ode to E Covert Fingers Pinot Noir Poker Face Syrah Into the Dark Grenache - “No one ... let me say that again ... no one in the New World makes better Grenache than Manfred Krankl. Tasting four different cuvees was the equivalent of having a great chef, such as Daniel Boulud, cook all your meals for seven straight days. The just released 2004 Into the Dark (a blend of 84% Grenache, 8% Mourvedre, 7% Syrah, and 1% Viognier, primarily from the Eleven Confessions Vineyard) is a knock-out effort. Its inky/ blue/purple color is followed by a big, sweet nose of black currants, black cherries, chocolate, spice box, and some toasty oak in the background. Voluptuously-textured and full-bodied with abundant glycerin and fruit hiding the wine’s considerable underlying structure, this is a majestic Grenache that should hit its peak in 2-3 years, and last for 12-15.” R Parker, 96 pts. 08/07 4 bottles $1,050-1,550 292. Sine Qua Non 2005 Pairing Atlantis Fe 203 2A Grenache, R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/08 Over & Out Oregon Pinot Noir 2 bottles $425-625

286. Sine Qua Non On Your Toes Syrah 2001 Central Coast, CA “The virtually perfect 2001 On Your Toes is 100% Syrah (aged 39 months in new oak) from three vineyard sources, White Hawk, Alban, and Stolpman. I have already consumed two bottles of this extraordinary wine and, amazingly, the oak is less noticeable than in SQN’s Syrahs bottled after a normal elevage of 24-26 months in wood. It boasts a gorgeous blue/purple color to the rim as well as exceptional aromas of pure creme de cassis and blackberries intertwined with acacia flowers, licorice, and delicate, subtle toast notes. In the mouth, it is pure silk. An opulent, voluptuously-textured offering that cascades over the palate with no hard edges and nothing out of place, it is a brilliant tour de force in winemaking that can be drunk now or cellared for more than a decade.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 06/05 4 bottles (2 x owc) $2,200-3,000

287. Sine Qua Non Omega Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir 2003 Oregon 5 bottles $600-800

288. Sine Qua Non Omega Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir 2003 Oregon 1 magnum $250-350

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A Fifty Case Glory of Bordeaux representing a span of Ten Years, 1995-2004, all five coveted First Growths representing each vintage in original wooden cases, some never opened. Purchased directly upon release, housed locally in a pristine, custom-built, climatecontrolled cellar, provenance documentation accompanies the lot. Complimentary White Glove delivery to any New England state. 293. Ten Year Superlot First Growth Bordeaux 1995-2004 Chateau Haut Brion 1995-2004 (10 cases) Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1995-2004 (10 cases) Chateau Latour 1995-2004 (10 cases) Chateau Margaux 1995-2004 (10 cases) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1995-2004 (10 cases) 50 cases (all owc - some banded) $200,000-300,000 Upon the sale of lot 293, bids for the following lots 293A-293J will not be executed and the lots will be null and void. However, should lot 293 go unsold, the ten horizontals of each First Growth Bordeaux from 1995-2004 will be offered as described below: 293A. 1995 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild 5 cases (each owc) $20,000-30,000 293B. 1996 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $27,000-40,000 293C. 1997 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $12,000-18,000 293D. 1998 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $18,000-25,000

293E. 1999 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rotshchild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $15,000-20,000 293F. 2000 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $50,000-75,000 293G. 2001 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $13,000-19,000 293H. 2002 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $13,000-19,000 293I. 2003 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $28,000-40,000 293J. 2004 Horizontal Chateau Haut Brion Chateau Margaux Chateau Mouton Rotshchild Chateau Lafite Rothschild Chateau Latour 5 cases (each owc) $12,000-16,000

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Rare First Growth Highlights from an Extensive and Enviable Massachusetts Cellar. Maintained in ideal climate-controlled storage. 294. Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1953 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: low shoulder, mid shoulder, and one low-mid shoulder, likely seepage to all, bin soil and staining “The 1953, most recently drunk from magnums in 1994, 1993, and 1989, is a classic example of the vintage, displaying a huge, fragrant, flowery, berry-scented nose. From a regular bottle I suspect this wine could be on the downside, but from pristinely kept magnums, this fully mature wine is a terrific example of the vintage, and certainly one of the greatest wines of the century.” R. Parker, 93 pts. 10/94 3 bottles $600-800

295. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1949 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one into neck, one very top shoulder, one with tear to capsule 2 bottles $1,200-1,800

297. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better, tissue adhesion and staining to eleven labels, most with some capsule corrosion “This is a denser version of the 1990 that stylistically reminds me of what the young 1959 probably tasted like. Still backward with a deep ruby/plum color revealing only a touch of lightening at the edge, the wine offers up an extraordinary nose of caramelized herbs, smoke, cedar, pen ink, black currants, and earth. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, plump, rich, fleshy wine with low acidity. With 6-8 hours decanting in a closed decanter, it will offer beautiful drinking, but it needs another 5-8 years to reach full maturity. It is capable of lasting 50-60 years. This classic Lafite is not as fat and concentrated as the 1982 Latour, nor as complex or concentrated as the 1982 Mouton Rothschild, but it is a winner all the same.” R. Parker, 97+ pts. 06/09 12 bottles $30,000-45,000 298. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1962 1967 (2 bts) 1970 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 4 bottles $450-650 299. Chateau Margaux 1949 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, one low-mid shoulder with slightly protruding cork, light label staining and fading 2 bottles $1,000-1,500

296. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1966 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one bottom neck, one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, some label staining to all 4 bottles $1,200-1,800

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300. Chateau Margaux 1966 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, one low-mid shoulder, one shoulder, heavy capsule corrosion to one with capsule loss, label staining and spotting 3 bottles $200-300 301. Chateau Margaux 1971 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: nine very top shoulder or better, two top shoulder, one high shoulder, one with slightly depressed cork, many with some capsule corrosion, and possible seepage to four 12 bottles $800-1,100 302. Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better, slight capsule corrosion, one with slight nick to capsule “Consistently scoring between 98-100, the superb 1982 Margaux may be slightly bigger, bolder, and more masculine than vintages produced over the last 15-20 years. Its dark plum/purple color is followed by notes of melted tar intermixed with sweet cassis and floral underpinnings. Very full-bodied and dense for a Chateau Margaux, with a slight rusticity to the tannins, it boasts blockbuster power, richness, and impressive aromatics. It appears set for another 30-40 years of life.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/09 3 bottles $2,000-3,000 303. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1961 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, top shoulder, high shoulder, slight capsule corrosion to all R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/94 3 bottles $3,000-4,500 304. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, one with slight capsule corrosion, some with label staining and spotting “This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure. It appears capable of remaining fruity and vibrant in 2082! Thank God it is beginning to budge, as I would like to drink most of my supply before I kick the bucket. This is a great, still youthful wine, and, on occasion, one does understand the hierarchy of Bordeaux chateaux when you see the complexity and brilliance of this first-growth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050+” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 12 bottles $10,000-12,000

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Two pillars of Bubbly, Dom Perignon and Cristal from a Boston collection. Maintained in climate-controlled storage. 305. Dom Perignon 1973 1 bottle $600-800 306. Dom Perignon 1980 2 bottles $375-550 307. Dom Perignon 1985 R. Parker, 96 pts. 12/94 10 bottles $2,000-3,000 308. Dom Perignon Rose 1985 1 bottle $450-650 309. Dom Perignon 1988 2 bottles (one in oc) $700-1,100 310. Dom Perignon 1988 R. Parker, 93 pts. 12/94 3 magnums (2 in oc) $1,200-1,800 311. Dom Perignon 1990 L. Perrotti-Brown for R. Parker, 98 pts. 03/09 12 bottles (1 in oc) $2,400-3,600 312. Dom Perignon 1990 L. Perrotti-Brown for R. Parker, 98 pts. 03/09 1 magnum $350-500 313. Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1990 4 bottles (each oc) $1,200-1,800 314. Dom Perignon 1992 3 bottles (1 in oc) $300-400

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315. Dom Perignon 1992 1 magnum (oc) $250-300 316. Dom Perignon 1993 21 bottles (1 in oc) $1,600-2,400 317. Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1993 2 bottles $250-350 318. Dom Perignon 1995 R. Parker, 94 pts. 12/02 13 bottles (1 in oc) $1,300-1,900 319. Dom Perignon 1996 “The 1996 Dom Perignon is superb. Layers of roasted nuts, spices, tar, smoke, acacia blossoms and a light touch of honey emerge from the glass, adding complexity to the fruit. This large-scaled Dom Perignon is currently in a beautiful place where early tertiary notes have begun to appear, yet the wine retains plenty of freshness. This is a terrific Dom Perignon that can be enjoyed today but that also promises much pleasure for the future. Anticipated maturity: 20092029.” A. Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 03/09 3 bottles $600-900 320. Dom Perignon 1998 3 bottles $300-400 321. Dom Perignon Rose 1998 “The 1998 Dom Perignon Rose is a striking, intensely perfumed Champagne redolent of sweet candied cherries and spices. This medium-bodied wine possesses gorgeous structure, but ideally another year or two of cellaring is warranted in order for the full range of aromas and flavors to emerge. The Dom Perignon Rose is 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir, with most of the Pinot coming from the south-facing vineyards of Ay. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2020.” A. Galloni for R. Parker, 94 pts. 03/09 2 bottles $400-600 322. Dom Perignon 2000 “The 2000 Dom Perignon is a gorgeous, seductive wine that floats on the palate with remarkable grace. Toasty aromas meld into freshly cut flowers, apricots and pears, with sweet notes of mint and licorice that linger on the long finish. This perfumed, inviting Dom Perignon is elegance personified, and in this vintage the wine fully merits its lofty reputation. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2019.” A. Galloni for R. Parker, 94 pts. 03/09 8 bottles (each in gift oc including two flutes) $800-1,200

323. Dom Perignon 1970 1976 1978 1988 4 bottles $850-1,200

324. Roederer Cristal Rose 1996 “The 1996 Cristal Rose is an intensely-flavored Champagne with an unusually light pale salmon color. Its effervescence is restrained (almost non-existent), but the flavors are intense in this dry, austere, provocative offering. An outrageously great, singularly-styled rose Champagne, it is best served with intensely-flavored food. It is a tour de force in Champagne to enjoy over the next 7-10 years. Louis Roederer does not display a disgorgement date or consumer friendly lot number on its non-vintage Brut. This is regrettable as it has consistently been one of the finer bottlings in this category.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/05 1 bottle (oc) $450-650

325. Roederer Cristal 1997 3 bottles (each in oc) $400-600

326. Roederer Cristal 1999 “One of the finest Champagnes I have ever brought to my lips, the 1999 Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut and apple scents. Elegant, deep, and silky-textured, this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated, pure, packed with apple flavors, and astoundingly long in the finish. Louis Roederer does not display a disgorgement date or consumer friendly lot number on its non-vintage Brut. This is regrettable as it has consistently been one of the finer bottlings in this category.” P. Rovani for R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/05 2 bottles (each in oc) $300-450

327. Roederer Cristal Rose 1999 1 bottle $300-450

328. Roederer Cristal 1996 2002 2 bottles $400-600

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Fine Wines from the WGBH Wine Collection
Lots 329-346
WGBH is proud to partner with Skinner Auctioneers. WGBH has a long wine auction tradition thanks to generous donations from private wine collectors, and offers rare and fine wines from the WGBH Wine Cellar for bid in this special auction. High bidders receive a complimentary one-year WGBH membership, with all proceeds supporting WGBH’s TV, Radio and Children’s programming. More info at wgbh.org/wine.

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329. Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1989 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe 9 bottles $900-1,400 330. Chateau Cheval Blanc (Avery) 1959 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe u: top shoulder, label scuffing and wear 1 bottle $800-1,200 331. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1983 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 magnum $900-1,200 332. Chateau Latour 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker, 95+ pts. 06/09 11 bottles $7,000-9,500 333. Chateau Montrose 1990 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe “I have had the 1990 Montrose on four separate occasions over the last several months, and I have consistently rated it either 99 or 100. Three of the bottles came from my cellar, and one was tasted at the chateau. None of them revealed any brett, which is not the case with bottles that were exposed to heat, or had bad storage issues. The wine remains a blockbuster, an inky/ruby/purple-colored effort revealing stunning concentration, amazingly high glycerin, and abundant amounts of sweet black fruits intermixed with notions of earth and spice. It is a fleshy, full-bodied St.-Estephe with atypically high amounts of fatness and fruit extract, but it is settling down nicely and seems set for another 2-3 decades of longevity. Many have felt the 1989 Montrose is better, and it is getting closer to meriting a three digit score, but it remains more tannic and backward.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 5 bottles $1,500-2,200 334. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Deep garnet-black colour. An incredible array of aromas on the nose: blackberry, black cherry, tobacco, espresso, leather, black olive and loam. The palate is absolutely seamless from first impression to finish, effortlessly building layers of complexity in the mouth and leading to a very long, earth and spice finish. I can‚t see how this could possibly be improvement so have no alternative but concede perfection. Drink now to 2045+.” L. Perrotti-Brown, 100 pts. 05/09 1 bottle $550-750

335. Chateau Palmer 1989 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe u: eleven bottom neck or better, one very top shoulder “Deep garnet-brick. Dark chocolate covered cherries, espresso, cinnamon, rose petals, tree bark and loam. Medium to full body with layers of concentrated fruit and spice flavours supported by crisp acidity and a medium+ level of fine tannins. Very long finish.” L. Perrotti-Bown for R. Parker, 96 pts. 03/10 12 bottles (owc) $2,400-3,600 336. Palmer Chateau 1990 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe 6 bottles $900-1,400 337. Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1990 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe “A remarkable vintage for Pichon Longueville Baron, 1990 is one of this estate’s two or three finest wines made in the last 40 years. Still inky/blue/purple-tinged to the rim, it reveals an extraordinary bouquet of charcoal, incense, creme de cassis, blue and black fruits, and a hint of licorice as well as an impressively long finish. While drinkable, its evolution is extremely slow, and I would not be surprised to see it last another two decades or more.” R. Parker, 97 pts. 06/09 6 bottles $1,100-1,600 338. Chateau Pape Clement 1990 Pessac Leognan R. Parker, 94 pts. 06/09 12 bottles (owc) $700-1,000 339. JL Chave Hermitage 1985 Northern Rhone R. Parker, (95) pts. 04/02 6 bottles $600-900 340. Opus One 1980 Napa u: very top shoulder 1 double magnum $500-700 341. Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1988 Napa 5 bottles $400-600

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Curated from the WGBH cellar, a multi-tiered representation of the 1982 Bordeaux Vintage 342. 1982 Bordeaux Chateau Beychevelle Chateau Branaire Ducru (2 bts) Chateau Calon Segur Chateau La Lagune Chateau La Louviere (2 bts) Chateau Le Gay (5 bts) Chateau La Tour de By (1 bt) Chateau Leoville Barton (3 bts) Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron Chateau Trotanoy Chateau Rieussec (2 demi bts) Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Chateau Gruaud Larose (2 bts) Chateau Branaire Ducru (2 bts) 2 demi bottles 23 bottles $2,300-3,500 342A. G. Roumier Bonnes Mares 1976 Cote de Nuits 3 bottles $1,000-1,500 342B. Fonseca 1985 12 bottles (owc) $500-700 Chateau Montelena is one of the Napa Valley’s icon wineries. Working atop the foundation of a century old property, the father Jim and son Bo Barret might just have the best track record in California for longevity and quality. Fads don’t exist here, this team doesn’t need razzle-dazzle. Montelena wines are prized for their ability to improve with age – and not merely endure. –PhM 343. Chateau Montelena Vertical Estate 1993 (3 bts) 1984 (10 bts) 1986 (6 bts) 1987 (7 bts) 1988 (3 bts) 1989 (2 bts) 1990 (6 bts) Napa 37 bottles $2,400-3,600

The World - Travel the world through the prism of wines in your glass. Map the world through historic wine regions and experience the virtuosity of the world’s finest wine producers. 344. The World Chateau Beychevelle 1986 (6 bts) Chateau Cos Laboury 1990 (6 bts) Chateau Figeac 1986 (1 bt) Chateau Lafon Rochet 1993 (6 bts) Chateau La Louviere 1990 (6 bts) Chateau Latour a Pomerol 1983 (1 bt) Chateau L’Evganvile 1989 (2 bts) Chateau Lascombes 1969 (1 bt) Chateau Lynch Bages 1978 (1 bt) Chateau Margaux 1971 (1 bt) Chateau Margaux Pavillon Rouge 1986 (1 bt) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1978 (1 bt) Chateau Pavie Macquin 1989 Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1990 (5 bts) Chateau Rauzan Segla 1962 Chateau Climens 1979 (2 bts) R du Chateau Rieussec 1983 Drouhin Musigny 1973 (2 bts) Monts Luisants (2 bts) Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne 1999 (2 bts) Mommesin 1983 (2 bts) Remoissenet Hospice de Beaune Nuits St. Georges Aux Boudots 1985 (2 bts) G. Roumier Morey St. Denis Clos de la Bussiere 1983 (1 bt) Chapoutier Hermitage La Sizeranne 1989 (5 bts) Chapoutier Hermitage Monier de la Sizeranne 1990 (3 bts) Chateau de Beaucastel Chateuneuf du Papae 2001 (4 bts) Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 1988 (2 bts) Guigal Brune et Blonde 1983 (1 bt) 1988 (4 bts) Gaja Barbaresco 1995 (1 bt) Guerrieri Rizzardi Amarone Recioto Della Valpolicella 1969 (1 bt) Sette Ponti Oreno 2006 Signorello Padrone 2000 Vietti Barbera Scarone 1988 (3 bts) Dow 1985 (1 demi bt) Fonseca 1985 (3 bts) Vietti Barolo 1978 (1 bt) 1985 (1 bt) Muller Catoir Reislander 1994 (1 bt) Beringer Private Reserve 1997 (1 bt) Duckhorn Merlot 1994 (1 mag) Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1986 (1 bt) La Jota Howell Mntn 1995 (1 bt) St. Clement Oroppas (1 mag) Von Strasser Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 1996 (1 bt) $7,000-10,000

