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Fine Wines & Rare Spirits with Lower Falls Wine Company

Sale 2956B

November 9, 2016

Boston


Fine Wines & Rare Spirits with Lower Falls Wine Company


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Marie Keep

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Department Director 508.970.3296

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

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Table of Contents 1

Auction & Specialist Information

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Web Site & Online Bidding

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Upcoming Sale Announcement

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Lots 1–503

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Index

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Conditions of Sale

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Glossary of Terms

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Collection of Wines

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Map & Driving Directions

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Absentee Bid Form

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Company Directors & Specialty Departments

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Administrative Staff & Client Services

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Please Note: Quotes cited as TWA used by permission of The Wine Advocate. Quotes cited as Burghound used by permission of Allen Meadows.

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Cellar trimming from a savvy collector and friend of Skinner. Removed from a temperature-controlled, custom-built cellar by Skinner specialists. 1 Charles Heidsieck l’Oenothèque 2000 “Champagne Charlie” 1985 Reims 1 bottle $150-200 2 Roederer Cristal 2002 Epernay L. Perrotti-Brown for TWA, 94 pts. 05/09 1 bottle $150-225 3 Roederer Cristal 2005 Epernay 2 bottles $200-300 4 Chateau Pontet Canet 2010 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 02/13 1 magnum $250-350 5 Chateau Rieussec 2009 Fargues, 1er Cru Classe “The team at Chateau Rieussec have conjured a stellar wine in 2009. There is a little reduction at first that fortunately blows away, revealing thickly layered scents of honey, Danish pastry and quince that appear to gain vigor with every passing sip. The palate is stunning: very viscous in the mouth with tangy grapefruit, honey and white peach. It is still primal, but the acidity is perfectly judged and there is a life-affirming sense of precision and tension towards the finish. Exceptional. Drink now2045.” N. Martin for TWA, 97 pts. 02/13 4 bottles $500-700 6 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques 2010 Cote de Nuits A. Galloni for TWA, (93-95) pts. 02/12 4 bottles $350-525 7 Comtes Lafon Meursault Les Charmes 2009 Cote de Beaune Burghound, 93 pts. 06/12 3 bottles $325-475

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8 Comtes Lafon Meursault Les Charmes 2012 Cote de Beaune Burghound, 94 pts. 06/15 3 bottles $425-550 9 Comtes Lafon Meursault Les Genevrières 2006 Cote de Beaune “Here too there is mild oak influence to the naturally exotic and spicy yellow fruit aromas that merge seamlessly into rich, pure and citrus-infused medium plus-bodied flavors that possess obvious minerality and terrific vibrancy that continue onto the explosive and harmonious finish. I find it most impressive that a wine of such obvious power can also deliver such finesse. In a word, lovely.” Burghound, (91-93) pts. 07/08 3 bottles $325-450 10 Meo Camuzet Vosne Romanée Les Chaumes 2005 Cote de Nuits “A deft touch of wood frames highly spiced black berry and cherry fruit aromas trimmed in hints of underbrush and warm earth that complement the very rich, refined and admirably concentrated flavors that are both complex and delicious, all wrapped in a vibrant and velvety finish. This is quite firm, dense and serious but beautifully balanced and the ‘05 is one of the best vintages that I have seen for the Méo Chaumes. Simply great potential for development over the medium term, which is to say over the next decade.” Burghound, 93 pts. 07/08 3 bottles $375-525 11 Comte de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes 2007 Cote de Nuits “The step up in class is unmistakable with gorgeously complex, even kaleidoscopic and superbly elegant red, black and violet aromas trimmed with a dazzling array of spices, earth and a hint of smoke that adds unmistakable luster to the round, intense, muscular and exceptionally stylish broad-scaled flavors that possess excellent power and a building intensity that develops from the mid-palate to the explosive yet seductive finish. I really like the purity of expression here on the sappy and mineral-infused finish that has a dusty quality from all of the dry extract that coats the firm tannins. This is a big ‘07 built on a base of firm minerality but it remains impeccably well balanced and should live for decades so patience is definitely a virtue if you are a potential buyer.” Burghound, 95 pts. 01/10 1 bottle $300-350

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12 Comte de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes 2008 Cote de Nuits “This is also quite reserved at present with an elegant, airy, cool and pure nose that is kaleidoscopically complex as it offers red currant, plum, black cherry and a panoply of floral and spice notes, in particular violet and anise, before marrying seamlessly into mineral-driven and alluring big-bodied flavors that explode on the powerful and almost painfully intense finish that delivers genuinely stunning length. I love the way Musigny can so effortlessly combine a silky palate impression with serious muscle. This should be quite impressive in time though note that it will need a minimum of 18 to 25 years of cellar time.” Burghound, 96 pts. 01/11 1 bottle $350-450 13 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Napa “The prodigious 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, including fruit from some of the oldest Cabernet vines still in existence in Napa. This full-bodied classic displays notes of forest floor, earth, crème de cassis, blackberry liqueur, licorice and some pen ink. It is dense, full-bodied, prodigiously rich, massive in intensity, yet relatively light on its feet. This great ballerina of a wine has extraordinary ripeness but pulls back from the edge before going over the top. There are 1,000 cases of this classic, which should age effortlessly for 30+ years.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/15 3 bottles (owc) $1,300-1,700

From the pristine cellar of a Massachusetts gentleman. The two pillars of France, mature first growth Bordeaux (in multiple formats) and Grand Cru Burgundy. Removed from custombuilt home cellar by Skinner specialists. 14 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1989 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck 12 bottles $5,000-6,500


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15 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1995 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck “The 1995 Lafite-Rothschild (only one-third of the harvest made it into the final blend) is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, and 8% Cabernet Franc. The wine was showing spectacularly well when I tasted it in November, 1997. It exhibits a dark ruby purple color, and a sweet, powdered mineral, smoky, weedy cassis-scented nose. Beautiful sweetness of fruit is present in this mediumbodied, tightly-knit, but gloriously pure, welldelineated Lafite. The 1995 is not as powerful or as massive as the 1996, but it is beautifully made with outstanding credentials, in addition to remarkable promise. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2028.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 02/98 12 bottles (owc) $5,500-7,500 16 Chateau Latour 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one bottom neck, two very top shoulder, two corks slightly depressed “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 for TWA, 100 pts. 06/09 3 bottles $3,000-4,250 17 Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: three bottom neck, three very top shoulder R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/09 6 bottles $3,000-4,250

18 Chateau Margaux 1986 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: four into neck, two bottom neck, case wear to capsules and one label with handwritten notation “A magnificent example of Chateau Margaux and one of the most tannic, backward Margauxs of the last 50 years, the 1986 continues to evolve at a glacial pace. The color is still a dense ruby/purple with just a hint of lightening at the rim. With several hours of aeration, the aromatics become striking, with notes of smoke, toast, creme de cassis, mineral, and white flowers. Very full-bodied, with high but sweet tannin, great purity, and a very masculine, full-bodied style, this wine should prove nearly immortal in terms of its aging potential. It is beginning to budge from its infantile stage and approach adolescence. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2050.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 01/03 6 bottles $2,000-2,800 19 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1975 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, oxidation and corrosion to capsules, staining, bin soil and tears at bottom edges of labels 3 magnums $1,500-2,100 20 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: into neck 1 6L bottle $2,400-3,500 21 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1993 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, case wear and losses to three labels 12 bottles (owc) $3,000-4,250 22 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1995 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 02/98 12 bottles (owc) $4,000-5,500 23 Chateau Palmer 1989 Margaux, 2eme Cru Classe u: twelve bottom neck or better, nine very top shoulder, two top shoulder, one high mid shoulder, four bottles with slight capsule corrosion N. Martin for TWA, 96 pts. 05/16 24 demi bottles $2,400-4,750

24 Chateau Pichon Lalande 1982 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, one top shoulder, case wear to capsules “Whilst I enjoyed several bona fide perfect examples of the 1982 Château Pichon Lalande in the late nineties, my most recent encounters imply that these years were its peak. Nevertheless, it remains a brilliant, benchmark wine that continues to give a great deal of pleasure. This bottle, of perfect provenance, was captivating on the nose still youthful and jam-packed with very pure and intense black and red fruit, mixed with cedar and graphite notes that ebb away as the Merlot component takes over and delivers strawberry and undergrowth scents. The palate retains its exquisite balance thanks to its fine tannin and layers of black, graphiteinfused fruit that ease you into its sumptuous finish. It is a long-term wine, so do not be surprised if it continues along its plateau for another 20 years. Why is it not 100 points in my book? Well, compared to the 1982 Latour, it does not possess that same level of precision or length. Yet the bottom line is that both wines represent fabulous, era-defining contributions to this legendary vintage, and both continue to offer profound expression of Pauillac at its peak.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 07/16 2 bottles $900-1,200 25 Chateau Lynch Bages 1982 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: one bottom neck, two very top shoulder, one with signs of old seepage and light capsule corrosion 3 bottles $600-900

26 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1997 Cote de Nuits “An intensely floral nose that is surprisingly reserved, particularly for a vintage that in many cases has already peaked, also evidence notes of spice and dried rose petal and significantly, there is no sign of surmaturité or the obverse case of undue greenness. The firm structure underpinning the ripe medium weight flavors remains well integrated and there is good volume if not the sheer depth of the finest vintages. In sum, a deceptively graceful wine that is still on its way up. Multiple, and consistent, notes. Burghound, 93 pts. 01/08 2 bottles $16,000-24,000

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27 Pax Pangea 2003 CA R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/06 3 magnums (owc) $300-600 28 Pax Pangea 2003 CA R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/06 2 magnums $200-400

A dazzling line-up of Domaine de la Romanee Conti ending with a rare curveball. Maintained in ideal cellar conditions and removed by a Skinner specialist. 29 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 1993 Cote de Nuits u: 1.5cm, very slight corrosion to capsules, staining and losses to labels 2 bottles $1,600-2,000 30 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux 1993 Cote de Nuits u: 1.5cm, staining and losses to label Burghound, 93 pts. 04/15 1 bottle $700-1,100 31 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux 1996 Cote de Nuits u: one 1cm, one 2cm, two 2.5cm, light corrosion to one capsule and evidence of old seepage, light bin soil and staining to labels “Deep ruby. What was once quite aromatically tight and backward has now begun to open to reveal elegant red and black fruit aromas nuanced by ample spice and warm earth nuances that are followed by middle weight, focused and still somewhat reserved flavors that culminate in a firm but not hard finish and while there is noticeable acidity present, it is not in the aggressive fashion that plagues any number of ‘96s. Over several hours, this becomes superbly elegant and spicy with outstanding precision and detail and it’s clear that the extended aeration is the key to really getting all there is out of the ‘96 GE at this point. This is still on the way up and in good storage, it should live for decades. Moreover, given how many ‘96s are showing today, this has to rank among the best of the vintage. Multiple, and consistent, notes save for one bottle that exhibited definite signs of brett.” Burghound, 94 pts. 04/16 4 bottles $3,250-4,500

32 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 1991 Cote de Nuits u: two 3cm, one 2.5cm, one 2cm, three with very slight losses to tops of capsules, one with wrinkled capsule, bin staining and bin soil to labels Burghound, 95 pts. 06/16 4 bottles $5,500-8,000 33 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 1992 Cote de Nuits u: two 1cm, two 2cm, one 2.5cm, two 3cm, one 3.5cm, two capsules with corrosion (one heavy with evidence of old seepage), slight deterioration at capsule top perforations, two with ever so slight capsule corrosion, slight staining and scuffs to labels, four slightly depressed corks 8 bottles $6,000-8,000 34 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 1993 Cote de Nuits u: one 2.5cm, one 3cm, oxidation to one capsule with evidence of old seepage, staining, scuffs, and label edges nicked Burghound, 94 pts. 06/16 2 bottles $2,400-3,500 35 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St. Vivant Marey Monge 1993 Cote de Nuits u: one 0.5cm, one 1.5cm, one 2.5cm with capsule corrosion and signs of old seepage, light bin marks to one label “A classic and explosive RSV nose with superbly elegant black fruit aromas that also display hints of dried flowers and stem hints along with the usually Asian spice nuances is followed by still tight, pure, concentrated and intense flavors of outstanding complexity and length. This is dense and still relatively young though not so much that it can’t be enjoyed. That said, I would continue to cellar this for another few years though if you’re going to try one now it would not be a crime provided that it was decanted for an hour or so first. In sum, this is a dramatic and extremely impressive wine that has it all. Multiple, and mostly consistent, notes though a few bottles have displayed a more pronounced stemminess on the nose that some may find mildly offputting.” Burghound, 94 pts. 06/16 3 bottles $2,500-3,500

36 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 1988 Cote de Nuits u: 1.5cm, light staining and nicking to label, unadhered at lower right corner Burghound, 93 pts. 09/05 1 bottle $1,500-2,000 37 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 1993 Cote de Nuits u: one 1.5cm, one 2cm, one 2.5cm, capsule corrosion and evidence of old seepage to one, light staining and losses to labels Burghound, 95 pts. 06/16 3 bottles $5,000-7,000 38 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Fine Bourgogne Brandy 1979 Burgundy u: 2.5cm, light bin soil to wax capsule, small stain to label 1 bottle $400-600

Cellar paring from a superb multi-faceted local cellar including SQN’s fantastical Next of Kyn. Maintained in custom-built wine storage and removed by Skinner staff. 39 Roederer Cristal Rose 1988 Reims u: above foil 1 bottle $550-750 40 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2002 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 94 pts. 04/05 2 bottles $800-1,200

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41 Domaine de la Romanee Conti La Tache 2012 Cote de Nuits “The surprisingly expressive nose is almost completely dominated by various floral aromas that include violets, lavender and rose petal. There is of course a broad array of spice elements to the red and black currant aromas but they are nuances compared to the floral characters. The wonderfully intense and concentrated middle weight plus flavors possess arguably even more dry extract that, for the moment anyway, pushes the firm tannic spine completely to the background and as such the mouth feel is incredibly rich and opulent. While Romanée-Conti is almost always astonishingly complex it is not always more so than the La Tâche but in 2012 the king of complexity in the DRC range is indisputably Romanée-Conti. There is also a remarkable amount of minerality and the overall impression is one of seamless harmony. While I don’t think that the 2012 Romanée-Conti will be able to rival the 2009 and 2010 versions, it’s almost certainly going to be close.” Burghound, 98 pts. 01/15 1 bottle $1,800-2,200 42 Vega Sicilia Unico 1994 Ribera del Duero u: into neck N. Martin for TWA, 96 pts. 08/12 1 bottle $300-450 43 Harlan Estate 2003 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 98+ pts. 06/13 1 bottle $350-450 44 Sine Qua Non In the Crosshairs Grenache 2006 CA R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 08/11 1 bottle $650-800 45 Sine Qua Non 17th Nail in my Cranium Eleven Confessions Vineyard Syrah 2005 CA J. Dunnuck for TWA, 100 pts. 08/13 1 bottle $700-1,000 46 Sine Qua Non Shot in the Dark Syrah 2006 CA R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 08/10 1 bottle $600-800

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47 Sloan 2007 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/10 1 bottle $400-500

A selection from an extensive collection that expresses the adventurous nature of this friend of Skinner. From classic heavyweights to a deep vein of the Piedmont wines, and exciting New World ventures. 48 Chateau Raymond Lafon 2001 Sauternes, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 93 pts. 06/04 6 500ml bottles (owc) $400-600 49 Domaine Hudelot Noellat Clos de Vougeot 2012 Cote de Nuits Burghound, 93 pts. 01/15 3 magnums (owc) $900-1,200 50 Armand Rousseau Gevrey Chambertin Clos St. Jacques 1998 Cote de Nuits slight signs of old seepage, nicked and scuffed label 1 bottle $400-500 51 Comte de Vogüé Bonnes Mares 1989 Cote de Nuits u: both 1cm, scuffed labels Burghound, 91 pts. 10/03 2 bottles $600-800 52 Borgogno Barolo Riserva 1958 Piedmont u: 4cm, wrinkled capsules, scuffed label 2 bottles $300-450 53 Borgogno Barolo Riserva 1961 Piedmont u: 2cm, wrinkled and cut capsule, scuffed label 1 bottle $150-250

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54 Borgogno Barolo Riserva 1971 Piedmont u: three 3cm, two 3.5cm, one nicked capsule, one lightly stained label 5 bottles $400-600 55 Borgogno Barolo Riserva 1978 Piedmont u: 1cm 1 bottle $125-200 56 Giovannini Moresco Barbaresco 1979 Piedmont u: three 2cm, two 2.5cm, one 3cm, wrinkled capsules, two labels lightly stained 6 bottles $750-1,200

57 Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Classico 1993 Veneto u: 2cm or better, labels very lightly nicked 6 bottles $700-1,200 58 Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Classico 1995 Veneto u: one 1cm, two 1.5cm, one torn label at edge A. Galloni for TWA, 97 pts. 10/07 3 bottles $450-650 59 Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Classico 1997 Veneto 2 bottles $250-400

60 Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Riserva 1990 Veneto u: two 1.5cm, one 2cm 3 bottles $800-1,200 61 Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Gran Riserva 1983 Veneto u: one 1cm, one 1.5cm, one capsule lightly torn, lightly scuffed label A. Galloni for TWA, 97 pts. 05/08 2 bottles $400-600


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62 Bond St. Eden 2001 Napa “Utterly perfect, another wine that seems to have taken on a first-growth Pauillac-like character (think Mouton-Rothschild) is the 2001 St. Eden. With a remarkably perfumed nose of crushed rocks, subtle barbecue smoke, and again, cedar wood intermixed with creme de cassis and blackberry, this wine displays a phenomenally concentrated mouthfeel, full-bodied opulence, voluptuous texture, and of this trio, is certainly the closest to its apogee of full maturity.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/11 2 bottles $550-750 63 Kongsgaard Chardonnay The Judge 2004 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 12/06 4 bottles $500-700 64 Kongsgaard Chardonnay The Judge 2005 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 12/07 3 bottles $450-600 65 Kongsgaard Chardonnay The Judge 2006 Napa 3 bottles $300-450 66 Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 Napa 1 magnum $250-350 67 Verite La Joie 2007 Sonoma “Composed of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and the rest Petit Verdot and Malbec, the 2007’s fruit came from four sources, Alexander Valley Mountain Estate, Knight’s Valley, Chalk Hill and Bennett Valley. This utterly perfect, flawless wine reveals great intensity along with a wonderful perfume of roasted coffee, blueberries, blackberries, spring flowers, forest floor and crushed rock. Full-bodied and viscous without being heavy, the wine possesses admirable precision as well as good acidity and balance. This stunning wine is developing beautifully.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/11 4 bottles $800-1,200

Spanning vertically and horizontally across vineyards and vintages, this astonishing collection of the finest Burgundy, Rhone, and Australia is a vinous feast. Removed from a custom-built home cellar by Skinner specialists.

