FI N E & R A R E W I N ESATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011 | BEVERLY HILLSFeaturing selections from the cellar of Candy Spelling
Front CoverLot 9Back CoverLot 693Inside Front CoverLot 17Inside Back CoverLot 855
Heritage Signature® Auction #5088Fine & Rare WineSeptember 24, 2011 | Beverly HillsLIVE AUCTION Signature® Floor Session  ...
Fine & Rare Wine Specialists       Steve Ivy         CEOCo-Chairman of the Board                              Frank Martel...
FA L L 2 0 1 1 | L i v e & O n L i n e                                                                                    ...
Lot 3                                                             SESSION ONE        Floor, Telephone, Heritage Live!™, In...
3     Chateau Latour 1982                                                         The following lots belong to a Los Angel...
These wines are the property of a Los Angeles                              15      Chateau Pichon Baron 2000gentleman who ...
The following are consigned by Candy Spelling and                            24      Chateau Haut Brion 1986were stored un...
29    Chateau Lafite Rothschild                                                   36   Chateau Lafite Rothschild      Paui...
41   Chateau Latour                                                              47      Chateau Latour     Pauillac      ...
54    Chateau Margaux 1981                                                        59   Chateau Margaux 1986      Margaux  ...
66   Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1970                                            73      Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1979     P...
80   Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1990                                                                                      ...
84   Chateau Margaux 2000                                                     85      Chateau Pichon Lalande 1995     Marg...
86    Chateau Pontet Canet 2005                                                   91   Cote Rotie 2007      Pauillac      ...
95   Ornellaia 2006                                                           99      Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2004     L....
Lot 105102    Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2003                                               103   Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2...
104   Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2005                                           108     Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 200...
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A 1982 bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild sold for $54,775

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  1. 1. FI N E & R A R E W I N ESATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011 | BEVERLY HILLSFeaturing selections from the cellar of Candy Spelling
  2. 2. Front CoverLot 9Back CoverLot 693Inside Front CoverLot 17Inside Back CoverLot 855
  3. 3. Heritage Signature® Auction #5088Fine & Rare WineSeptember 24, 2011 | Beverly HillsLIVE AUCTION Signature® Floor Session View lots & auction results online at HA.com/5088(Floor, Telephone, HERITAGE Live!,™ Internet, Fax, and Mail)Heritage Auctions, Beverly Hills BIDDING METHODS:9478 W. Olympic Blvd. • Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Bidding Bid live on your computer or mobile, anywhere in theSaturday, September 24 • 10:00 AM PT • Lots 1–933 world, during the Auction using our HERITAGE Live!™ program at HA.com/LiveLOT SETTLEMENT AND PICK-UP Live Floor BiddingAvailable weekdays 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM PT Bid in person during the floor sessions.by appointment only Live Telephone Bidding (floor sessions only)Extended Payment Terms available. Email: Credit@HA.com Phone bidding must be arranged on or before Friday, September 23, by 12:00 PM CT.Lots are sold at an approximate rate of 200 lots per hour, but it Client Service: 866-835-3243.is not uncommon to sell 180 lots or 220 lots in any given hour.This auction is subject to a 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. Internet BiddingHeritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.: CA Bond #RSB2004175; CA Auctioneer Internet absentee bidding ends at 10:00 PM CTBonds: Samuel Foose #RSB2004178; Robert Korver #RSB2004179; Bob Merrill the evening before each session. HA.com/5088#RSB2004177; Leo Frese #RSB2004176; Jeff Engelken #RSB2004180; Jacob Walker#RSB2005394; Scott Peterson #RSB2005395; Shaunda Fry #RSB2005396; MikeSadler #RSB2005412; Andrea Voss #RSB2004676; Teia Baber #RSB2005525; Cori Fax BiddingMikeals #RSB2005645; Carolyn Mani #RSB2005661; Chris Dykstra #RSB2005738; Fax bids must be received on or before Friday,Alissa Ford #RSB2005920. September 23, by 12:00 PM CT. Fax: 214-409-1425 Mail Bidding Mail bids must be received on or before Friday, September 23. Phone: 214.528.3500 • 800.872.6467 Fax: 214.409.1425 Direct Client Service Line: 866.835.3243 Email: Bid@HA.comThis Auction is presented and cataloged by Heritage Auctions© 2011 Heritage Auctioneers & Galleries, Inc. 22204
  4. 4. Fine & Rare Wine Specialists Steve Ivy CEOCo-Chairman of the Board Frank Martell Poppy Davis Director Associate Director Jim HalperinCo-Chairman of the Board Greg Rohan President Paul Minshull Chief Operating Officer 3500 Maple Avenue • Dallas, Texas 75219 Phone 214-528-3500 • 800-872-6467 HA.com/Wine Consignment Directors: Frank Martell, Poppy Davis Cataloged by: Robby Brigham, Travis Beaty Todd ImhofExecutive Vice President