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The American Experience, often the immigrant’s experience, from a vintner’s point of view. European knowledge, grape varietals and craft, grafted onto sturdy American root stock. 345. American Experience David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon 1996 (1 bt) Beaulieu Georges de Latour 2004 (2 bts) Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (1 bt) 1993 (2 bts) 1995 (1 bt) 1996 (1 bt) Chabot Vineyard 1992 (1 bt) Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 1981 (1 bt) Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1985 (2 bts) 1994 (1 bt) 2000 (1 bt) Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Gravelley Meadow 1980 (1 bt) 1981 (1 bt) Red Rock Terrace 1981 (1 bt) Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (1 bt) Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon 1985 (1 bt) 1990 (1 bt) Groth Cabernet Sauvignon 1990 (1 bt) 1994 (1 bt) Heitz Martha’s Vineyard 1982 (1 bt) 1991 (2 bts) Kistler McCrea Vineyard Chardonnay 2003 (2 bts) La Jota Howell Moutain Cabernet Sauvignon 1990 (1 bt) Opus One 1979 (2 bts) 1980 (2 bts) 1992 (1 bt) 2002 (1 bt) 2003 (1 bt) Mondavi Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (1 bt) 1995 (1 bt) 1997 (1 bt) Oakville 1996 (1 bt) 1997 (1 bt) Reserve 1997 (1 bt) 1998 (1 bt) Pahlmeyer Caldwell Vineyard 1990 (3 bts) Phelps Insignia 1987 (1 bt) Phelps Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 (1 bt) 1992 (1 bt) Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz (6 bts) Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1987 (4 bts) 1990 (2 bts) Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon 1990 (3 bts) Stag’s Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 (4 bts) 1986 (1 bt) 1992 (1 bt) Cask 23 1992 (2 bts) Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1984 (5 bts) 2000 (5 bts) Von Strasser Diamond Mntn District Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 (2 bts) $5500-8500

Mystery – The vinous equivalent of the sublime Helen Mirren as D.C.I. Jane Tennyson and Kenneth Branagh’s brooding and complex character Kurt Wallender, with the eleganance of Nathaniel Parker as the blueblood Thomas Lynley, eighth Earl of Asherton, and as brash, bold and dramatic as the incomparable Sherlock Holmes. The world’s finest, strongest, classic wines, as embodied by Mystery’s iconic sleuths. 346. Mystery

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From an East Coast Collector, stored in ideal cellar conditions. 347. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Deep garnet-black colour. An incredible array of aromas on the nose: blackberry, black cherry, tobacco, espresso, leather, black olive and loam. The palate is absolutely seamless from first impression to finish, effortlessly building layers of complexity in the mouth and leading to a very long, earth and spice finish. I can’t see how this could possibly be improvement so have no alternative but concede perfection.” L. Perrotti-Brown for R. Parker, 100 pts. 05/09 12 bottles (owc) $7,000-10,000 348. Chateau Pichon Longeville, Lalande 1989 Pauillac, 2me Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $1,500-2,200 349. Chateau Talbot 1989 St. Julien, 4eme Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $600-800 350. Chateau d’Yquem 1918 Sauternes u: very top shoulder, beautiful mid-hued amber Recorked c. 1990 by Vintage Recorking 1 bottle $550-750 351. Chateau Rieussec 1996 (6 bts) 1997 (6 bts) Sauternes 12 demi bottles $300-425 352. Drouhin Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche 1997 Cote de Beaune 1 bottle $150-200 353. Amuse Bouche Merlot 2002 (2 bts) 2004 (2 bts) 2007 (2 bts) Napa included are three label posters, 2004-Ira Yeager, 2007-Leroy Neiman “The Last Dance,” 2005-Wayne Thiebaud 6 bottles (owc) $500-700 354. Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay 2001-2006 Sonoma 6 bottles (owc) $600-800

355. Peter Michael Point Rouge Chardonnay 2007 Sonoma “The 2007 Chardonnay Point Rouge (280 cases) has moved out of the restrained state it was in a year ago, and now exhibits splendidly intense, nearly over-the-top levels of honeyed tropical fruits, hazelnut, almond paste, quince, and peach liqueur. Full-bodied, thick, and rich yet braced by considerable acidity, this is a remarkable tour de force in Chardonnay that should age for a decade or more.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/10 2 bottles $400-600 Burgundian and Italian Gems from the climate-controlled Massachusetts Cellar of a True Collector. 356. Ghislaine Barthod, Chambolle Musigny Les Cras 2006 Cote de Nuits 7 bottles $350-500 357. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant 2004 Cote de Nuits Banded “This is much more in the style of the Echézeaux with its exuberantly expressive and luxurious black fruit nose nuanced by a huge range of spices including anise, clove and cinnamon with notes of tea and hoisin as well. The moderately full flavors are sappy, rich and sweet with ample volume and a palate drenching finish that benefits from an underlying sense of vibrancy. There is real energy here, which seems to collect and focus the flavors. Terrific stuff and exceptionally long and the only aspect that prevents this from catching the Richebourg is that it doesn’t quite have the same degree of phenolic ripeness.” Burghound, (92-94) pts. 01/06 6 bottles (owc) $1,800-2,400 A candidate for wine of the vintage. –CM 358. Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares 2005 Cote de Nuits “An even riper but not surmature nose that is less elegant and aromatically complex, at least at present, features brooding aromas of black and blue berry plus black cherry and violets nuanced by hints of spice and warm earth merge into big, powerful and wellmuscled flavors underpinned by impressive mid-palate concentration and dense but fine tannins, all wrapped in a dazzling long finish that is perfectly balanced. This will clearly require time to unfold but the raw material is indisputably here and like the Musigny, this is built for the very long haul.” Burghound, 95 pts. 01/08 7 bottles $2,000-3,000 359. Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares 2006 Cote de Nuits “This too is quite restrained with almost exclusively red berry fruit and intense floral aromas that are high-toned and pure while complementing the supple, textured, dusty and extremely precise flavors that exude a quiet power on the brooding and linear finish that delivers outstanding length. This will require every bit of a decade to resolve the very firm structure. This is less elegant than the 1er but more powerful and the distinguishing character of the ‘06 Bonnes Mares is the serenity that it projects. I thought that it would be good but this knocks on the door of being genuinely great.” Burghound, 94 pts. 01/09 3 bottles $350-500

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360. Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares 2007 Cote de Nuits “A surprisingly expressive nose displays a broad panoply of ripe floral and fruit aromas that include red raspberry, cherry, plum, violet and rose surrounded by warm soil tones that can also be found on the powerful and tautly muscled large scaled flavors blessed with ample underlying reserves of dry extract that render the relatively refined tannins invisible at present on the explosive and exceptionally deep finish where notes of citrus and floral resurface. A seriously impressive wine of Zen-like harmony and poise.” Burghound, 93 pts. 01/10 2 bottles $400-600 361. Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny 2005 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $425-625 362. Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny 1996 Cote de Nuits 10 bottles $1,000-1,500 363. Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny les Amoureuses 2005 Cote de Nuits “As one would expect, this is distinctly more elegant and refined with an airy, pure and intensely spicy black fruit nose that carries the same lovely floral note while merging seamlessly into the layered, textured and beautifully detailed flavors that possess a velvety character on the focused, mineral infused and powerful finish that is stunningly long. This saturates the palate with extract of black raspberry, which again completely buffers the sense of underlying structure though this is clearly built to age. Sheer class.” Burghound, 91-94 pts. 01/07 2 bottles $700-1,000 364. Comte de Vogue Musigny 2007 Cote de Nuits 2 bottles $500-750 365. Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques 1999 Cote de Nuits “Much deeper color than the foregoing wines. The breed is immediately evident on the nose with ripe red and black fruits and big, rich flavors, plenty of structure, silky tannins and quality length. The subtlety here is impressive, especially for young Clos St.Jacques.” Burghound, 91 pts. 04/02 2 magnums $800-1,200 366. Groffier Bonnes Mares 2005 Cote de Nuits “I was frankly shocked to find that the aromatic profile here was even more elegant and arguably finer than that of the Amoureuses with its bright red and blue pinot fruit, minerals and spice notes, particularly anise that complement to perfection the sleek, taut, brooding and focused flavors that explode on the hugely long and deep finish. This is an impressive wine that has that ‘wow’ factor.” Burghound, 94 pts. 01/08 3 bottles $400-600

A Domaine known for the understated power of its wines. After the tragic passing of the dynamic young Romain Lignier who had been running the Domaine since 2001, this wine was produced by his father, Hubert. –CM 367. H. Lignier Clos de la Roche 2006 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles (oc) $1,600-2,200 368. Meo Camuzet Echezeaux Les Rouges du Bas 2006 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles (oc) $1,600-2,200 369. Roumier Bonnes Mares 1999 Cote de Nuits “The nose is still showing incredibly ripe (but not roasted) intense blueberry, blackberry and cassis aromas with concentrated, powerful, intense and gorgeously sappy flavors that just explode on the palate supported by mouth coating tannins, exquisite balance and that certain “presence” that all great wines have. A Bonnes Mares that will age and improve for a long, long time and it’s clear that this is flat out superb juice that has that ‘wow’ factor. While I still slightly prefer the stylistic purity of the ‘02, the ‘99 is certainly showier and the underlying material is every bit as good.” Burghound, 95 pts. 01/07 6 bottles $3,000-4,500 Christof Roumier crafted exemplary wines in the outstanding 2005 vintage. The focus of this Bonnes Mares is dazzling. –CM 370. Roumier Bonnes Mares 2005 Cote de Nuits “In contrast to the aromatic fireworks of the Amoureuses, here the nose is equally, indeed stunningly complex and deep but with a discreet and brooding character of mostly violets and blueberry notes against a backdrop of fresh earth that continues on the rich, intense and quite firmly structured big-boned flavors that are hugely long and built to age for decades. This will need at least 15 years to arrive at its majority but as this is one of the longest-lived wines in all of Burgundy, it will still be alive and well in 50 years.” Burghound, 96 pts. 01/08 2 bottles $1,200-1,800 371. Roumier Chambolle Musigny 2005 (3 bts) 2006 (3 bts) Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $400-600 372. Roumier Chambolle Musigny les Cras 1999 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $500-750 373. Chambolle Musigny les Cras 2000 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $300-450

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374. Meo Camuzet Clos de Vougeot 2005 (3 bts) Burghound, 94 pts. 11/09 Mugneret Nuits St. Georges Les Chaignots 2005 (5 bts) Vogue Bourgogne Blanc 2005 (3 bts) 11 bottles $800-1,200 375. Gaja Barbaresco 2001 Piedmont 5 bottles $450-650 376. Gaja Sori Tildin 1996 Piedmont 5 bottles $750-1,100 377. Gaja Sori Tildin 1997 Piedmont 5 bottles $1,500-2,000 378. Giacosa Barbaresco 1998 Piedmont 6 bottles $275-350 379. Giacosa Barolo 1998 Piedmont 5 bottles $250-350 380. Soldera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1998 Tuscany 16 bottles $1,700-2,400 381. No lot. Large Format Burgundy including rare Marc and Fine and a draught of the Rhone from a climate-controlled East Coast Cellar. 382. Dujac Bonnes Mares 1985 Cote de Nuits u: 2cm or better 3 bottles $1,800-2,500 Faiveley had a long-term lease on the famed Clos de la Marechale, a rare chance to taste a top vintage before it reverted to Mugnier family, now in the capable hands of Freddie Mugnier. –CM

383. Faiveley Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale 1999 2002 Cote de Nuits 2 jeroboams $900-1,300 384. Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Vielle Vignes 2005 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles $600-900 385. Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Clos St, Jacques Vielles Vignes 2005 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $1,000-1,500 386. Fourrier Griottes Chambertin Vielle Vignes 1997 1999 2002 Cote de Nuits 3 magnums $650-850 387. JN Gagnard, Chassagne Montrachet les Caillerets 2000 Cote de Beaune 2 jeroboams $300-450 388. F. Jobard, Meursault En La Barre 1992 Cote de Beaune 8 demi bottles $350-500 The famed monopole known for producing wine of great purity and concentration. –CM 389. Mommesin Clos de Tart 2001 Cote de Nuits 1 methuselah $1,200-1,800 390. B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet, les Embrazees 2002 Cote de Beaune 3 jeroboams $200-300 391. B. Morey 1997 Chassagne Montrachet Vertical Caillerets Embrazees Morgeot Vide Bourse Cote de Beaune 4 jeroboams $800-1,200

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392. Ponsot Clos de la Roche Vielle Vignes 2004 Cote de Nuits “In contrast to the aromatic expressiveness of the Chapelle and CSD, this is completely backward and even intense swirling coaxes only the most reluctant hints of stunningly complex earthy red and black pinot fruit aromas but that are completely in keeping with the brooding, intense and jaw droppingly powerful and concentrated, chewy and deep flavors that possess a finish seemingly without end. Like its stable mates, this is an exceptionally serious wine of immense depth and one that will also age for an exceptionally long time.” Burghound, 93-95 pts. 01/06 6 bottles $600-900 393. Rapet Corton Charlemagne 2000 Cote de Beaune 12 magnums $900-1,200 Jean-Marc Roulot is in the elite echelon of Meursault’s most distinguished winemakers, the purity of his wines is a hallmark. –CM 394. Roulot Hospices de Beaune Meursault Genevrieres Cuvee Baudot 2007 Cote de Nuits 6 magnums $1,200-1,800 395. Roulot Hospices de Beaune Meursault Genevrieres Cuvee Baudot 2007 Cote de Nuits 1 jeroboam $600-900 396. Roumier Hospices de Beaune Corton Cuvee Charlotte Dumay 2005 Cote de Nuits 6 magnums (2 x owc) $2,000-3,000 397. Roumier Hospices de Beaune Volnay Cuvee Blondeau 2005 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles $1,600-2,200 398. Vougeraie Clos Vougeot 2005 Cote de Nuits 1 jeroboam $400-600

399. Comte de Vogue Musigny Vielle Vignes 1993 Cote de Nuits “Still relatively if no longer completely primary with a nose that is the crystalline essence of black cherry pinot sap and leads to massively structured and thick flavors with dense, ripe tannins that are completely buffered by all the extract. This is flat out great and still quite youthful though the initial signs of maturity are now evident. In my view, this is the best de Vogüé Musigny since at least ‘71 and is a monument in the making as it will live for 50 years without breathing hard. Multiple, and consistent, notes.” Burghound, 97 pts. 11/09 3 demi bottles $600-800 400. Delagrange Vieux Marc Meursault 1979 Gaunoux Vieux Marc Meursault 1978 Gaunoux Vieux Fine de Bourgogne Eau de Vie Meursault 1978 Rousseau Vieux Fine Gevrey Chambertin 1982 Rousseau Vieux Marc Gevrey Chambertin 1982 Trapet Marc de Chambertin 1990 Cote d’Or 6 bottles $600-900 401. Jacoulet Fine 1948 Gaunoux 1949 Vieux Marc Jacoulet Fine 1949 Jacoulet Fine 1950 Gaunoux Vieux Marc 1966 5 bottles $500-700 Henri Bonneau, the reclusive, mercurial king of the most individual and expressive Chanteauneuf produced. –CM 402. Bonneau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Speciale 1998 Southern Rhone R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/06 3 bottles $450-650 The Brunier Brothers continue to excel at producing stellar Chateauneuf from their prized sight, Le Crau. –CM 403. Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape 2000 Southern Rhone 1 jeroboam $150-250

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Highly lauded Shiraz from the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Central Victoria, South Australia. Stored in custom built, climate-controlled storage, removed by Skinner staff. 404. Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz 2005 Barossa Valley “The profound 2005 Shiraz Amon Ra is fashioned from a dry grown, 100- to 110 year-old vineyard, and spends 14 months in a combination of 100% new French and American barrels as well as 300-liter hogsheads. A saturated purple color is followed by scents of creme de cassis, incense, licorice, black raspberries, graphite, and sweet wood. It unfolds beautifully on the palate to reveal terrific richness, full-bodied power, great definition, and lovely elegance. This exquisite Shiraz is still young, but it possesses a degree of accessibility. It should age for two decades. It is a superb example of cutting edge winemaking being utilized on ancient Shiraz vines in the Barossa.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/06 4 bottles $150-250 405. Greenock Creek Roennfeldt Road Shiraz 1996 Barossa Valley “The perfect 1996 Shiraz Roennfeldt Road (15.2% alcohol) was aged three years in new American hogsheads (small foudres). This amazing achievement boasts an inky/black/purple color as well as a striking perfume of smoke, charcoal, blackberry liqueur, and a hint of toast. In the mouth, it is fabulously concentrated and tremendously pure, with layer upon layer of flavors that unfold incrementally. Mouth-staining, but not over the top, it would be hard to find a more concentrated wine anywhere in the world. Although the tannin is high, it is obscured by the wealth of fruit and glycerin. A tour de force in winemaking, it is probably worth the high cost of admission.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 10/02 3 bottles $800-1,200 406. Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz 2001 Barossa Valley “From the estate’s youngest vineyard (seven years), the 2001 Shiraz Alice’s (600 cases) spends 26-28 months in old American oak barrels and small foudres (hogsheads), and is bottled unfiltered. It is a riveting example of richness, concentration, and body. It should drink well young, but evolve nicely for 12-15 years.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/04 5 bottles $300-450 407. Noon Winery Reserve Shiraz 2001 “The 2001 Shiraz Reserve is a riveting example of what is so exciting about old vine Shiraz. Produced from a 35-40-year old McLaren Vale vineyard, it possesses amazing aromatics, purity, texture, and richness. This 2001, which tips the scales at a lofty 15.8% alcohol, is intense and full-bodied as well as remarkably elegant for a wine of such mass and intensity. Its impenetrable inky/black/purple color is accompanied by explosive aromatics, and is bursting with deep, rich, well-balanced flavors revealing seamlessly integrated wood, alcohol, acidity, and tannin. Profoundly deep, rich, and intense, it will hit its peak in 3-4 years, and should last for 15+. This is truly compelling old vine Shiraz!” R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/03 5 bottles $300-450

408. Penfolds Grange Shiraz 1995 South Australia “A massive wine, majestic in its proportions, combining power and grace in equal measure. Flavors of plum, blackberry, chocolate and pepper, with hints of cedar, licorice and mint, swirl through the exotic finish. Tannins swarm but don’t overwhelm the finish, which echoes all day and night. Best from 2004 through 2020. 9,800 cases made.” –HS for Wine Spectator, 97 pts. Issue 12/31/2000 4 bottles $600-800 409. Philips, Integrity 2001 McLaren Vale “The 2001 Shiraz Integrity (100% Shiraz) is virtually perfect. Both Sarah and Sparky Marquis, who have made some great wines, consider this the finest they have ever produced. I can’t disagree, and those who love big, rich, concentrated, multidimensional Australian Shiraz may think I underscored it by a point. It possesses an inky/purple color as well as a magnificent nose of white flowers, blackberries, cassis, and a hint of espresso. Dense, with thrilling levels of concentration, a multi-tiered mid-palate, and sweet tannin in the 50-second finish, this wine was made from relatively young vines, and the alcohol is a lofty 16.2%, but that’s irrelevant when tasting a wine that is this perfectly balanced and compelling.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/02 3 bottles $300-450 410. Integrity Shiraz 2002 McLaren Vale “The virtually perfect, limited production (1,000 cases) cuvee of 2002 Shiraz Integrity is a 100% Shiraz fashioned from four specific vineyard blocks (surprisingly young vines of 4-6 years in age). It boasts terrific minerality, structure, definition, and prodigious levels of concentration as well as perfume. An inky/black color is followed by aromas of melted road tar, licorice, Asian spices, sweet creme de cassis as well as blackberries, and a hint of acacia flowers. There is compelling density, great purity, and tremendous viscosity, yet it is not over the top. There is real definition/delineation to this large-scaled Shiraz. It was aged in 100% new American oak for 13 months. A tour de force in winemaking, it stood out as one of the most singular and greatest wines I tasted for this report.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 08/03 5 bottles $500-750 411. Three Rivers Dry Grown Shiraz Barossa Valley Bushvines 1992 Barossa Valley 1 bottle $450-650 412. Torbreck Run Rig 2001 Barossa Valley “The youngest Run Rig, the 2001, should equal the 1998 as it is almost a clone aromatically, texturally, and flavor-wise, just much younger. This opaque purple-colored beauty should flirt with perfection over the next 10-15 years.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 06/09 3 bottles $300-450