68 Chateau Haut Brion 1980 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: 2.5cm or better, bin soiled 2 bottles $400-600 69 Chateau Latour 1990 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one into neck, one bottom neck 2 bottles $1,000-1,300 70 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: into neck, lightly nicked capsules 2 bottles $500-700 71 D’Angerville Volnay Les Champans 1999 Cote de Beaune 10 bottles $775-1,225 72 Arlaud Clos de la Roche Cuvee Unique Reserve 1999 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $300-400 73 Arlaud Morey St. Denis Les Ruchots Cuvee Unique 1999 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles $500-700 74 Arnoux Vosne Romanee Les Suchots 1999 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles $800-1,200 75 Maison Bigot (Alex Gambal) Clos Vougeot 1999 Cote de Nuits 2 bottles $150-225

76 Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges Les Vaucrains 2001 Cote de Nuits “Richly aromatic with big black fruit nose followed by deep and impressively concentrated, powerful flavors blessed with copious amounts of sap that completely coats the robust, firm but not hard tannic backbone. This has incredible depth of material and the finishing intensity is something to see.” Burghound, 91 pts. 01/04 6 bottles $450-600 77 Claude Dugat Charmes Chambertin 2001 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $1,200-1,500 78 Claude Dugat Gevrey Chambertin 2001 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $300-475 79 Claude Dugat Gevrey Chambertin Laveaux St. Jacques 2001 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $375-550 80 Dujac Clos de la Roche 1998 Cote de Nuits u: 1cm, oxidation and tears to one capsule, bin soil and nicking to labels 3 bottles $900-1,200 81 Dujac Clos de la Roche 1999 Cote de Nuits “A highly perfumed and ultra-floral nose offers up notes of spice, earth and tea on the still almost entirely primary nose where a hint of the sauvage appears. There is a relatively refined mouth feel to the highly energetic, welldetailed and solidly mineral-driven medium weight plus flavors that possess a sleek muscularity on the superbly long and strikingly complex finale. This is one of those wines that even though it is still several years away from its peak it is so well-balanced that it could easily be enjoyed now with 30 or so minutes in a carafe first. That said I would be inclined to allow this at least another 5 years of cellar time and 10 may in fact be closer to the optimum. Tasted several times since release though not since 2008 though with consistent notes.” Burghound, 95 pts. 06/16 5 bottles $2,700-3,500

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82 Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin 1999 Cote de Nuits “Brilliant ruby red with fruit that is reserved with earth, dark fruit and truffle notes. Quite intense with better weight and grip culminating in a finish that does a slow build and persists a long time.” Burghound, 90 pts. 04/01 5 bottles $250-375 83 Dominique Gallois Gevrey Chambertin 1995 Cote de Nuits u: all 1cm 4 bottles $125-200 84 Alex Gambal Charmes Chambertin 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $300-500 85 Alex Gambal Echezeaux 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $250-350 86 Geantet-Pansiot Charmes Chambertin 1998 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $400-600 87 Robert Groffier Bonnes Mares 2000 Cote de Nuits 8 bottles $950-1,200 88 Robert Groffier Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $1,500-1,800 89 Robert Groffier Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 2000 Cote de Nuits 10 bottles $1,500-1,850

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90 Robert Groffier Chambolle Musigny Les Hauts Doix 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $400-600 91 Robert Groffier Chambolle Musigny Les Sentiers 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $550-725 92 Robert Groffier Gevrey Chambertin Clos de Beze 2000 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $800-1,200 93 Anne Gros Chambolle Musigny La Combe d’Orveau 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $250-350 94 Gros Freres et Souer Clos Vougeot “Musigni” 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $550-750 95 Louis Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze 2003 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles (owc) $700-1,000 96 Louis Jadot Clos Vougeot 1999 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $450-600 97 Louis Jadot Vosne Romanee Les Suchots 1999 Cote de Nuits 5 bottles $600-900

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98 Michel Lafarge Volnay Clos des Chenes 1999 Cote de Beaune “Even though this is now 17 years into its evolution, this is still a very serious wine that with air displays only moderate secondary fruit development on the gorgeously perfumed, spice and discreetly earthy nose. The robust and full-bodied flavors don’t appear to have budged much since my initial review as the supporting tannins are still notably firm on the wonderfully long, palate coating and deep finish. This muscular and overtly robust effort is definitely a big wine and one that will see its 30th birthday without difficulty and for my taste, I would be strongly inclined to give this at least another 8 to 10 years in the cellar. If you are inclined to try a bottle now, I would absolutely suggest giving it 30 to 60 minutes in a decanter first. In sum, this is a beautiful effort that should age gracefully for years. Multiple, and consistent, notes including several recently and save for one bottle that was exceptionally advanced, my impressions have been consistent.” Burghound, 96 pts. 06/16 6 bottles $1,000-1,400 99 Domaine des Lambrays Clos des Lambrays 1998 Cote de Nuits “This has always had a wonderful nose and it has now reached the front edge of full maturity that complements well a flavor profile is a classy middleweight fighter’s grace and athleticism rather than a heavyweight’s power. The once relatively firm tannins have largely, if not completely, resolved to create a velvety and mouth coating texture that further delivers excellent length. There is a hint of acidity poking through on the finish but overall, this is indisputably an unqualified success for the vintage. Tasted multiple times with consistent notes.” Burghound, 91 pts. 06/11 6 bottles $600-800

100 Domaine Leroy Chambolle Musigny Les Charmes 1999 (2 bts) Burghound, (91-93) pts. 01/01 Clos Vougeot 1999 (2 bts) Burghound, (9193) pts. 01/01 Gevrey Chambertin Aux Combottes 1999 (2 bts) Burghound, (92-94) pts. 01/01 Vosne Romanee Les Beaux Monts 1999 (2 bts) Burghound, (90-92) pts. 01/01 Cote de Nuits 8 bottles $3,750-5,500


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101 Jean-Marc Millot Grands Echezeaux 1999 Cote de Nuits 10 bottles $800-1,200 102 Jean-Marc Millot Vosne Romanee Les Suchots 1999 Cote de Nuits 8 bottles $475-700 103 Lucien Le Moine Bonnes Mares 1999 Cote de Nuits bin scuffs and markings to labels 3 bottles $350-550 104 Lucien Le Moine Clos de la Roche 2000 Cote de Nuits scuffs, small tears and nicking to labels 3 bottles $90-150 105 Lucien Le Moine Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 2000 Cote de Nuits bin scuffs, marks, nicking and small tears to labels 2 bottles $80-125 106 Lucien Le Moine Charmes Chambertin 2000 Cote de Nuits evidence of seepage, scuffs, small tears, nicking and staining to labels 3 bottles $125-175 107 Lucien Le Moine Pommard Les Rugiens 1999 Cote de Beaune light scuffs to labels 3 bottles $175-275 108 Mommessin Morey St Denis Clos de la Tart 1999 Cote de Nuits two different importers 6 bottles $1,500-2,100

109 Jacques Prieur Chambertin Clos de Beze 1995 Cote de Nuits u: 0.5cm, one nicked capsule, one lightly nicked label, one lightly bin-marked label 2 bottles $300-400

110 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Grands Echezeaux 2001 Cote de Nuits “All the promise this showed in my last review (see Issue 13) is alive and well and while the floral yet extremely earthy nose with elegant ripe, pure, intense, beautifully delineated crushed black fruit aromas is still quite expressive, the plum and anise laced broadshouldered flavors that were closing down have begun to open once again. The finish displays firm, dusty, almost robust structure yet the tannins themselves seem refined and overall, this is an incredibly powerful wine, indeed even a forceful one but with no lack of class. There remains fine upside potential here and to that end I have slightly upgraded my score as this is a very special wine. I should note however that this has arrived at the stage of its evolution where it’s clearly not yet fully mature but it’s not so far away that it can’t be enjoyed, particularly if given 30 minutes of air first.” Burghound, 94 pts. 04/13 3 bottles $2,100-2,700 111 Joseph Roty Charmes Chambertin Tres Vieilles Vignes 2002 Cote de Nuits “A heavily toasted nose with spice, wood and tar nuances frames ripe but fresh black pinot fruit and cassis aromas that also display an extraordinary panoply of secondary nuances, including earth, underbrush, leather, soy and spice. The powerful, rich and utterly delicious big-bodied and very concentrated flavors coat and stain the palate and completely buffer the now softening tannic spine on the superbly long finish. In short, this is flat out incredible juice and while it’s clearly quite oaky, the wood somehow works quite well with the wine even though it’s far from invisible. As to drinkability, I would probably opt to hold the ‘02 Charmes for a few more years but it could easily be drunk now with pleasure.” Burghound, 95 pts. 05/11 3 bottles $800-1,200

113 Georges Roumier Morey St. Denis Clos de la Bussiere 1999 Cote de Nuits 4 bottles $450-650 114 Georges Roumier Chambolle Musigny 1999 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles $1,700-2,300

115 Armand Rousseau Chambertin 2000 Cote de Nuits Burghound, 94 pts. 10/14 6 bottles $4,250-5,500 116 Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze 2000 Cote de Nuits “A ripe, spicy and still wonderfully fresh nose features almost fully mature aromas that are nuanced by hints of earth and underbrush that are trimmed in just enough wood to notice. There is outstanding richness to the pliant and lush medium-bodied flavors that deliver a beautifully long and mouth coating finish. While the supporting tannins are almost fully resolved and thus this could easily be enjoyed now, I would hold my remaining bottles for another 3 to 5 years first. But the good news is that this is sufficiently close to peaking that it would not be a vinous crime to enjoy the ‘00 Bèze now.” Burghound, 93 pts. 10/14 5 bottles $3,000-3,575 117 Comte de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes 1985 Cote de Nuits u: one 0.5cm, one 1cm, slight nicking, scuffs, tears, small edge piece missing to one label 2 bottles $800-1,200 118 Comtes de Vogüé Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 1989 Cote de Nuits u: all 0.5cm 3 bottles $600-900

112 Georges Roumier Bonnes Mares 2000 Cote de Nuits Burghound, 91 pts. 04/07 3 bottles $1,200-1,800

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119 M. Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 1991 Northern Rhone u: both 3cm, damp- and wine-stained labels “In the same class as the great single-vineyard Cote Roties made by Marcel Guigal (i.e., La Mouline, La Turque, and La Landonne), La Mordoree is most akin to La Mouline in its seductive, otherworldly fragrance and layers of sweet, expansive, velvety-textured fruit. There were 400 cases made of this saturated purple-colored wine. Its huge bouquet and spectacularly rich, layered personality offer an astonishing example of what low yields from a naturally farmed vineyard and an unfined, unfiltered winemaking philosophy can achieve.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 2 magnums $500-700 120 M. Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon 1989 Northern Rhone u: two 1cm, one 1.5cm, bin wear to capsules “The 1989 Le Pavilion is a prodigious wine. Made from yields of 14 hectoliters per hectare, this parcel of old vines (averaging 70-80 years of age) has produced an opaque black/purple-colored wine, with a hauntingly stunning bouquet of violets, cassis, minerals, and new oak. In the mouth, the similarity in texture, richness, and perfect balance to the compelling 1986 Mouton-Rothschild is striking, only this wine is richer and longer. This extraordinarily well-balanced wine will probably not be ready to drink for at least 5-10 years, but it will evolve for three decades or more. It is an enormous yet amazingly well-delineated wine. I lament the fact that there are only 600 cases of this magnificent wine.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 3 bottles $600-900 121 M. Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon 1990 Northern Rhone u: both 1cm, evidence of old seepage “The 1990 Le Pavilion is as compelling as the 1989. It exhibits slightly less opulence, but more power and weight. Black colored, with an extraordinary perfume of licorice, sweet blackcurrants, smoke, and minerals, it coats the palate with layer upon layer of decadently rich, superconcentrated, nearly viscous Syrah flavors. There is amazing glycerin, a chewy, unctuous texture, and phenomenal length. The tannins, which are considerable when analyzed, are virtually obscured by the massive quantities of fruit.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $500-700

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122 M. Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon 1991 Northern Rhone u: 3.5cm “This is a Le Pavilion of mythical proportions. Produced from extremely old vines, some dating from the mid-nineteenth century, with yields averaging under 15 hectoliters per hectare, this is the richest, most concentrated and profound wine made in Hermitage. The 1991 Ermitage Le Pavilion follows the pattern of the 1989 and 1990-it is another perfect wine. The saturated black/purple color is followed by a compelling bouquet of spices, roasted meats, and black and red fruits. Enormously concentrated yet with brilliant focus and delineation to its awesomely endowed personality, this extraordinary wine should age effortlessly for three plus decades. Very powerful and full, yet displaying silky tannin, this is a seamless beauty!” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 1 bottle $200-300

123 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1978 Northern Rhone u: one 1.5cm, one 2cm R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $2,400-3,600 124 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1985 Northern Rhone u: both 2.5cm, evidence of possible old seepage, heavy scuffing and losses to labels, vintage neck labels missing, vintage indicated by retail sticker 2 bottles $450-700 125 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1988 Northern Rhone u: 3cm, light bin marking, tears and losses to label edges J. Dunnuck for TWA, 95 pts. 08/14 1 bottle $200-350 126 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1990 Northern Rhone u: one 1cm, three 1.5cm, one 2cm “Mature, yet with another level of texture and richness, the 1990 Hermitage is a profound effort that’s drinking perfectly. Voluptuous, yet classy and still refined, with awesome cassis and blackberry fruit, flowers, rose petal and hints of rendered bacon fat, it is full-bodied, textured and layered on the palate, with no hard edges and killer length on the finish. This beauty makes lights go off in my head, and as with the ’91, I’d drink bottles over the coming 4-5 years or so.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 98 pts. 08/14 5 bottles $2,500-3,350

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127 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1990 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm J. Dunnuck for TWA, 98 pts. 08/14 1 magnum $1,400-2,000 128 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1994 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm or better 2 bottles $300-450 129 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1998 Northern Rhone “The 1998 Hermitage is also gorgeous, yet has more concentration and depth. Described as a “granite year” by Jean-Louis, this puppy has searing, liquid rock-like qualities to go with ample dark fruit, gunpowder and flint. Structured, firm and backward, yet with a rock-star mid-palate and finish, give it another 3-5 years and drink bottles through 2028.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 95+ pts. 08/14 6 bottles $850-1,200 130 J.L. Chave Hermitage 1999 Northern Rhone u: one 1cm, three 1.5cm, one 2cm 5 bottles $1,000-1,500 131 Guigal Chateau d’Ampuis 1998 Northern Rhone R. Parker for TWA, (92-95) pts. 04/02 10 bottles $600-900 132 Guigal Chateau d’Ampuis 1999 Northern Rhone “The 1999 Cote Rotie Chateau d’Ampuis is a knockout bottle of wine that gives up gorgeously mature aromas and flavors of kirsch, blackberry, game, olive and spice in its medium-bodied, seamless and elegant profile. It’s a rock-star effort that’s drinking at full maturity.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 95 pts. 08/14 12 bottles $900-1,200 133 Guigal Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde 1990 Northern Rhone u: two 0.5cm, four 1cm, slightly nicked capsules, one vintage partially obscured 6 bottles $250-350


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134 Guigal Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde 1995 Northern Rhone u: five 0.5cm, four 1cm, one 1.5cm, signs of old seepage to one 10 bottles $200-300 135 Guigal Hermitage 1994 Northern Rhone u: 1cm, slightly depressed corks, signs of old seepage, bin wear to bottom of one capsule, wine-stained neck labels 2 bottles $40-60 136 Guigal Hermitage 1999 Northern Rhone 10 bottles $450-650 137 Guigal La Landonne 1979 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm, capsule corrosion, evidence of old seepage, nicking, scuffing and discoloration to labels, bin soil J. Dunnuck for TWA, 95 pts. 09/15 1 bottle $200-300 138 Guigal La Landonne 1983 Northern Rhone u: 2.5cm, capsule corrosion, evidence of old seepage, scuffing and nicking (losses) to label, label discoloration and bin soil R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 01/97 1 bottle $400-500 139 Guigal La Landonne 1986 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm, evidence of possible old seepage, scuffing and label losses, bin soil 1 bottle $150-250 140 Guigal La Landonne 1987 Northern Rhone u: 1cm, light bin soil, cork slightly depressed R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 01/97 1 bottle $225-325

141 Guigal La Landonne 1988 Northern Rhone u: one 0.0cm, one 0.5cm, one cork slightly protruding, signs of possible old seepage, one label nicked and discolored “An opaque purple color and a closed but exciting nose of truffles, minerals, Asian spices, and fruitcake. When the wine hits the mouth with its enormous weight and extraction of flavor, one can’t help but be seduced by such enormous richness and purity. Nevertheless, there is still a remarkably high level of tannin (sweet rather than astringent), a youthful, unevolved fruit character, and flavors that stain the palate. After tasting this wine, one feels like brushing one’s teeth...it is that rich.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $900-1,100

142 Guigal La Landonne 1989 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm, light nick to label J. Dunnuck for TWA, 99 pts. 09/15 1 bottle $400-500 143 Guigal La Landonne 1991 Northern Rhone u: 0.0cm, slight nicking to one label “The 1991 La Landonne will provide multimillionaires with plenty of pleasure over the next 20 years. They can also debate whether it or the perfect 1990 is the better wine. The 1991’s bouquet offers huge, smoky, new saddle leather, licorice, Asian spice, meaty, and cassis scents. Black in color, with layers of richness, huge body, massive extraction, and a phenomenal finish, it is another legend from Marcel Guigal. It will be the least precocious of the 1991s, needing until the turn of the century to open and develop; it should keep for 25-30+ years.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 01/97 2 bottles $900-1,100 144 Guigal La Landonne 1994 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm or better, one label nicked, slight discoloration to some R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 02/99 6 bottles $1,200-1,500 145 Guigal La Landonne 1997 Northern Rhone R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 04/02 2 bottles $400-500