  5. 5. FA L L 2 0 1 1 | L i v e & O n L i n e Upcoming Auctions: Fine Silver & Vertu – September 26, 2011 Dallas The Estate Auction - September 27, 2011 Dallas Illustration Art – October 22, 2011 New York Also featuring a special stand-alone catalog devoted to: The Comic Art of Playboy Modern & Contemporary Art - October 26, 2011 Dallas Texas Art - November 5, 2011 Dallas - Consignment Deadline: September 10 Art of the American West - November 5, 2011 Dallas - Consignment Deadline: September 10 American & European Art - November 8, 2011 Dallas - Consignment Deadline: September 7 1 2 Lalique and Art Glass – November 19, 2011 New York - Consignment Deadline: September 17 Vintage & Contemporary Photography November 19, 2011 New York - Consignment Deadline: September 17 Fine Silver & Vertu – December 7, 2011 Dallas - Consignment Deadline: October 5 Decorative Arts & Design – December 7, 2011 Dallas - Consignment Deadline: October 5 1. GIL ELVGREN, Fire Belle (Always Ready), 1956. Oil on canvas. 29 x 23 in. Estimate: $50,000 - $75,000. HA.com/5066-46001 2. RIcHARD PRINcE, Untitled, 1998. Silkscreen, paper and pigment on foamcore. 96 x 72 in.Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000. HA.com/5083-33008 3. BERNARD FRIzE, Roxy, 2000. Acrylic and resin on canvas. 86 ½ x 70 ½ in.From the estate of 3 4 Dr. Edmund P. Pillsbury. Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000. HA.com/5083-37024 4. HARVEY KuRTzMAN and WILL ELDER, Little Annie Fanny: Lost at Sea (detail). complete five- For the most up-to-date information, visit HA.com page story, Playboy, September 1964. Mixed media on board, 22” x 16”. Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000. For a free auction catalog in any category, plus a copy of The Collectors Handbook (combined HA.com/5066-056045 value $65), visit HA.com/CAT22204 or call 866-835-3243 and reference code CAT22204. ©2011 PLAYBOY. PLAYBOY and RABBIT HEAD DESIGN are trademarks of Playboy. Annual Sales Exceed $700 Million | 600,000+ Online Bidder-Members 3500 Maple Avenue | Dallas, Texas 75219 | 800-872-6467 | HA.com/FineArt DALLAS | NEW YORK | BEVERLY HILLS | SAN FRANcIScO | PARIS | GENEVATX & NY Auctioneer license: Samuel Foose 11727 & 0952360. Heritage Auction Galleries CA Bond #RSB2004175; CA Auctioneer Bond: Leo Frese #RSB2004176. These auctions subject to a 19.5% buyers premium, except Firearms 15%.
  6. 6. Lot 3 SESSION ONE Floor, Telephone, Heritage Live!™, Internet, Fax, and Mail Signature® Auction # 5088 Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT | Beverly Hills | Lots 1 - 933 A 19.5% Buyers Premium ($14 minimum) Will Be Added To All Lots To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088These wines are the property of a Florida 2 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982gentleman who purchased the wines as Pauillac lnl, oxcfutures. The wines have been stored in a Bottle (1)temperature controlled cellar since release. Estimate: $3,250-$4,250 Starting Bid: $2,6001 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 Pauillac 8bn, 3ts, 1vhs, 1lbsl, 1loxc, 1lcc Bottle (12) “Still backward with a deep ruby/plum color revealing only a touch of lightening at the edge, the wine offers up an extraordinary nose of caramelized herbs, smoke, cedar, pen ink, black currants, and earth. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, plump, rich, fleshy wine with low acidity. With 6-8 hours decanting in a closed decanter, it will offer beautiful drinking, but it needs another 5-8 years to reach full maturity. It is capable of lasting 50-60 years.” (97+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $37,500-$47,500 Starting Bid: $30,000 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 5
  7. 7. 3 Chateau Latour 1982 The following lots belong to a Los Angeles Pauillac gentleman. The wines were stored in temperature 2bn, 1bsl, 2lbsl, 1wisl, 1sdc controlled professional wine storage. Bottle (6) “...the 1982 Latour has been the most opulent, flamboyant, and precocious of the northern Medocs, especially the St.-Juliens, 8 Chateau Haut Brion 1982 Pauillacs, and St.-Estephes. It hasn’t changed much over the last Pessac-Leognan 10-15 years, revealing sweet tannins as well as extraordinarily 2(3cm), 2lbsl, 3bsl decadent, even extravagant levels of fruit, glycerin, and body. Bottle (6) It is an amazing wine, and on several occasions, I have actually “Complex aromatics of scorched earth, smoked herbs, and sweet picked it as a right bank Pomerol because of the lushness and red and black currants are followed by a full-bodied, silky-textured succulence of the cedary, blackberry, black currant fruit. This wine... the 1982 remains a superb Haut Brion.” (95pts Robert vintage has always tasted great, even in its youth, and revealed Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) a precociousness that one does not associate with this Chateau. Estimate: $3,250-$4,250 However, the 1982 is still evolving at a glacial pace. The Starting Bid: $2,600 concentration remains remarkable, and the wine is a full-bodied, exuberant, rich, classic Pauillac in its aromatic and flavor profiles.” 