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413. Torbreck Run Rig 2002 Barossa Valley “The 2002 Run Rig (97% Shiraz and 3% Viognier aged in 100% new French oak) represents the essence of old vine Barossa fruit. Extraordinarily opulent and rich, but playing it closer to the vest than the 2001, it gets my nod as one of the most remarkable wines made in either the Southern or Northern Hemisphere. An inky/purple color is accompanied by a sumptuous bouquet of apricots, honeysuckle, black raspberries, blackberries, licorice, and a hint of roasted meats. The wood has been soaked up by the wine’s extraordinary concentration. Fashioned from four sectors of Barossa (Maranaga, Koonunga Hill, Moppa, and Greenock), it spent 30 months in primarily new oak, and was bottled without fining or filtration.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/05 8 bottles $1,000-1,500 414. Torbreck Les Amis Grenache 2003 Barossa Valley one wax seal cracked “The 2003 Les Amis is a 300-case cuvee of 100% Grenache from a vineyard planted in 1901. I have had a lot of fun serving the 2002 blind to guests, and for my taste, this cuvee is the reference point for old vine Grenache produced in Australia. It is extraordinarily elegant for a wine of such power, richness, and intensity. Amazingly delineated, with a dense ruby/purple color as well as a gorgeously sweet nose of smoke, spice box, black cherry liqueur, creme de cassis, licorice, and lavender, it offers impressive balance, purity, opulence, and persistence. This phenomenal wine is both powerful and refreshingly elegant. A magnificent achievement for Torbreck, it should drink well for 15+ years.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/05 10 bottles $750-1,100 415. Torbreck Descendant 2001 (2 bts) R. Parker, 98 pts. 08/03 The Factor 2002 (2 bts) R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/04 Run Rig 1997 (1 bt) R. Parker, 95 pts. 06/09 Barossa Valley 5 bottles $425-650 416. Wild Duck Creek Estate Duck Muck Heathcote 1997 Central Victoria “My tasting notes begin with the words ‘great stuff.’ Opaque black purple-colored, with a viscosity resembling vintage port, this thick, chewy Shiraz exhibits a panorama of black fruits intermixed with licorice, tar, roasted herbs, and sweet oak. The acidity and tannin appear to be missing because of the wine’s wealth of fruit, glycerin, and extract. It is a surreal, other-worldly style of Shiraz that needs to be sipped rather than gulped given its power and intensity.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 02/2000 1 bottle $300-400 417. Wild Duck Creek Estate Shiraz Duck Muck Heathcote 2000 (2 bts) 2002 (1 bt) Central Victoria 3 bottles $300-400

Rare and rarer still, Mature Bordeaux from the cellar of a Massachusetts Collector. Stored in ideal conditions. 418. Chateau Haut Brion 1947 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, one high shoulder, two migh-mid shoulder, one shoulder 6 bottles $4,000-6,000 419. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1947 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, five high shoulder, five high-mid shoulder, one mid shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $8,000-13,000 420. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1961 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 2 bottles $1,500-2,200 421. Chateau Latour 1947 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: two top shoulder, one high shoudler, two high-mid shoulder, one shoulder 6 bottles $3,000-4,000 422. Chateau Margaux 1945 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $1,000-1,500 423. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1937 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $400-600 424. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1949 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “1949 was always considered to be the late Baron’s favorite vintage. While I find it a formidable Mouton, I have a preference for the 1945, 1947, 1959, 1982, and 1986. The bouquet offers copious amounts of sweet, ripe cassis fruit, herbs, spicy oak, and a touch of coffee and cinnamon. Medium-bodied, with moderate tannin still noticeable, this compact, dark garnet, opaquely-colored wine possesses superb concentration and a remarkably long finish. It appears to be fully mature, yet the balance, length, and tannin level suggest this wine could last for another 20 years.” R. Parker, 94 pts. 10/94 1 bottle $1,500-2,000 425. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1961 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: top shoulder, bin soil R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/94 1 magnum $3,000-4,000

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427. Chateau d’Yquem 1955 u: beautiful chestnut color, label ripped and partially missing, with wax capsule 1 bottle $600-900 428. Chateau d’Yquem 1967 u: light maple color, bottom neck R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 1 bottle $900-1,400

444. Chateau Calon Segur 1947 u: very top shoulder, label nearly obscured by spotting, vintage just visible “The most opulent, generous and decadent Calon-Segur I have ever tasted is the 1947. It revealed considerable amber and rust in its color, but the sweet, jammy nose of fruitcake, cedar, and colossal quantities of unctuously-textured black fruits is the stuff of legend. Thick and rich, with more glycerin, fruit, and alcohol than tannin, this is a juicy, fat wine that has been fully mature for 20+ years. It exhibited no signs of decline or fruit loss.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 1 magnum $2,000-3,000 445. Chateau Cheval Blanc 1949 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, one mid shoulder, bin soil R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/96 2 bottles $1,500-2,000 446. Chateau Cheval Blanc 1955 St. Emilion, 1er Cru Classe u: high-mid shoulder, light bin soil 1 bottle $400-600 447. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1961 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: all low shoulder or better R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/94 4 bottles $1,000-1,500 448. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1961 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: low-mid shoulder bin soil “Fully mature, yet continuing to exhibit gobs of rich, lush, expansive fruit, the 1961 has amber/orange edges, and possesses an exotic bouquet of ripe fruit, vanillin, caramel, mint, and cedar. Fat, rich, and loaded with sweet, highly extracted fruit, this velvety, beautifully crafted wine has a 60-75 second finish. It is a brilliant wine that should hold up nicely for up to a decade. Anticipated maturity: now2005.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/94 1 magnum $450-650 449. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better, light bin soil “This wine has been fully mature and delicious for many years, so I was not surprised by how stunning this bottle was. It has always been an outstanding wine for the vintage - complex, rich, savory, and the quintessentially elegant Bordeaux. This beauty continues to reveal the fragrance and finesse that one expects from Lafite-Rothschild but so rarely finds. A fragrant, complex bouquet of cedar, herbs, vanillin, fruitcake, and coffee is followed by a soft, gentle, graciouslyconstructed wine with sweet layers of fruit. I am not sure how much longer the 1970 Ducru will keep, but from regular bottle, it is delicious and should be consumed. How nice it would be to have a stock of magnums of this wine in the cellar!” R. Parker, 92 pts. 06/96 6 magnums (owc) $1,200-1,800

Port
429. Graham 1948 no label 1 bottle $300-450 430. Silva, Quinta do Noval 1950 2 bottles $150-250 431. Terra-cotta Wine Cooler with Silver Rim. $100-125 432. Vulcan Wine Opener and Asprey Bar Set. $200-300 Stellar wines from all over the globe, including a rare highlight of Armagnac, glorious Sauternes, and steadfast Bordeaux. From the cellar of an East Coast Collector. Maintained in climate-controlled custom-built storage and picked up by Skinner staff. 433. Chateau Beychevelle 1981 St. Julien, 4eme Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, wax capsule missing to top 1 imperial $225-300 434-443. No lots.

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450. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1970 u: all very top shoulder or better St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe 6 magnums (owc) $1,200-1,800 451. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1970 u: all very top shoulder or better St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe 6 magnums (owc) $1,200-1,800 452. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1975 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder 6 magnums (owc) $450-650 453. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1985 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better, light bin soil 6 bottles (owc - no lid) $350-500 454. Chateau Figeac 1962 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe u: three very top shoulder, three top shoulder, three high shoulder, two high-mid shoulder, one low mid shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $2,600-3,600 455. Chateau Figeac 1970 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, light bin soil 17 demi bottles $850-1,200 456. Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste 1945 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, two high shoulder, one high-mid shoulder, label staining, bin soil, one label partially missing 5 bottles $1,600-2,400 457. Chateau Haut Brion 1982 Check quote Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: 3cm, light bin soil R. Parker, 95 pts. 06/09 1 bottle $600-800 458. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1937 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: high shoulder, bin soil, top of capsule missing 1 bottle $800-1,200

459. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1962 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: top shoulder, light bin soil, label staining 1 magnum $500-700 460. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1976 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: bottom neck, glue striping, bin soil 1 bottle $250-350 461. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1976 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: top shoulder, bin soil 1 magnum $450-650 462. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1979 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: both into neck, some with tissue adhesion, glue striping, light bin soil 2 bottles $400-600 463. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1981 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better 12 bottles (owc) $5,500-7,000 La Mission lies just across the road from Haut Brion. The descendents of American banker Clarence Dillon now run both properties (previously owning just Haut Brion). Given this fact, there exists an inevitable fixation to contrast the properties. Still, the arrangement between them is not really one of sibling rivalry at all. What is striking is how these wine estates and adjacent vineyards exist so close to the city center of Bordeaux (4 miles). Mercifully the unusually deep gravel soils so ideal for viticulture were never paved over! –PhM 464. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1983 Pessac Leognan u: all bottom neck or better 12 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 465. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1983 Pessac Leognan u: eleven very top shoulder or better, one top shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 466. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1986 Pessac Leognan 10 bottles $1,000-1,500

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467. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1988 Pessac Leognan u: all into neck 12 bottles (owc) $900-1,300 468. Chateau Latour 1937 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: top-high shoulder, label unaffixed, label staining 1 bottle $300-450 469. Chateau Latour 1959 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, top shoulder, label fading “Dark garnet with an amber edge, the 1959 Latour reveals a touch of volatile acidity in the nose, along with aromas of melted caramel, tobacco, and jammy red and black fruits. As the wine sat in the glass, notes of minerals, coffee, spice, and underbrush emerged. There is still copious tannin in the finish (I am not sure it will ever be fully resolved), but this sumptuous, complex, fragrant, super-rich Latour cuts a broad swath across the palate. Fully mature, it is best consumed over the next decade.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 06/00 2 bottles $2,500-3,500 470. Chateau Latour 1981 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: eleven top shoulder or better, one top shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $1,800-2,400 471. Chateau Latour 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better “Always somewhat atypical (which I suspect will be the case with the more modern day 2003), the 1982 Latour has been the most opulent, flamboyant, and precocious of the northern Medocs, especially the St.-Juliens, Pauillacs, and St.-Estephes. It hasn’t changed much over the last 10-15 years, revealing sweet tannins as well as extraordinarily decadent, even extravagant levels of fruit, glycerin, and body. It is an amazing wine, and on several occasions, I have actually picked it as a right bank Pomerol because of the lushness and succulence of the cedary, blackberry, black currant fruit. This vintage has always tasted great, even in its youth, and revealed a precociousness that one does not associate with this Chateau. However, the 1982 is still evolving at a glacial pace. The concentration remains remarkable, and the wine is a full-bodied, exuberant, rich, classic Pauillac in its aromatic and flavor profiles. It’s just juiced up (similar to an athlete on steroids) and is all the better for it. This remarkable effort will last as long as the 1982 Mouton, but it has always been more approachable and decadently fruity. Drink it now, in 20 years, and in 50 years! Don’t miss it if you are a wine lover.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 9 bottles $11,000-16,000

Leoville Las Cases (LLC) is a St. Julien in name only—not that there is anything wrong with that. This wine is generally quite wellendowed and possessing dramatic depth. LLC is quite a large property on the river side of the north-south road from the city of Bordeaux. Leoville Barton and Leoville Poyferre were cleaved off at various times in history … further validation that this is a most special site (“terrior” in French). –PhM 472. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1961 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, two high-mid shoulder, two low-mid shoulder, bin soil 8 bottles $1,500-2,200 473. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: ten top shoulder, or better, one top-high shoulder, one high-mid shoulder, slight capsule corrosion 12 bottles (owc) $450-600 474. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: ten top shoulder or better, two high shoulder, slight capsule corrosion, cork depression to two, break to one capsule, label spotting 12 bottles (owc) $450-600 475. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: eight top shoulder, three high shoulder, one high-mid shoulder, label spotting 12 bottles (owc) $450-600 476. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: seven top shoulder or better, four high shoulder, one top-high shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $450-600 477. Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1970 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: six very top shoulder, one top shoulder, two top-high shoulder, bin soil, some heavy label staining, capsule corrosion 9 magnums $900-1,300

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478. Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, label highly stained and glue striped, vintage just visible “Consistently scoring between 98-100, the superb 1982 Margaux may be slightly bigger, bolder, and more masculine than vintages produced over the last 15-20 years. Its dark plum/purple color is followed by notes of melted tar intermixed with sweet cassis and floral underpinnings. Very full-bodied and dense for a Chateau Margaux, with a slight rusticity to the tannins, it boasts blockbuster power, richness, and impressive aromatics. It appears set for another 30-40 years of life.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/09 1 magnum $1,200-1,600 479. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1959 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: top-high shoulder, light bin soil “I am always blown away by the 1959 Mouton, one of the greatest Moutons made in the last thirty-five years. Every time I have this wine it is undeniable that Mouton made a richer, more persuasive wine in 1959 than in 1961. Astonishingly young and unevolved, with a black/ purple color, the wine exhibits a youthful nose of cassis, minerals, and new oak. It is exceptionally powerful and super-extracted, with the fruit supported by high levels of tannin and some lusty quantities of alcohol. This mammoth, full-bodied Mouton-Rothschild should continue to evolve for another 20-30 years. It may well be a 100-year wine!” R. Parker, 100 pts. 01/98 1 bottle $1,200-1,800 480. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one bottom neck, two very top shoulder, one with potential seepage, slight label wrinkling and staining to all “This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure. It appears capable of remaining fruity and vibrant in 2082! Thank God it is beginning to budge, as I would like to drink most of my supply before I kick the bucket. This is a great, still youthful wine, and, on occasion, one does understand the hierarchy of Bordeaux chateaux when you see the complexity and brilliance of this first-growth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050+.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 3 double magnums $10,000-14,000 481. Chateau Palmer 1945 Margaux 3eme Cru Classe “Palmer’s 1945 (never tasted stateside) is one of the few 1945s that can be called exceptionally opulent, super-rich, and fat in its chewy, nearly over-ripe fruit. It is a rich, succulent, decadently fruity, alcoholic wine that remains in top condition.” R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/94 1 magnum $6,000-9,000

482. Chateau Palmer 1970 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe u: two very top shoulder, three top shoulder, bin soil 5 magnums $3,500-5,000 483. Chateau Petrus (Hanappier Peyrelongue) 1924 u: top-high shoulder, bin soil 1 bottle $1,500-2,000 484. Chateau Petrus 1975 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: all top shoulder or better, some wine staining to labels “The 1975 Petrus reveals a youthful, rustic, brutally powerful style, with an opaque garnet/ruby/purple color, and an emerging nose of over-ripe black-cherries, mocha/chocolate, and truffles. Extremely full-bodied, ferociously tannic, but awesomely concentrated, the 1975 Petrus can be drunk, provided readers have a penchant for slightly uncivilized wines. This behemoth Petrus (the last made in this style) is at least a decade away from full maturity. It is potentially a 50 year wine, with exquisite concentration and intensity.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/96 12 bottles (owc) $12,000-18,000 485. Chateau Petrus 1975 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: one high-mid shoulder with seepage, all others top shoulder or better, some wine staining to labels R. Parker, 98 pts. 02/96 12 bottles (owc) $12,000-18,000 486. Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1961 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, two top-high shoulder, no label to one, heavy label staining to rest 5 bottles $900-1,300 Pichon Longueville - The visually stunning Pichon Longueville could serve as the post-card-image one conjures up when imaging a chateau in France. A Second Growth for certain, but given Pichon’s lofty neighbors, their competitive juices must be constantly flowing. An intriguing aspect with many these older, established estates is how rigorously they embrace modernity – one could be forgiven for erroneously assuming that time has stopped inside the front door. In Pichon’s case, it was the first property to attain the ISO 14001 standard in the entire Bordeaux region! –PhM 487. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1990 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: eleven bottom neck or better, one very top shoulder 12 bottles (owc) $900-1,300

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488. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1993 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $500-700 489. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1995 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better “What sumptuous pleasures await those who purchase either the 1996 or 1995 Pichon-Lalande. It is hard to choose a favorite, although the 1995 is a smoother, more immediately sexy and accessible wine. It is an exquisite example of Pichon-Lalande with the Merlot component giving the wine a coffee/chocolatey/cherry component to go along with the Cabernet Sauvignon’s and Cabernet Franc’s complex blackberry/cassis fruit. The wine possesses an opaque black/ruby/purple color, and sexy, flamboyant aromatics of pain grille, black fruits, and cedar. Exquisite on the palate, this fullbodied, layered, multidimensional wine should prove to be one of the vintage’s most extraordinary success stories.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/98 12 bottles (owc) $700-1,000 490. Chateau Vieux Certan 1970 Pomerol u: five top shoulder or better, one top-high shoulder 6 magnums (owc) $750-1,100 491. Chateau Vieux Certan 1970 Pomerol u: top shoulder or better, bin soil 6 magnums (owc) $750-1,100 492. Vieux Chateau Certan 1970 u: all bottles very top shoulder, mags: one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, light bin soil to all 4 bottles 4 magnums $750-1,000 493. Chateau Ausone 1964 (2 bts) Chateau Batailley 1966 (5 mags) Chateau Latour 1973 (1 bt) Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1961 (3 bts) St. Emilion u: top shoulder, top-high shoulder, light bin soil and capsule corrosion 6 bottles 5 magnums $1,000-1,500

494. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1966 (2 bts) Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1967 (1 bt) Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2001 (2 bts) Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1993 (3 bts) Chateau Suduiraut 1967 (1 bt) Heidsieck Blue Diamant 1985 Ferreira Port 1960 Justino’s Malmsey Madeira 1964 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 12 bottles $650-850 495. Chateau Greysac 1982 (4 mags) Chateau Haut Brion 1975 (2 bts) Chateau La Tour Blanche 1959 (1 bt) Chateau Palmer 1976 (2 bts) 1979 (2 bts) 7 bottles 4 magnums $850-1,200 496. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1985 Chateau Talbot 1966 (1 mag) 1982 (1 bt) Chateau Climens 1967 Warre 1963 1985 Jacquesson NV (22 demi bts) 22 demi bottles 5 bottles 1 magnum $700-1,000 497. O. Leflaive, Les Pucelles 1985 Charles Noellat, Vosne Romanee Les Beaumonts 1961 Krug Grande Cuvee (2 bts) Quinta do Noval 1966 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $600-850

Sauternes
498. Chateau Climens 1929 dark mahogany 1 bottle $800-1,200 499. Chateau Climens 1964 7 bottles $1,300-1,500 500. Doisy Verdrines 1959 u: two high-mid shoulder, one top shoulder, darker amber color 3 bottles $500-700

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501. Chateau d’Yquem 1928 u: very top shoulder, top shoulder, one mid-hued amber, the other mahogany - label missing 2 bottles $1,500-2,500 502. Chateau Yquem 1937 u: very top shoulder, deep maple “A very good year in Sauternes--and it shows. This is a full-bodied Yquem, luscious and yummy, with caramel, pineapple, coffee, lemon, spice and botrytized dried apricot flavors sailing across the palate. Delicious from start to long, long finish.--Yquem vertical. Drink now through 2010.” –PM for Wine Spectator, 94 pts. 05/15/99 1 bottle $2,000-3,000 503. Chateau d’Yquem 1967 “Based solely on the strength of what is unquestionably a great Yquem, many have concluded that 1967 was a superb vintage for Sauternes. The truth is that 1967 was a very good but irregular vintage. As for Yquem, it is close to perfection. Medium amber/ golden with a full intensity bouquet of vanillin spice, honey, ripe pineapples, and coconut, this intense, very ripe, unctuous Yquem has layers of sweet, opulent fruit, excellent balance, and a hefty, powerful finish. Almost too big and rich to be served with food, this wine should be drunk alone as a dessert. From the point of view of this wine’s evolution, it has hardly budged in the last six years. Anticipated maturity: Now-2035.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 12 bottles (owc) $12,000-18,000 504. Delagrange Bachelet Chassagne Montrachet, les Caillerets 1981 Cote de Beaune u: three 3.5cm, three 6.5cm 6 bottles $700-1,000 505. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1964 Cote de Nuits u: 8cm Burghound 96 pts. 04/07 1 bottle $2,800-3,600 506. Comte de Vogue Musigny 1978 Cote de Nuits u: 3.5cm, light bin soil 1 bottle $300-400 507. Roederer Cristal 2000 1 methuselah $3,000-5,000

Champagne
508. Dom Perignon 1964 1 bottle $450-650 509. Dom Perignon 1978 5 bottles $500-700 510. Dom Perignon 1980 1 magnum $300-450

Armagnac
511. Domaine Lasgraves (H et JK Farbos) 1947 Bas Armagnac 1 bottle $500-1,000 512. Domaine Lasgraves (H et JL Farbos) 1949 Bas Armagnac some losses to capsules 12 bottles $6,500-9,500 513. Domaine Lasgraves (H et JL Farbos) 1949 Bas Armagnac some losses to capsules 12 bottles $6,500-9,500 514. Domaine Lasgraves (J et HL Farbos) 1949 Bas Armagnac some losses to capsules 11 bottles $6,000-9,000 515. Domaine Lasgraves (J et HL Farbos) 1951 Bas Armagnac losses to wax - two vintages stamps mostly missing 4 bottles $1,000-1,500 516. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1908 Grand Bas Armagnac 5 bottles $4,000-5,000

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517. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1910 Grand Bas Armagnac 12 bottles $10,000-15,000 518. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1910 Grand Bas Armagnac 12 bottles $10,000-15,000 519. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1912 Grand Bas Armagnac 3 bottles $2,400-3,400 520. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1919 Grand Bas Armagnac 12 bottles $8,000-12,000 521. Domaine de la Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1919 Grand Bas Armagnac 12 bottles $8,000-12,000 522. Domaine de la Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1919 Grand Bas Armagnac 12 bottles $8,000-12,000 523. Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1928 Grand Bas Armagnac 5 bottles $2,750-4,250 524. Chateau de Ravignon 1946 Grand Bas Armagnac 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 525. Baron de Lafite Reserve Armagnac bin soil 1 bottle (in straw gift case) $300-400 526. Gaston Briand Grande Fine Champagne Cognac 1904 no capsule - scotch tape instead 1 bottle $300-400 527. Woltner Freres Grande Champagne Cognac 1900 1 bottle $1,000-2,000

528. Berry Bros. & Rudd Grande Champagne Cognac 1929 (1 bt) Old Landed Pale Cognac 1948 (1 bt) 2 bottles $300-400 529. Pierre Morin Vieux Calvados a la Truffe 1949 1 magnum $500-700 530. Chartreuse Yellow V.E.P. 3 bottles (ea owc) $300-400 531. Chartreuse Green V.E.P. 4 bottles (each owc) $400-500 532. JJ Prum, Wehlener Sonnenuhr TBA 1959 light bin soil 1 bottle $800-1,200 533. Schritz Nietteler Rochusfels Elbling 1983 (1 bt) Hans Muth, Mettenheimer Goldberg Kerner Spatlese 1986 (1 bt) Friedrich Altenkirch Lorcher Krone Riesling Kabinett 1985 (1 bt) Langwerth von Simmern Kellerei Eltviller Erbacher Marcobrunn 1985 (1 bt) Joh. Flick & Son Bornheimer Adelberg Auslese 1985 (1 bt) 5 bottles $500-700 534. Chateau d’Ambleville (Raymond Ragneau) Grand Champagne Cognac (1 bt) Les Antiquaires, Grande Champagne Cognac (1 bt) Sherry Lehman Founder’s Reserve Armagnac 1934 (1 bt) Pierre Huet Cambremer Vieux Reserve Calvados 1865 (1 bt label detached) Glenlivet Gordon & MacPahil All Malt Whiskey 1949 (1 bt - owc) 5 bottles $600-800 535. The Glenlivet Single Malt Royal Wedding (Prince of Wales) Reserve Aged 25 yrs 1 bottle Bottle No. 1050 $600-900 536. Ceretto Bricco Rocche Barolo Brunate 1982 Piedmont 12 bottles (owc) $600-800

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537. Ceretto Bricco Rocche Barolo Brunate 1982 Piedmont 12 bottles (owc) $600-800 538. Ceretto Bricco Rocche Barolo Brunate 1982 Piedmont 12 bottles (owc) $600-800 539. Valdemar Reserve 1985 Rioja 12 bottles (owc) $450-650 540. Valdemar Reserve 1985 Rioja 11 bottles (oc) $400-600

546. Gaja Sperss 2003 Piedmont 12 bottles (owc) $1,500-2,000 547. Sassicaia 2003 Tuscany 12 bottles (owc) $750-1,000 548. Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia 2003 Tuscany 6 bottles (owc) $450-650 549. Chateau Cheval Blanc 2000 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe “Coming out of a relatively dormant state, this 2000 is a spectacular Cheval Blanc. Of recent vintages, I think only the 2009 can give it a run for its money. A blend of 53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Franc, the wine has a sweet nose of menthol, melted licorice, boysenberry, blueberry, and cassis. A broad wine with compelling purity, a layered texture, and sweet tannin, with hints of coffee and earth in the background, this is by far the best Cheval Blanc since 1990 and before 2009. It is a legend in the making and can actually be drunk now, as the tannins have nearly melted away. This is a beauty with incredibly complex aromatics. Drink it over the next 25-30 years.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 06/10 12 bottles (owc) $8,500-11,000 550. Chateau Haut Brion 2000 Pessac Leognan “Its bigger sister, the 2000 Haut-Brion (a blend of 51% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc) showed incredibly at the tasting, and for me is one of the three or four most prodigious wines of the vintage. A compelling nose of roasted herbs, scorched earth, sweet blueberries, plums, black currants, and a hint of graphite is followed by a deep, layered, sumptuously textured, full-bodied Haut-Brion, but one with extraordinary complexity. This wine seems more evolved and approachable than I had expected it to be at age 10. My window of maturity seven years ago was 2012-2040, but I would change that to 2010-2050.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 06/10 12 bottles (owc) $5,000-7,000 551. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1988 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 3 double magnums (owc) $5,500-7,500

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541. Graham 1945 1 bottle $350-550 542. Sandeman 1963 12 bottles (owc) $850-1,100 543. Taylor Fladgate 1983 12 bottles (owc) $350-500 544. Warre 1977 five with seepage 10 bottles $450-650 A pristine cellar on Nantucket yielding Piedmont, Paulliac and PessacLeognan. Stored in custom built climate-controlled storage. 545. Gaja Sori San Lorenzo 1995 Piedmont label slightly unaffixed to corners, bin soil “International in style to the extent that it’s amazingly dense and filled with silky, ripe, fat tannins that just balloon on the palate, but it’s clearly Piedmontese in all that mineral, blood orange, lead-pencil and intriguing red- and blackberry character. Refined and elegant despite its full-bodied, rich personality. Slightly smoky, toasted complexity on the blackberry-packed finish. Drink now through 2015. 650 cases made.” –PM for Wine Spectator, 96 pts., Issue 10/31/98 1 double magnum (owc) $500-700

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552. Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1990 Pessac Leognan u: all into neck “Much like its nearby rival, Haut Brion, the 1990 La Mission has always been relatively evolved, complex, and supple-textured. Even at age 3-4 it performed beautifully. The tannins are sweet, the acidity low, and the high levels of glycerin and concentrated fruit have always been present, and they show no signs of abating. A dark plum/ blue/garnet color is followed by a sweet perfume of chocolate, rich, jammy, berry fruit, and hints of smoked herbs as well as meat juices. It remains a full-bodied, opulent, even ostentatious wine that should drink beautifully for two more decades. It really has not changed much over the last 6-7 years.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 06/09 12 bottles (owc) $5,750-7,250 553. Chateau Montrose 1996 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: into neck, bin soil, light label staining 1 imperial (owc) $600-900 554. Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2000 (4 bts) Chateau Leoville Las Cases 2000 (4 bts) Chateau Lynch Bages 2000 (4 bts) 12 bottles $1,800-2,400 Classic first growths and terrific sumptuous super vintages from a Gentleman of Massachusetts. Stored in ideal climate-controlled conditions. 555. Chateau Haut Brion 1988 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: all 1.5cm or better, light bin soil, some bin staining to labels 3 bottles $600-750 556. Chateau Haut Brion 1989 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: both at 1cm, light bin soil “Haut-Brion has been the most consistent first-growth over the last decade, producing top-notch wines, even in such tough years as 1987, 1993, and 1994. The 1989 is one of a handful of truly profound wines from a vintage that tends to be overrated, save for the Pomerols, a few St.-Emilions, and some overachievers in the Medoc. However, 1989 was an extraordinary success for Jean Delmas, the administrator of Haut-Brion and La Mission-Haut-Brion. The prodigious 1989 Haut-Brion is one of the greatest first-growths I have ever tasted. It has always reminded me of what the 1959 must have tasted like in its youth, but it is even richer and more compelling aromatically. The wine exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color, as well as a sweet nose of jammy fruit, tobacco, spicy oak, minerals, and smoke. Fabulously concentrated, with huge levels of fruit, extract, and glycerin, this wine is nearly viscous because of its thickness and richness. Low acidity gives the wine even more appeal and adds to its precociousness. The wine has not budged in development since it was first bottled, although it has always provided thrilling drinking because of its voluptuous texture. It needs another 5-6 years of bottle age before it will begin to develop Haut-Brion’s fabulous fragrance. Expect it to hit its plateau of maturity around 2003-2005 and drink well for 15-25 years.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 10/97 2 bottles $1,600-2,400

557. Chateau Lafite 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all bottom neck or better, bin soil, quite heavy wine staining to labels “Tasted 4 Times Since Bottling With Consistent Notes The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich, and tannic, as well as medium to full-bodied, with awesome extraction of fruit, this Lafite has immense potential. Patience is required. Anticipated maturity: 2000-2030.” R. Parker, 99 pts. 10/94 3 demi bottles $1,000-1,500 558. Chateau Lafite 1985 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: into neck 1 bottle $600-900 559. Chateau Lafite 1988 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, some bin soil and label staining “Broodingly backward and in need of considerable bottle age, the 1988 is a classic expression of Lafite. This deeply-colored wine exhibits the tell-tale Lafite bouquet of cedar, subtle herbs, dried pit fruits, minerals, and cassis. Extremely concentrated, with brilliantly focused flavors and huge tannins, this backward, yet impressively endowed Lafite-Rothschild may well turn out to be the wine of the vintage!” R. Parker, 94 pts. 10/94 3 bottles $1,600-2,200 560. Chateau Latour 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one into neck, one bottom neck, wine staining to labels 2 bottles $1,100-1,500 561. Chateau Lynch Bages 1989 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: all into neck, light bin soil with some wine staining to label “Consistently backward and dense, with enormous potential, this admirable wine will not be ready for prime time drinking for another 5-7 years. The color is not quite as opaque as the 1990’s, but reveals more purple and no lightening at the edge. Hugely concentrated flavors have just begun to offer up a nose of cedar and creme de cassis. Powerful and muscular, with high tannin and superb concentration, this is Lynch Bages at its biggest and most beastly. However, everything is in balance for a stunning evolution.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 06/00 3 bottles $600-900 562. Chateau Margaux 1988 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, all with some bin soil and label staining 3 bottles $700-1,000

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563. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1988 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better, some bin soil and slight wine staining to labels 2 bottles 2 demi bottles $600-800 564. Chateau Margaux 1989 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989 u: both into neck, light bin soil 2 bottles $425-600 565. Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1989 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: all into neck, some wine staining to labels “Both the 1989 and 1990 vintages exhibit opaque, dense purple colors that suggest massive wines of considerable extraction and richness. The dense, full-bodied 1989 is brilliantly made with huge, smoky, chocolatey, cassis aromas intermingled with scents of toasty oak. Well-layered, with a sweet inner-core of fruit, this awesomely endowed, backward, tannic, prodigious 1989 needs another 5-6 years of cellaring; it should last for three decades or more. It is unquestionably a great Pichon-Longueville-Baron.” R. Parker, 95 pts. 02/97 5 bottles $650-900 566. Chateau Calon Segur 1988 (3 bts) Chateau Latour 1988 Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1989 St. Estephe, 3eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better, all with bin soil and some staining to labels, and some capsule corrosion 5 bottles $400-600 From the cellar of a Globe-Trotting Collector. Maintained in climatecontrolled storage, picked up by Skinner staff. 567. Chateau Langoa Barton 2000 2005 2006 St. Julien, 3eme Cru Classe 3 magnums $225-325 568. Chateau Leoville Barton 2000 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe 1 magnum $250-350

Young Benjamin Leroux is a man to watch, he is crafting outstanding wines from this fine parcel. –CM 569. Comte Armand Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux 1999 (2 bts) 2002 (2 bts) 2005 (6 bts) Cote de Nuits 10 bottles $400-600 570. Jadot Pommard Les Grands Epenots 2002 (6 bts) Clos de la Commarain 2005 (7 bts) Cote de Beaune 13 bottles $450-650 571. Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2005 (1 mag) Chateau Pontet Canet 2006 (2 mags) D. Daguenau Pouilly-Fume Silex 2008 (8 bts) Nicolas Joly Savennieres Coulee de Serrant Clos de la Coulee de Serrant 2005 Alion 2003 10 bottles 3 magnums $750-1,100 572. Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf de Pape 2005 (1 mag) 2006 (2 mags) 2007 (2 mags) Southern Rhone 5 magnums $450-700 573. Chateau Grillet (Neyret-Gachet) Vin Blanc 2001 Northern Rhone 5 bottles $550-650 574. Remy Martin Cognac 1988 2 bottles $350-550 575. Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Gran Bussia 1999 Piedmont A. Galloni for R. Parker, 95 pts. 05/08 4 bottles $400-600 576. Alion 2004 Ribera del Duero Jay Miller for R. Parker, 96 pts. 02/08 7 bottles $500-800

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577. Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Napa “Scarecrow’s inky/purple-colored 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is a prodigious effort. It reveals a liqueur of crushed rocks intermixed with a smorgasbord of spring flower, blueberry, creme de cassis, and assorted blue, black, and red fruit characteristics. It also possesses extraordinary concentration, but what sets it apart is the fragrant aromatics combined with uncommon purity and elegance for such a full-bodied, massively concentrated wine. Its perfect balance suggests it can be drunk at a relatively young age, but it should easily evolve over 30-35 years. Congratulations to all involved!” R. Parker, 100 pts. 12/09 3 bottles (owc) $900-1,400 578. Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Napa R. Parker, 100 pts. 12/09 1 bottle $300-450

583. Chateau Giscours 1982 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe u: four very top shoulder or better, one high-mid shoulder, bin soil, slight label staining 12 bottles (owc) $550-750 584. Chateau Giscours 1982 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc - no lid) $550-750 585. Chateau Gruaud Larose 1961 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: six 4cm or better, three 6cm or better, capsule corrosion to three, bin soil and glue striping to all “The 1961 is among the greatest mature wines of Gruaud-Larose I have drunk. This powerful, rich, densely concentrated wine remains young, fresh, and vigorous, with a full decade of life ahead. It continues to exhibit a dark garnet color with some amber, a wonderfully fragrant quality (plus, minerals, tar, cedar, soy sauce, and licorice), a viscous texture, sensation depth of fruit, and a fabulous, albeit alcoholic finish. This is claret at its most decadent. Anticipated maturity: now-2015.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 10/94 9 bottles $3,500-4,500 586. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1961 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: high shoulder 1 bottle $750-1,100 587. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1970 u: ten very top shoulder or better, two top shoulder Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 12 bottles $3,000-4,000 588. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1974 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: both very top shoulder or better 2 bottles $400-600 589. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1981 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: bottom neck, label tear 1 bottle $500-700 590. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker, 97+ pts. 06/09 1 bottle $2,500-3,500

Wine from Various Celllars, stored in ideal conditions. 579. A. de Luze et Fils 1966 St. Emilion u. top shoulder, light label staining, labels partially unaffixed, bin soil 2 bottles $100-150 580. Chateau Angelus 1982 St. Emilion u: three very top shoulder, one top shoulder, bin soil 4 bottles $300-450 580A. Chateau Bouscaut 1975 u: all top shoulder or better, bin soil and light capsule corrosion to all 12 bottles $400-600 581. Chateau Calon Segur 1961 St. Estephe, 3eme Cru Classe u: five top shoulder or better, three high shoulder or better, five labels mostly unaffixed, two unaffixed 8 bottles $1,700-2,500 582. Chateau Figeac 1970 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe u. all top shoulder or better, light bin soil 5 bottles $400-600