146 Guigal La Landonne 1998 Northern Rhone one with evidence of possible old seepage “The 1998 Cote Rotie La Landonne is a perfect wine...at least for my palate. Its saturated black/purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary nose of smoke, incense, tapenade, creosote, blackberry, and currant aromas. It is densely packed with blackberry, truffle, chocolate, and leather-like flavors. The wine possesses high tannin, but perfect harmony, impeccable balance, and gorgeous integration of acidity, alcohol, and tannin. It is a tour de force in winemaking.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 04/02 4 bottles $1,400-1,700 147 Guigal La Landonne 1999 Northern Rhone “For drinking today, it doesn’t get better than the 1999 Cote Rotie la Landonne (the ‘99 la Mouline maybe). A monumental Cote Rotie, it offers an incredible perfume of cassis, licorice, smoked game and roasted herbs (among other things), full-bodied richness, a seamless texture and a finish that just won’t quit. While a massive wine, with incredible concentration and density, this beauty is lively, elegant and weightless, with sweet, polished tannin. Perfumed and upfront on this occasion, it was served blind at the end of the retrospective and I actually thought it was the 1990.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 100 pts. 09/15 1 bottle $400-500 148 Guigal La Landonne 2000 Northern Rhone J. Dunnuck for TWA, 95 pts. 09/15 3 bottles $450-750 149 Guigal La Mouline 1980 Northern Rhone u: 2cm, capsule corrosion, evidence of old seepage, label discoloration and bin soil 1 bottle $250-325 150 Guigal La Mouline 1986 Northern Rhone u: 1cm, bin scuffs and losses to label, light bin soil 1 bottle $150-250

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151 Guigal La Mouline 1990 Northern Rhone u: 1cm, light bin soil “Deep garnet-brick in colour, the 1990 La Mouline presents earthy /meaty aromas over an undercurrent of leather, sandalwood, dried plums, anise and dried mint. Elegantly constructed in the mouth with silky tannins and gently refreshing acid, the flesh is rich and opulent offering mouth-filling dried berry, meat and spice flavours that linger with great persistence.” L. Perrotti-Brown for TWA, 99 pts. 09/12 2 bottles $900-1,200 152 Guigal La Mouline 1991 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm “The black/purple-colored 1991 La Mouline appears to be a perfect wine in the making, with a staggering bouquet of violets, bacon fat, sweet cassis fruit, and toasty oak. The wine exhibits superb density. It is tasting even richer and more concentrated than it did during its first several years of life. With 8% Viognier in the blend and made from extremely low yields (only 400 cases produced), it is a phenomenal wine. I find it more seductive than the nearly perfect 1990.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/97 1 bottle $450-600 153 Guigal La Mouline 1997 Northern Rhone u: one 0.0cm, two 0.5cm, slight scuffs and one tear to corner of label R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 04/02 3 bottles $600-900

154 Guigal La Mouline 1998 Northern Rhone “The awesome 1998 Cote Rotie La Mouline is a seamless, full-bodied classic with many characteristics of the 1997 La Landonne, but more structure, tannin, and muscle. It will need two years of cellaring, and will last for twenty years. Stylistically, it is reminiscent of the 1988.” R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 04/02 5 bottles $2,250-3,250 155 Guigal La Mouline 2000 Northern Rhone J. Dunnuck for TWA, 96 pts. 08/14 2 bottles $300-400

156 Guigal La Turque 1991 Northern Rhone u: 0.0cm R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 01/97 1 bottle $450-600 157 Guigal La Turque 1995 Northern Rhone u: 0.5cm or better, one wrinkled capsule, five labels lightly nicked and wrinkled, one label unaffixed and wrinkled at corner “The 1995 Cote Rotie La Turque (about 7% Viognier in the blend) possesses a dense ruby/purple color, and roasted herb, olive, and Asian spice characteristics. It exhibits exceptional concentration and is velvety and concentrated. The fabulous 1995 La Turque is a virtually perfect wine with flamboyance, harmony, and remarkable opulence and length. It should drink well when released, and last for two decades.” R. Parker for TWA, (98100) pts. 02/99 12 bottles (owc - no lid) $3,000-4,000 158 Guigal La Turque 1995 Northern Rhone u: 0.0cm “The 1995 Cote Rotie La Turque (about 7% Viognier in the blend) possesses a dense ruby/purple color, and roasted herb, olive, and Asian spice characteristics. It exhibits exceptional concentration and is velvety and concentrated. The fabulous 1995 La Turque is a virtually perfect wine with flamboyance, harmony, and remarkable opulence and length. It should drink well when released, and last for two decades.” R. Parker for TWA, (98100) pts. 02/99 2 bottles $500-625 159 Guigal La Turque 1997 Northern Rhone R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 04/02 2 bottles $450-600 160 Guigal La Turque 1998 Northern Rhone “The 1998 Cote Rotie La Turque may end up being a perfect wine. Its smoky black fruits intermixed with licorice, roasted meats, cassis, and flowers create an explosive, exotic perfume. The wine reveals considerable tannin, immense structure, and potentially legendary depth as well as intensity.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 04/02 5 bottles $1,200-1,700

161 Guigal La Turque 2000 Northern Rhone 3 bottles $450-750 162 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1982 Northern Rhone u: one 2.5cm, two 3.5cm, one 4.5cm 4 bottles $400-600 163 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1994 Northern Rhone u: five 1cm, five 1.5cm, light bin wear 10 bottles $500-700 164 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1998 Northern Rhone 11 bottles 113 $550-875 165 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1999 Northern Rhone u: four 1cm, one 1.5cm 5 bottles $250-400 166 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1978 Northern Rhone u: one 2.5cm, one 3.5cm, signs of old seepage to one, slight nicking and tears to one label 2 bottles $1,000-1,300 167 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1985 Northern Rhone u: three 1.5cm, one 2cm, one 3cm, signs of old seepage, capsule corrosion to one 5 bottles $3,000-4,500 168 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1988 Northern Rhone u: five 1cm or better, one 1.5cm 6 bottles $2,100-2,700

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169 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1998 Northern Rhone signs of possible old seepage to some, nicked capsules, one slightly depressed cork, two different importers 12 bottles $1,800-3,000 170 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1999 Northern Rhone 6 bottles $1,200-1,800 171 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie 1999 Northern Rhone R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 04/02 4 bottles $350-500 172 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie 2000 Northern Rhone 8 bottles $150-250 173 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie 2001 Northern Rhone one label with light wine staining, wear and nicks to capsule 12 bottles $425-600

178 Renee Rostaing Cote Blonde 1996 Northern Rhone 8 bottles $475-725 179 Renee Rostaing Cote Blonde 1998 Northern Rhone one nicked capsule “A masculine, ripe expression of Côte Rôtie, the 1998 Côte Rôtie Côte Blonde offers up tons of blackberry and cassis fruit to go with notions of smoked meats, iron and earth. Hitting the palate with blockbuster levels of concentration and a voluptuous, sexy texture, it still has a surprising amount of tannin that come through on the finish. Nevertheless, this is mature and drinking nicely. I would opt for drinking bottles over the coming decade or so.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 96 pts. 02/15 6 bottles $750-1,050 180 Renee Rostaing Cote Rotie 1990 Northern Rhone u: one 1cm, two 1.5cm, two 2cm, one 2.5cm, slight signs of seepage 6 bottles $600-900 181 Renee Rostaing Cote Rotie 1997 Northern Rhone 4 bottles $100-150

174 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie La Belle Helene 1996 Northern Rhone 6 bottles (owc) $400-600

182 Renee Rostaing Cote Rotie 1999 Northern Rhone 10 bottles $500-700

175 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie La Belle Helene 1998 Northern Rhone 12 bottles $1,000-1,400

183 Renee Rostaing La Landonne 1998 Northern Rhone bin scuffs to labels 8 bottles $550-800

176 Michel Ogier Cote Rotie La Belle Helene 1999 Northern Rhone R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 04/02 1 bottle $250-350 177 Renee Rostaing Cote Blonde 1994 Northern Rhone u: all 1cm or better 4 bottles $325-475

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184 Alain Voge Cornas Vieilles Fontaines 1998 Northern Rhone 4 bottles $125-200 185 Clos de Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2003 Southern Rhone wine-stained labels J. Dunnuck for TWA, 97 pts. 09/15 6 bottles $350-550

186 Elderton Shiraz Command 1992 Australia u: both into neck 2 bottles $40-60 187 Clarendon Hills Hickinbotham Vineyard Syrah 2003 Australia “Notions of melted tar, blackberries, liquid minerals, and charcoal emerge from the inky/ purple-colored 2003 Syrah Hickinbotham Vineyard. Revealing a meaty richness along with great concentration, length, purity, and definition, it is a tour de force in winemaking. This amazing Syrah should age effortlessly for two decades. “ R. Parker for TWA, 96+ pts. 10/05 12 bottles $350-500 188 Penfolds Grange Shiraz 1981 Australia u: one into neck, one bottom neck R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 06/09 2 bottles $400-600 189 Torbreck The Descendant 2000 Australia 8 bottles $250-400 190 Torbreck The Descendant 2002 Australia 4 bottles $150-250 191 Torbreck The Factor 1998 Australia 8 bottles $325-475 192 Torbreck The Factor 1999 Australia 8 bottles $400-650 193 Torbreck Juveniles Shiraz 2000 Australia 6 bottles $60-125


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194 Torbreck RunRig 1998 Australia 132 R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/09 4 bottles $400-600 195 Torbreck RunRig 1999 Australia one wax capsule nicked “Deep garnet colored, the 1999 RunRig presents an incredible nose with complex and layered aromas of smoked bacon, dried mulberries, kirsch and leather intermingling with sandalwood, anise and potpourri nuances. Medium to full-bodied, this is a very elegant wine with vibrant acid and concentrated fruit, structured with medium levels of grainy tannins through the long and layered finish. It is just beautiful.” L. PerrottiBrown for TWA, 99 pts. 02/13 3 bottles $275-425 196 Torbreck RunRig 2001 Australia R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/09 4 bottles $400-600 197 Torbreck The Steading Shiraz 1999 Australia 4 bottles $40-80

Deaccessioning from a treasure trove of Napa’s most stunning and sought after wines from A to (just about) Z; acquired directly on release and maintained in professional climate-controlled storage throughout. Removed by Skinner specialists. 198 Abreu Cappella 2011 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 10/14 2 bottles (pc) $500-650 199 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Napa 6 bottles (oc) $900-1,200

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200 Abreu Madrona Ranch 2011 Napa A. Galloni for TWA, (93-95) pts. 12/12 2 bottles (pc) $500-650

201 Araujo Eisele Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 Napa 3 bottles $450-675 202 Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard 2006 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 95+ pts. 12/09 12 bottles $900-1,500 203 Blankiet Proprietary Red Paradise Hills Vineyard 2007 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 12/10 6 bottles $600-900 204 Colgin Cariad 1999 Napa 3 bottles $300-450 205 Colgin Cariad 2001 Napa “My original score for the 2001 Cariad was 98 points, and there are 250 cases of this 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot blend. It boasts a dense purple color as well as a wonderful multidimensional personality with a huge perfume of charcoal, black truffles, chocolate, blackberries, blueberries and subtle oak. Full-bodied with a voluptuous texture in addition to a structured, intense style, it appears to be still holding much of its character in reserve. There is fabulous upside potential, but the 2001 is a firmer, more concentrated, potentially longer lived wine than the first two vintages. Cellar it for another 5-6 years and drink it over the following 20-25 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/11 3 bottles (owc) $700-900

206 Colgin Cariad 2002 Napa “Probably the least evolved, although certainly accessible, stunningly complex, and just a point short of pure perfection is the 2002 Cariad. It is a blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, all purchased fruit from the David Abreu-owned and managed vineyards of Madrona Ranch in St. Helena and Thorevilos, behind the Meadowood Resort. Strikingly dark plum/purple in color, with notes of white chocolate, barbecue smoke, graphite, blueberry and blackberry liqueur as well as espresso roast, this is a tremendously complex blend that hits the palate with fullbodied opulence, terrific richness and intensity, and wonderfully silky tannins. The entire wine saturates the palate yet is never heavy, instead rather ethereal. This is an extraordinarily elegant, complex, yet authoritative example of a creative blend from some of the finest terroirs in all of Napa Valley, brought to life by the extraordinary passion and abilities of owners Ann Colgin and Joe Wender. If the other three wines seem to have fully matured, this wine probably won’t reach its plateau for another 2-3 years and it will keep for 15 or more.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/12 3 bottles (owc) $700-900 207 Colgin Cariad 2003 Napa “My favorite wine of this quartet is the 2003 Cariad, a proprietary blend (50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc) that comes from David Abreu-owned vineyards, primarily the Madrona Ranch in St. Helena. Its dense color is accompanied by a big, sweet bouquet of charcoal, white chocolate, spring flowers, meaty, blueberry and blackberry fruit. This stunningly complex, rich, full-bodied 2003 is just entering its plateau of full maturity. Drink this beauty over the next 10-15 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 06/13 3 bottles (owc) $375-600 208 Colgin Cariad 2004 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 04/14 3 bottles (owc) $550-750


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209 Colgin Cariad 2005 Napa “The blend that Colgin fashions from three vineyards owned by David Abreu (Madrona, Thorevilos and Howell Mountain) is called Cariad. The 2005 Proprietary Red Cariad consists of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 9% Petit Verdot. Offering up spring flowers and garden aromas, sweet blueberry and black raspberry fruit, a touch of charcoal embers, graphite and background toast, it is fleshy and full-bodied, and again, meriting a three-digit score. This is absolutely remarkable wine. As it sat in the glass, it developed some rather compelling chocolaty, licorice undertones. This is a great classic to drink over the next 20-25 years. By the way, for those interested, the cooperage generally chosen is dominated by Taransaud barrels, but there are at least four different coopers.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/15 6 bottles (owc) $1,500-2,100 210 Colgin Cariad 2006 Napa “Meriting the same rating I gave it at its release, the 2006 Cariad is composed of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. One of the stars of the vintage, this thrilling, opaque purple-colored wine offers up sweet espresso, jus de viande, blackberry, blueberry, flower and chocolate aromas. A fabulous texture, tremendous purity, sensational brightness and authoritative flavor intensity allied to striking complexity and elegance are the signature of this creative blend from the David Abreu vineyards of Thorevilos and Madrona Ranch. Six hundred cases were produced. Give this wine another 3-4 years of cellaring and enjoy it over the following 15+.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/11 6 bottles (owc) $1,000-1,400 211 Colgin Cariad 2009 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 94 pts. 10/13 6 bottles (owc) $1,000-1,500 212 Colgin Herb Lamb Vineyard 2006 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/08 3 bottles (owc) $550-750

214 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2005 Napa “The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Tychson Hill Vineyard is fresh and vibrant, with great fragrance (blueberry, black and red currants, licorice and graphite, as well as floral notes). It is stunningly fruity and full-bodied, with remarkable purity and texture, and combined with the gorgeous fragrance, fabulously concentrated with a nearly perfectly balanced mouthfeel and finish. This amazing wine should continue to develop for another 25 or more years.” R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 06/15 3 bottles (owc) $500-750 215 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2006 Napa “From Colgin’s first-growth quality estate vineyard, Tychson Hill, located north of St. Helena, on the western slopes, the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Tychson Hill Vineyard is performing far better out of bottle than it did from cask. An extraordinary bouquet of flowers, cedar, tobacco leaf, black currants, blueberries, chocolate, and scorched earth scents is followed by a wine of prodigious concentration, purity, depth, and sweet tannins. An amazing effort for this vintage, it is a compelling bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 12/08 3 bottles (owc) $550-800 216 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2009 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 10/13 2 bottles $400-500 217 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2010 Napa “The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Tychson Hill is virtually all Cabernet Sauvignon except for tiny dollops of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. It offers up gorgeous aromas of lavender, creme de cassis, violets, toast, incense and camphor. Layered, full-bodied and rich with great purity, focus and symmetry, this stunning effort from one of the tenderloin corridors of Napa Valley can be drunk early on or cellared for another 25-30 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 10/13 3 bottles (owc) $700-900

213 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2000 Napa 3 bottles $700-900

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218 Colgin IX Estate Red Wine 2002 Napa “Another perfect wine, which has turned out even better than I anticipated seven years ago, is the estate wine, the 2002 IX Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot from the hillsides above the winery (one of the most gorgeous vineyards I’ve ever seen in the world). Yields were a frightening one-half ton per acre. Like all of Colgin’s 2002s, as this wine sat in the glass it seemed to change and improve every 20 seconds or so. Gorgeous black/plum/purple in color, much like the Tychson Hill, it offers up a completely different set of aromatics, ranging from Asian soy to damp forest floor to hints of mountain laurel, lavender, roasted meats, a touch of pepper, and wonderfully sweet blackberry and cassis fruit. Some charcoal and subtle barbecue smoke are also present in this extraordinary statement, which has also evolved at a relatively rapid pace. It seems fully mature by most standards yet should hold at this plateau for at least a decade. What is remarkable about all of these wines is that they were aged in 100% new French oak, but the oak has gone into total hiding.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/12 3 bottles (owc) $1,300-1,500 219 Colgin IX Estate Red Wine 2003 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 96+ pts. 06/13 6 bottles (owc) $900-1,200 220 Colgin IX Estate Red Wine 2004 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 04/14 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,500 221 Colgin IX Estate Red Wine 2005 Napa “Lastly, the 2005 Proprietary Red IX Estate, from one of the most strikingly beautiful vineyards in all of Napa, high on Pritchard Hill overlooking Lake Hennessey, is a blend of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and the balance Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Inky purple with a provocative and profound bouquet of graphite, white flowers, cassis and blackberry as well as hints of coffee and chocolate, this full-bodied classic has perfect balance, undeniable purity and a long finish. Drink it now and over the next 20 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98+ pts. 06/15 6 bottles (owc) $1,000-1,400


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222 Colgin IX Estate Red Wine 2006 Napa “From the Pritchard Hill Vineyard, the 2006 IX Proprietary Red Estate is a blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot. The good news is that there are 1,500 cases of this cuvee. It, too, reveals the noble sweetness of tannin, the extraordinary rich, intense mouthfeel, and sumptuous aromas of flowers, burning embers, blackberries, blueberries, spice box, and cedar. With extraordinary intensity, beautiful purity, a texture and flavors that build incrementally on the palate, and a significantly long finish, this is a perfect wine.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/08 6 bottles (owc) $1,800-2,200 223 Colgin IX Estate Syrah 2004 Napa “Aubert demonstrates a superb know-how with Syrah. These wines are macerated for 35-45 days, and given frequent pump-overs as well as punch-downs. They are aged completely in French oak. The floral-filled 2004 IX Syrah Estate (486 cases) offers super-pure blue and blackberries intermixed with hints of new saddle leather and meat. High but sweet tannins, powerful flavors, and an overall sense of poise characterize this stunning effort.” R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/06 3 bottles (owc) $300-450