9 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) Pauillac Estimate: $8,000-$11,000 1bn, 1tal, 1-different importer Starting Bid: $7,000 Bottle (6)4 Chateau Latour 1982 Pauillac Lot 10 scl, tl Bottle (1) Estimate: $1,400-$1,800 Starting Bid: $1,1005 Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux 3bn, 1vhs, 3lbsl, 1nc Bottle (6) “Consistently scoring between 98-100, the superb 1982 Margaux may be slightly bigger, bolder, and more masculine than vintages produced over the last 15-20 years. Its dark plum/purple color is followed by notes of melted tar intermixed with sweet cassis and floral underpinnings. Very full-bodied and dense for a Chateau Margaux, with a slight rusticity to the tannins, it boasts blockbuster power, richness, and impressive aromatics. It appears Estimate: $19,000-$26,000 set for another 30-40 years of life.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine Starting Bid: $15,000 Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $4,500-$6,000 Starting Bid: $4,0006 Chateau Margaux 1982 10 DRC Assortment 1995 Margaux banded owc 1bn, 1ts, 1bsl, 1loxc Bottle (12) Bottle (2) Estimate: $22,000-$30,000 Estimate: $1,500-$2,000 Starting Bid: $20,000 Starting Bid: $1,2007 Chateau Palmer 1982 Margaux 2bn, 1ts, 1hs, 1lnl, 1cuc Bottle (8) Estimate: $1,400-$1,800 Starting Bid: $1,1006 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  8. 8. These wines are the property of a Los Angeles 15 Chateau Pichon Baron 2000gentleman who purchased them on release.  The Pauillac Bottle (3)wines were stored in a temperature controlled “This is one of the great wines of the vintage...the wine has acellar in the northeast until he moved to California, dense bluish/purple color and a beautiful nose of incense, meltedwhen they were moved to the temperature asphalt, and creme de cassis as well as hints of new saddleand humidity controlled cellar of a friend. leather and licorice. It is superbly concentrated and very pure, with excellent texture and opulence.” (97pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010)11 Chateau Mouton Baronne Philippe 1982 Estimate: $450-$550 Pauillac Starting Bid: $350 2bn, 2ts, 3vhs, 4hs, 1htms, 4bsl, 1lwisl, 12lcc, 3tc, 3sos, owc Bottle (12) Estimate: $600-$800 The following lot is the property of a Pennsylvania lady. Starting Bid: $475 The wine was won at a fundraising event in 2003 and has been stored in two cool passive cellars in the Northeast.12 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac 16 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2000 3bn, 3ts, 2vhs, 3hs, 1htms, 12lbsl, 3lwisl, 4sos, owc-broken lid Pauillac Bottle (12) Magnum (1) “This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown “A blend of 93.3% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 the wine still has a dark ruby/purple color and an extraordinarily years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such youthful nose of graphite, black currants, sweet, unsmoked cigar secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, tobacco, and flowers. The wine is rich, medium to full-bodied, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, but has that ethereal elegance and purity that is always Lafite. I multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase originally predicted that it would first reach maturity in 2011, but for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still I would push that back by 5-7 years now, although it has 50-60 amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure.” (100pts Robert Parker, years of life in front of it.” (98+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) #189, June 2010) Estimate: $12,000-$15,000 Estimate: $4,000-$5,000 Starting Bid: $9,500 Starting Bid: $3,000The following consignment comes from a major The following lot is the property of a Floridacoin collector and trader.  Wines removed lady.  Wines were purchased en-primeur andfrom a temperature controlled cellar. stored in a eurocave until being shipped to our temperature and humidity controlled warehouse.13 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1996 Pauillac 1ltl, 3lbsl 17 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Bottle (6) Pauillac “The impressive 1996 Mouton-Rothschild offers impressive Bottle (6) aromas of black currants, framboise, coffee, and new saddle “A rich, tannic, earthy style, with loads of creme de cassis and leather. This full-bodied, ripe, rich, concentrated, superbly floral notes, the final blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and balanced wine is paradoxical in the sense that the aromatics 14% Merlot is a full-bodied wine with plenty of coffee, earth, suggest a far more evolved wine than the flavors reveal. chocolatey notes, and still plenty of tannin to resolve. I gave it an Anticipated maturity: 2007-2030.” (94pts Robert Parker, Wine anticipated maturity range of 2015-2050 back in 2003, and that Advocate #122, Apr 1999) looks on target.” (96+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010) Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 Starting Bid: $1,900 Estimate: $6,000-$8,000 Starting Bid: $4,75014 Chateau Petrus 1982 Pomerol tal, bsl, lnc Bottle (1) Estimate: $3,500-$4,500 Starting Bid: $2,800 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 7