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591. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1983 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 3 bottles $1,500-2,000 592. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1983 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $450-650 593. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $1,000-1,500 593A. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1988 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: bottom neck or better 2 bottles $1,200-1,800 594. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 3 bottles $2,800-3,800 595. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1958 1966 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 2 bottles $450-650 596. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997 1999 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe both with wine stains to label 2 bottles $900-1,300 597. Chateau Lascombes 1998 Margaux, 2eme Cru Classe 10 bottles $400-500 598. Chateau Lynch Bages 1983 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: all top shoulder, bin soil 3 bottles $125-175

599. Chateau Lynch Bages 1970 (2 bts) 1979 (2 bts) Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe 4 bottles $400-600 600. Chateau Malartic Lagraviere 1976 Pessac Leognan u: all bottom neck or better, light bin soil and discoloration to all 12 bottles $500-700 601. Chateau Malescot St. Exupery 1983 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder or better 12 bottles (owc) $500-700 602. Chateau Margaux 1971 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: five bottom neck or better, five very top shoulder, light bin soil and glue striping to all 10 bottles $600-800 603. Chateau Margaux 1981 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, two top-high shoulder, bin soil 3 bottles $400-600 604. Chateau Margaux 1983 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe “The 1983 Margaux is a breathtaking wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes achieved perfect maturity in 1983, and the result is an astonishingly rich, concentrated, atypically powerful and tannic Margaux. The color is dark ruby, the aromas exude ripe cassis fruit, violets, and vanillin oakiness, and the flavors are extremely deep and long on the palate with a clean, incredibly long finish. This full-bodied, powerful wine remains stubbornly backward and at least 5-6 years away from maturity. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2030. Last tasted 9/97.” R. Parker, 96 pts. 01/98 5 bottles $1,500-2,000 605. Chateau Margaux 2000 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe slight wine stain to label 1 bottle $650-900 605A. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1978 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: two top shoulder, or better, two high shoulder, some capsule oxidation, corrosion and nicking 12 bottles $1,800-2,400

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606. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker, 96 pts. 06/2010 1 bottle $700-1,000 606A. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $2,500-3,500 607. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “A modern day version of the 1959 Lafite, the 2003 Lafite Rothschild was bottled in mid-May, 2005 after achieving 12.9% natural alcohol – hardly an astonishing figure given the vintage’s weather conditions. A combination of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot, it represents a ripe version of the essence of Lafite-Rothschild. Dense purple-colored, with classic notes of graphite intertwined with melted licorice, creme de cassis, smoke, and flowers, it reveals extraordinary richness, opulence, power, purity, intensity, and viscosity. Whether this wine will close down or not is questionable as it is somewhat atypical given its sweetness and softness. Analytically, there are extremely high tannins, which I suspect will assert themselves in the future. Production in 2003 was less than half of normal.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 04/06 2 bottles $1,600-2,400 608. Chateau Lafite Rothschild Vertical 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, bin soil 6 bottles $3,750-5,000 609. Chateau Latour 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder “Always somewhat atypical (which I suspect will be the case with the more modern day 2003), the 1982 Latour has been the most opulent, flamboyant, and precocious of the northern Medocs, especially the St.-Juliens, Pauillacs, and St.-Estephes. It hasn’t changed much over the last 10-15 years, revealing sweet tannins as well as extraordinarily decadent, even extravagant levels of fruit, glycerin, and body. It is an amazing wine, and on several occasions, I have actually picked it as a right bank Pomerol because of the lushness and succulence of the cedary, blackberry, black currant fruit. This vintage has always tasted great, even in its youth, and revealed a precociousness that one does not associate with this Chateau. However, the 1982 is still evolving at a glacial pace. The concentration remains remarkable, and the wine is a full-bodied, exuberant, rich, classic Pauillac in its aromatic and flavor profiles. It’s just juiced up (similar to an athlete on steroids) and is all the better for it. This remarkable effort will last as long as the 1982 Mouton, but it has always been more approachable and decadently fruity. Drink it now, in 20 years, and in 50 years! Don’t miss it if you are a wine lover.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 4 bottles $4,500-6,000

610. Chateau Latour 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: into neck, slight label staining 1 bottle $700-900 611. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: bottom neck, light bin soil, light label staining R. Parker, 100 pts. 01/09 1 bottle $800-1,100 612. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 2 bottles $1,600-2,400 613. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1993 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: both into neck, slight label wrinkling to blank label one European label, one US blank label 2 bottles $350-500 614. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1979 (2 bts) (one high-top shoulder, one upper mid shoulder, capsule tears and slight cork deterioration) 1983 (4 bts) (all top shoulder, light label smudging and capsule tears) Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 6 bottles $400-600 615. Chateau Pavie 1982 St. Emilion u: all very top shoulder, light bin soil 12 bottles $250-350 Petrus - In the renowned village of Pomerol, pack-leader Chateau Petrus is unassumingly modest. Close by the road, lacking some formal alley, it is easy to overlook when contrasted with some architecturally grander neighbors. The robin’s-egg-blue shutters against the limestone creates a hushed and dignified exterior to the chai. Of course the hedonistic treasures crafted within are anything but reserved… On average, only about 4,000 cases are made each vintage. –PhM 616. Chateau Petrus 1947 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: low-mid shoulder “The 1947 Petrus is the most decadent “wine of the century.” While not as port-like as the 1947 Cheval Blanc, it is a massive, unctuouslytextured, viscous wine with amazing power, richness, and sweet fruit. The nose explodes from the glass, offering jammy fruit, smoke, and buttery caramel scents. The wine’s viscosity is reminiscent of 10-W40 motor oil. It is so sweet, thick, and rich one suspects a spoon could stand upright. The wine is loaded with dream-like quantities of fruit, as well as high alcohol, but there is no noticeable tannin. While drinkable now, given its amazing fruit extract, and high levels of glycerin and alcohol, it is capable of lasting two more decades.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 01/98 1 bottle $2,000-3,000 online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com

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617. Chateau Petrus 1964 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel top shoulder 1 bottle $800-1,200 618. Chateau Petrus 1978 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: one very top, one top, and one top-high shoulder 3 bottles $1,000-1,500 619. Chateau Petrus 1979 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: top shoulder, light label staining 1 bottle $500-700 619A. Chateau Petrus 1992 Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel u: into neck 1 bottle $700-1,000 620. Chateau Petrus 1978 (very top shoulder) 1979 (top shoulder) Pomerol, Cru Exceptionnel 2 bottles $800-1,200 621. Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 1983 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: all very top shoulder, label staining (some heavy) slight label nicks and losses 15 bottles $600-900 622. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1982 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: nine very top shoulder, two top shoulder, all with bin soil 11 bottles $3,250-4,750 623. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1982 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: four very top shoulder, three top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, bin soil and label spotting “One of the monumental wines of the last century is the 1982 Pichon Lalande. Since bottling, it has flirted with perfection, and was a sprinter out of the gate, which gave rise to questions about how quickly it would begin its decline. However, at age 27, it retains all its glossy, rich, flamboyant cassis fruit, chocolaty, berry jam-like notes, and plenty of earthy, foresty flavors. This is a full-bodied, extravagantly rich Pichon Lalande seemingly devoid of acidity and tannin, but the wine is incredibly well-balanced and pure. It is an amazing effort!” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 8 bottles $2,400-3,400

624. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1989 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 625. Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1990 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 12 bottles (owc) $900-1,300 626. 1982 Bordeaux Survey Lot Chateau Briot (1 bt) Chateau Camensac (4 bts) Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou (2 bts) Chateau Loudenne (4 bts) Chateau Lynch Bages (1 bt) Chateau Sutard 1982 (3 bts) 15 bottles $1,000-1,500 627. Demi Bottle Picnic Lot Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1994 (2 bts) Chateau Guiraud 1996 Opus One 1996 1997 Guigal Hermitage 1997 6 demi bottles $550-750

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631. Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere 1961 Patriarche Hospices de Beaune Pommard 1966 Jaboulet Vercherre Chambolle Musigny 1966 Beaulieu Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 1982 11 bottles $450-650 632. Chateau Carruades de Lafite 1964 (4 bts) Chateau Duhart Milon Rothschild 1975 (3 bts) Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1969 (3 bts) Chateau de Sales 1971 (3 bts) Domaine Geoffroy, Gevrey Chambertin 1971 (2 bts) Lungarotti Rubesco 1982 16 bottles $400-600 633. Chateau Coufran 1983 (4 bts) Chateau Dassault 1973 (2 bts) Chateau Latour 1971 (1 bt) Chateau Lavilotte 1974 (1 bt) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1975 (1 bt) Chateau Rieussec 1983 (2 bts, 1 demi bt) M. Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 1991 (1 bt) Chateau Musar Gaston Hochar 1978 (1 bt) Domaine Goutte d’Or du Clos Naudin Moelleux 1990 (1 demi bt) Simi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Vintage Alexander Valley 1974 (2 bts) 2 demi bottles 15 bottles $500-750 634. Chateau Duhart Milon Rothschild 1979 (1 bt) Chateau La Grave, Trigant de Boisset 1978 (2 bts) 1981 (1 bt) Chateau Ramage La Batisse Haut Medoc 1982 (3 bts) Antichi Poderi, Marchesi di Barolo Riserva 1978 (1 bt) Pine Ridge, Rutherford Cuvee, Cabernet Sauvignon 1984 (1 bt) Silver Oak Alexander Valley 1984 (1 bt) Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Merlot 1984 (1 bt) 11 bottles $175-250 635. Chateau Faugeres 2000 Chateau Haut Bergey 2000 Chateau Leoville Barton 2000 3 bottles $300-450 636. Chateau Giscours 1974 Chateau Trotanoy 1977 Maitre d’Estournel 1985 3 bottles $100-150

637. Chateau Gloria 1982 (1 bt) Chateau Gruaud Larose 1937 (1 bt) La Tour Blanche 1947 (2 bts) Rayne Vigneau 1947 (1 bt) Reserva 904 La Rioja Alta 1975 (1 bt) 6 bottles $650-950 638. Chateau Haut Batailley 1982 Chateau Latour @ Pomerol 1986 Jaboulet Hermitage 1991 Beaulieu Georges de Latour (3 bts) Far Niente 1995 (2 bts) Phelps Insignia 1993 (2 bts) Silver Oak Cellars Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1996 (2 bts) Penfolds Grange 1980 13 bottles $800-1,200 639. Guigal 1991 Hermitage Musigny Drouhin 1987 Ch Gruard Larose 1993 Mondavi 1978 Cabernet Sauvignon Ferreia 1960 5 bottles $275-350 640. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1999 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1999 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 2 bottles $650-850 641. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1974 (2 bts) Chateau Latour 1970 (1 bt) 1975 (1 bt) Chateau Margaux 1975 (2 bts) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1970 (1 bt) signed by Julia Child Dom Perignon 1966 (1 bt - oc) Vega Sicilia Unico 1989 (1 bt) 8 bottles $1,100-1,500 642. Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1987 Chateau Latour 1970 1987 3 bottles $500-700 643. Chateau L’Evangile 1999 Chateau Pavillon du Margaux Kracher Welschriesling TBA Number 8 (1 demi bt) 1 demi bottle 2 bottles $300-450

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644. Chateau Margaux 1982 (top shoulder) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 (high shoulder) Chateau Margaux 1982 - “Consistently scoring between 98-100, the superb 1982 Margaux may be slightly bigger, bolder, and more masculine than vintages produced over the last 15-20 years. Its dark plum/purple color is followed by notes of melted tar intermixed with sweet cassis and floral underpinnings. Very full-bodied and dense for a Chateau Margaux, with a slight rusticity to the tannins, it boasts blockbuster power, richness, and impressive aromatics. It appears set for another 30-40 years of life.” R. Parker, 98 pts. 06/09 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 - “This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure. It appears capable of remaining fruity and vibrant in 2082! Thank God it is beginning to budge, as I would like to drink most of my supply before I kick the bucket. This is a great, still youthful wine, and, on occasion, one does understand the hierarchy of Bordeaux chateaux when you see the complexity and brilliance of this first-growth.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 06/09 2 bottles $1,100-1,600 645. Sassicaia 1998 (1 bt) P. Antico Brunello 1996 (1 bt) Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja 2000 (1 bt) Opus One 1993 (1 bt) 1998 (1 bt) Shirvington McLaren Vale Shiraz 2002 (3 bts) Casa Alle Vacche Vin Santo del Chianti 2002 (6 demi bts) O. Leflaive Saint-Aubin En Remilly 2002 (3 bts) Mouton Cadet Bordeau Blanc1990 (1 bt) 1992 (1 bt) 13 bottles 6 demi bottles $700-1,000 646. Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1996 (2 bts) B. Clair, Morey St. Denis 1985 (2 bts) Chevillon Nuits St. Georges Les Chaignots 1994 Faiveley, Nuits St. Georges Les Lavieves 1999 Magnien, Gevrey Chambertin 1980 P. Ponelle Nuits St. Georges Le Clos des Corvees 1983 Mongeard Mugneret Vosne Romanee, Les Orveaux 1983 9 bottles $500-700 647. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1988 (1 bt) Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne 1986 (2 bts) Castillo Ygay Rioja Gran Reserve 1959 (1 bt) Quinta do Noval 1996 (2 bts) Dr. Burklin Wolf Riesling TBA Rheinpfalz 1989 (2 bts) (signs of seepage) 8 bottles $1,300-1,900

648. Chateau Latour 1971 (1 bt) (possible cork depression) 1978 (2 bts) (two very top shoulder) Chateau Gloria 1982 (6 bts) Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1979 (4 bts) Vieux Chateau Certan 1985 (4 bts) Quinta do Noval 1970 (1 bt) general bin soiling and label staining 18 bottles $1,200-1,600 649. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989 (1 bt) Chateau Cos Labory 1990 (6 bts) Chateau Pichon Longueville, Lalande 1990 (2 bts) 9 bottles $500-750 650. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1967 Bouchard, Volnay les Caillerets 1970 Dom Perignon 1975 3 bottles $350-550 651. Groffier Bonnes Mares 1983 Mondavi/Frescobaldi Luce 1993 (2 bts) 1994 (2 bts) 1996 (3 bts) 8 bottles $200-300

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652. Chateau Guiraud 1981 u: fourteen top shoulder or better, two top-high shoulder or better 16 demi bottles $500-700 653. Yquem 1950 1 bottle $550-750 654. Chateau d’Yquem 1988 light golden hue 2 bottles $500-750 655. Chateau d’Yquem 2000 6 bottles $750-1,000 656. Chateau Suduiraut 1983 u: six very top shoulder, three top shoulder, one top-high shoulder, two with seepage, light label staining and bin soil, one cork protruding 12 bottles (owc - no lid) $500-700

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657. Chateau Suduiraut 1985 12 demi bottles $250-350 On everyone’s short list of the top Grand Crus. Meticulous and precise, this is a Corton -Charlemagne of great breed and length. –CM 658. Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne 2005 Cote de Beaune 6 bottles (owc) $450-650 659. Drouhin Aloxe Corton 1987 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles (oc) $400-600 660. Drouhin Chassagne Montrachet Marquis Laguiche 1989 2 bottles $800-1,200 661. Drouhin Vosne Romanee 1983 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $475-600 662. Grivelet Richebourg 1970 2 bottles $300-500 663. J. Jayer Echezeaux 1982 Cote de Nuits u: 3cm 1 bottle $200-250 664. A. Lichine, Echezeaux 1971 Cote de Nuits u: all 3cm or better, damp staining to labels, light bin soil 2 bottles $375-550 665. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1961 Cote de Nuits u: 8cm 1 bottle Bottle No. 0649 $3,000-4,000 666. Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1965 Cote de Nuits u: 6.5cm 1 bottle Bottle No. 01784 $2,000-3,000

667. Bouchard, Corton 1994 Guichard Potheret Corton 1959 P. Maufoux Richebourg 1969 3 bottles $225-300 668. Lamarche Vosne Romanee 1966 (2 bts) Marion Chambertin 1961 (2 bts) Cote de Nuits 4 bottles $700-1,000

The Domains of Roederer & Moet et Chandon
669. Roederer Cristal 1990 1 bottle $350-450 670. Roederer Cristal 1999 “One of the finest Champagnes I have ever brought to my lips, the 1999 Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut and apple scents. Elegant, deep, and silky-textured, this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated, pure, packed with apple flavors, and astoundingly long in the finish. Louis Roederer does not display a disgorgement date or consumer friendly lot number on its non-vintage Brut. This is regrettable as it has consistently been one of the finer bottlings in this category.” P. Rovani for R. Parker, 98 pts. 12/05 4 bottles (each oc) $600-900 671. Dom Perignon 1995 1 bottle $100-150 672. Dom Perignon 1995 1 bottle (owc) $100-150 673. Krug Clos du Mesnil 1981 1 bottle $600-900 674. Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne 1973 10 bottles (each oc) $1,000-1,500 675. Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne 1982 11 bottles (each in individual oc gift box) $950-1,400 676. Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne 1982 12 bottles (each oc) $1,000-1,500

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677. Veuve Clicquot, Royal Celebration Cuvee to honour the marriage of HRH the Prince of Wales with Lady Diana Spencer 1975 some bin soil and light label adhesion from other bottles 2 bottles $400-600 678. Jaboulet Aine, Hermitage La Chappelle 1983 Northern Rhone u: nine 4cm or better, two 4.5cm, slight label wrinkling 11 bottles $1,100-1,600 679. Beaucastel Chateauneuf de Pape 1998 Southern Rhone 6 magnums $1,100-1,600 680. Guigal Emitage Rouge, Ex Voto 2003 Northern Rhone 6 bottles (owc no lid) $1,800-2,400 Rayas, known for its sandy soil and exclusive use of grenache creates the silkiest and nuanced of the Chateauneufs. –CM 681. Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve 1990 Southern Rhone u: all 2.5cm or better, light bin soil and spotting “As for the 1990, I have had the good fortune to drink nearly three cases, and it has been one of the triumphs of my cellar. A mere 1-2 years ago, I enjoyed a succession of perfect “100 point” bottles, but the last several bottles have merited 96-100 points, perhaps revealing the direction of this wine’s evolution. Nevertheless, this is riveting stuff. A legendary Rayas made from extremely ripe Grenache, it exhibits notes of over-ripe kirsch, raspberries, cherries, game, licorice, and tobacco. This unctuously-textured, thick, juicy Chateauneuf must tip the scale at 15.5% alcohol. It is truly a Rhone Valley monument. Owners, however, should consume it over the next 8-10 years.” R. Parker, 99-100 pts. 01/03 3 bottles $2,000-3,000 681A. Ruffino Chianti Ducale Riserva Pontassieve 1952 (6 bts - owc) 1959 (6 bts - owc) Tuscany 12 bottles $600-900