224 Harlan Estate 1997 Napa “The 1997 Harlan Estate is one of the greatest Cabernet Sauvignon-based 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 purple-colored, 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 wellbalanced by the wine’s unreal richness and singular personality. The finish exceeds one minute. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2030.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/00 6 bottles (owc) $4,250-5,500

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225 Harlan Estate 1998 Napa “The 1998, which is a candidate for the “Wine of the Vintage,” was produced from yields of 0.9 tons per acre. There are only 1,100 cases, and it is the first Harlan Estate to be composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. A spectacular achievement, it boasts an opaque plum/purple color as well as a sumptuous nose of espresso, mineral, blueberry, blackberry, tobacco, licorice, Asian spice, and roasted meat smells. In the mouth, it is seamless, full-bodied, with an unctuous texture, gorgeously sweet tannin, and layer upon layer of concentration. This is a tour de force in winemaking. It is hard to believe that a wine such as this has emerged from 1998. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2030.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 12/00 3 bottles (owc) $900-1,200 226 Harlan Estate 1999 Napa 6 bottles $1,800-2,700 227 Harlan Estate 1999 Napa 1 magnum (owc) $600-800 228 Harlan Estate 2003 Napa “One of the most backward yet promising wines of the vintage is the 2003 Harlan Estate. Its dense opaque plum/purple color is accompanied by a sumptuous bouquet of graphite, camphor, creme de cassis, smoky barbecue wood and a hint of forest floor. Similar flavors hit the mouth with full-bodied splendor, a multidimensional mouthfeel and texture, and the sensational finish lasts more than 45 seconds. Some tannins are still present, and this wine seems much younger than expected at ten years of age, so give it 4-5 more years of bottle age and consume it over the following 20-25 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/13 1 bottle $350-450

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229 Harlan Estate 2004 Napa “Another rating identical to that which was given in 2007 (when first tasted from bottle), the 2004 Harlan Estate is performing essentially the way I suggested in 2007 as it is one of the more precocious and accessible of the Harlan Estate wines to date. A great showing at this retrospective, this wine, which seems like a hypothetical blend of a Pauillac, St.-Estephe and Graves, represents around 1,500 cases from 40 acres of beautifully manicured hillside vineyards overlooking Oakville. Still dense purple to the rim, with notes of creme de cassis, charcoal, blackberry and sweet toast, the wine is full-bodied and voluptuously textured with the tannins largely resolved. But the density and richness suggest this wine can go a long, long way, even though the window for drinking it seems open and inviting already. A world-class, firstgrowth wine if there ever was one from Napa, this is simply an exquisite Harlan Estate that has atypically reached mid to late adolescence at the age of ten. That is great given the fact that these are 30- to 40-year wines—possibly even half-century wines. Drink it over the next 30 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 04/14 6 bottles (owc) $2,700-3,300 230 Harlan Estate 2005 Napa “Its bigger brother, or sister, depending on the point of view, is the extremely young, fresh, vigorous, yet still exuberant and promising 2005 Harlan Estate. Normally, the blends on these wines tend to be 85%-90% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest tiny proportions of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and possibly some Petit Verdot, although I don’t recall that being a very important part of the estate vineyard. The 2005 is incredibly youthful at age ten, although certainly drinkable. And who wouldn’t consume it if they had the opportunity? It will benefit from another 5-10 years of cellaring and certainly has 30 or more years left in its evolutionary curve. Gorgeous, and tasting akin to a hypothetical Pauillac blended with a great Pessac-Léognan from Bordeaux comes to mind because of the smoky, subtle barbecue notes, fruitcake, forest floor, graphite and minerality. The wine has stunning fruit and a full-bodied, powerful richness, yet is still nimble on its feet. This is a classic Napa Cabernet Sauvignon from an absolutely magnificent hillside vineyard in the Mayacamas Mountains overlooking the Oakville corridor on the valley floor. This opaque, garnet/purple wine is another tour de force and, once again, proves that Harlan Estate is not only one of the greatest wines of California, but of the world.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/15 3 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,600


231 Harlan The Maiden 1997 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $300-500 232 Harlan The Maiden 1998 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $275-425 233 Harlan The Maiden 2003 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $300-500 234 Harlan The Maiden 2004 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $700-950 235 Peter Michael Les Pavots 1999 Napa 12 bottles $900-1,500 236 Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red 1999 Napa 12 bottles $700-1,000 237 Scarecrow 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 for TWA, 100 pts. 12/09 3 bottles (owc) $1,600-2,000

239 Screaming Eagle 2001 Napa “The last time I had this wine, it seemed much more developed, youthful and approachable. This particular bottle, which was pulled from my cellar, was super-powerful, dense and concentrated, as well as structured and backward. Aeration helped somewhat, but this looks like a very long-lived wine, and my initial suggestion of an anticipated maturity date (2010-2025) should be changed to 2015-2035. Only 450 cases were made of this blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc from former proprietor Jean Phillips’ vineyards just south of the Oakville crossroads. The spectacular dense blue/purple color remains opaque. The wine displays the hallmark creme de cassis, floral and licorice notes that are so pure, vivid and intense, and which have always been part of this vineyard’s classic trademark. With great purity, a full-bodied mouthfeel and even more thickness, power and density than I remember, this wine has put on weight, developed more structure, and looks like a candidate for 30 more years of aging potential. This is a brilliant wine, much in keeping with the legendary status of this producer.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/11 3 bottles (owc) $4,750-6,000 240 Screaming Eagle 2002 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 06/12 3 bottles (owc) $4,750-6,000 241 Screaming Eagle 2003 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/13 3 bottles (owc) $4,250-5,500

242 Screaming Eagle 2004 Napa “Aged 20 months in 72% new French oak, this blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc comes from a great vineyard on the valley floor in Oakville, just south of Rudd Estate and Plumpjack. The wine’s dense ruby/purple color is followed by a beautiful, Pauillac-like (think Pontet Canet or Mouton), ethereal perfume of creme de cassis, or as Michael Broadbent used to say, “celestial black currants,” full body, a velvety texture, fine tannins, a multidimensional mouthfeel, and a terrific finish. While there were no real surprises tasting this wine, I was somewhat intrigued by just how youthful the 2004 Screaming Eagle is showing. I had expected it to reveal slightly more evolution. I thought the 13% Merlot in the blend would push the evolution more quickly. The finish lasts for a full minute. As it has been in just about every vintage, the 2004 is a profound wine. It is for others to decide if it is overpriced, but this is undeniably a great wine that competes on the world stage with the best that exist.” R. Parker for TWA, 97+ pts. 04/14 3 bottles (owc) $1,300-1,600 243 Screaming Eagle 2005 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 12/08 2 bottles (owc) $600-900 244 Screaming Eagle 2006 Napa “The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is stunning. A wine that is only now beginning to shed its tannin, the 2006 stands out for its vibrancy and energy. All of the classic Screaming Eagle notes are in the glass, but with a little more edge and cut than in most vintages. Sweet red berries, crushed rocks, flowers and spice box are alive in the glass. Over time, hints of sage, mint rosemary and pencil shavings add complexity. The 2006 is a decidedly cool-weather wine with less opulence than either the 2007 or 2009, but it is absolutely singing today. Another few years will only help the wine come together even more fully, but it is impossible to miss the 2006’s utterly breathtaking beauty. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026.” A. Galloni for TWA, 98 pts. 12/12 3 bottles (owc) $750-1,200

238 Screaming Eagle 1999 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 08/02 3 bottles (owc) $4,750-6,000

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245 Screaming Eagle 2007 Napa “As impossible as it might seem, the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon takes things to another level. An exquisite, celestial bouquet melds into endless layers of fruit as this rich, voluptuous wine blossoms on the palate. Fullbodied and seductive, the 2007 conquers all of the senses with its head spinning, beautiful personality. As always, Screaming Eagle is a bit more restrained next to Napa Valley’s other heavy hitters, yet the pedigree of this opulent vintage comes through in spades. A kaleidoscope of aromas and flavors flows through to the creamy, textured finish. I have tasted the 2007 several times recently. It was always been perfect. My only issue with the 2007 is that it appears to be shutting down just a touch. Anticipated maturity: 20152027.” A. Galloni for TWA, 100 pts. 12/12 3 bottles (owc) $1,600-2,400

A focus on top tier Bordeaux, drinkable Burgundy and collectible California Cabernet. Removed from professional temperaturecontrolled storage by Skinner specialists. 246 Chateau Haut Brion 2003 Pessac Leognan R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 08/14 1 magnum $500-700 247 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 04/99 1 bottle $600-800 248 Chateau Latour 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Deep garnet in color, the 2000 Latour has aromas of kirsch, creme de cassis and dried mulberries with nuances of leather, incense, salami and fertile loam. The palate is just starting to mature into a wonderfully satiny texture, with layer upon layer of berry preserve, baking spice and earth notes resulting in a wine of incredible poise.” L. Perrotti-Brown for TWA, 99 pts. 11/12 3 bottles $1,800-2,400

249 Chateau Latour 2003 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe “Administrator Frederic Engerer says the 2003 is “the sexiest Latour ever made.” He also described it as “the 1990 without any brettanomyces.” I loved this wine from the barrel and was fortunate enough to be able to purchase a small quantity, enjoying every bottle I have had. A profound example of Chateau Latour, the full-bodied, opulent 2003 is already performing well at age eleven, which is somewhat atypical. The pH is a relatively high 3.8, which also indicates low acidity. The wine is very ripe, but not over-ripe, offers great freshness, and lots of creme de cassis and camphor as well as hints of blackberries and chocolate. Dense, thick and unctuously textured, this staggering Latour is undeniably the most sumptuous, opulent wine made here since the 1982 or 1961. Drink it over the next two decades.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 08/14 6 magnums $6,000-8,000 250 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 96+ pts. 06/10 1 bottle $1,000-1,300 251 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 2000 Pessac Leognan “One of the wines of the vintage, the 2000 has barely budged in its evolution since it was bottled and released in 2002. After ten years in bottle, it still reveals a dense opaque purple color along with a potentially sensational bouquet of blueberries, black currants, graphite, asphalt and background oak. Extremely powerful, full-bodied and superbly concentrated with good acidity and high but round tannins, this massive La MissionHaut-Brion should take its place among this estate’s most hallowed vintages when it hits full maturity in another one to two decades. I was surprised by just how youthful this wine tasted at age 12. If tasted blind, I would have guessed it to be around 4 to 5 years old. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2050.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 08/12 12 bottles $5,000-6,500 252 Chateau Carruades de Lafite 2008 Pauillac 1 magnum $200-350 253 Mixed Bordeaux Magnums Chateau Cantenac Brown 2009 (1 mag) Chateau Saint Pierre 2009 (1 mag) 2 magnums $200-350

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254 Chateau Lynch Bages 2009 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe “Performing even better from bottle than it did from barrel, this appears to be the finest Lynch Bages since the 2000, 1990 and 1989. According to the chateau, the 2009 has the highest level of polyphenols ever measured as well as high alcohol (nearly 13.5%). A blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest largely Merlot with touches of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it is an expressive, voluptuously textured effort with unctuosity and powerful, juicy, succulent blackberry and black currant flavors, low acids, a layered, massive mouthfeel, but no sense of heaviness or fatigue. This exquisite Lynch Bages should drink well for 30+ years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 02/12 12 bottles $1,200-1,800 255 Chateau Gloria 2000 St. Julien 12 bottles $350-475 256 Bouchard Clos Vougeot 2005 Cote de Nuits 12 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800 257 Dujac Chambolle Musigny 2011 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $300-450 258 Louis Jadot Griottes Chambertin 2005 Cote de Nuits 6 bottles $600-900 259 Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 2008 Cote de Beaune 6 bottles $350-550 260 Colgin IX Estate 2008 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/10 3 bottles $550-700 261 Colgin IX Estate Red 2009 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 10/13 3 bottles $600-900


262 Screaming Eagle 2013 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 97+ pts. 10/15 1 bottle $1,400-1,800

This collection is a slice of history with a local provenance rooted in Harvard Square; it presents an enticing opportunity for the astute and curious collector. Multiple tasting bottles displayed beautifully. 263 Chateau Haut Brion 1970 Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe u: one 3.5cm, one 5.5cm, oxidation to capsule, nicked, scuffed and faded, bin soiled label 2 bottles $275-375 264 Chateau Latour 1961 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: high mid shoulder, heavy losses, staining and bin soil to label R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/00 1 bottle $1,500-2,500 265 Chateau Latour 1962 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, slight oxidation to capsule, losses, fading and glue striping to label R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 06/00 1 bottle $350-500 266 Chateau Latour 1967 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: two top shoulder, two very high shoulder, labels faded, stained, with glue striping and wrinkling, two labels partially unaffixed 4 bottles $700-1,000 267 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1970 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: one very top shoulder, one top shoulder, one high shoulder, one high mid shoulder, corrosion to capsules, heavy losses, fading and staining to label, old tissue adhesion 4 bottles $800-1,100

268 Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1966 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, three very high shoulder, slight losses to capsules, losses to labels with heavy staining and fading, one label now adhered upside-down 4 bottles $275-450 269 Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1966 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: one high shoulder, two mid shoulder, nicks to capsules, scuffs, bin soil and losses to labels 3 bottles $225-375 270 Chateau Leoville Barton 1944 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: mid shoulder, wear to capsule, nicked and bin-soiled label 1 bottle $200-300 271 Chateau Calon Segur 1970 St. Estephe, 3eme Cru Classe u: one into neck, one very top shoulder, one top shoulder, one high mid shoulder, stained and glue-striped labels, losses to two label 4 bottles $150-250 272 Chateau Palmer 1961 Margaux, 3eme Cru Classe u: one top shoulder, two high shoulder, oxidation and wear to capsules, two labels with losses, fading and mostly unadhered R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 05/16 3 bottles $3,000-4,500 273 Chateau Lynch Bages 1966 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: two bottom neck, four very top shoulder, six top shoulder, wrinkled and nicked capsules, evidence of old seepage to three, heavy bin soil, staining, and losses to labels 12 bottles $900-1,325 274 Chateau Lynch Bages 1966 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: two bottom neck, one very top shoulder, seven top shoulder, scuffed capsules, corrosion to two, heavily bin stained, nicked and worn labels with losses 10 bottles $750-1,100

275 Chateau Rouget 1943 Pomerol u: very top shoulder 1 bottle $250-350 276 Chateau d’Yquem 1970 Sauternes, 1er Cru Superiore u: one very top shoulder, two top shoulder, and one high mid shoulder, losses and corrosion to capsules, possible signs of old seepage, heavily stained with losses to label 4 demi bottles $475-650 277 Chateau Doisy Vedrines 1967 Barsac, 2eme Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, light oxidation and wear to capsule, label fading and glue striping 1 bottle $100-150 278 Chateau Filhot 1970 Sauternes, 2eme Cru Classe u: two bottom neck, two very top shoulder, tears, losses, staining and fading to label, two vintages partially obscured 4 bottles $80-125 279 Chateau Guiraud 1959 Sauternes, 1er Cru Classe u: bottom neck, oxidation, bin wear and wrinkling to capsule, tears and fading to label 1 bottle $100-125 280 Chateau Rieussec 1967 Fargues, 1er Cru Classe u: three very top shoulder, two top shoulder, capsule corrosion, oxidation and wear to capsules, heavy label losses to three including two vintage dates, fading and staining 5 bottles $400-700 281 Chateau Rieussec 1970 Fargues, 1er Cru Classe u: very top shoulder, nicking and oxidation to capsule, fading and staining to label 1 demi bottle $40-60

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282 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Bonnes Mares 1969 Cote de Nuits u: two 3cm, one 3.5cm, stained, scuffed, bin soiled and partially missing labels 3 bottles $600-900 283 Remoissenet Chambertain Clos de Beze 1969 Cote de Nuits u: 2cm, light capsule corrosion, heavy label staining, bin soil and losses 2 bottles $400-700 284 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Chambertin Clos des Beze 1969 Cote de Nuits u: 3cm, staining, bin soil and losses to label 1 bottle $200-300 285 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureures 1969 Cote de Nuits u: 2cm, staining, bin soil, losses to partially unattached label 1 bottle $400-600 286 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Corton 1969 Cote de Beaune u: 3cm, heavy staining, bin soil, losses to label 1 bottle $100-150 287 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Gevrey Chambertain Laveaux Saint Jacques 1969 Cote de Nuits u: one 3cm, one 4cm, worn capsules, staining, scuffs, bin soil, losses to labels, heavily to one, and one partially unaffixed neck tag 2 bottles $200-300 288 Remoissenet Grands Echezeaux Cuvee Jacquinot de Richemont 1969 Cote de Nuits u: 5cm, corroded and worn capsule, stained and faded label, evidence of seepage 1 bottle $150-300

289 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Musigny 1969 Cote de Nuits u: one 2cm, one 2.5cm, one 3cm, one 3.5cm, two 4cm, stained, scuffed, bin soiled and partially missing labels 6 bottles $1,000-1,400 290 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Richebourg 1969 Cote de Nuits u: 4cm, staining, bin soil, losses to label 1 bottle $200-275 291 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Vosne Romanee Clos des Reas 1971 Cote de Nuits u: two 2.5cm, one 3cm, staining, bin soil, losses to labels, two partially unattached 3 bottles $450-650 292 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti La Tache 1966 Cote de Nuits u: 5.5cm, nicking and wear to capsule, staining and losses to label Burghound, 92 pts. 10/06 1 bottle $1,000-1,500 293 Guigal Cote Rotie Cote Brune Blonde 1971 Northern Rhone u: two 1cm, one 1.5cm, light corrosion to two capsules, heavy staining, bin soil and some losses to labels 3 bottles $250-400 294 Guigal La Mouline 1972 Northern Rhone u: one 0.5cm, two 1cm, one 1.5cm, one slightly depressed cork, capsule oxidation to all, corrosion to three, staining, bin soil and losses to labels, unaffixed at label corners 4 bottles $600-800

295 Rayas Chateauneuf de Pape Clos Pignan Reserve 1969 Southern Rhone u: one 2.5cm, one 3cm, one 4cm, one 4.5cm, bin soil to labels, one neck label partially missing 4 bottles $1,000-1,300