  9. 9. The following are consigned by Candy Spelling and 24 Chateau Haut Brion 1986were stored under impeccable conditions at Spelling Pessac-Leognan 3lbsl, different importersManor until they were scheduled for this auction. Bottle (8) “The 1986 Haut-Brion, which I thought should be fully mature18 Chateau Haut Brion 1966 by now, remains a backward, highly concentrated, powerful wine Pessac-Leognan with more noticeable tannin than most top vintages. The wine 3(3cm), 1(3.7cm), 1(4cm), 1(5cm), 6bsl, 1ltal, 2tal, 2sdc, different does possesses a tell-tale smoky tobacco and sweet black currant- importers scented nose, in addition to subtle new oak and minerals scents. Bottle (6) This medium to full-bodied, rich, intensely smoky wine has still Estimate: $1,300-$1,700 not reached its plateau of maturity. It is unquestionably the wine Starting Bid: $950 of the vintage for Graves, and not far off the pace of the great 1986 first-growth Medocs.” (93pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Ed., Jan 1998)19 Chateau Haut Brion 1970 Pessac-Leognan Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 1(3cm), 1(3.8cm), 1(4cm), 2(4.5cm), 3(5cm), 1(5.5cm), 1(6cm), Starting Bid: $1,600 7lbsl, 1nl, 2lcc, 1nc, 7sdc Bottle (12) 25 Chateau Haut Brion 1989 Estimate: $1,800-$2,400 Pessac-Leognan Starting Bid: $1,600 Bottle (12) “The prodigious 1989 Haut-Brion is one of the greatest first- growths I have ever tasted. It has always reminded me of what20 Chateau Haut Brion 1970 the 1959 must have tasted like in its youth, but it is even richer Pessac-Leognan and more compelling aromatically. The wine exhibits an opaque 2(4.6cm), 1(5cm), 2(5.2cm), 1(6.7cm), 3lbsl, 1tal ruby/purple color, as well as a sweet nose of jammy fruit, tobacco, Bottle (6) spicy oak, minerals, and smoke. Fabulously concentrated, with Estimate: $900-$1,200 huge levels of fruit, extract, and glycerin, this wine is nearly Starting Bid: $800 viscous because of its thickness and richness. Low acidity gives the wine even more appeal and adds to its precociousness. The21 Chateau Haut Brion wine has not budged in development since it was first bottled, Pessac-Leognan although it has always provided thrilling drinking because of its 1969 1(3.7cm), 1(4.6cm), 2bsl, 1ltal Bottle (2) voluptuous texture. It needs another 5-6 years of bottle age before 1970 1(3cm), 2(3.5cm), 3(4cm),1(5cm), 8lbsl Half-Bottle (8) it will begin to develop Haut-Brion’s fabulous fragrance.” (100pts 1975 Half-Bottle (4) Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #109, Feb 1997) 1979 bsl Bottle (1) Estimate: $13,000-$17,000 (Total: 3 Btls. & 12 Halves.) Starting Bid: $9,500 Estimate: $1,400-$1,900 Starting Bid: $1,100 26 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1923 Pauillac22 Chateau Haut Brion 1982 bn, bsl Pessac-Leognan Bottle (1) 9bsl, 1sdc, different importers Estimate: $1,100-$1,400 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $850 Estimate: $6,500-$8,500 Starting Bid: $5,500 27 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1962 Pauillac23 Chateau Haut Brion 1982 vhs, bsl, tal Pessac-Leognan Bottle (1) 2(3cm), 1(3.4cm), 1lbsl, 2bsl Estimate: $800-$1,100 Bottle (6) Starting Bid: $600 Estimate: $3,250-$4,250 Starting Bid: $2,600 28 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1966 Pauillac 7bn, 1ts, 1vhs, 2hs, 8bsl, 3gsl, 1ltal, 5tal Bottle (12) Estimate: $6,000-$8,000 Starting Bid: $4,750 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 9
  10. 10. 29 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 36 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac Pauillac 1966 1bn, 1hs, 4bsl, 2scl, 1ltal, 1tal Bottle (4) 1986 Bottle (1) 1966 1bn, 1ms Half-Bottle (2) 1986 2tsl Half-Bottle (5) (Total: 4 Btls. & 2 Halves.) “The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The Starting Bid: $2,000 penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. “ (99pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #95, Oct 1994)30 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1967 Pauillac (Total: 1 Btl. & 5 Halves.) 1bn, 2ts, 1hs, 5bsl, 1lscl, 1htal Estimate: $5,000-$7,000 Bottle (5) Starting Bid: $4,000 Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 Starting Bid: $1,200 37 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997 Pauillac Bottle (1)31 Chateau Lafite Rothschild “Only 26% of the crop made it into the final blend, resulting in Pauillac only 15,000 cases of the 1997 Lafite-Rothschild. Readers should 1970 2bn, 1ts, 1htms, 2lbsl, 4bsl Bottle (10) not ignore this wine because of the negative press surrounding the 1970 1vhs, 2lbsl Half-Bottle (2) 1997 vintage. It boasts an opaque dense purple color in addition (Total: 10 Btls. & 2 Halves.) to a gorgeously sweet, expansive perfume of cedar wood, black Estimate: $5,500-$7,500 currants, lead pencil, and minerals. What follows is a fat mid- Starting Bid: $4,250 palate, medium body, explosive fruit and richness, soft tannin, and a velvety texture. It is a beautiful, compelling Lafite-Rothschild32 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1975 that can be drunk young, yet promises to evolve for 15+ years. Pauillac Although one of the most forward Lafites ever tasted, it is all the 2bn, 1ts, 5bsl more captivating because of this characteristic. Don’t miss it!” Half-Bottle (5) (92pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #128, Apr 2000) Estimate: $1,500-$2,000 Estimate: $750-$950 Starting Bid: $1,200 Starting Bid: $60033 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1979 38 Chateau Latour 1966 Pauillac Pauillac 4lbsl, 6bsl, 1hbsl, 2ll 4bn, 3ts, 3vhs, 3hs, 9lbsl, 2lwasl, 1wasl, 5nc, 1tc, 4sdc Bottle (12) Bottle (12) Estimate: $6,000-$8,000 “The wine of the vintage, the 1966 Latour is a classic, old style Starting Bid: $4,750 Bordeaux that has required decades to become drinkable. A dark, opaque garnet color is followed by a fabulous nose of cedar,34 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1979 sweet leather, black fruits, prunes, and roasted walnuts, refreshing Pauillac underlying acidity, sweet but noticeable tannin, and a spicy finish. 