683. Remy Martin Grande Fine Champagne Cognac 1724-1974 wax capsule cracked and missing to top 1 bottle $500-700 684. Remy Martin Louis XIII Grande Champagne Cognac Rarest Reserve 1 bottle $700-1,000

Armagnac
685. Sherry Lehman’s Founder’s Reserve 1921 1 bottle (owc) $1,500-2,500

Port
686. Fonseca 1977 2 bottles $200-300 686A. A. Pereira du Fonseca Finest Reserve Port 1926 2 bottles $450-650 687. Quinta do Noval Old Tawny Port 1937 1 bottle $600-800 688. Quinta do Noval 1975 8 bottles $2,000-3,000 689. Quinta do Noval 1994 1966 (3 bts) 1994 (2 bts) 5 bottles $300-450 690. Quinta do Noval Nacional 1997 “The 1997 Nacional is a legend from this pre-phylloxera vineyard. The color is a saturated black/purple. The nose reveals floral scents intermixed with coffee, blackberries, tar, cassis, licorice, and chocolate. Extremely full-bodied, but less massive and seamless, this spectacular Nacional will reach its plateau of maturity quickly, where it will remain for 2-3 decades. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2040.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 01/00 5 bottles $2,000-3,000

Cognac
682. Gaston Briand Domaine de la Voute Grande Fine Champagne Cognac 1 bottle $200-300

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691. Quinta do Noval 2003 “What a nose. Ripe fruit, with chocolate, blackberries and raisins. Fullbodied and medium sweet, with velvety tannins. Finish goes on and on. Layered and wonderful. Best after 2014. 1,500 cases imported.” –JS for Wine Spectator, 96 pts. 04/30/06 1 bottle $500-650 The two wines shared the #1 spot on The Wine Spectator’s Top 100 of 1997 with perfect scores of 100 points. –CM 692. Fonseca Vintage Port 1994 (2 bts) Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 1994 (2 bts) 4 bottles $300-500 693. Fireside Port Lot Cockburn 1994 (1 bt) Dows 1985 (2 bts) Fonseca Bin 17 (1 bt) Grahams 1983 (1 bt) 1994 (8 bts) Taylors Fladgate 1983 (2 bts) Warres 1983 (1 bt) 1994 (5 bts) Warres Sir William 10 Year Old Tawny (1 bt) 22 bottles $1,500-2,000 693A. H. M. Borges Madeira Velho Boal 1925 1 bottle $150-250 With each passing year, the demand grows for these rare bottlings and the supply diminishes, a top notch twenty-five year old. –CM 694. Macallan Anniversary Malt, 1974, 25 Years Old 1 bottle (original wooden case with leather buckles) $300-450 694A. David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147 2004 Napa 1 magnum $300-400 694B. David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147 1997 2001 2004 Napa 3 bottles $350-550

695. Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Volcanic Hill Vineyard 2004 Napa 12 bottles $1,000-1,500 696. Dominus Estate 1990 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $450-650 The excellent acidity levels of the 1991 vintage have allowed the top wines of the vintage, like Dominus, top age effortlessly. –CM 697. Dominus Napanook 1991 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $350-550 698. Dominus 1992 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $450-650 699. Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1985 Napa 1 magnum $400-600 699A. Harlan Estate 1997 Napa “The 1997 Harlan Estate is one of the greatest Cabernet Sauvignonbased wines I have ever tasted. A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, with the rest Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this enormously-endowed, profoundly rich wine must be tasted to be believed. Opaque purplecolored, it boasts spectacular, soaring aromatics of vanilla, minerals, coffee, blackberries, licorice, and cassis. In the mouth, layer after layer unfold powerfully yet gently. Acidity, tannin, and alcohol are well-balanced by the wine’s unreal richness and singular personality. The finish exceeds one minute. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2030.” R. Parker, 100 pts. 12/00 3 bottles $2,100-3,000 700. Heitz Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Martha’s Vineyard 1999 Napa 11 bottles $400-600 Long known as a top property on Howell Mountain, La Jota produces wine of concentration, power and age-ability. –CM 701. La Jota Cabernet Sauvignon 18th Anniversary 1999 Napa 12 bottles $400-600

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702. Opus One 1982 Napa 4 bottles $400-600 703. Opus One 1985 Napa u: all very top shoulder 4 bottles (owc) $400-600 704. Opus One 1980 1982 1983 1984 all bottom neck or better, slight staining to label 4 bottles $400-600 704A. Chris Ringland (formerly Three Rivers) Shiraz 2001 South Australia “The 2001 Chris Ringland Shiraz offers a sensational bouquet of fruitcake, floral aromas, smoked meat, dried fruits, blueberry, and chocolate. Dense, voluptuous, and elegant, it will continue to evolve for another 8-10 years.” Jay Miller for R. Parker, 100 pts. 12/09 1 bottle $450-650

707. Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah 1996 (1 bt) 1998 (5 bts) 1999 (2 bts) Napa 8 bottles $475-650 708. Turley Old Vines Costa County Zinfandel 1997 Central Coast, CA 6 bottles $350-500 709. Turley Rattlesnake Acres Petite Syrah 1997 (2 bts) 1998 (1 bt) Napa 3 bottles $175-250 710. Turley Tofanelli Vineyard Zinfandel 1997 Napa 5 bottles $450-650 711. Turley Alexander Valley Vineyard 101 Zinfandel 1999 (1 bt) Dogtown Vineyard Zinfandel 1999 (4 bts) 1998 (2 bts) Grist Vineyard Zinfandel 1997 (2 bts) 1999 (2 bts) Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel 1998 (3 bts) 1999 (3 bts) Pringle Family Vineyard Zinfandel 1998 (1 bt) 1999 (2 bts) Moore “Earthquake” Vineyards Zinfandel 1997 (2 bts) 1999 (1 bt) Old Vines Zinfandel 1998 (1 bt) 1999 (4 bts) Whitney Tennessee Vineyard Zinfandel 1996 (1 bt) 29 bottles $950-1,200 712. Turley Aida Vineyard Petite Syrah 1996 (1 bt) 1997 (1 bt) Zinfandel 1997 (2 bts) Napa 4 bottles $300-400

Turley
705. Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah 1997 (3 bts) Napa “I do not believe I have ever tasted a more concentrated, essencelike wine than Turley’s 1997 Petite Syrah Hayne Vineyard. Made from 55-year old vines that yielded only 9.8 tons of fruit for five acres, this opaque black-colored wine is the biggest, richest, most concentrated, tannic wine I have ever tasted. It will need at least a decade to shed some of its ferocious tannin, and will undoubtedly last for 40-50 years. Even more remarkable is its purity and overall equilibrium. Despite its Godzilla-like size, this is an astonishingly concentrated, gorgeously made wine. I have never, ever, seen a wine like this!” R. Parker, (96-98) pts. 12/98 3 bottles $300-450 706. Turley Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel 1997 (3 bts) Napa “The 1997 Zinfandel Hayne Vineyard is unquestionably a remarkable wine. However, it will be very backward and potentially long-lived. It was only slightly evolved when I tasted it in September, displaying an opaque saturated, thick-looking purple color, and unevolved but promising notes of black raspberry liqueur intermixed with minerals, spice, and cherry fruit. Massive yet phenomenally rich, admirably pure, and representing the essence of this varietal, this wine requires 12-18 months of bottle age; it should drink well for 10-15 years. An extraordinary Zinfandel, with 17.2% alcohol. Anticipated maturity: 1999-2010.” R. Parker, (95-97) pts. 06/99 3 bottles $200-300

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713. Turley Zinfandel AVA Survey 1997 Black Sears Vineyard (3 bts) Duarte Vineyard (3 bts) Tofanelli Vineyard (5 bts) 11 bottles $800-1,200 714. Dominus 1997 1999 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard 1999 Turley Duarte Vineyard 1998 1999 Quilceda Creek 1998 (2 bts) Clarendon Hills Piggott Range 2005 8 bottles $400-600 715. Beaulieu George de Latour Private Reserve 1988 (1 bt) Caymus Special Selection 1997 (1 bt) Heitz Martha’s Vineyard 2003 Montelena Estate 1993 (1 bt) 1995 (1 bt) Opus One 1993 (1 mag) 1998 (2 bts) Phelp’s Insignia 1999 (1 bt) 9 bottles 1 magnum $700-900 716. Blankiet 2004 (1 bt, 1 mag) Merus Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 (2 bts) K Vintners Royal City Syrah 2006 (1 bt) J. Miller for R. Parker, 98 pts. 10/09 Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select 2004 (1 bt) R. Parker, 97 pts. 10/08 Napa 5 bottles 1 magnum $650-950

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Ullage (Level of Wine) Illustration and Interpretations
For Bordeaux, Port, and other shouldered bottles n. bn. vts. ts. hs. ms. lms. s. ullage is into neck bottom neck very top shoulder top shoulder; usual level for Bordeaux older than 15 yrs high shoulder; usual cork reduction, often found in Bordeaux over 20 yrs, low risk mid shoulder; variation likely as indicates cork deterioration low mid shoulder; some risks, reflected in estimates shoulder; risky, reflected in estimates
into neck bottom neck very top shoulder top shoulder high shoulder mid shoulder low mid shoulder shoulder

Ullage of wines of vintages fifteen years and younger may be assumed to be of bottom neck or better unless otherwise noted. Similarly, regarding older vintages, lack of notation indicates acceptable and appropriate ullage, clear label and sound cork; potential bidders must be prepared for reasonable variations in ullage in all vintages older than 15 years. Bidders with specific condition questions should contact the Fine Wines department. Conditions generally not noted on group lots. Bordeaux wines are catalogued referencing the 1855 classification. Chateau Petrus cataloguing reflects the practice of granting it 1er Cru Classe and other notable Pomerol Chateaux are designated Cru Classe. All Bordeaux wines may assume to be chateau bottled unless otherwise stated. It is standard practice for Skinner/Lower Falls Wine to open all original wooden cases (owc) for visual inspection. The opening of banded cases will be determined on an individual basis. For Burgundy, German wines and all other more gradually slope-shouldered bottles, the ullage measurement is taken in centimeters from cork base, e.g. 3cm, 5cm, 7cm. Bottle Sizes bottle (750 ml) magnum (2xbt) marie jeanne (3xbt) double magnum (4xbt) jeroboam (4xbt); Burgundy, Champagne jeroboam (6xbt); Bordeaux imperiale (8xbt); Bordeaux methuselah (8xbt); Burgundy half bottle (hbt) split (1/4 bottle) Champagne

Buyers’ Caution: Levels are as when catalogued; ullage may change due to cork deterioration; other bottle conditions may occur during storage and shipment. Risk of ullage variation and cork deterioration and/or failure is assumed by the buyer at time of sale and no sale cancellations, price negotiations, or bottle substitutions will be undertaken by either Skinner or Lower Falls Wine. Similarly, no substitutions will be made due to inaccurate descriptions. Flights of Lots: Are of the same type, vintage and bottle count and follow one after another numerically, though ullage and bottle conditions may vary. The auctioneer may exercise discretion to offer, in consecutive lot order and at that same price, the following lots in the flight to the first successful bidder of that flight. Subsequently, those lots not purchased will be offered anew and so on. Absentee bids placed on any lot in a flight will be applied to the next lot in the flight (if unsuccessful) until the flight concludes. Environmental Note: It has only been in the last 15-20 years that the wine industry has moved away from using lead capsules to cover the cork and neck of a bottle. When opening an older wine, if you do have a lead capsule, give consideration as to how you dispose of it.

Index
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CHAMPAGNE
NV/MV Billecart Salmon Rose, 150A Charles Heidsieck Champagne Blanc des Millenaires, 142 Jacquesson, [496] Krug Champagne Grande Cuvee Brut, 147 1964 Dom Perignon, 508 1966 Dom Perignon, [641] 1970 Dom Perignon, [323] 1973 Dom Perignon, 305 Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne, 674 1975 Dom Perignon, [650] Veuve Clicquot Royal Celebration Cuvee, 677 1976 Dom Perignon, [323] 1978 Dom Perignon, [323], 509 1980 Dom Perignon, 306, 510 1981 Krug Clos du Mesnil, 673 1982 Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne, 675, 676 1985 Dom Perignon, 307 Dom Perignon Rose, 308 Heidsieck Blue Diamant, [494] 1988 Dom Perignon, 309, 310, [323] Krug Champagne Brut, 145 1989 Krug Champagne Brut, [146] 1990 Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut, [154] Dom Perignon, 311, 312 Dom Perignon Oenotheque, 313 Heidsieck Champagne Brut Millesime, [154] Krug Champagne Brut, [154] Louis Roederer Cristal Brut, [154] Moet & Chandon Champagne Cuvee Dom Perignon, [154] Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill Brut, [154], 669 Veuve Clicquot Brut La Grande Dame, [154] 1992 Dom Perignon, 314, 315 1993 Dom Perignon, 316 Dom Perignon Oenetheque, 317 1995 Dom Perignon, 318, 671, 672 1996 A. R. Lenoble Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut, 148 Deutz Champagne Cuvee William Deutz Roxe, 141 Dom Perignon, 143, 319 Jacquesson & Fils Champagne Extra Brut (Avize) Grand Cru, 144 Krug Champagne Brut, [146] Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne, 149 Philipponnat Champagne Brut Clos des Goisses, 150 Roederer Cristal, [328] Roederer Cristal Rose, 324 Salon Brut Blanc de Blancs, 151 Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame, 153 1997 Roederer Cristal, 325 1998 Dom Perignon, 320 Dom Perignon Rose, 321 1999 Cristal, 670 Roederer Cristal, 326 Roederer Cristal Rose, 327 2000 Dom Perignon, 322 Roederer Cristal, 507 2002 Roederer Cristal, [328] Taittinger Champagne Comtes de Champagne Rose Brut, 152 LARGE FORMAT Billecart Salmon Rose, 150A Dom Perignon, 510, 310, 312, 315 Krug Champagne Brut, [146] Perrier Jouet Fleur de Champagne, 149 Roederer Cristal, 507 Latour, 421 Petrus, 616 1949 Cheval Blanc, 445 Lafite Rothschild, 295 Margaux, 299 Mouton Rothschild, 424 1953 Cos d’Estournel, 294 Latour, [630] 1955 Cheval Blanc, 446 1958 Lafite Rothschild, [595] 1959 Cheval Blanc (Avery), 330* Latour, 469 Mouton Rothschild, 479 1961 Calon Segur, 581 Canon la Gaffeliere, [631] Ducru Beaucaillou, 447, 448 Gruaud Larose, 585 Lafite Rothschild, 420 Leoville Las Cases, 472 Leoville Poyferre, [493] Mouton Rothschild, 303, 425 Pichon Longueville Baron, 486 1962 Figeac, 454 Lafite Rothschild, [298], 459 1964 Ausone, [493] Carruades de Lafite, [632] Petrus, 617 1966 A. de Luze et Fils, 579 Batailley, [493] Ducru Beaucaillou, [494] Haut Brion, [630] Lafite Rothschild, 296, [595] Margaux, 300 Talbot, [496] 1967 Lafite Rothschild, [298], [494] Mouton Rothschild, [650] 1969 Lascombers, [344]* Leoville Las Cases, [632] 1970 Cheval Blanc, [630] Ducru Beaucaillou, 449, 450, 451 Figeac, 455, 582 Lafite Rothschild, [298], 587 Latour, [641], [642] Leoville Las Cases, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477 Lynch Bages, [599] Mouton Rothschild, [641] Palmer, 482 Petrus, 18

RED BORDEAUX
1924 Petrus (Hanappier Peyrelongue), 483 1937 Gruaud Larose, [637] Lafite Rothschild, 458 Latour, 468 Mouton Rothschild, 423 1945 Grand Puy Lacoste, 456 Margaux, 422 Palmer, 481 1947 Calon Segur, 444 Haut Brion, 418 Lafite Rothschild, 419, 586

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Pichon Longueville Lalande, 426 Vieux Certan, 490, 491, 492 1971 de Sales, 632 Latour, [633], [648] Margaux, 301, [344]*, 602 1973 Dassault, [633] Latour, [493] 1974 Giscours, [636] Lafite Rothschild, 588, [641] Lavilotte, [633] 1975 Bouscaut, 580A Ducru Beaucaillou, 452 Duhart Milon Rothschild, [632] Haut Brion, [495] Latour, [641] Lynch Bages, [21] Margaux, [641] Mouton Rothschild, [633] Petrus, 484, 485 1976 Lafite Rothschild, 460, 461 Malartic Lagraviere, 600 Palmer, [495] 1977 Beychevelle, [630] Trotanoy, [636] 1978 La Grave Trigant de Boisset, [634] Latour, [648] Lynch Bages, [344]* Montrose, [21] Mouton Rothschild, [344]*, 605A Musar Gaston Hochar, [633] Petrus, 618, [620] 1979 Duhart Milon Rothschild, [634] Lafite Rothschild, 462 Latour, [21], [630] Lynch Bages, [599] Margaux, [629] Mouton Rothschild, [614], [648] Palmer, [495] Petrus, 619, [620] 1980 Figeac, [629] 1981 Beychevelle, 433 Gruaud Larose, 2 Guiraud, 652 La Grave Trigant de Boisset, [634] Lafite Rothschild, 463, 589 Latour, 470 Margaux, 603 1982 Angelus, 580 Beychevelle, [342]* Branaire Ducru, [342]*

Briot, [626] Calon Segur, [342]* Camensac, [626] Ducru Beaucaillou, [626] Giscours, 583, 584, Gloria, [637], [648] Grand Puy Lacoste, [342]* Greysac, [495] Gruaud Larose, [342]* Haut Batailley, [638] Haut Brion, 457 Lafite Rothschild, 27, 28, 128, 297, 590 La Lagune, [342]* La Louviere, [342]* La Tour de By, [342]* Latour, 471, 609 Le Gay, [342]* Leoville Barton, [342]* Leoville Las Cases, [128] Loudenne, [626] Lynch Bages, [626] Margaux, 302, 478, [644] Mouton Rothschild, 37, [128], 304, 480, 611, 612, [644] Pavie, 615 Pichon Longueville Baron, [265], [342]* Pichon Longueville Lalande, [128], 622, 623 Ramage La Batisse Haut Medoc, [634] Rieussec, [342]* Sutard, [626] Talbot, [496] Trotanoy, [342]* 1983 Coufran, [633] Gruaud Larose, [21] La Mission Haut Brion, 464, 465 Lafite Rothschild, 331*, 591, 592 Latour, [21] Latour a Pomerol, [344]* Lynch Bages, 598 Malescot St. Exupery, 601 Margaux, 8, 604 Mouton Rothschild, [614] Petrus, 19 Pichon Longueville Baron, 621 Rauzan Gassies, [21] 1985 Ducru Beaucaillou, 453 La Mission Haut Brion, [496] Lafite, 558 Lafite Rothschild, [608] Maitre d’Estournel, [636] Mouton Rothschild, 119 Vieux Chateau Certan, [648] 1986 Beychevelle, [344]* Figeac, [344]* La Mission Haut Brion, 466 Lafite, 557 Lafite Rothschild, 29, 30, 116, 593, [608] Latour a Pomerol, [638] Leoville Las Cases, 33 Margaux, 10, 35, 118 Margaux Pavillon Rouge, [344]* Mouton Rothschild, 38, 334*, 347 Talbot, [266]