296 Einaudi Barolo 1968 Piedmont u: 3.5cm, slight wear to capsule, slight nicking and bin-stained label 1 bottle $80-125 297 Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 1979 Piedmont u: 3cm, glue staining and bin-soiled label 1 bottle $125-175 298 Oddero Barbaresco La Morra 1967 (2 bts) u: one 3cm, one 4.5cm, staining, scuffs, rips to labels 1968 (3 bts) u: one 3cm, one 4cm, one 4.5cm, staining, losses and scuffs to labels (3 bts) u: one 3cm label unaffixed, two 4.5cm, slight nicking to capsules, torn, scuffed, bin-soiled and partially unaffixed labels, vintage neck tag missing Piedmont 8 bottles $300-500 299 Francesco Rinaldi Barolo 1961 Piedmont u: 3.5cm, cork slightly depressed, bin-stained and damp-stained label slightly unattached at corner 1 bottle $150-250 300 Vietti Barolo 1985 Piedmont u: eight 1cm, four 1.5cm, light bin soil and light staining to six labels 12 bottles $600-950 301 Vietti Barbaresco 1985 Piedmont u: four 1cm, four 1.5cm, one 2cm, wine staining and discoloration to one label 9 bottles $175-325 302 Geschwister Ehses-Berres Zeltinger Sonnenuhr BA 1976 Germany u: one 1cm, one 3cm, evidence of old seepage, heavy bin soil and staining, slight losses and partially unaffixed labels 2 bottle $100-150

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303 Graf Matuschka Greiffenclau Schloss Vollrads Auslese 1976 Germany u: 0.5cm, heavy bin soil and staining to labels, slight label losses 2 bottles $100-150 304 Graf Matuschka Greiffenclau Schloss Vollrads BA 1976 Germany u: 0.5cm, heavily bin-soiled and stained labels 1 bottle $150-200 305 Graf Matuschka Schloss Vollrads TBA 1976 Germany u: both 1cm, heavily bin-soiled and stained labels 2 demi bottles $600-900 306 Gutsverwaltung Niederhausen Schlossbockelheim Schlossbockelheimer Kupfergrube TBA 1976 Germany u: both 1cm, heavily bin-soiled and stained labels 2 demi bottles $200-300 307 Schloss Eltz Grafflich Eltz’sche Gutsverwaltung Auslese 1971 (2 bts) u: one 1cm, one 3cm Grafflich Eltz’sche BA 1971 (1 bt) u: 1cm Germany heavy bin soil, staining, and slight losses to labels 3 bottles $150-200 308 Mixed 1971 German Riesling Adolf Rheinart Ockfener Bockstein Spatlese 1971 (5 bts) u: two 3cm, one 4.5cm, one 5.5cm, evidence of old seepage to capsules, bin soil and slight label losses Franz Kramp Ayler Kupp BA 1971 (1 bt) u: 3.5cm, bin soil and mostly detached label Bert Simon Serrig Herrenberg BA 1971 (2 bts) u: both 0.5cm, slightly protruding cork, slight label losses and partially unattached, one label mostly unnattached Kurfurstenhof Niersteiner Rosenberg Spatlese 1971 (1 bt) u: 3cm, capsule corrosion, evidence of old seepage, bin soil and losses to label 9 bottles $400-600

309 Staalichen Weinbaudomanen Schlossbockelheim Niederhausen Niederhauser Hermannshohle Auslese 1976 Germany u: two 0.5cm, two 1.5cm, one 2cm, one 3cm, evidence of old seepage, heavy bin soil and losses to labels 6 bottles $400-600 310 Weingut Robert Weil Kiedricher Wasseros Auslese 1976 (4 bts) u: two 1cm, one 1.5cm, one 3.5cm, with possible old seepage, heavy bin soil and staining, slight losses to labels Kiedricher Grafenberg BA 1971 (3 bt) u: 2.5cm, heavy bin soil and label staining Germany 7 bottles $175-275 311 Eugen Wirth Niersteiner Rehbach TBA 1953 Germany u: 5.5cm, capsule corrosion, evidence of old seepage, heavy bin soil to label and bottle, slight losses to label and unadhered at edges. 1 bottle $150-200 312 Altenkirch Waldracher Doktor Auslese 1971 Germany u: 1cm, heavy bin soil and stained label with losses 1 bottle $50-80 313 Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman Malvasia 1897 Madeira u: into neck, corrosion and losses to wax capsule, slight losses and staining to label 1 bottle $500-700 314 Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman Malvasia 1915 Madeira u: bottom neck, corrosion and losses to wax capsule, staining to label 1 bottle $300-450 315 Beaulieu Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1970 Napa u: four into neck, one bottom neck, one very top shoulder, slight nicking and wear to labels, five vintage neck tags missing 6 bottles $200-300

316 Burgess Cabernet Sauvignon 1974 Napa u: two into neck, four very top shoulder, 302 staining to one staining to three labels, heavy 6 bottles $200-300 317 Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill 1975 (1 bt) u: into neck Red Rock 1975 (5 bts) u: two into neck, three bottom neck, one label missing Napa losses, fading, staining, and scuffs to labels 6 bottles $900-1,200 318 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon 1968 Napa u: three very top shoulder, one mid shoulder, wear to capsules, fading staining and bin soiled labels, heavy losses to one 4 bottles $700-1,000 319 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon 1969 Napa u: top shoulder, stained and bin-soiled label 1 bottle $125-175 320 Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1968 Napa u: into neck, oxidized capsule, bin-soiled label with heavy losses 1 bottle $150-225 321 Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon 1971 Napa u: one very top shoulder, one very high shoulder, wear and wrinkling to capsules, label scuffing, fading, nicking, one label unadhered at corners 2 bottles $300-450 322 Mayacamas Late Harvest Zinfandel 1972 Napa u: high shoulder, bin scuffed and small losses to label 1 bottle $40-60 323 Mondavi (likely 1970) Napa u: into neck, labels heavily stained and mostly missing, vintages obscured, most likely 1970 2 bottles $125-175

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324 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1974 Napa u: one high shoulder, one high mid shoulder, one label stained, nicked and unadhered, other label missing 2 bottles $200-350 325 Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 1970 CA u: very top shoulder, capsule oxidation, glue striping and nick to label 1 bottle $325-400

Deaccessions from a friend of Skinner; most acquired upon release. Removed from climate-controlled home storage by Skinner staff. 326 Mugneret Gibourg Clos Vouget 2005 Cote de Nuits D. Schildknecht for TWA, (95-96) pts. 04/07 1 bottle $350-450 327 Jamet Cote Rotie Cote Brune 1999 Northern Rhone 1 bottle $375-475 328 Ornellaia Masseto 2007 Tuscany A. Galloni for TWA, 96 pts. 11/11 2 bottles $800-1,000 329 Schrader CCS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Napa “The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer to Kalon Vineyard CCS is Clone 4 from another block, and always seems to hit all the sweet spots on my palate. It’s aged 20 months in 100% new Darnajou barrels. The good news is there are 520 cases of it. Just a prodigious wine, this spectacular Cabernet Sauvignon is inky bluish/purple with a gorgeous nose of spring flowers, blueberry, blackberry and cassis fruit, a touch of background toast and graphite. It has a very full-bodied, multidimensional mouthfeel and a skyscraperlike finish. It is fabulously open, sexy and a total thrill to smell and taste. This should continue to drink well for two decades.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 10/14 2 bottles $800-1,000

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330 Schrader 2013 CCS Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (1 bt) LPV Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (2 bts) RBS Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (3 bts) Napa 6 bottles (owc) $1,300-1,800

331 Schrader Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 RBS Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard (2 bts) CCS Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard (1 bt) LPV Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard (1 bt) Napa 4 bottles (owc) $1,000-1,500 332 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $4,200-5,400 333 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Napa “The perfect 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Screaming Eagle is composed of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc. Made in the classic, iconic Screaming Eagle style that the original proprietress, Jean Philipps, first showcased in the early 1990s, before the winery was sold to Stan Kroenke, the inky/ purple-colored, seamless 2012 possesses an extraordinary set of aromatics consisting of pure blackcurrant liqueur, licorice, acacia flowers, graphite and a subtle hint of new oak. Full-bodied, opulent and voluptuous, this profound wine is as prodigious as I thought it would be last year when tasted from barrel. It should age effortlessly for 20 or more years.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 10/14 3 bottles (owc) $4,800-6,000 334 Screaming Eagle Second Flight 2010 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $1,800-2,600 335 Screaming Eagle Second Flight 2011 Napa 6 bottles $1,500-1,800

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336 Sine Qua Non Next of Kyn No. 6 Cumulus Vineyard Syrah 2012 CA “A wine that flirts with perfection, the 2012 Cumulus Vineyard #6 is an interesting blend of 38% Syrah, 37% Grenache, 17.4% Petite Sirah and the rest Mourvedre that saw 33 months in 54% new French oak. There’s a tiny 191 cases made, and it’s one of the most singular, exotic wines I’ve tasted. Spice, cedar, chocolate, exotic flowers and an assortment of dark fruits all emerge from this full-bodied, layered blend that hits the palate with serious richness and depth. Yet, like all truly great wines, it’s light, ethereal and never, ever heavy. There’s big structure here as well, so forget bottles for 3-4 years and enjoy over the following 15+ years.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 99 pts. 08/16 3 bottles $900-1,200 337 Sine Qua Non Next of Kyn No. 6 Cumulus Vineyard Syrah 2012 CA J. Dunnuck for TWA, 99 pts. 08/16 1 magnum $600-800

From various consignors, maintained in ideal cellar conditions. 338 Bollinger Grand Annee 1990 Ay 3 bottles $375-525 339 Heidsieck Brut Rose 1999 Reims A. Galloni for TWA, 87 pts. 12/08 6 bottles $400-600 340 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1982 Epernay u: to foil, losses to label and foil to one 2 bottles $400-600 341 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1985 Epernay R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/94 3 bottles (owc) $700-1,000 342 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1985 Epernay R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 12/94 3 bottles (owc) $700-1,000


343 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1990 Epernay u: all at or above foil L. Perrotti-Brown for TWA, 98 pts. 04/09 11 bottles $2,200-2,800 344 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1993 Epernay 1 magnum (ogb) $250-350 345 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon 1995 Epernay u: 0.25cm below foil 1 magnum (ogb) $300-400 346 Roederer Cristal 1988 Reims A. Galloni for TWA, 94 pts. 03/09 2 bottles $500-700 347 Roederer Cristal 1989 Reims 1 magnum $550-750 348 Roederer Cristal 1990 Reims “The 1990 Cristal is a dramatic, sweeping wine endowed with masses of apricots, peaches, flowers and minerals. A largescaled Cristal, the 1990 combines size with clarity and focus in a remarkably complete style that recalls the 1982. The wine remains generous on the palate, with stunning length and a finish that lasts forever. The 1990 Cristal is 62% Pinot Noir, 38% Chardonnay. Just a small portion of the wine (7-10%) underwent malolactic fermentation. This bottle was disgorged in late 2007 with 8 grams of dosage.” A. Galloni for TWA, 97 pts. 03/09 6 bottles (oc) $1,900-2,400 349 Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame 1990 Reims R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 10/98 1 double magnum (owc) $700-1,000

350 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1959 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: high shoulder, in original wax paper, corroded capsule R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 10/94 1 bottle $1,500-2,000 351 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: all into neck, one cork slipping 3 bottles $4,000-6,000 352 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2002 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe 1 bottle $400-500 353 Chateau Latour 1970 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe u: two bottom neck, six very top shoulder, one top shoulder, nicked and wrinkled capsules, glue striping to labels and bin soil to two 9 bottles $2,700-4,050 354 Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe u: one into neck, three very bottom neck, two capsules nicked and partially missing, one capsule with corrosion, different importers. “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.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/09 4 bottles $2,000-2,800 355 Chateau Margaux 1995 L. Perrotti-Brown for TWA, 95 pts. 04/9 2 bottles $650-800 356 Chateau Margaux 1999 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe 3 magnums $1,500-2,100

357 Chateau Margaux 2005 Margaux, 1er Cru Classe “The first-growth 2005 Château Margaux (85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot), a lavish fragrance of blackcurrants, velvety new saddle leather, spring flowers and spice soars from the glass. The wood is already totally concealed beneath the cascade of fruit in this medium to full-bodied, pure and majestic wine. This concentrated, dense, but nevertheless strikingly elegant, multi-layered wine has a finish of 45+ seconds. It builds incrementally to a crescendo and finale. This is a stunner that can be approached already, but promises to be better in another 5-10 years and last at least 25 or more years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98+ pts. 06/15 12 bottles (owc) $7,000-8,500 358 Chateau Brane Cantenac 2005 Margaux, 2eme Cru Classe R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 06/15 12 bottles $600-850 359 Chateau Gruaud Larose 1982 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: one into neck, one bottom neck, bin staining to one label “A massive wine that is clearly of first-growth quality in this vintage, the 1982 Gruaud Larose remains a youngster. A broodingly dense, thick, unctuously textured, inky/plum/garnet/ purple color offers up scents of beef blood, steak tartare, cassis, herbs, tobacco, and underbrush. One of the most concentrated wines of the vintage (as well as one of the most concentrated Bordeaux’s I have ever tasted), it is a huge, full-bodied, weighty, rich wine whose tannins are getting silkier and silkier. It appears set for another 30-40 years of life. This behemoth is a singularly profound example of Gruaud Larose that continues to justify its legendary status.” R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 07/09 2 bottles $500-700 360 Chateau Leoville Barton 2005 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe 12 bottles $900-1,400 361 Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1982 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: one into neck, one bottom neck, bin soiled labels, both capsules nicked R. Parker for TWA, 95+ pts. 06/09 2 bottles $500-700

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362 Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1986 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe u: two into neck, two bottom neck, one nicked capsule “The late Michel Delon always thought that this was the greatest vintage he had produced. We often tasted it side by side with the 1982, because I always preferred the latter vintage. Of course, the two vintages are quite different in style, with the 1986 a monument to classicism, with great tannin, extraordinary delineation, and a huge, full-bodied nose of sweet, ripe cassis fruit intermixed with vanilla, melon, fruitcake, and a multitude of spices. The wine has always been phenomenally concentrated, yet wonderfully fresh and vigorous. The wine still seems young, yet it is hard to believe it is not close to full maturity. It is a great example of Leoville Las Cases, and another compelling reason to take a serious look at the top Cabernet Sauvignon-based Medocs of 1986. Anticipated maturity: 20052035.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 01/03 4 bottles $800-1,100 363 Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2010 St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe “The wine out distances both Leoville Las Cases and Leoville Barton, but all three of them are compelling efforts. Full-bodied, dense purple in color, with floral notes intermixed with blackberries, cassis, graphite and spring flowers, this full-bodied, legendary effort is long and opulent, with wonderfully abundant yet sweet tannin, a skyscraper-like mid-palate and a thrilling, nearly one-minute finish. This spectacular effort from Poyferre that should drink well for 30+ years.” R. Parker for TWA, 98+ pts. 02/13 12 bottles $1,000-1,400 364 Chateau Pichon Longueville Lalande 1986 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe u: five bottom neck, four very top shoulder, light staining to three labels, case wear and tear to bottom of three capsules 9 bottles $1,200-1,600

365 Chateau Pichon Baron 2008 Pauillac, 2eme Cru Classe “A sleeper of the vintage, the 2008 Pichon Longueville Baron is one of the densest, most concentrated wines of Pauillac in 2008. An inky/purple color is followed by aromas and flavors of creme de cassis, blackberries, charcoal, coffee and licorice. Exceptionally full-bodied with velvety tannins and undeniable appeal, this gorgeous, well-proportioned, larger than life 2008 should age effortlessly for two decades or more. With the realistic pricing that remains for many 2008s, this is a nobrainer.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 05/11 12 bottles $900-1,200 366 Chateau La Lagune 2009 Haut Medoc, 3eme Cru Classe “It is not unusual that the 2009 La Lagune is a spectacular effort given the fact that this estate has been making terrific wines over the last decade or more. It boasts a dense purple color as well as a beautiful perfume of blueberries, mulberries, cassis, white chocolate and subtle toasty oak. Notes of Chinese black tea, cedarwood and forest floor also make an appearance in the singular aromatic and flavor profiles. This sumptuous, full-bodied La Lagune possesses low acidity, abundant but ripe, sweet tannin and a long, 45-second finish. Give this beauty 5-7 years of bottle age and drink it over the following three decades.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 02/12 12 bottles $550-750 367 Chateau Lynch Bages 1982 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe u: bottom neck or better, nicked capsules, bin staining to all labels 7 bottles $1,200-1,800 368 Chateau Pontet Canet 2003 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe 12 bottles $1,000-1,400 369 Chateau Pontet Canet 2006 Pauillac, 5eme Cru Classe 12 bottles $900-1,400 370 Chateau Montrose 1970 St. Estephe, 2eme Cru Classe u: owc, two very top shoulder, six top shoulder, three high shoulder, one mid shoulder, one capsule with corrosion, one nicked capsule, bin soil, one unaffixed label 12 bottles $1,200-1,800

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371 Mixed Bordeaux 2000 Chateau Grand Mayne (1 bt) Chateau Gruaud Larose (1 bt) Chateau Leoville Barton (1 bt) Chateau Lynch Bages (1 bt) Chateau Pavillon Rouge (1 bt) Chateau Pichon Lalande (1 bt) 6 bottles $550-750 372 Chateau d’Yquem 1967 Sauternes, 1er Cru Superieur u: bottom neck, protruding cork, label unaffixed, bin soil 1 bottle $600-800 373 Clos Rougeard Saumur Champigny 2010 Loire 6 bottles $650-850 374 Bouchard Beaune Greves l’Enfant Jesus 2008 Cote de Beaune 12 bottles $650-900 375 Faiveley Chambertin Clos de Beze 1961 Cote de Nuits u: 5cm, corrosion to capsule, bin soil, tears and losses to label 1 bottle $750-1,000 376 Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze 2005 Cote de Nuits “This is notably riper than any other in this group of Gevrey grands crus with a profoundly complex nose of red and black pinot fruit, warm earth, underbrush, game, anise, clove, mocha and roasted coffee hints that introduce rich, full and intense flavors that are packed with potential on the serious and chewy finish that is both concentrated and powerful while seeming to go on forever. There is quite simply another dimension here that takes the ‘05 Bèze well beyond its stable mates but be prepared to wait as this will need 15 to 20 years in the cellar first. Sublime.” Burghound, (94-97) pts. 04/07 3 magnums (owc) $1,200-1,700 377 Jadot Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot Blanc Clos de la Chapelle Domaine du Duc de Magenta 2005 Cote de Beaune 6 magnums (owc) $400-575