1bsl, 7hbsl, 1 taped label, 1cuc for verification This powerful, vigorous, immensely impressive, concentrated Bottle (8) Latour has reached its plateau of maturity, where it will remain for Estimate: $4,000-$5,000 another 10-20 years.” (96pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #129, Starting Bid: $3,000 June 2000) Estimate: $6,000-$8,000 Starting Bid: $5,00035 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1985 Pauillac bsl, tsl 39 Chateau Latour Magnum (1) Pauillac “The 1985 Lafite is revealing more class and complexity than I 1966 2bn, 3ts, 1hs, 3lbsl, 1bsl, 1wasl Bottle (6) predicted. A moderately intense, cedary, woody, herb and berry- 1966 1bn, 3ts, 1vhs, 1hs, 1htms, 2ms, 3lbsl, 1bsl Half-Bottle (9) scented bouquet is attractive. The wine is open-knit and ripe, with (Total: 6 Btls. & 9 Halves.) fine tannins, sweet, medium-bodied, mineral, and cassis-scented Estimate: $4,750-$6,500 flavors, fine depth, and a graceful, harmonious feel. It is beginning Starting Bid: $3,750 to blossom and appears to possess more depth and character than I had thought.” (90pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #88, 40 Chateau Latour 1967 Aug 1993) Pauillac Estimate: $1,500-$2,000 1bn, 3ts, 3vhs, 2hs, 1htms, 1ms, 7lbsl, 2bsl, 3wasl, 1sdc Starting Bid: $1,200 Bottle (12) Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 Starting Bid: $1,90010 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  11. 11. 41 Chateau Latour 47 Chateau Latour Pauillac Pauillac 1965 1ts, 1htms, 2bsl, 1ll Bottle (2) 1975 1bn, 1ts, 3lbsl, 1tc, 2sdc Half-Bottle (4) 1966 hs, bsl, wasl Bottle (1) 1976 2lbsl Bottle (2) 1967 1vhs, 1mtls, 1lbsl, 3bsl, 2sdc Bottle (4) 1981 1lbsl, 3sdc Half-Bottle (6) (Total: 7 Btls.) (Total: 2 Btls. & 10 Halves.) Estimate: $1,700-$2,200 Estimate: $1,700-$2,200 Starting Bid: $1,300 Starting Bid: $1,30042 Chateau Latour 1970 48 Chateau Margaux 1966 Pauillac Margaux 5bn, 2ts, 1hs, 1htms, 5lbsl, 7bsl, 1lcc 2bn, 4ts, 1vhs, 1hs, 2htms, 2lbsl, 1bsl, 3gsl, 3wasl, 3hwasl, Bottle (12) different importers Estimate: $5,000-$7,000 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $4,000 Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 Starting Bid: $1,60043 Chateau Latour 1972 Pauillac 49 Chateau Margaux 1966 4bn, 7ts, 11lbsl, 5lscl, 1sdc Margaux Bottle (11) 1ts, 1hs, 4ms, 1lscl, 12wasl, 1cc, 2tc, 3sdc Estimate: $1,400-$1,800 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $1,100 Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 Starting Bid: $1,60044 Chateau Latour 1979 Pauillac 50 Chateau Margaux 1966 3bn, 2lbsl, 7bsl, 1ll, 6sdc Margaux Bottle (9) 3ts, 1vhs, 6hs, 1ms, 1ls, 7wasl, 4hwasl, different importers Estimate: $2,200-$3,000 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $1,700 Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 Starting Bid: $1,60045 Chateau Latour 1982 Pauillac 51 Chateau Margaux 2bn, 1hs, 1ms, 1ls, 3lbsl, 5sdc Margaux Bottle (6) 1966 1ts, 1htms, 2wasl Bottle (2) “...the 1982 Latour has been the most opulent, flamboyant, and 1970 4bn, 4lbsl, 1wasl, 3spc Bottle (6) precocious of the northern Medocs, especially the St.-Juliens, (Total: 8 Btls.) Pauillacs, and St.-Estephes. It hasn’t changed much over the last Estimate: $1,300-$1,700 10-15 years, revealing sweet tannins as well as extraordinarily Starting Bid: $1,000 decadent, even extravagant levels of fruit, glycerin, and body. It is an amazing wine, and on several occasions, I have actually 52 Chateau Margaux 1970 picked it as a right bank Pomerol because of the lushness and Margaux succulence of the cedary, blackberry, black currant fruit. This 2bn, 4ts, 3vhs, 1hs, 1htms, 1ms, 6bsl, 4wasl, 1tl, 1spc, different vintage has always tasted great, even in its youth, and revealed importers a precociousness that one does not associate with this Chateau. Bottle (12) However, the 1982 is still evolving at a glacial pace. The Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 concentration remains remarkable, and the wine is a full-bodied, Starting Bid: $1,100 exuberant, rich, classic Pauillac in its aromatic and flavor profiles.” (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $8,000-$11,000 53 Chateau Margaux 1979 Starting Bid: $7,000 Margaux 4bn, 1vhs, 2hs, 3lbsl, 4bsl, 5wasl Bottle (12)46 Chateau Latour 1989 “It is a classy, elegant example of Margaux possessing a dark Pauillac ruby/purple color, and a moderately intense nose of sweet black 1bn currant fruit intermixed with minerals, vanillin, and floral scents. Bottle (12) The wine is medium-bodied, with beautifully sweet fruit. This Estimate: $4,000-$5,000 linear, more compressed style of Margaux possesses a good inner- Starting Bid: $2,400 core of sweet fruit, and a charming, harmonious personality.” (93pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Ed., Jan 1998) Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 Starting Bid: $1,900 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 11