1987 Lafite Rothschild, [608], [642] Latour, [642] 1988 Calon Segur, [566] Cheval Blanc, [21] Haut Brion, 555 La Mission Haut Brion, 467 Lafite, 559 Lafite Rothschild, 551, 593A, [608] Latour, [566] Lynch Bages, 9 Margaux, 562 Mouton Rothschild, 563, [647] 1989 Cos d’Estournel, 329* Haut Brion, 3, 556 Lafite Rothschild, 117, [608] L’Evganvile, [344]* Leoville Poyferre, [566] Lynch Bages, 7, 561 Margaux, [564] Mouton Rothschild, 13, [564], [649] Palmer, 16, 335* Pavie Macquin, [344]* Pichon Longueville Lalande, 348, 624 Pichon Longueville Baron, 20, 565 Talbot, 349 1990 Angelus, [628] Cheval Blanc, 1, 25 Cos d’Estournel, [628] Cos Labory, [344]*, [649] Haut Brion, [628] La Mission Haut Brion, 552 Lafite Rothschild, 4, [608] La Lourviere, [344]* Latour, 5, 6, 332*, 560 Margaux, 11, 36 Montrose, 12, 333* Mouton Rothschild, 14 Palmer, 17, 336* Pape Clement, 338* Pichon Longueville Baron, [265], 337* Pichon Longueville Lalande, [344]*487, 625, [649] Talbot, [266] 1992 Petrus, 619A 1993 Gruaud Larose, [639] Lafon Rochet, [344]* Mouton Rothschild, 613 Pichon Longueville Baron, [494] Pichon Longueville Lalande, 488 1994 Lafite Rothschild, [627] 1995 Angelus, [629] Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, [293] Latour, [293] Leoville Las Cases, 34 Leoville Poyferre, 264 Mouton Rothschild, 39, [293] Margaux, [293]

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Petrus, 42 Pichon Longueville Baron, [265] Pichon Longueville Lalande, 489 Talbot, [266] 1996 Cos d’Estournel, [261] Guiraud, [627] Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, 121, [293], 594 Latour, [293] Leoville Poyferre, [646] Margaux, [293] Montrose, 553 Mouton Rothschild, 40, [293] 1997 Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, 31, [293], [596] Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293] 1998 Ausone, 24 Haut Brion, 26, 262, [293] Lafite Rothschild, 122, [293] Lascombes, 597 Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293] 1999 Haut Brion, [293] L’Evangile, [643] Lafite Rothschild, [293], [596], [640] Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293], [640] Pavillon du Margaux, [643] 2000 Cheval Blanc, 549 Cos d’Estournel, [261] Ducru Beaucaillou, [554] Faugeres, [635] Haut Bergey, [635] Haut Brion, [268], [293], 550 La Mission Haut Brion, 125 Lafite Rothschild, [268], [293] Langoa Barton, [567] Latour, [268], [293], 610 Leoville Barton, 568, [635] Leoville Las Cases, [554] Les Forts de Latour, 267 Lynch Bages, [554] Margaux, [268], [293], 605 Mouton Rothschild, 15, 41, [268], [293], 606 Pavie, 127 2001 Doisy Doine L’Extravagant, 269 Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, [293] Latour, [293] Leoville Poyferre, [494] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293] 2002 Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, [293] Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293]

2003 Cos d’Estournel, 120 Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, 32, 123, [293], 607 Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293] 2004 Haut Brion, [293] Lafite Rothschild, [293] Latour, [293] Margaux, [293] Mouton Rothschild, [293] 2005 Langoa Barton, [567] Lascombes, 263 Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, [571] 2006 Lafite Rothschild, 124 Langoa Barton, [567] Mouton Rothschild, 126 Pontet Canet, [571] LARGE FORMAT Batailley, [493] Calon Segur, 444 Ducru Beaucaillou, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452 Greysac, [495] Lafite Rothschild, 28, 30, 31, 331*, 459, 461, 551 Lafite Rothschild Beychevelle, 433 Langoa Barton, [567] Leoville Barton, 568 Leoville Las Cases, 477 Margaux, 478 Montrose, 553 Mouton Rothschild, 425, 480 Palmer, 481, 482 Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, [571] Pichon Longueville Lalande, 426 Pontet Canet, [571] Talbot, [496] Vieux Certan, 490, 491, 492

1964 Climens, 499 1967 Climens, 496 d’Yquem, 22, 428, 503 Suduiraut, [494] 1983 Rieussec, [633] Suduiraut, 656 1985 Suduiraut, 657 1988 d’Yquem, 43, 654 1990 d’Yquem, 44, 45 Mouton Cadet Bordeau Blanc, [645] 1992 Mouton Cadet Bordeau Blanc, [645] 1995 d’Yquem, 46 1996 d’Yquem, 47 Rieussec, [351] 1997 d’Yquem, 48, 49 Rieussec, [351] 2000 d’Yquem, 50, 655 2001 Suduiraut, 130 2005 Rieussec, 129 LARGE FORMAT d’Yquem, 45

WHITE BORDEAUX
1918 d’Yquem, 350 1928 d’Yquem, 501 1929 Climens, 498 1937 d’Yquem, 502 1947 La Tour Blanche, [637] Rayne Vigneau, [637] 1950 d’Yquem, 653 1955 d’Yquem, 427 1959 Doisy Verdrines, 500 La Tour Blanche, [495]

RED BURGUNDY
1959 Guichard Potheret Corton, [667] 1961 Charles Noellat Vosne Romanee Les Beaumonts, [497] Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti, 665 Marion Chambertin, [668] 1964 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti, 505 1965 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti, 666 1966 Jaboulet Vercherre Chambolle Musigny, [631] Lamarche Vosne Romanee, [668] Patriarche Hospices de Beaune Pommard, [631] 1969 P. Maufoux Richebourg, [667]

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1970 Bouchard Volnay les Caillerets, [650] Grivelet Richebourg, 662 1971 A. Lichine Echezeaux, 664 Geoffroy Gevrey Chambertin, [632] 1976 C. Noellat Vosne Romanee Beaumonts, 23 G. Roumier Bonnes Mares, 342A* 1978 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache, 64 Vogue Musigny, 506 1980 Magnien Gevrey Chambertin, [646] 1982 J. Jayer Echezeaux, 663 1983 Drouhin Vosne Romanee, 661 Groffier Bonnes Mares, [651] Mongeard Mugneret Vosne Romanee Les Orveaux, [646] P. Ponelle Nuits St. Georges Le Clos des Corvees, [646] 1985 B. Clair Morey St. Denis, [646] Dujac Bonnes Mares, 382 O. Leflaive Les Pucelles, [497] 1986 Voarick Aloxe Corton, [629] 1987 Drouhin Aloxe Corton, 659 Musigny Drouhin, [639] 1990 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg, 57 Domaine Goutte d’Or du Clos Naudin Moelleux, [633] Trpet Marc de Chambertin, [400] 1993 Comte de Vogue Musigny Vielle Vignes, 399 1994 Bouchard Corton, [667] Chevillon Nuits St. Georges, [646] 1996 Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny, 362 1997 Fourrier Griottes Chambertin Vielle Vignes, [386] 1998 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Montrachet, 71 1999 Comte Armand, [569] Faiveley Nuits St. Georges, [646] Faiveley Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale, [383] Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques, 365 Fourrier Griottes Chambertin Vielle Vignes, [386] Roumier Bonnes Mares, 369 Roumier Chambolle Musigny les Cras, 372

2000 Comte de Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes, [73] Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge, [62] Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache, 65 Louis Jadot, [570] Roumier Chambolle Musigny les Cras, 373 2001 Comte de Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes, [73] Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge, 63, Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache, 66 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Montrachet, 72 Mommesin Clos de Tart, 389 2002 Comte Armand, [569] Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux, 51 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux, 55 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant, 61 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache, 67 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale, [383] Fourrier Griottes Chambertin Vielle Vignes, [386] O. Leflaive Saint Aubin En Remilly, [645] 2003 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge, [62] 2004 Comte de Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes, [73] Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg, 58 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache, 68, 69 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant, 357 Ponsot Clos de la Roche Vielle Vignes, 392 2005 Comte Armand, [569] Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny le Amoureuses, 363 Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny, 361 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux, 52 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux, 56 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg, 59 Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Vielle Vignes, 384 Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques Vielles Vignes, 385 Groffier Bonnes Mares, 366 Louis Jadot Pommard, [570] Meo Camuzet Clos de Vougeo, [374] Mugneret Nuits St. Georges Les Chaignots, [374] Roumier Bonnes Mares, 370 Roumier Chambolle Musigny, [371] Roumier Hospices de Beaune Corton Cuvee Charlotte Dumay, 396 Roumier Hospices de Beaune Volany Cuvee Blondeau, 397 Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares, 358 Vougeraie Clos Vougeot, 398 2006 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux, 53 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg, 60 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Vosne Romanee Cuvee Duvault Blochet, 70 Ghislaine Barthod Chambolle Musigny Les Cras, 356 H. Lignier Clos de la Roche, 367 Meo Camuzet Echezeaux Les Rouges du Bas, 368

Roumier Chambolle Musigny, [371] Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares, 359 2007 Comte de Vogue Bonnes Mares, 360 Comte de Vogue Musigny, 364 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux, 54 Roulot Hospices de Beaune Meursault Genevrieres Cuvee Baudot, 394, 395 LARGE FORMAT Faiveley Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale, [383] Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques, 365 Fourrier Griottes Chambertin Vielle Vignes, [386] Mommesin Clos de Tart, 389 Roumier Hospices de Beaune Corton Cuvee Charlotte Dumay, 396 Roulot Hospices de Beaune Meursault Genevrieres Cuvee Baudot, 394, 395 Vougeraie Clos Vougeot, 398

MARC AND FINE OF BURGUNDY
1948 Jacoulet Fine, [401] 1949 Gaunoux Vieux Marc, [401] Jacoulet Fine, [401] 1950 Jacoulet Fine, [401] 1966 Gaunoux Vieux Marc, [401] 1978 Gaunoux Vieux Fine, [400] Gaunoux Vieux Fine de Bourgogne Eau de Vie, [400] 1979 Delagrange Vieux Marc, [400] 1982 Rousseau Vieux Fine, [400] Rousseau Vieuz Marc, [400]

WHITE BURGUNDY
1981 Delagrange Bachelet Chassagne Montrachet les Caillerets, 504 1986 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne, [647] 1989 Drouhin Chassagne Montrachet Marquis Laguiche, 660 1992 F. Jobard Meursault En La Barre, 388 1996 Deleger Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot, [629] 1997 B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Caillerets, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Embrazees, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Vide Bourse, [391]

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Drouhin Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche, 352 2000 JN Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet les Caillerets, 387 W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos, 132 2002 B. Morey et Fils Chassagne Montrachet les Embrazees, 90 Comtes Lafon JN Gagnard Batard Montrachet, [140] J.M. Boillot Puligny Montrache, 131 W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Vaudesir, 139, W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bourgros Cote de Bouguerots, 135 W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bourgros, 136 W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos, 133 W. Fevre Chablis Les Preuses, 137 2004 Comtes Lafon Meursault, [140] Comtes Lafon Meursault 1er Cru Charmes, [140] W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos, 134 W. Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses, 138 2005 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne, 658 Vogue Bourgogne Blanc, [374] LARGE FORMAT B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Caillerets, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Embrazees, 90, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot, [391] B. Morey Chassagne Montrachet Vide Bourse, [391] JN Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet les Caillerets, 387 Rapet Corton Charlemagne, 393

Guigal La Landonne, [74] Guigal La Turque, [80] Jaboulet Hermitage, [638] M. Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree, [633] 1993 Guigal La Mouline, [79] Guigal La Turque, [80] 1994 Guigal La Landonne, [74] 1995 Guigal La Landonne, [75] Jaboulet Aine La Chappelle, [629] 1996 Guigal La Landonne, [75] Guigal La Mouline, [79] 1997 Guigal Hermitage, [627] 1998 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, 679 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Speciale, 402 2000 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo, 178 Guigal Hermitage, 171 Guigal La Landonne, [75] Guigal La Mouline, [79] Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape, 403 2001 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, 155, [344]* Chateau Grillet (Neyret-Gachet) Vin Blanc, 573 Guigal Hermitage Rouge Ex Voto, 172 Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf de Pape Reserve des Deux Freres, 182 2003 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape, 160 Delas Freres La Landonne, 167 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vielles Vignes, 175 Guigal Emitage Rouge, Ex Voto, 680 Guigal Hermitage Blanc Ex Voto, 173 M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Pavillon, 157 Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres, 183 2004 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape cuvee Reserve, 179 2005 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, [572] Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape, 161 Clos du Caillou Reserve Chateauneuf du Pape, 271 Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape Deus-Ex Machina, 163 Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous, 166 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois, 177 Guigal La Landonne, 168 Guigal La Mouline, 169 Guigal La Turque, 170 Guigal Hermitage Blanc Ex Voto, 174 Le Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve

Le Clos du Caillou, 162 Les Cailloux Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire Brunel, 156 M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Rouge, 158 M. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Pavillon, 159 Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de mon Aieul, 180 Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres, 184 2006 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, [572] Clos de Papes Chateauneuf du Pape, 270 Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de mon Aieul, 181 2007 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, [572] Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape Deus Ex Machina, 164 Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous, 165 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vielles Vignes, 176 LARGE FORMAT Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, 679 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, [572] Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape, 161

GERMANY
1959 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr TBA, 532 1983 Schritz Nietteler Rochusfels Elbling, [533] 1985 Friedrich Altenkirch Lorcher Krone Riesling Kabinett, [533] Joh. Flick & Son Bornheimer Adelberg Auslese, [533] Langwerth von Simmern Kellerei Eltviller Erbacher Marcobrunn, [533] 1986 Hans Muth Mettenheimer Goldberg Kerner Spatlese, [533] 1989 Dr. Burklin Wolf Riesling TBA Rheinpfalz, [647]

RHONE
1983 Guigal Brune et Blonde, [344]* Jaboulet Aine, Hermitage La Chappelle, 678 1985 JL Chave Hermitage, 339* 1986 Guigal La Mouline, 76 Guigal La Turque, [80] 1987 Guigal La Mouline, 77 Guigal La Turque, [80] 1988 Guigal Brune et Blonde, [344]* Guigal La Landonne, [74] 1989 Chapoutier Hermitage La Sizeranne, [344]* Guigal La Mouline, [78] 1990 Chapoutier Hermitage Monier de la Sizeranne, [344]* Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve, 681 1991 Guigal Hermitage, [639]

ALSACE
1999 Kracher Welschriesling TBA Number 8, [643] 2001 Trimbach Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile 375eme Anniversaire, 186

LOIRE
1999 P. Delesvaux Coteaux de Layon Selection de Grains Nobles, 185A

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2005 Didier Dageneau Pur Sang Fume de Pouilly, 185 Nicolas Joly Savennieres Coulee de Serrant Clos de la Coulee de Serrant, [571] 2008 D. Daguenau Pouilly Fume Silex, [571]

1959 Ruffino Chianti Ducale Riserva Pontassieve, [681A] 1969 Guerrieri Rizzardi Amarone Recioto Della Valpolicella, [344]* 1977 Tomassi Amarone, [629] 1978 Antichi Poderi Marchesi di barolo Riserva, [634] Vietti Barolo, [344]* 1982 Ceretto Bricco Rocche Barolo Brunate, 536, 537, 538 Lungarotti Rubesco, [632] 1985 Vietti Barolo, [344]* 1988 Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino, [344]* Vietti Barbera Scarone, [344]* 1989 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo, 82 1990 Gaja Sori Tilden, 192 1993 Banfi Brunello di Montalcino, [629] Mondavi/Frescobaldi Luce Tuscany, [651] 1994 Mondavi/Frescobaldi Luce Tuscany, [651] 1995 Gaja Barbaresco, [344]* Gaja Sori San Lorenzo, 545 1996 Ceretto Barbaresco Bricco Asili, [272] Ceretto Barbaresco Bruante, 273 Gaja Sori Tildin, 376 Mondavi/Frescobaldi Luce Tuscany, [651] P. Antico Brunello, [645] Roberto Voerzio Barolo Brunate, [279] Roberto Voerzio La Serra, [279] 1997 Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi, 276 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio Antico, [280] Brunello di Montalcino Siro Pacenti, [280] Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili, [201] Castelgiocondo (Marchesi de’Frescobaldi) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, 188 Ceretto Barbaresco Asili Bernadot, [272] Ceretto Barolo Brunate, 274 Clerico Ciabot Mentin Ginestra Barolo, [275] Gaja Sori Tildin, 83, 377 Gaja Sperss, 193 Gromis (Gaja) Barolo Conteisa Cerequio, [201] Paolo Scavino Barolo Rocche dell’Annunziata Riserva, 196 Roberto Voerzio Barolo Brunate, [279] Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia, 198A 1998 Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Nrich Ronchi, 277 Clerico Ciabot Mentin Ginestra Barolo, [275]

Giacosa Barbaresco, 378 Giacosa Barolo, 379 Roberto Voerzio La Serra, [279] Sassicaia, [645] Soldera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, 380 1999 Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi, 278 Clerico Ciabot Mentin Ginestra Barolo, [275] Fanti Brunello di Montalcino, 189 Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Gran Bussia, 575 2000 Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montalcino 25th Anniversary, 187 Brunello di Montalcino Altero, [280] Brunello di Montalcino Veldicava, [280] Gaia & Rey, [629] Paolo Scavino Barolo Riserva Rocche dell’Annunziata, 197 2001 Brunello di Montalcino Siro Pacenti, [280] Brunello di Montalcino Veldicava, [280] Bruno Giacosa Barolo Riserva Le Rocche del Falletto di Serralunga d’Alba, 194 Feudi di San Gregorio Serpico, 190, 191 Gaja Barbaresco, 375 Gaja Sori Tildin, 84 Gaja Sperss, 81 La Spinetta Barbera d’Asti Superiore, 198 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia, 199 Tua Rita Giustro di Notri, 200 2002 Casa Alle Vacche Vin Santo del Chianti, [645] 2003 Alion, [571] Gaja Sperss, 546 Sassicaia, 547 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia, 548 2004 Ornellaia Masseto, 85 Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino, 195 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, 90 2005 Ornellaia Masseto, 86, 87 2006 Ornellaia Masseto, 88, 89 LARGE FORMAT Albino Rocca Barbaresco Vigneto Brich Ronchi, 276, 278 Ceretto Barbaresco Bricco Asili, [272] Gaja Sori San Lorenzo, 545 Gaja Sperss, 81 Ornellaia Masseto, 87, 89