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378 Lafon Meursault 2007 Cote de Beaune 2 bottles $125-150 379 Lafon Meursault Charmes 2007 Cote de Beaune 1 bottle $125-175 380 Lafon Meursault Charmes 2009 Cote de Beaune 3 bottles $375-500 381 Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre 2005 (2 bts) 2007 (2 bts) 2008 (3 bts) Cote de Beaune 7 bottles $200-275 382 Lafon Meursault Perrieres 1999 Cote de Beaune u: stickered with label stating “this bottle has been exposed to a fire and subsequently sanitized,” water damage to label 1 bottle $175-250 383 Latour Montrachet 1995 Cote de Beaune u: one 0.5cm, three 1cm, light bin soil 4 bottles $500-700 384 J-F Mugnier Musigny 1988 Cote de Nuits u: 2cm, label lightly nicked 1 bottle $500-700 385 Comte de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes 1962 Cote de Nuits u: 6cm, bin soil, staining, wear, and losses to label 1 bottle $3,000-4,000

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386 Comte de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes 1994 Cote de Nuits above foil, lightly nicked label 2 bottles $450-600 387 Chapoutier Ermitage l’Ermite 2000 Northern Rhone signs of old seepage, wine-stained label “I grossly underestimated the 2000 Ermitage l’Ermite from barrel. This wine, which emerges from largely pre-phylloxera vines planted on the dome of Hermitage, adjacent to the chapel that is perched there so photogenically, possesses extraordinary finesse and elegance. It reveals notes of liquid minerals intermixed with kirsch liqueur and blackberries. While it never possesses the power and breadth of flavor of Le Meal or Le Pavillon, l’Ermite appears to be a hypothetical blend of Bordeaux’s Lafleur and Ausone as it always displays a certain austerity early in life. The extraordinary 2000 flirts with perfection. A provocative wine with great minerality, finesse, and delineation, it blew me away when I tasted it from bottle.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 06/03 1 magnum $400-500 388 Guigal Chateau d’Ampuis 2012 Northern Rhone J. Dunnuck for TWA, (95-96) pts. 12/15 12 bottles $700-1,100 389 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2001 Southern Rhone “Beaucastel has been on a terrific qualitative roll over the last four vintages, and the 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape (which Francois Perrin feels is similar to the 1990, although I don’t see that as of yet) is a 15,000-case blend of 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 10% Counoise, and the balance split among the other permitted varietals of the appellation. This inky/ruby/purple-colored cuvee offers a classic Beaucastel bouquet of new saddle leather, cigar smoke, roasted herbs, black truffles, underbrush, and blackberry as well as cherry fruit. It is a superb, earthy expression of this Mourvedre-dominated cuvee. Full-bodied and powerful, it will undoubtedly close down over the next several years, not to re-emerge for 7-8 years. Anticipated maturity: 20082025.” R. Parker for TWA, 96 pts. 02/04 12 bottles $700-950

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390 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino Il Greppo 2010 Tuscany “Biondi-Santi is a benchmark for great Brunello. The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Annata does a great job of presenting classic Sangiovese characteristics in the context of a classic vintage. This wine shows extreme finesse and elegance with a silky approach that is nudged gently forward by delicate tones of wild berry, dried blueberry, pressed rose, wet earth, grilled herb and toasted almond. The acidity is beautifully balanced and the tannins are firm but silky. This wine benefits from the right DNA for long aging potential.” M. Larner for TWA, 95 pts. 03/16 12 bottles $1,200-1,500 391 Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2007 Tuscany 12 bottles $750-950 392 Gaja Barbaresco 1997 Piedmont u: 1cm, light bin nicks to label and case wear to capsules 3 bottles $375-500 393 Gaja Costa Russi 1995 Piedmont u: all 1cm, case wear to capsules 3 bottles $450-675 394 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo 2010 Piedmont 1 double magnum $1,300-1,800 395 Gaja Sori Tildin 1993 Piedmont u: all 1cm, light bin scuffs and case wear to capsules 3 bottles $350-450 396 Gaja Sori Tildin 1995 Piedmont u: all 1cm, light bin scuffs and wear to capsules 3 bottles $450-600


397 Gaja Sori Tildin 2010 Piedmont 1 double magnum $1,300-1,800

403 Alpha Omega Era 2010 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $500-750

398 Poggione Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Vigna Paganelli 2006 Tuscany “The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Vigna Paganelli is huge, powerful and totally implosive. The seductive allure of the 2007 is nowhere to be found. Instead, the 2006 is built on a serious spine of formidable tannin and dark red/black fruit. Hints of tar, licorice, rose petals and tobacco inform the powerful, virile finish. The 2006 is going to require considerable patience, but it is clearly a jewel of a wine, even at this early stage. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2046.” A. Galloni for TWA, 97 pts. 04/12 12 bottles $850-1,100

404 Beringer Private Reserve 1994 Napa u: all into neck R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 06/11 12 bottles $1,000-1,500

399 Salvioni Brunello di Montalcino Cerbiaola 2006 Tuscany 5 bottles $600-800 400 Christoffel Berres Zeltinger Sonnenuhr TBA 1971 Germany u: 0.5cm or better, signs of old seepage, bin stained and one nicked label 2 bottles $800-1,200 401 Blandy’s BG Madeira Sercial 1884 Madeira u: into neck, signs of old seepage, wax capsule cracked and partially missing, binstained label 1 bottle $300-500 402 Abreu Howell Mountain 2010 Napa “An absolute blockbuster, the 2010 Howell Mountain includes Malbec and Petit Verdot blended with the Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. It boasts an inky/blue/purple color as well as a sumptuous perfume of barbecue smoke, lead pencil shavings and wet rocks. This ripe, smoky, intense, fullbodied wine reveals a boatload of tannins, but also richer fruit and a deeper, multidimensional mouthfeel and finish than the 2009, which appears to be more broodingly backward and structured. This appears to be a great success. Consume it over the next 25-30 years.” R. Parker for TWA, (94-97) pts. 10/13 2 bottles $500-600

405 Caymus Special Selection 1994 Napa u: all bottom neck or better, light smudging to labels 6 bottles (oc) $600-800 406 Caymus Special Selection 1995 Napa u: all bottom neck or better, light case wear to capsules, one label lightly stained 12 bottles $1,000-1,500 407 Colgin Cariad 2011 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $600-800 408 Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard 2011 Napa 3 bottles (owc) $500-700 409 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon Martha’s Vineyard 1968 Napa u: bottom neck, bin soil, staining and wear to label, lower right corner torn 1 bottle $700-1,000 410 Opus One 1996 Napa 6 bottles (owc) $1,200-1,800

411 Mixed Opus One 1994 (1 bt) u: into neck, staining to label 1997 (1 bt) 1996 (1 bt) Napa 3 bottles $550-750 412 Opus One 1994 (1 bt) 1995 (3 bts) 1996 (2 bts) 1997 (3 bts) Napa u: all into neck, light bin marks and scuffing, one label torn at upper edge 9 bottles $1,500-2,000

413 Ovid 2009 Napa “The 2009 Ovid is stunningly beautiful. At times it shows a little more depth, power and richness than the Hexameter, but both wines are compelling. Endless layers of fruit saturate the palate as this rich, intense wine conquers the heart and intellect. A totally vivid wine, the 2009 is even more impressive from bottle than it was from barrel. Over the time I followed it, the 2009 gained finesse and elegance in the glass, which bodes quite well for the future. Intense graphite, crushed rocks and pencil shaving nuances add energy to the polished, huge finish. The blend is 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029.” A. Galloni for TWA, 98+ pts. 12/12 12 bottles (4 x oc) $1,800-2,700 414 Ovid 2009 Napa A. Galloni for TWA, 98+ pts. 12/12 3 bottles (owc) $450-650 415 Phelps Insignia 2008 Napa 12 bottles $1,300-1,800

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416 Phelps Insignia 2010 Napa “A gorgeously intense bouquet of lead pencil shavings, spring flowers, black currants, blackberries, and subtle smoke and foresty aromas jumps from the glass of this fullbodied, rich, concentrated wine with soft tannins, a multidimensional mouthfeel, and a long, rich finish displaying well-integrated acidity, tannin, alcohol and wood. This beauty is one of the top Insignias produced over recent years. It should age easily for 20+ years.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 11/13 5 bottles $550-800 417 Ridge Monte Bello 2008 Central Coast “The 2008 Monte Bello is striking. It is a decidedly muscular Monte Bello endowed with layers of dark fruit. Tobacco, mint, asphalt and crushed rocks develop in the glass, adding tons of complexity and finesse. A long, saline finish rounds things out beautifully. In 2008 the cold growing season stretched into October and the wine definitely has the feel of a cool vintage. The spring frost and the second year of drought conditions lowered yields significantly. Yields were just 1.25 tons per acre on average, but some of the older vineyards came in at less than 1 ton per acre. The balance of fruit, tannin and structure is simply extraordinary, but the wine needs time, most likely lots of it. In 2008 the blend is 72% Cabernet Sauvignon and 28% Merlot. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2038.” A. Galloni for TWA, 97+ pts. 08/11 10 bottles $1,000-1,500 418 Ridge Monte Bello 2009 Central Coast “The 2009 Monte Bello ,72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot is simply magnificent. Layers of dark red fruit, flowers, spices and graphite are all woven together in this utterly impeccable wine. The 2009 is an especially huge, intense Monte Bello, yet a sexy, silky core of fruit lies within its imposing frame. Everything comes together in this glorious, radiant wine. Last year the 2009 had some pretty stiff competition from the 2010, but today it is simply firing on all cylinders. Eric Baugher describes 2009 as a year with cold weather early on, followed by heat in early June and July. The fruit was brought in on October 12, just before an intense downpour swept through the region. There is a purity and silkiness supported by structure in the 2009 that is impossible not to admire. Simply put, this is another utterly magnificent, towering masterpiece from Ridge. Anticipated maturity: 2019-2049.” A. Galloni for TWA, 98 pts. 08/12 6 bottles $750-1,100

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419 Ridge Monte Bello 2010 Central Coast 6 bottles $600-900 420 Shafer Hillside Select 1992 Napa u: all into neck “The 1992 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select is another killer wine boasting a dense purple color as well as a gorgeous bouquet of crème de cassis, creosote, camphor, licorice, blackberries and subtle background oak, and full-bodied, heady flavors. It is clear that after 1991, the Shafers and Elias Fernandez were entering a dramatic new level of quality as the Hillside Select cuvée had become a worldclass effort. This beauty is just becoming fully drinkable and should continue to provide immense enjoyment over the next 20 years.” R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 12/14 6 bottles $1,000-1,500

421 Shafer Hillside Select 2007 Napa “One of the perfect wines from Shafer is the 2007 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select. Think it over – in the first decade of the 21st century, Shafer scored three perfect scores and two 99s – that’s about as high a praise as I can give any producer in the world. Opaque purple in color, the 2007 has a stunning nose of sweet crème de cassis, black cherries, licorice, and toasty oak, a multilayered, full-throttle personality, and a texture that builds and builds. Great purity, fabulous fruit intensity and a richness without heaviness characterize this massive, prodigious effort from Shafer. It’s still very young, despite this vintage, which seems to be maturing precociously. I don’t believe this wine will hit its stride for at least another 5-10 years and drink well for at least 2-3 decades.” R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/10 12 bottles (2 x owc) $2,700-4,000 422 Shafer Hillside Select 2007 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/14 3 bottles $700-1,000 423 Shafer Hillside Select 2008 Napa 6 bottles $900-1,500

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424 Shafer Relentless Syrah 2008 Napa A. Galloni for TWA, 95 pts. 12/10 10 bottles $800-1,100 425 Sine Qua Non Stockholm Syndrome Syrah 2010 CA “The 2010 Syrah Stockholm Syndrome is a monumental effort that will stand toe-totoe with the greatest Syrahs in the world. A blend of 96% Syrah, 3% Roussanne and 1% Viognier, it was fermented with 16% whole cluster before spending just under 42 months in 100% new French oak. It offers an incredible array of sweet dark fruits, cassis, white chocolate, licorice and hints of bacon fat that meld perfectly with its full-bodied, seamless, layered and impeccably puttogether palate. Given the wealth of fruit here, it’s amazing how this stays light, graceful and elegant, without ever seeming over the top in any way. While there’s no shortage of tannin here, they’re sweet and integrated, so feel free to enjoy this rock-star effort anytime over the coming two decades or more.” J. Dunnuck for TWA, 100 pts. 08/14 1 bottle $500-750 426 Spottswoode 2009 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 96+ pts. 08/16 11 bottles $1,200-1,650 427 Tor Beckstoffer To Kalon Clone 6 2008 Napa R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 12/10 9 bottles $1,100-1,500 428 Clarendon Hills Astralis Syrah 2003 “It’s hard to believe the 2003 Syrah Astralis Vineyard could be better, but it offers riveting richness, intensity, purity, and equilibrium. Structurally, it is similar to the Piggott Range, revealing abundant amounts of sweet, ripe tannin, and huge extract, richness, and depth. Meant for true connoisseurs who are willing to forget it for 5-8 years, it represents what Roman Bratasiuk and Clarendon Hills do so well...show respect for the great traditions of France, but recognize the extraordinary raw materials that emerge from old vines planted in McLaren Vale. This fabulous wine offers both power and elegance, and showcases the extraordinary talent of Roman Bratasiuk.” R. Parker for TWA, 99 pts. 10/05 4 bottles $400-600


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The following fine spirits come from various cellars and are arranged alphabetically by general region. French spirits begin at Lot 429, Scotch whisky at Lot 434, American whiskey at Lot 450, Japanese whisky at Lot 494. 429 Courvoisier Erte Set Vigne, Edition #1, bottle #K10509, 40% Vendages, Edition #2, bottle #H7679, 40% Distillation, Edition #3, bottle #C2871, 40% Vieillelissement, Edition #4, bottle #H7806, 40% Degustation, Edition #5, bottle #C2897, 40% L’Esprit du Cognac, Edition #6, bottle #C2174, 40% La Part des Anges, Edition #7, bottle #K10135, 40% Inedit, Edition #8, bottle #1669, 40% Cognac 8 750ml bottles (oc) $3,000-4,000

430 Remy Martin Louis XIII Brand Rarest Reserve Cognac official bottling, “Grand Fine Champagne,” c. late 1930s, crystal decanter with one fin missing, crystal fleur-de-lis stopper etched #62, 40% 1 4/5 quart bottle (pc) $2,500-3,000 431 Remy Martin Extra Cognac official bottling, 40% 4 70cl bottles (oc) $800-1,000 432 Francis Darroze Domaine de Mahu Bas Armagnac 1945 Armagnac 1 750ml bottle $1,000-1,400 433 Francis Darroze Domaine de Mahu Bas Armagnac 1945 Armagnac 1 750ml bottle $1,000-1,400 434 Bowmore Seadragon 30 Years Old Islay official bottling, black ceramic decanter, 43% 1 750ml bottle (pc) $1,000-1,200

435 Glenfiddich 25 Year Stag’s Head Decanter Speyside official bottling, key locked wooden presentation case, Edinburgh Crystal decanter with accompanying sterling silver stag’s head stopper, bottled 1982, set #37, 40% 1 750ml bottle $2,500-3,000 436 Highland Park 30 Years Old 1955 Orkney intertrade, for the Italian market, distilled November 19, 1955, bottle #81/216, 53.2% 1 750ml bottle $1,200-1,500

437 Highland Park 40 Years Old 1958 Orkney official bottling, accompanying crystal decanter and stopper in wooden presentation case, bottle #477/665, cask strength 44% 1 750ml bottle (pc) $4,500-5,500 438 Highland Park 35 Years Old Orkney official bottling, bottled 1997 in honor of retiring Chairman John Goodwin and his 35 years of dedication, the only bottling by Highland Park where the iconic “H” crest replaced by a “G” crest, cask strength 1 70cl bottle (ot) $1,200-1,500 439 Highland Park Bicentenary 1977 Orkney official bottling, original 6 pack box, bottles #3420, #3421, #3422, #3423, #3424, #3425, 43% 6 750ml bottles (ot) $1,800-2,400

440 Johnny Walker Blue Label 200th Anniversary Scotland official bottling, “This Limited Edition cask strength Blue Label in a bespoke, engraved Baccarat decanter has been created to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Walker,” crystal decanter and accompanying stopper, leather and suede presentation case, 60.5% 1 750ml bottle (pc) $1,500-2,000

441 Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotland official bottling, bottle #s Q312866JW, R488422JW, R488048JW, R488366JW, R488392JW, R488363JW, 43% 6 750ml bottles (oc) $600-800 442 Lagavulin 21 Years Old 1985 Islay official bottling, bottled 2007, bottle #6237/6642, 56.5% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $1,000-1,200 443 Laphroaig 30 Years Old Islay official bottling 3 750ml bottles $2,700-3,300 444 Port Ellen 24 Years Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 3rd annual release, bottled 2003, bottle #8049/9000, 57.3% 1 70cl bottle (oc) $800-1,000 445 Port Ellen 28 Years Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 7th annual release, bottled 2007, bottle #225/5274, 53.8% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $800-1,000 446 Port Ellen 28 Year Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 7th annual release, bottled 2007, bottle #600/5274, 53.8% 1 750ml bottle $800-1,000 447 Port Ellen 30 Years Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 9th annual release, bottled 2009, bottle #4762/5916, 57.7% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $800-1,000 448 Port Ellen 32 Years Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 11th annual release, bottled 2011, American and European oak casks, #2925/2988, 53.9% 1 750ml bottle $1,000-1,200

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449 Port Ellen 32 Years Old 1979 Islay official bottling, 12th annual release, bottled 2012, American and European oak casks, #2816/2964, 52.5% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $1,000-1,200

453 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, spring 2005 release “B,” 65.9% 3 750ml bottles (oc) $1,500-2,000

450 Blanton’s 30th Anniversary Bottle A (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #88, warehouse #H, Rick #50, dumped on 5/6/14, bottle #5, 46.5% Bottle B (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #84, warehouse #H, Rick #50, dumped on 5/6/14, bottle #37, wax slightly cracked, 46.5% Bottle L (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #87, warehouse #H, Rick #50, dumped on 5/6/14, bottle #93, 46.5% Bottle N (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #118, warehouse #H, Rick #3, dumped on 5/23/14, bottle #142, wax slightly cracked, 46.5% Bottle N (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #94, warehouse #H, Rick #1, dumped on 5/7/14, bottle #160, 46.5% Bottle O (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #91, warehouse #H, Rick #1, dumped on 5/7/14, bottle #6, 46.5% Bottle S (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, 46.5% Bottle T (1 750ml) (oc) official bottling, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Blanton’s Single barrel, for the Japanese market, barrel #92, warehouse #H, Rick #1, dumped on 5/7/14, bottle #211, 46.5% Kentucky 8 750ml bottles $2,200-2,800