  12. 12. 54 Chateau Margaux 1981 59 Chateau Margaux 1986 Margaux Margaux 4bn, 2ts, 9lbsl, 2bsl, 2tl Bottle (4) Bottle (12) Estimate: $1,700-$2,400 “In weight and texture, the 1981 Margaux is closest in style to Starting Bid: $1,300 the 1979. It is an outstanding wine, even in the company of the monumental wines of 1982, 1983, and 1986, although it does not 60 Chateau Margaux have the power and weight of these vintages. It is still very dark Margaux ruby/purple-colored. The aromatics suggest ripe cassis fruit, spicy 1986 1lbsl Half-Bottle (11) vanillin oakiness, and violets. On the palate, the wine is medium- 1989 1lbsl, 1sdc Half-Bottle (13) bodied, concentrated, tannic, and extremely long. It is just (Total: 24 Halves.) beginning to open and evolve.” (91pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Estimate: $4,000-$5,500 Book, 3rd Ed., Jan 1998) Starting Bid: $1,900 Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 Starting Bid: $1,900 61 Chateau Margaux 1989 Margaux55 Chateau Margaux 1982 1spc Margaux Bottle (12) 1bn, 4lbsl, 1lscl Estimate: $4,000-$5,000 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $3,000 “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 62 Chateau Margaux 1989 is followed by notes of melted tar intermixed with sweet cassis Margaux and floral underpinnings. Very full-bodied and dense for a 3spc Chateau Margaux, with a slight rusticity to the tannins, it boasts Bottle (8) blockbuster power, richness, and impressive aromatics. It appears Estimate: $2,800-$3,750 set for another 30-40 years of life.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine Starting Bid: $2,000 Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $9,000-$12,000 63 Chateau Margaux Starting Bid: $7,500 Margaux 1966 2vhs, 1hs, 1htms, 1ms, 2lbsl, 2bsl, 1wasl Half-Bottle (5)56 Chateau Margaux 1982 1970 ts, lbsl, wasl, spc Bottle (1) Margaux 1975 1bn, 1ts, 1vhs, 1hs, 1htms, 3bsl, 2wasl Bottle (5) 1bn, 8lbsl, 3lscl, 1nc 1979 ts, bsl Bottle (1) Bottle (12) 1981 1lbsl Bottle (2) Estimate: $9,000-$12,000 (Total: 9 Btls. & 5 Halves.) Starting Bid: $7,500 Estimate: $2,000-$2,600 Starting Bid: $1,60057 Chateau Margaux 1982 Margaux 64 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1bn, 2lbsl, 1hgsl, 4 missing labels, 4cuc for verification Pauillac Half-Bottle (12) 1966 1ts, 1vhs, 3hs, 1ms, 3lbsl, 1lscl, 1hwasl, 1tal, 2spc, 1cuc for Estimate: $4,750-$6,000 verification Bottle (6) Starting Bid: $35 1966 2bn, 3ts, 1vhs, 4lbsl, 2loxc Half-Bottle (6) “...the dark garnet color and classic sweet, spicy, tobacco, coffee, and black currant aromas are enticing. The wine still has powerful58 Chateau Margaux 1986 tannin in the finish, which contributes to the dry, austere character Margaux this example has always exhibited. One of the more intellectually- 2bn, 2ts, 3lnl, 1tc, 1 wrinkled capsule, 2sdc styled Moutons, the 1966 is a classic example of the vintage, as Bottle (12) well as of the chateau’s Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated style.” “A magnificent example of Chateau Margaux and one of the (90pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Ed., Jan 1998) most tannic, backward Margauxs of the last 50 years, the 1986 (Total: 6 Btls. & 6 Halves.) continues to evolve at a glacial pace. The color is still a dense Estimate: $2,800-$3,750 ruby/purple with just a hint of lightening at the rim. With several Starting Bid: $2,200 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 65 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1967 very masculine, full-bodied style, this wine should prove nearly Pauillac immortal in terms of its aging potential.” (98pts Robert Parker, 1ts, 1vhs, 3htms, 1ms, 4wasl, 2hwasl, 4tl, 1ll, 1nc, 2spc Bordeaux Book, 4th Ed., Jan 2003) Bottle (6) Estimate: $5,000-$7,000 Estimate: $1,400-$1,800 Starting Bid: $4,000 Starting Bid: $80012 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  13. 13. 66 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1970 73 Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1979 Pauillac Pessac-Leognan 2bn, 3vhs, 2hs, 1htms, 2ms, 3bsl, 5gsl, 2hgsl, 3ll, 1loxc 3lbsl, 6bsl, 1tl, 1tal Bottle (12) Bottle (9) Estimate: $2,400-$3,250 Estimate: $1,600-$2,000 Starting Bid: $1,900 Starting Bid: $1,20067 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 74 Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1983 Pauillac Pessac-Leognan 1970 1bn, 1ts, 1ms, 3bsl Bottle (3) 8lbsl 1975 2bn, 2ts, 2vhs, 2hs, 2lbsl, 1bsl, 1ltl, 1cc Bottle (8) Bottle (9) (Total: 11 Btls.) Estimate: $1,900-$2,600 Estimate: $2,200-$3,000 Starting Bid: $1,600 Starting Bid: $1,400 75 La Tache 198568 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Pauillac #009568 2bn, 2lscl Bottle (1) Bottle (6) Estimate: $2,200-$3,000 Estimate: $6,000-$8,000 Starting Bid: $1,600 Starting Bid: $5,000 76 Richebourg69 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986 1978 J. Drouhin ltal, sdc Bottle (1) Pauillac Clos Vougeot 1ltal 1971 L. Jadot lbsl Bottle (1) Bottle (12) (Total: 2 Btls.) “An enormously concentrated, massive Mouton-Rothschild, Estimate: $800-$1,100 comparable in quality, but not style, to the 1982, 1959, and 1945, Starting Bid: $600 this impeccably made wine is still in its infancy. Interestingly, when I was in Bordeaux several years ago, I had this wine served to me blind from a magnum that had been opened and decanted The following lots are the collection of an 48 hours previously. Even then, it still tasted like a barrel sample! extremely passionate gentleman in Los Angeles.  