MADEIRA
1964 Justino’s Malmsey Madeira, 693A, 494

SPAIN
1959 Castillo Ygay Rioja Gran Reserve, [647] 1975 Reserva 904 La Rioja Alta, [637] 1985 Valdemar Reserve, 540, 539 1989 Vega Sicilia Unico, [641] 1995 Vega Sicilia Tinta Valbuena, [629] 1999 Dominio de Pingus Pingus, 91 San Vicente Rioja, [629] 2000 Alvaro Palacio L’Ermita, 95 Dominio de Pingus Pingus, 92 Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja, [645] 2001 Aalto P.S., 202 2002 Numanthia Termanthia, 96 2003 Benjamin Romeo Contador, [210] El Nido Clio, 206 2004 Aalto P.S., 203 Alion, 576 Benjamin Romeo Contador, [210] Benjamin Romeo La Vina De Andres Romeo Liende, 211 Clos Mogador, 204 Dominio de Pingus Pingus, 93 El Nido Clio, 207 Mas Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles, 205 Numanthia Termes, [281] Numanthia Termes Numanthia, 208 Numanthia Termes Termanthia, 209 2005 Dominio de Pingus Pingus, 94 Numanthia Numanthia, [281]

SOUTH AMERICA
2004 Catena Zapata Nicloas Catena Zapata, 212 Cousina Macul Lota, 99 2005 Catena Zapata Nicolas Catena Zapata, 213

ITALY
1952 Ruffino Chianti Ducale Riserva Pontassieve, [681A]

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AUSTRALIA
1980 Penfolds Grange, [638] 1992 Three Rivers Dry Grown Shiraz Barossa Valley Bushvines, 411 1995 Penfolds Grange Shiraz, 408 1996 Greenock Creek Roennfeldt Road Shiraz, 405 Penfolds Grange, [103] 1997 Torbreck Run Rig, [415] Wild Duck Creek Estate Duck Muck Heathcote, 416 1998 Penfolds Grange, 225 Yalumba Shiraz The Reserve, [232] 1999 Penfolds Grange, [103] 2000 Wild Duck Creek Estate Shiraz Duck Much Heathcote, [417] 2001 Chris Ringland (formerly Three Rivers) Shiraz, 704A D’Arenberg Shiraz The Dead Arm, 216 Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz, 406 Noon Winery Reserve Shiraz, 407 Penfolds Grange, 101 Philips Integrity, 409 Torbreck Descendant, [415] Torbreck Run Rig, 412 Yalumba Shiraz The Octavius, [232] 2002 Clarendon Hills Grenache Romas, 215 E & E Black Pepper Estate Shiraz, 217 Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz, [219] Integrity Shiraz, 410 Shirvington McLaren Vale Shiraz, [645] Torbreck Run Rig, 413 Torbreck The Factor, [415] Torbreck The Factor Shiraz, 229 Wild Duck Creek Estate Shiraz Duck Much Heathcote, [417] 2003 Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz, [219] Greenock Creek Seven Acres Shiraz, 100 Kalleske Shiraz Greenock, [221] Mitolo Shiraz G.A.M., [223] Mitolo Shiraz Reiver, [223] Penfolds Grange, 102 The Standish Wine Company The Standish Shiraz, [228] Torbreck Les Amis Grenache, 414 Torbreck Run Rig, 230 2004 Mitolo Shiraz G.A.M., [223] The Standish Wine Company The Relic Shiraz/ Viognier, [228] Torbeck Run Rig Shiraz, [231] Torbreck Les Amis Grenache, [231] Torbreck The Descendant, [231] Torbreck The Factor, [231]

2005 Clarendon Hills Piggott Range, 714 Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz, 404, 218 Kalleske Shiraz Greenock, [221] Massena The 11th Hour Shiraz, 222 Mollydooker Shiraz Carnival of Love, 224 Rolf Binder Hanisch Shiraz, 214 Two Hands Bella’s Garden Shiraz, 226, 227 2006 Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz, 220 Mollydooker Shiraz Carnival of Love, [224] Mollydooker Shiraz Velvet Glove, [224] LARGE FORMAT Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz, 220

1987 Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 1988 Beaulieu George de Latour Private Reserve, [715] Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon, 341* 1989 Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A] 1990 Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Dominus Estate, 696 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Groth Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Pahlmeyer Caldwell Vineyard, [345]* Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz, [345]* Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 1991 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Dominus Estate Napanook Vineyard, 239 Dominus Napnook, 697 Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, [345]* Mondavi Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon, [109] 1992 Stag’s Leap Cask 23, [345]* Chabot Vineyard, [345]* Dominus, 698 Opus One, [345]* Phelps Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Stag’s Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 1993 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Chateau Montelena Estate, [343]* Montelena Estate, [715] Opus One, [645], [715] Phelps Insignia, [638] Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A] 1994 Caymus Special Selection Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Groth Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A] 1995 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Far Niente, [638] La Jota Howell Mountain, [344]* Mondavi Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Montelena Estate, [715] Opus One, [108] Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A] 1996 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Opus One, [627] Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A]

CALIFORNIA
1974 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, 105 Simi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Vintage Alexander Valley, [633] 1978 Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, [639] Stag’s Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 1979 Opus One, [345]* 1980 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Gravelley Meadow, [345]* Opus One, 340*, [345]*, [704] Red Rock Terrace, [345]* 1981 Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Gravelley Meadow, [345]* 1982 Beaulieu Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, [631] Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, [345]* Opus One, 702, [704] 1983 Opus One, [704] 1984 Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Opus One, [704] Pine Ridge Rutherford Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon, [634] Silver Oak Alexander Valley, [634] Stag’s Leap Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Merlot, [634] 1985 Caymus Special Selection Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 699 Opus One, 703 1986 Chateau Montelena Napa, [343]* Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, [344]* Phelps Insignia, [345]* Stag’s Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]*

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Silver Oak Cellars Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [638] Turley Aida Vineyard Petite Syrah, [712] Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah, [707] Turley Whitney Tennessee Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] 1997 Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 104 Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour, 233 Caymus Special Selection, [715] David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147, [694B] Dominus, [714] Harlan Estate, 699A Jos. Phelps Insignia, 249 Mondavi Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Rock Cairn, [282] Opus One, [108], [627] Shafer Hillside Select, 113 Silver Oak Bonny’s Vineyard, [281A] Turley Aida Vineyard Petite Syrah, [712] Turley Aida Vineyard Zinfandel, [712] Turley Grist Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah, 705 Turley Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel, 706 Turley Moore ‘Earthquake’ Vineyards Zinfandel, [711] Turley Old Vines Costa County Zinfandel, 708 Turley Rattlesnake Acres Petite Syrah, [709] Turley Tofanelli Vineyard Zinfandel, 710 Turley Zinfandel Black Sears Vineyard, [713] Turley Zinfandel Duarte Vineyard, [713] Turley Zinfandel Tofanelli Vineyard, [713] Von Strasser Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 1998 Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Opus One, [645], [715] Screaming Eagle, 111 Turley Dogtown Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Duarte Vineyard, [714] Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah, [707] Turley Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Old Vines Zinfandel, [711] Turley Pringle Family Vineyard, [711] Turley Rattlesnake Acres Petite Syrah, [709] 1999 Dominus, [714] Heitz Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Martha’s Vineyard, 700 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, [714] La Jota Cabernet Sauvignon 18th Anniversary, 701 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Carpenter Vineyard, [282] Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Rock Cairn, [282] Phelp’s Insignia, [715] Turley Alexander Valley Vineyard 101 Zinfandel, [711] Turley Dogtown Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Duarte Vineyard, [714] Turley Grist Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah, [707] Turley Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Moore ‘Earthquake’ Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Turley Old Vines Zinfandel, [711] Turley Pringle Family Vineyard Zinfandel, [711] Whitehall Lane Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 258

2000 Caymus Special Selection Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* Shafer Relentless, [259] Sine Qua Non In Flagrante Syrah, 284 Stag’s Leap Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, [345]* 2001 Bond Harlan Matriarch, [234] Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill Estate, [259] Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 236, 237 David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147, [694B] Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] Neiman Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine Caldwell Vineyard, [247] Newton Chardonnay Unfiltered, [248] Plumpjack Cabernet Sauvignon Estate, 250 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, [252] Ramey Jericho Canyon Vineyard, 254 Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon, [109] Sine Qua Non On Your Toes Syrah, 286 Viader Proprietary Red, [259] 2002 Amuse Bouche Merlot, [353] Bond Harlan Matriarch, [234] Caymus Special Selection, 235 Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] Marcassin Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard, 245 Marcassin Pinot Noir Three Sisters, 246 Neiman Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine Caldwell, [247] Newton Chardonnay Unfiltered, [248] Opus One, [345]* Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, [252] Ramey Chardonnay Hudson Vineyard, 253 Ridge Monte Bello, [110] Robert Foley Claret, 241 Sine Qua Non Heart Chorea Syrah, 283 Sine Qua Non Just for the Love of it Syrah, 285 2003 DuMOL Pinot Noir Ryan Green Valley, 239A Heitz Martha’s Vineyard, [715] Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] Kistler McCrea Vineyard Chardonnay, [345]* L’Aventure Cote-a-Cote Estate, [244] Opus One, [345]* Screaming Eagle, 112 Sine Qua Non Li’l E Grenache, [290] Sine Qua Non Papa Syrah, [290] Sine Qua Non The Inaugural Eleven Confessions Vineyard Estate Grenache, 289 2004 Amuse Bouche Merlot, [353] Beaulieu Georges de Latour, [345]* Blankiet, [716] David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147, 694A, [694B] Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Volcanic Hill, 695 Flowers Pinot Noir Camp Meeting Ridge, [240] Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] Kistler Vine Hill Vineyard Chardonnay, 243 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon,[716] Ridge Monte Bello, [110] Robert Foley Claret, [241], [242] Shafer Vineyard Hillside Select, 114, [716] Sine Qua Non Covert Fingers, [291]

Sine Qua Non Into the Dark Grenache, [291] Sine Qua Non Ode to E, [291] Sine Qua Non Poker Face, [291] Sloan, 257 Staglin Family Vineyards Cabernet, 115 2005 Flowers Pinot Noir Camp Meeting Ridge, [240] Hundred Acre Ark, 106 Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] L’Aventure Estate Cuvee, [244] Pax Cellars Cuvee Christine Syrah, [251] Pax Cellars Cavee Moriah, [251] Pax Cellars The Terraces Alder Springs Vineyard Syrah, [251] Pax Cellars Walker Vine Hill Syrah, [251] Ridge Montebello, 255 Robert Foley Petite Sirah, [242] Schrader Cellars Beckstoffer CCS To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, [256] Schrader Cellars Beckstoffer T6 To-Kaoln Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, [256] Schrader Cellars Beckstoffer To-Kaoln Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, [256] Sine Qua Non Atlantis Fe 203 2A Grenache, [292] 2006 Copain James Berry Vineyard Syrah, 238 Kayli Morgan Hundred Acre, 107 Kistler Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay, [354] L’Aventure Estate Cuvee, 244 2007 Amuse Bouche Merlot, [353] Peter Michael Point Rouge Chardonnay, 355 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, 577, 578 LARGE FORMAT Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 104 Blankiet, [716] David Arthur Cabernet Sauvignon Elevation 1147, 694A Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 699 Opus One, 340*, [108], [715] Ridge Monte Bello, [110] Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon, [109] Shafer Hillside Select, 113 Sine Qua Non In Flagrante Syrah, 284 Staglin Family Vineyards Cabernet, 115

NORTHWEST
1998 Quilceda Creek, [714] 1999 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Red Hill Estate, [260] 2000 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Red Hill Estate, [260] 2001 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Red Hill Estate, [260] 2002 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Red Hill Estate, [260] 2003 Sine Qua Non Omega Oregon Pinot Noir, [290] Sine Qua Non Omega Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir, 287, 288 2005 Sine Qua Non Over & Out Oregon Pinot Noir, [292]

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2006 K Vintners Royal City Syrah, [716] LARGE FORMAT Sine Qua Non Omega Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir, 288

1970 Quinta do Noval, [648] 1975 Quinta do Noval, 688 1977 Fonseca, 686 Warre, 544 1983 Grahams, [693] Taylor Fladgate, 543 Taylors Fladgate, [693] Warres, [693] 1985 Dows, [693] Taylor Fladgate, 98 Warre, [496] 1994 Cockburn, [693] Fonseca Vintage, [692] Grahams, [693] Quinta do Noval, [689] Taylor Fladgate Vintage, [692] Warres [693] 1996 Quinta do Noval, [647] 1997 Quinta do Noval Nacional, 690 2003 Quinta do Noval, 691

ARMAGNAC
NV Baron de Lafite Reserve Armagnac 1908 Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre), 516 1910 Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre), 517, 518 1912 Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre), 519 1919 Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre) 1919, 520, 521, 522 1928 Domaine de Jouanda (Robert Poyferre), 523 1946 Chateau de Ravignon, 524 1947 Domaine Lasgraves (H et JL Farbos), 511 1949 Domaine Lasgraves (H et JL Farbos), 512, 513, 514 1951 Domaine Lasgraves (H et JL Farbos), 515

PORT
1926 A Pereira du Fonseca Finest Reserve Port, 686A 1937 Quinta do Noval Old Tawny Port, 687 1945 Graham, 541 1948 Graham, 429 1950 Silva Quinta do Noval, 430 1960 Ferreia, [639], [494] 1963 Sandeman, 542 Warre, [496] 1966 Quinta do Noval, [497], [689] Taylor Fladgate, 97

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Collection of Wines
Your Wines
Lower Falls Wine Co. will endeavor to release or transport your wine to you as quickly as possible. The inherent nature of fine wine – particularly aged bottles – requires that due care be taken in its storage and transport. We request your partnership in making sure no harm arises during storage, collection or transportation. We may offer suggestions as to the best course of action to safeguard your purchase. Fees charged are only to recover associated costs and are not intended to create a profit center from the act of getting your wines to you.

Pick-up of Wines
Complimentary collection is available by prior arrangement only at: Lower Falls Wine Co. 2366 Washington Street (Rt. 16) Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462
Please schedule your pick up by contacting Lauren Collins at Lower Falls Wine Co., 617-332-3000, lcollins@lowerfallswine.com, or www.lowerfallswine.com, a minimum of seventy-two hours in advance. Full payment of all applicable charges must be received prior to the release of any goods. Wines will only be released to those over 21 years of age. Proof of age will be required.

Issues with Regard to Transportation
All bidders should make themselves aware of the limitations and restrictions imposed by various states with regard to the importation of alcoholic beverages which have been purchased at auction and transported into any states jurisdiction. All buyers have the sole responsibility to research, understand and comply with all permit or license requirements before collection or transport of purchases occurs. Neither Skinner Inc. nor Lower Falls Wine Co. is responsible for obtaining any permits or licenses on behalf of any bidder. Lower Falls Wine will facilitate, where able, in the making of arrangements for the buyer on their behalf. Bidders are strongly urged to understand the individual state statutes with regard to importation prior to participation in any auction to insure compliance with said statutes.

Local Delivery
Lower Falls Wine Co. will deliver within Metro west Boston at no charge. We will deliver for a fee inside Route 495. One case, $29 Two to four cases, $19 per case Five or more cases, $14 per case Buyers arranging Massachusetts delivery outside of Route 495 should inquire as to the fees for delivery. Deliveries are made Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Delivery will usually occur within one week of your request. All fees associated with delivery must be paid in advance of delivery. We reserve the right to (re)package wines if deemed necessary for a nominal fee. Wines will only be delivered to, and must be signed for by, someone over 21 years of age.

Splits
Any lot that is split for either pick-up or delivery will be subject to a nominal charge.

Storage
Complimentary storage of any purchases will not exceed forty-five days past the auction date. All uncollected lots will be charged $100 per month (or fraction thereof). Purchases in excess of ten lots will be subject to a fee of a minimum of $250 per month. Lower Falls Wine Co. will not be liable for wines fourteen (14) days after auction date.

All inquires with regard to collection or delivery should be addressed to Lower Falls Wine Co. at 617-332-3000.

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Skinner, Inc. & Lower Falls Wine Co. Conditions of Sale – Fine Wines
1. All bidders and buyers of wine must be at least 21 years of age and shall present satisfying legal documentation of this at auction. In the event the buyer is a partnership or corporate entity, the receiver of the wine shall furnish proof fulfilling this criteria. 2. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc., below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event, and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 3. All property is sold “as is,” and neither Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation or any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, or description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice, or in the catalog, or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Prospective buyers are urged to inspect those lots they have interest in. 4. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by Skinner, Inc. shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. Please note Massachusetts state law requires all purchasers of alcoholic beverages be at least 21 years of age. 5. All merchandise purchased is payable directly to Skinner Inc., and must be paid for the day of the auction. All merchandise must be removed from Lower Falls Wine Co. within forty five (45) days of the auction, and in no event shall Skinner Inc. or Lower Falls Wine Co. have any liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than fourteen (14) days after the sale. Lower Falls Wine Co. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage fee per lot as determined by Lower Falls Wine Co. (see Collection of Wines). If any property has not been removed within forty five (45) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. (a) the merchandise may be transferred to and stored at a bonded warehouse and the purchaser agrees to pay all transfer and storage expenses, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 6. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, good check, or wire transfers, payable in U.S. dollars. Checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing the check. Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. reserve the right to hold merchandise purchased until the funds have cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner and/or Lower Falls Wine Co. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. 7. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 8. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 9. Lower Falls Wine Co. may, in their discretion and at purchaser’s request, package and arrange for delivery as directed by the purchaser. In such event, purchaser agrees that (a) all such packaging, handling and delivery is at the sole risk of the purchaser and that Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. shall have no liability for any loss or damage to such items, and (b) purchaser shall pay in advance, all packaging expenses, including labor, materials, carriers fees and all insurance charges. Please arrange seventy-two (72) hours in advance for collection and delivery. Purchaser shall make itself aware of the limitations and restrictions imposed by various states in regards to the transportation and importation of alcoholic beverages and purchaser has the sole responsibility to research and comply with all permit and licensing requirements. Neither Skinner, Inc. nor Lower Falls Wine Co. shall be responsible for obtaining any permits or licenses on behalf of purchaser and no sale shall be cancelled or refunded for lack of purchaser’s noncompliance with permitting and licensing issues. (Please see Collection of Wines) 10. A premium equal to 21.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the final bid over $200,000, will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale. 12. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02204.
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