454 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, fall 2005 release, 70.6% 3 750ml bottles (oc) $1,500-2,000

451 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2002 release, 68.8% 3 750ml (oc) bottles $3,000-4,000

455 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2006 release, 70.6% 3 750ml bottles (oc) $1,500-2,000 456 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2007 release K2390712:13, K2390715:31, K2390713:08, 72.4%, nicked label 3 750ml bottles $1,200-1,500 457 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2008 release, 70.9% 3 750ml bottles (oc) $1,200-1,500 458 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Horizontal Kentucky official bottlings, spring 2005 release “B,” 65.9%, fall 2005 release, 70.6% 2 750ml bottles $1,000-1,200 459 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2014 release, 69.05% 1 750ml bottle $400-500

452 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T Stagg Kentucky official bottling, 2003 release, 71.35% 3 750ml bottles (oc) $1,800-2,400

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460 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection William Larue Weller Kentucky official bottling, 2007 release, 58.95% 1 750ml bottle $500-600 461 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection William Larue Weller Kentucky official bottling, 2008 release, 62.65% 1 750ml bottle $500-600 462 AH Hirsch Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Hirsch Distillers, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, distilled spring 1974, gold foil capsule, one with hangtag, 45.8% 3 750ml bottles $3,000-4,000 463 AH Hirsch Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Hirsch Distillers, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, distilled spring 1974, gold foil capsule, one with hangtag, 45.8%. 3 750ml bottles $3,000-4,000 464 AH Hirsch Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Hirsch Distillers, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, blue wax capsule, 45.8% 1 750ml bottle $1,500-2,000 465 AH Hirsch Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Hirsch Distillers, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, gold wax, hairline crack around top, chipped wax capsule, 45.8% 1 750ml bottle $1,200-1,600 466 AH Hirsch Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Hirsch Distillers, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, gold wax, hairline crack around top, chipped wax capsule, 45.8% 1 750ml bottle $1,200-1,600


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467 Jefferson’s Presidential Select 18 Years Old 1991 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, batch #27, distilled fall 1991, hand selected by Hi-Time Cellars, bottle #452, 47% 1 750ml bottle $600-800 468 Jefferson’s Bourbon 17 Years Old 1991 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, distilled fall 1991, batch #2, bottle #1873, 47% 1 750ml bottle $600-800

469 Jefferson’s Bourbon 17 Years Old 1991 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, distilled fall 1991, batch #2, bottle #160, 47% 1 750ml bottle $600-800 470 Maker’s Mark Kentucky official bottling, c. 1981, u: into neck, “Personally selected for the friends of Ronald Reagan to commemorate his Inauguration in Washington as the 40th President of the United States of America 20 January 1981,” gold label, gold wax capsule and medallion, 45% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

471 Maker’s Mark Kentucky official bottling, “Personally Selected for President Reagan’s Inauguration,” c. 1981, u: into neck, gold label, gold wax capsule and medallion, 45% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

472 Maker’s Mark Kentucky official bottling, c. 1985, u: into neck, “Personally selected for Ronald W. Reagan to honor his Inauguration as President on January 20, 1985 and to honor the George Washington University Hospital Doctors who saved the President’s life in 1981. Selected by Eleanor and Michael Burda,” gold label, gold wax capsule and medallion, 45% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

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473 Nelson Old Kentucky Standard Whiskey 7 Years Old 1916 Kentucky Nelson Distillery Co., distillery #4, 5th district of Kentucky, u: low to bottom shoulder, some label scuffing, wear to tax strips, distilled spring 1916, bottled spring 1923, 50% 4 pint bottles $800-1,000 474 Nelson Old Kentucky Standard Whiskey 7 Years Old 1916 Kentucky Nelson Distillery Co., distillery #4, 5th district of Kentucky, u: low to bottom shoulder, some label scuffing, wear to tax strips, distilled spring 1916, bottled spring 1923, 50% 4 pint bottles $800-1,000 475 Very Very Old Fitzgerald 12 Years Old 1956 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, Green Leatherette PC with two shot glasses, distilled spring 1956, bottled fall 1968, 50% 1 4/5 quart bottle $2,500-3,000 476 Very Very Old Fitzgerald 12 Years Old 1966 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, distilled spring 1966, bottled spring 1978, 50% 1 4/5 quart bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

477 Very Very Old Fitzgerald 12 Years Old 1966 Kentucky Stitzel-Weller, distilled spring 1966, bottled spring 1978, 50% 1 4/5 quart bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

478 Old Rip Van Winkle 12 Years Old 1971 Kentucky J.P. Van Winkle and Son, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, personalized label series, missing front label, 45.2% 1 750ml bottle $3,000-4,000

479 Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Years Old 1979 Kentucky J.P. Van Winkle and Son, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, label handwritten “The Connoisseur of the Finest Bourbon,” for the Japanese market, 45.2% 1 750ml bottle $3,000-4,000

480 Van Winkle Family Reserve 16 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Van Winkle Distilling Company, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, for the Japanese market, bottled 1990, bottle #05081, leather hangtag, 50.5% 1 750ml bottle (oc) $5,000-6,000

481 Van Winkle Family Reserve 17 Years Old 1974 Kentucky Van Winkle Distilling Company, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, for the Japanese market, bottled 1991, bottle #916661, 50.5% 1 750ml bottle $5,000-6,000

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482 Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23 Years Old Kentucky 1 750ml bottle $1,500-2,000 483 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, red velvet bag, hangtag, 45.2% 1 750ml bottle $1,200-1,500 484 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year Kentucky official bottling, 53.5% 1 750ml bottle $1,000-1,200 485 Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, bottle #H3312, 47.8% 1 750ml bottle $600-800 486 Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, bottle #H3749, 47.8% 1 750ml bottle $600-800


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487 Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Years Old Lot “B” Kentucky official bottling; K0421111:18, K0531014:56, K1410809:52, 45.2% 3 750ml bottles $1,200-1,500 488 Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Years Old Lot “B” Kentucky official bottling, S15512031:46, J31406610:33, 45.2% 3 750ml bottles $1,200-1,500 489 Parker’s Heritage Collection Cask Strength Kentucky official bottling, 2007 release, 1st edition, hangtag, 64.8% 1 750ml bottle $900-1,100

490 Parker’s Heritage Collection 27 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, 2008 release, hangtag, 48% 1 750ml bottle $900-1,100 491 Parker’s Heritage Collection Golden Anniversary Kentucky official bottling, 2009 release, signed by Parker Beam, 50% 1 750ml bottle $800-1,000 492 Rewco Rye Whiskey 15 Years Old 1917 Kentucky Richard E. Wathen, distillery #19, Kentucky, bottled by the American Medicinal Spirits Company, distilled spring 1917, bottled spring 1932, u: low shoulder-high shoulder, water damage to boxes and labels, 50% 4 pint bottles (oc) $800-1,000 493 Rewco Rye Whiskey 15 Years Old 1917 Kentucky Richard E. Wathen, distillery #19, Kentucky, bottled by the American Medicinal Spirits Company, distilled spring 1917, bottled spring 1932, u: low shoulder-high shoulder, water damage to boxes and labels, 50% 4 pint bottles (oc) $800-1,000

494 Hanyu Big Butt 1988 Japan official bottling, single Nippon malt whisky, bottled for Full Proof, label has Sumo motif, bottled 2009, cask #9306, bottle #52/200, 55% 1 70cl bottle $1,500-2,000

495 Hanyu Batch II Flying Surf 1990 Japan official bottling, single Nippon malt whisky, bottled for Full Proof, label has surfing motif, bottled 2009, cask #9305, bottle #38/200, 53% 1 70cl bottle $1,500-2,000

496 Hanyu Bar Show 1990 Japan official bottling, bourbon barrel, cask #518, special 2013 anniversary bottling for the Tokyo International Bar Show and Whisky Live Tokyo, 53.9% 1 70cl bottle $2,000-2,500

497 Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt Four of Spades 2000 Japan official bottling, cask #60, first cask: hogshead, second cask: Japanese Oak “Mizunara” puncheon, bottled 2010, bottle #513/570, 58.6% 1 70cl bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

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499 Hibiki 35 Years Old Japan official bottling, Sakaida Kakiemon XIV series, hand-painted ceramic decanter and base, wooden case, 150 decanters produced, 45% 1 70cl bottle (owc) $8,000-10,000

500 Karuizawa Noh Series 32 Years Old 1977 Japan official bottling, sherry butt #4592, bottled 2010, 190 bottles, 60.7% 1 70cl bottle (oc) $4,000-5,000 501 Yamazaki Sherry Wood 15 Years Old 1982 Japan official bottling, for the Japanese market, distilled 3/1982, bottled 10/1997, 45% 1 70cl bottle $4,000-5,000 502 Yamazaki Sherry Wood 15 Years Old 1983 Japan official bottling, for the Japanese market, distilled 6/1983, bottled 9/1998, bottle #2018/6000, 45% 1 70cl bottle (oc) $4,000-5,000

503 Yamazaki The Owner’s Cask 1995 Japan official bottling, Sherry cask #5J-3020, bottled in 2010 for La Maison du Whisky, Paris, bottle #383, 54.9% 1 70cl bottle (oc) $1,500-2,000

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Index Champagne 1982 Dom Perignon.................................................. 340

1975 Mouton Rothschild............................................. 19

1985 Dom Perignon.......................................... 341, 342 Heidsieck l’Oenotheque 2000 “Champagne Charlie” ............................................................... 1

1980 Haut Brion.......................................................... 68

1988 Cristal............................................................... 346 Cristal Rose........................................................ 39 1989 Cristal............................................................... 347 1990 Bollinger Grand Annee..................................... 338 Cristal............................................................... 348 Dom Perignon.................................................. 343 Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame..................... 349 1993 Dom Perignon.................................................. 344 1995 Dom Perignon.................................................. 345 1999 Heidsieck Brut Rose......................................... 339 2002 Cristal................................................................... 2 2005 Cristal................................................................... 3

Bordeaux 1943 Rouget............................................................. 275 1944 Leoville Barton.................................................. 270 1959 Lafite Rothschild............................................... 350 Latour............................................................... 264 Palmer.............................................................. 272 1962 Latour............................................................... 265 1966 Cos d’Estournel........................................ 268, 269 Lynch Bages............................................ 273, 274 1967 Latour............................................................... 266 1970 Calon Segur..................................................... 271 Haut Brion........................................................ 263 Latour............................................................... 353 Montrose.......................................................... 370 Mouton Rothschild........................................... 267

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1982 Gruaud Larose................................................. 359 Lafite Rothschild..................................................... Latour......................................................... 16, 351 Leoville Las Cases............................................ 361 Lynch Bages.............................................. 25, 367 Margaux..................................................... 17, 354 Pichon Lalande................................................... 24 1986 Leoville Las Cases............................................ 362 Margaux............................................................. 18 Pichon Lalande................................................. 364 1989 Lafite Rothschild................................................. 14 Mouton Rothschild....................................... 20, 70 Palmer................................................................ 23

2009 La Lagune........................................................ 366 Lynch Bages.................................................... 254 2010 Leoville Poyferre............................................... 363

Mixed Lots Mixed Bordeaux 2000...................................... 371 Mixed Bordeaux............................................... 253

White Bordeaux 1959 Guiraud............................................................ 279 1967 Doisy Vedrines................................................. 277 Rieussec.......................................................... 280 d’Yquem.......................................................... 372

1990 Latour................................................................. 69

1970 Filhot................................................................ 278 d’Yquem.......................................................... 276 Rieussec.......................................................... 281

1993 Mouton Rothschild............................................. 21

2001 Raymond Lafon.................................................. 48

1995 Lafite Rothschild................................................. 15 Margaux........................................................... 355 Mouton Rothschild............................................. 22

2009 Rieussec.............................................................. 5

1996 Lafite Rothschild............................................... 247 1999 Margaux........................................................... 356 2000 Gloria................................................................ 255 La Mission Haut Brion...................................... 251 Latour............................................................... 248 Mouton Rothschild........................................... 250 2002 Lafite Rothschild......................................... 40, 352 2003 Haut Brion........................................................ 246 Latour............................................................... 249 Pontet Canet.................................................... 368 2005 Brane Cantenac............................................... 358 Leoville Barton.................................................. 360 Margaux........................................................... 357 Pontet Canet........................................................ 4

Burgundy 1961 Faiveley Chambertin Clos de Beze................... 375 1962 Vogue Musigny VV........................................... 385 1966 DRC La Tache.................................................. 292 1969 Remoissenet Chambertin Clos de Beze........... 283 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Bonnes Mares. 282 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Chambertin Clos de Beze................................................................. 284 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) CM Les Amoureures...................................................... 285 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Corton ............ 286 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Gevrey Chambertin Laveaux St. Jacques........................................ 287 Remoissenet Grands Echezeaux Jacquinot de Richemont........................................................ 288 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Musigny........... 289 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) Richebourg...... 290

2006 Pontet Canet................................................. 369.0

1971 Remoissenet (Cave Atlantique) VR Clos de Reas... ........................................................................ 291

2008 Carruades de Lafite.......................................... 252 Pichon Baron................................................... 365

1985 Vogue Musigny VV........................................... 117


Loire 1988 DRC La Tache.................................................... 36 1989 Vogue Bonnes Mares......................................... 51 Vogue CM Les Amoureuses............................. 118 1991 DRC Richebourg................................................ 32 1992 DRC Richebourg................................................ 33 1993 DRC Echezeaux................................................. 29 DRC Grands Echezeaux..................................... 30 DRC Richebourg................................................ 34 DRC RSV........................................................... 35 DRC La Tache.................................................... 37 1994 Vogue Musigny VV........................................... 386 1995 Gallois Gevrey Chambertin................................. 83 Latour Montrachet............................................ 383 J. Prieur Chambertin Clos de la Beze............... 109 1996 DRC Grands Echezeaux..................................... 31 1997 DRC Romanee Conti.......................................... 26 1998 Dujac Clos de la Roche...................................... 80 Geantet-Pansiot Charmes Chambertin............... 86 Rousseau GC Clos St. Jacques......................... 50 Lambrays Clos des Lambrays............................ 99 1999 D’Angerville Volnay Les Champans.................... 71 Arlaud Clos de la Roche Unique Reserve........... 72 Arlaud Les Ruchots Unique................................ 73 Arnoux VR Les Suchots..................................... 74 Bigot (A. Gambal) Clos Vougeot......................... 75 Dujac Clos de la Roche...................................... 81 Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin......................... 82 Gambal Charmes Chambertin............................ 84 Gambal Echezeaux............................................ 85 Groffier CM Les Amoureuses............................. 88 Groffier CM Les Hauts Doix................................ 90 Groffier CM Les Sentiers.................................... 91 A. Gros CM La Combe d’Orveau....................... 93 Gros F&S Clos Vougeot “Musigni”...................... 94 Jadot Clos Vougeot............................................ 96 Jadot VR Les Suchots........................................ 97 Lafarge Volnay Clos des Chenes........................ 98 Lafon Meursault Perrieres ................................ 382 JM Millot Grands Echezeaux............................ 101 JM Millot VR Les Suchots................................ 102 Le Moine Bonnes Mares.................................. 103 Le Moine Pommard Les Rugiens..................... 107 Mommessin MSD Clos de la Tart..................... 108 JF Mugnier Musigny......................................... 384 Roumier Chambolle Musigny............................ 113 Roumier MSD Clos de la Bussiere.................... 114

2000 Groffier Bonnes Mares........................................ 87 Groffier CM Les Amoureuses............................. 89 Groffier GC Clos de Beze................................... 92 Le Moine Clos de la Roche.............................. 104 Le Moine CM Les Amoureuses........................ 105 Le Moine Charmes Chambertin ....................... 106 Roumier Bonnes Mares.................................... 112 Rousseau Chambertin...................................... 115 Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze................ 116 2001 Chevillon NSG Les Vaucrains............................. 76 DRC Grands Echezeaux................................... 110 Dugat Charmes Chambertin............................... 77 Dugat Gevrey Chambertin.................................. 78 Dugat GC Laveaux St. Jacques......................... 79 2002 Roty Charmes Chambertin Tres VV.................. 111 2003 Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze......................... 95 2005 Bouchard Clos Vougeot................................... 256 Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze....................... 376 Jadot Griottes Chambertin............................... 258 Jadot CM Morgeot Blanc Duc de Magenta...... 377 Meo Camuzet VR Les Chaumes........................ 10 Mugneret Gibourg Clos Vougeot...................... 326

2010 Rougeard Samur Champigny........................... 373

Rhone 1969 Rayas CNDP Clos Pignan Reserve................... 295 1971 Guigal CR Brune et Blonde.............................. 293 1972 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 294 1978 JL Chave Hermitage......................................... 123 Jamet CR Cote Brune...................................... 166 1979 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 137 1980 Guigal La Mouline ............................................ 149 1982 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle............... 162 1983 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 138

2006 Lafon Meursault Les Genevrieres......................... 9

1985 JL Chave Hermitage......................................... 124 Jamet CR Cote Brune...................................... 167

2007 Lafon Meursault .............................................. 378 Lafon Meursault Charmes ............................... 379 Vogue Musigny VV............................................. 11

1986 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 139 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 150

2008 Leflaive Puligny Montrachet.............................. 259 Vogue Musigny VV............................................. 12 Bouchard Beaune Greves l’Enfant Jesus.......... 374 2009 Lafon Meursault Charmes............................ 7, 380 2010 Jadot GC Clos St. Jacques.................................. 6 2011 Dujac Chambolle Musigny................................ 257 2012 Hudelot-Noellat Clos Vougeot............................ 49 Lafon Meursault Les Charmes.............................. 8 DRC La Tache.................................................... 41 Mixed Lots Domaine Leroy Mixed....................................... 100 Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre..................... 381

1987 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 140 1988 JL Chave Hermitage......................................... 125 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 141 Jamet CR Cote Brune...................................... 168 1989 Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon........................ 120 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 142 1990 Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon........................ 121 JL Chave Hermitage .................................126-127 Guigal CR Brune et Blonde.............................. 133 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 151 Rostaing Cote Rotie......................................... 180 1991 Chapoutier CR La Mordoree............................ 119 Chapoutier Ermitage le Pavillon........................ 122 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 143 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 152 Guigal La Turque.............................................. 156