I suspect the 1986 Mouton-Rothschild requires a minimum of 15- Without exception, each wine was purchased 20 more years of cellaring; it has the potential to last for 50-100 on release and shipped directly to professional years!” (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #106, Aug 1996) temperature and humidity controlled storage.  Estimate: $8,000-$11,000 Starting Bid: $6,000 77 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1990 Pauillac70 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986 6lbsl, 2lnl Pauillac Bottle (6) 3lscl, 1scl “The 1990 Lafite has turned out far better than my early Bottle (6) assessment. While it still possesses some firmness, and performs Estimate: $4,000-$5,000 like a late adolescent in terms of its evolution, it boasts gorgeous Starting Bid: $3,000 aromas of cedar, tobacco leaf, cassis, and lead pencil shavings. The explosive aromas are followed by a fleshy, full-bodied wine71 Chateau Mouton Rothschild that should hit its peak in 5-8 years, and last for 25-30 more.” Pauillac (96pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) 1989 3bn Bottle (10) Estimate: $4,750-$6,000 1993 Balthus label Bottle (1) Starting Bid: $3,750 (Total: 11 Btls.) Estimate: $3,250-$4,250 Starting Bid: $2,00072 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 1962 htms, bsl, wisl Bottle (1) 1966 1vhs, 1hs, 1lbsl, 1ssos Bottle (2) 1966 1hs, 1htms, 2lbsl, 2loxc Half-Bottle (2) 1973 ts, lbsl Magnum (1) (Total: 3 Btls. & 2 Halves. & 1 Mag.) Estimate: $1,700-$2,200 Starting Bid: $1,300 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 13
  14. 14. 80 Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1990 St. Julien Bottle (12) “As one might expect, this is a brilliant wine, but it remains shockingly young, even for the fast evolving 1990s. Its deep ruby/ purple color is accompanied by a classic, nearly restrained set of aromatics that includes notions of sweet black cherries, black currants, lead pencil, and wet stones. In the mouth, it is full- bodied, and while technically low in acidity, there is a freshness, delineation, and classicism in this full-throttle, rich, concentrated, impeccable 1990.” (96pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $2,800-$3,750 Starting Bid: $2,200 81 Chateau Leoville Las Cases 1990 St. Julien Lot 77 Bottle (3) Estimate: $700-$900 Starting Bid: $55078 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1998 82 Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2003 Pauillac St. Julien Half-Bottle (13) Bottle (12) “A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, this wine “It is a colossal success and a potential legend in the making. Its represents only 34% of Lafite’s total harvest. In a less than perfect saturated, dense inky/blue/purple color offers up notes of crushed Medoc vintage, it has been spectacular since birth, putting on rocks, acacia flowers, blueberries, black raspberries, and creme de more weight and flesh over the last year. This opaque purple- cassis. A synthesis of power and elegance, this multi-layered wine colored 1998 is close to perfection. The spectacular nose of lead has spectacular concentration, sweet but high tannin, and low pencil, smoky, mineral, and black currant fruit soars majestically acidity A stunning effort that showcases this legendary terroir, it is from the glass. The wine is elegant yet profoundly rich, revealing a brilliant, brilliant success.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate the essence of Lafite’s character. The tannin is sweet, and the #164, April 2006) wine is spectacularly layered yet never heavy. The finish is sweet, Estimate: $1,300-$1,700 super-rich, yet impeccably balanced and long (50+ seconds). Starting Bid: $950 Anticipated maturity: 2007-2035.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #134, April 2001) 83 Chateau Margaux 1990 Estimate: $5,500-$7,500 Margaux Starting Bid: $4,250 Bottle (4) “It offers an extraordinary aromatic display of spring flowers,79 Chateau Latour 1990 camphor, sweet red and black fruits, a hint of licorice, and no Pauillac evidence of its 100% new oak cask aging. Round and generous Bottle (5) with low acidity, but an opulent, full-bodied richness that is fresh “There is plenty of sweet, ripe currant fruitiness, abundant with laser-like precision, this stunning wine is just beginning glycerin, and full body, but I’m still waiting for that extra nuance of to reach its plateau of full maturity, where it should remain for complexity to emerge. It’s all there, but the wine still seems to be another three decades.” (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate more monolithic than one would expect in a wine approaching #183, June 2009) 19 years of age. It is not the sure-fire winner I thought it was in Estimate: $3,000-$4,000 its youth, but then again, I don’t have any reason to doubt that Starting Bid: $2,400 more complexity will emerge. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2035.” (95+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009) Estimate: $3,250-$4,250 Starting Bid: $2,40014 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  15. 