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Germany 1994 JL Chave ......................................................... 128 Guigal Hermitage.............................................. 135 Guigal La Landonne ........................................ 144 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle............... 163 Rostaing Cote Blonde...................................... 177 1995 Guigal CR Brune et Blonde.............................. 134 Guigal La Turque.......................................157-158 1996 M. Ogier CR Ma Belle Helene........................... 174 Rostaing Cote Blonde...................................... 178 1997 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 145 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 153 Guigal La Turque.............................................. 159 Rostaing Cote Rotie......................................... 181 1998 JL Chave Hermitage......................................... 129 Guigal Chateau D’Ampuis................................ 131 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 146 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 154 Guigal La Turque.............................................. 160 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle............... 164 Jamet CR Cote Brune...................................... 169 M. Ogier CR Ma Belle Helene........................... 175 Rostaing Cote Blonde ..................................... 179 Rostaing CR La Landonne............................... 183 Voge Cornas Fontaines.................................... 184 1999 JL Chave Hermitage......................................... 130 Guigal Chateau D’Ampuis................................ 132 Guigal Hermitage.............................................. 136 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 147 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle............... 165 Jamet CR Cote Brune.............................. 170, 327 M. Ogier Cote Rotie......................................... 171 M. Ogier CR Ma Belle Helene........................... 176 Rostaing Cote Rotie......................................... 182 2000 Chapoutier l’Ermite........................................... 387 Guigal La Landonne......................................... 148 Guigal La Mouline............................................. 155 Guigal La Turque.............................................. 161 M. Ogier Cote Rotie......................................... 172 2001 Beaucastel CNDP............................................ 389 M. Ogier Cote Rotie......................................... 173 2003 Clos de Papes CNDP....................................... 185 2012 Guigal Chateau D’Ampuis................................ 388

Italy 1958 Borgogno Barolo Riserva................................... 52 1961 Borgogno Barolo Riserva................................... 53 Rinaldi Barolo................................................... 299

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1968 Einaudi Barolo.................................................. 296

1953 Eugen Wirth Niersteiner Rehbach 1953............ 311

1971 Borgogno Barolo Riserva................................... 54

1971 Altenkirch Waldracher Doktor Auslese ............. 312 Christoffel Berres Zeltinger Sonnenuhr TBA...... 400

1978 Borgogno Barolo Riserva................................... 55 1979 Mascarello Barolo Monprivato.......................... 297 Moresco Barbaresco.......................................... 56 1983 Quintarello Recioto Gran Riserva........................ 56 1985 Vietti Barbaresco.............................................. 301 Vietti Barolo...................................................... 300 1990 Quintarelli Recioto Riserva.................................. 60 1993 Gaja Sori Tildin................................................. 395 Quintarelli Recioto Classico................................ 57 1995 Gaja Costa Russi.............................................. 393 Gaja Sori Tildin................................................. 396 Quintarelli Recioto Classico................................ 58

1976 Geschwister Ehses Berres Zeltinger Sonnenuhr BA. ........................................................................ 302 Graf Matuschka Greiffenclau Schloss Vollrads Auslese ........................................................... 303 Graf Matuschka Greiffenclau Schloss Vollrads BA . ........................................................................ 304 Graf Matuschka Schloss Vollrads TBA............. 305 Gutsverwaltung Niederhausen Schlossbockelheimer Kupfergrube TBA........... 306 Staatlichen Weinbaudomanen Schlossbockelheim Niederhausen Kupfergrube TBA....................... 308 Staatlichen Weinbaudomanen Schlossbockelheim Niederhausen Niederhauser Hermannshohle Auslese ........................................................... 309 Mixed Schloss Eltz...................................................... 307 Weingut Robert Weil......................................... 310 Mixed 1971 Riesling......................................... 308

California

1997 Gaja Barbaresco.............................................. 392 Quintarelli Recioto Classico................................ 59

1968 Heitz CS........................................................... 318 Heitz Martha’s Vineyard.................................... 409 Inglenook CS.................................................... 320

2006 Poggione Brunello Riserva Paganelli................. 398 Salvioni Brunello Cerbaiola............................... 399

1969 Heitz CS........................................................... 319

2007 Fuligni Brunello Riserva..................................... 391 Ornellaia Masseto ............................................ 328

1970 Beaulieu CS..................................................... 315 Mondavi .......................................................... 323 Ridge CS.......................................................... 325

2010 Biondi Santi Brunello Il Greppo......................... 390 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo..................................... 394 Gaja Sori Tildin................................................. 397 Mixed Oddero Barbaresco La Morra........................... 298

Spain 1994 Vega Sicilia Unica............................................... 42

1971 Mayacamas CS................................................ 321 1972 Mayacamas Late Harvest Zinfandel.................. 322 1974 Burgess CS...................................................... 316 Phelps CS ....................................................... 324 1992 Shafer Hillside Select........................................ 420

Madeira

1994 Beringer Private Reserve.................................. 404 Caymus Special Selection................................ 405

1897 Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman Malvasia................ 313

1995 Caymus Special Selection................................ 406

1884 Blandy’s BG Sercial.......................................... 401

1996 Opus One......................................................... 410

1915 Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman Malvasia................ 314

1997 Abreu Madrona Ranch CS............................... 199 Harlan Estate.................................................... 224 Harlan The Maiden........................................... 231


1998 Harlan Estate.................................................... 225 Harlan The Maiden........................................... 232 1999 Araujo Eisele CS............................................... 201 Colgin Cariad................................................... 204 Harlan Estate............................................ 226, 227 Peter Michael Les Pavots................................. 235 Pahlmeyer........................................................ 236 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 238 2000 Colgin Tychson Hill........................................... 213 Shafer Hillside Select.......................................... 66 2001 Bond St. Eden.................................................... 62 Colgin Cariad................................................... 205 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 239 2002 Colgin IX Estate Red ....................................... 218 Colgin Cariad .................................................. 206 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 240 2003 Colgin Cariad................................................... 207 Colgin IX Estate Red........................................ 219 Harlan Estate.............................................. 43, 228 Harlan The Maiden........................................... 233 Pax Pangea.................................................. 27, 28 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 241 2004 Colgin Cariad................................................... 208 Colgin IX Estate Red........................................ 220 Colgin IX Estate Syrah...................................... 223 Harlan Estate.................................................... 229 Harlan The Maiden........................................... 234 Kongsgaard The Judge...................................... 63 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 242 2005 Colgin IX Estate Red........................................ 221 Colgin Cariad................................................... 209 Colgin Tychson Hill........................................... 214 Harlan Estate.................................................... 230 Kongsgaard The Judge...................................... 64 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 243 SQN 17th Nail in My Cranium Eleven Confessions Syrah.................................................................. 45 2006 Blankiet Paradise Hills ..................................... 202 Colgin IX Estate Red........................................ 222 Colgin Cariad................................................... 210 Colgin Herb Lamb............................................ 212 Colgin Tychsin Hill............................................ 215 Kongsgaard The Judge...................................... 65 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 244 SQN In the Crosshairs Grenache....................... 44 SQN Shot in the Dark......................................... 46 2007 Blankiet Paradise Hills...................................... 203 Scarecrow........................................................ 237 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 245 Shafer Hillside Select................................ 421, 422 Sloan.................................................................. 47 Verite La Joie..................................................... 67

2008 Colgin IX Estate................................................ 260 Phelps Insignia................................................. 415 Ridge Monte Bello............................................ 417 Shafer Hillside Select........................................ 423 Shafer Relentless Syrah.................................... 424 Tor Beckstoffer Ro Kalon Clone 6 ................... 427 2009 Colgin IX Estate................................................ 261 Colgin Cariad................................................... 211 Colgin Tychson Hill........................................... 216 Ovid Proprietary ...................................... 413, 414 Ridge Monte Bello............................................ 418 Spottswoode.................................................... 426 2010 Abreu Howell Mountain.................................... 402 Alpha Omega Era............................................. 403 Colgin Tychson Hill........................................... 217 Phelps Insignia................................................. 416 Ridge Monte Bello............................................ 419 Screaming Eagle Second Flight........................ 334 SQN Stockholm Syndrome Syrah.................... 425 2011 Abreu Cappella................................................. 198 Abreu Madrona Ranch..................................... 200 Colgin Cariad................................................... 407 Colgin Tychson Hill........................................... 408 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 332 Screaming Eagle Second Flight........................ 335 2012 Schrader CCS Beckstoffer To-Kalon CS.......... 329 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 333 SQN Next of Kyn No. 6 Cumulus Syrah... 336, 337 2013 Scarecrow.......................................................... 13 Schrader CCS Beckstoffer To-Kalon CS.......... 330 Screaming Eagle.............................................. 262 Mixed Lots Diamond Creek................................................ 317 Opus One......................................................... 411 Opus One......................................................... 412 Schrader CS 2012........................................... 331

2001 Torbreck RunRig.............................................. 196 Torbreck Juveniles Shiraz................................. 193 2002 Torbreck The Descendant................................ 190 2003 Clarendon Hills Astralis Syrah........................... 428 Clarendon Hills Hickinbotham Syrah................. 187

Spirits French Courvoissier Erte.............................................. 429 Francis Darroze.........................................432-433 DRC Fine Bourgogne......................................... 38 Remy Martin..............................................430-431 Scotch Bowmore......................................................... 434 Glenfiddich....................................................... 435 Highland Park............................................436-439 Johnny Walker...........................................440-441 Lagavulin.......................................................... 442 Laphroaig......................................................... 443 Port Ellen...................................................444-449 American Blanton’s.......................................................... 450 Buffalo Trace.............................................451-461 Hirsch........................................................462-466 Jefferson’s.................................................467-469 Maker’s Mark............................................470-472 Nelson Old Kentucky Standard ................473-474 Old Fitzgerald ...........................................475-477 Van Winkle................................................478-488 Parker’s Heritage.......................................489-491 Rewco ......................................................492-493 Japanese Whisky Hanyu........................................................494-498 Hibiki.........................................................499-499 Karuizawa......................................................... 500 Yamazaki...................................................501-503

Australia 1981 Penfolds Grange Shiraz.................................... 188 1992 Elderton Command Shiraz................................ 186 1998 Torbreck RunRig.............................................. 194 Torbreck The Factor......................................... 191 1999 Torbreck RunRig.............................................. 195 Torbreck The Steading..................................... 197 Torbreck The Factor......................................... 192 2000 Torbreck The Descendant................................ 189

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Skinner, Inc. & Lower Falls Wine Co. Conditions of Sale – Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Auction 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. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Please note Massachusetts state law requires all purchasers of alcoholic beverages be at least 21 years of age. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 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 23% of the final bid price up to and including $100,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $100,001 up to and including $1,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $1,000,001 and over 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 whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/ bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. Revised January 8, 2014

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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 20 years. Bidders with specific condition questions should contact the Fine Wines department. Conditions generally not noted on group lots. Bordeaux wines are cataloged referencing the 1855 classification. Chateau Petrus cataloging 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

demi bottle (demi) split (1/4 bottle) Champagne

Buyers’ Caution: Levels are as when cataloged; 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.

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Collection of Goods Your Wines Lower Falls Wine Co. will endeavor to release or transport your goods 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 goods to you. When using an outside shipper or when having a person other than the invoiced party collect your purchases, Lower Falls Wine Co. must have the appropriate signed and faxed release form. Pick-up of Wines 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 Lower Falls Wine Co., 617.332.3000, staff@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. Goods 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. Wines, Spirits, and Ales must be collected by the purchaser, an authorized person(s), or their designated shipper licensed to transport alcoholic beverages. Please refer to the Third Party section below. Neither Skinner Inc. nor Lower Falls Wine Co. is responsible for obtaining any permits or licenses on behalf of any bidder. 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 inside Route 495. 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 items if deemed necessary for a nominal fee. Goods will only be delivered to, and must be signed for by, someone over 21 years of age. Third-Party Delivery For third-party shipments, Skinner and Lower Falls Wine Co. advise you to consider: • Manhattan Wine Company, www.mwcwine.com, 973.574.8701, contact Chris Seeley, chris@mwcwine.com: a New York wine transportation and storage service provider for large and small purchasers, with a network of national contacts and common carriers. Massachusetts law prohibits the shipment of alcohol out of state by common carriers (FedEX, UPS, etc.). 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. For long term storage please contact International Wine Vault (617) 739-4401/www.intlwinevault.com. IWV makes regular pick-ups from Lower Falls Wine Co.

All inquires with regard to collection or delivery should be addressed to Lower Falls Wine Co. at 617.332.3000

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Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 From the West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the South: Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From Logan Airport: Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the North: Take I-93 South towards Boston. Take exit 26 towards Storrow Drive.  Merge onto MA-28 South via the ramp on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Turn right onto Arlington Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. Turn right onto Hadassah Way. Skinner is on the right at 63 Park Plaza.

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Absentee Bid Form Sale Title

Sale Date

First Time Bidder?

YES

NO

Customer #

Name (Please Print)

Business Name

Address City

Phone #

Alternate #

check if change in address

State

Zip Code email

I wish to place the following bids in the sale listed above. I understand that Skinner, Inc. will execute bids as a convenience, and will not be held responsible for any errors or failure to execute bids. I understand that my bids are executed and accepted as per Conditions of Sale as printed in the catalog of this sale. Signature (Required)

Lot #

Date

Description

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NO

Bid Price

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YES

Mail

Person

NO

FOR OFFICE USE Marlborough

Boston

Phone

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429

Fax

274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

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Board of Directors

Departments

Chairman of the Board

20th Century Design

Discovery Auctions

Jane D. Prentiss

Carly Babione

20thcentury@skinnerinc.com

Kyle Johnson

508.970.3253

Melanie Trottier-Mitcheson

Stephen L. Fletcher Richard Albright

discovery@skinnerinc.com

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508.970.3202

Karen M. Keane

American & European Paintings & Prints

Andrew Payne

Robin S.R. Starr Elizabeth C. Haff Michelle Lamunière

Executive Management

Martina Tanga paintings@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3206

Karen M. Keane

Stephen L. Fletcher Chris Barber Christopher D. Fox americana@skinnerinc.com

Chief Financial Officer Don Kelly

Executive Vice President

Stuart G. Slavid Stephanie Opolski Gwendolyn L. Smith european@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3203

American Furniture & Decorative Arts President/Chief Executive Officer

European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Historic Arms & Militaria Joel Bohy militaria@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3215

508.970.3200

Jewelry American Indian & Ethnographic Art

Victoria Bratberg

Douglas Deihl

John Colasacco

indian@skinnerinc.com

Kaitlin Shinnick

Stephen L. Fletcher

508.970.3254

jewelry@skinnerinc.com

Managing Director

Antique Motor Vehicles

Marie Keep

617.874.4313

Jane D. Prentiss antiquemotorvehicles@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3253

Kerry Shrives Stuart G. Slavid

Asian Works of Art Judith Dowling Helen Eagles Suhyung Kim

Vice Presidents

asian@skinnerinc.com

Gloria Lieberman

508.970.3216

Devon Eastland

rugs@skinnerinc.com

508.970.3293

508.970.3247

Photographs

Robin S.R. Starr

Ceramics

Michelle Lamunière

Stuart G. Slavid

photographs@skinnerinc.com

ceramics@skinnerinc.com

508.970.3264

508.970.3203

Western Massachusetts:

Silver

George Thomas Lewis

Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

413.727.2721 glewis@skinnerinc.com

Robert C. Cheney Jonathan Dowling

New York: Katie Banser-Whittle

Paul Dumanowski

212.787.1114 kbanser-whittle@skinnerinc.com

clocks@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3201

305.503.4423 florida@skinnerinc.com

music@skinnerinc.com

Lawrence Kearney

Jane D. Prentiss

Florida: April L. Matteini, G.G.

Adam Tober

Oriental Rugs & Carpets

books@skinnerinc.com

Regional Directors

Musical Instruments

Books & Manuscripts

Carol McCaffrey

L. Emerson Tuttle

judaica@skinnerinc.com

508.970.3263

Victoria Bratberg Eric Jones

Kerry Shrives 508.970.3256

Senior Vice Presidents Marie Keep

Judaica

Stuart G. Slavid silver@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3203

Wine, Whisky & Ale Marie Keep Joseph Hyman Anna Ward finewines@skinnerinc.com

Maine: Bruce Buxton 207.772.6979 bbuxton@mainerr.com

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Auction Services Consignments

Marketing, Media & Communications

Appraisal & Auction Services LaGina Austin Christine E. Finn Katie Fitzgerald Rachel Kingsley Elizabeth Zwicker

Exhibitions & Property Boston:

Marketing

Laura V. Sweeney

L. Emerson Tuttle

Sarah L. Collins

Linsey MacDougall

Benjamin Evans

Jenna Nastri

Jessica R. Lincoln

Jessica Pratas

508.970.3299

Subscriptions

Institutional Relations

Linsey MacDougall

L. Emerson Tuttle

Receptionist Emily Gerling 617.350.5400

508.970.3240

508.970.3130

Advertising/Production

Consignment Services

Pamela Van de Houten

Patricia Walker King

Jeffrey R. Antkowiak

Rebecca Hamel

Stanley P. Bystrowski

Carol Zeigler

John Cornelius

508.970.3204

Kristina M. Harrison

Marlborough: Warehouse Frederic Trottier 508.970.3209 Samatha Heighton

Kathleen Jones

Customer Relations/Human Resources

Cheryl Richards Photography

Carol McCaffrey

Skinner Online

508.970.3252

Kerry Shrives

Receptionist Lindsay White 508.970.3000

Daniel Bar

Accounting

Judie Ochsner

Transportation

Lizz Webber

Eric Jones

online@skinnerinc.com

508.970.3229

508.970.3279

Denise Johnson

Absentee & Telephone Bidding

508.970.3269

William Madden

Boston: 617.874.4318

508.970.3266

Marlborough: 508.970.3211 Discovery: 508.970.3208

Kevin Rota 508.970.3283

Auctioneers Chris Barber, John Colasacco, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie Keep, Jessica R. Lincoln, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429

www.skinnerinc.com

274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

130 Miracle Mile, Suite 220 Coral Gables, FL 33134 305.503.4423 Fax 305.709.2143

415 Madison Avenue, #1418 New York, NY 10017 212.787.1113 Fax 646.893.0179

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