15. 84 Chateau Margaux 2000 85 Chateau Pichon Lalande 1995 Margaux Pauillac Bottle (6) Half-Bottle (12) “The extraordinary seductiveness, complex aromatics, and purity “It is an exquisite example of Pichon-Lalande with the Merlot it exhibits lead me to believe it has reached its window of full component giving the wine a coffee/chocolatey/cherry maturity. Medium-bodied, with layers of concentration, stunning component to go along with the Cabernet Sauvignon’s and blue, red, and black fruits intermixed with spring flowers, a subtle Cabernet Franc’s complex blackberry/cassis fruit. The wine dosage of new oak, and a distinctive personality that is elegant possesses an opaque black/ruby/purple color, and sexy, while at the same time powerful and substantial, this is a multi- flamboyant aromatics of pain grille, black fruits, and cedar. dimensional wine that was extremely approachable and drinkable Exquisite on the palate, this full-bodied, layered, multidimensional in both tastings I had of it. The color remains a healthy, even wine should prove to be one of the vintage’s most extraordinary opaque bluish/purple, but there is no reason to hesitate to drink success stories. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2020.” (96pts Robert it. It should evolve for another 30-40 years, so there is no hurry Parker, Wine Advocate #115, Feb 1998) either. “ (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010) Estimate: $800-$1,100 Estimate: $4,750-$6,000 Starting Bid: $600 Starting Bid: $3,750 Lot 84 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 15
  16. 16. 86 Chateau Pontet Canet 2005 91 Cote Rotie 2007 Pauillac Jamet Bottle (12) Bottle (12) “Inky/black-colored with a classic Pauillac perfume of licorice, Estimate: $650-$850 black currant liqueur, graphite, cedar, and spice box, it is full- Starting Bid: $500 bodied, with magnificent concentration, formidable tannins, and an Arnold Schwartzenegger-like structure (when he was 25 years 92 Chateauneuf du Pape 2007 younger). This backward, formidably endowed 2005 will require La Vieille Julienne patience. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2040.” (96+pts Robert Bottle (12) Parker, Wine Advocate #176, April 2008) “While the beautiful 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape is already Estimate: $950-$1,300 accessible, it will benefit from 2-3 years of cellaring, and should Starting Bid: $800 last for two decades or more. It exhibits an inky/ruby/purple color, a great texture, and a gorgeous nose of boysenberries, blueberries,87 Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1993 blackberries, acacia flowers, licorice, and incense. There is Pessac-Leognan wonderful freshness and vibrancy (because of the good acids) 1(3cm) as well as a terrific finish.” (95pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate Bottle (6) #185, Oct 2009) “Slightly superior to the sensational 1992 Haut-Brion-Blanc, Estimate: $450-$550 the 1993 exhibits a flattering nose of oily, mineral-scented, ripe, Starting Bid: $350 honeyed fruit, full-bodied, super-concentrated flavors, admirable acidity, great vibrancy and delineation, and a rich, long, dry, 93 Chateauneuf du Pape refreshing finish. It is a rich Haut-Brion-Blanc with more aromatic Clos des Papes, P. Avril complexity than the muscular and chewy 1992. These wines are 2003 Bottle (6) almost ageless.” (94pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #96, Dec 2006 Bottle (6) 1994) 2006 Half-Bottle (12) Estimate: $750-$950 (Total: 12 Btls. & 12 Halves.) Starting Bid: $600 Estimate: $1,000-$1,300 Starting Bid: $80088 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2007 Pessac-Leognan 94 Chateauneuf du Pape 2007 Bottle (12) Clos des Papes, P. Avril Estimate: $650-$850 Bottle (12) Starting Bid: $500 “I have not only tasted this wine at the estate, but I purchased it for my cellar, and have now drunk it on three separate occasions89 Corton Charlemagne 2007 out of bottle. It is unquestionably one of the great Chateauneufs Bouchard Pere et Fils of my lifetime, and I suspect it will merit a three digit score Bottle (6) after another 3-4 years of cellaring. The blend is generally 65% “A cool, airy, complex and gorgeously elegant nose is more Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, and the rest small amounts of restrained than these Puligny-based grands crus while offering Muscardin, Vaccarese, Counoise, and Syrah. It exhibits what up notes of green apple, pain grillé, stone and very subtle spice is probably the deepest color I have ever seen here, and the notes that merge into rich, full and impressively powerful flavors finished alcohol is a high (for Clos des Papes) 15.5%. Still slightly that possess perhaps the best dry extract levels of any wine in restrained because of its recent bottling, but wow, what potential the range as they really stain the palate on the intense, long and complexity, mind-boggling richness, and compelling flavor profile bone dry finish that seems to have no end. There isn’t quite as are apparent. It is a sublime expression of the art of winemaking much overall depth here as in the Montrachet but otherwise, this as evidenced by its dense purple color and big, sweet kiss of succeeds in going to toe to toe, which is not small feat given how kirsch, framboise, blackberries, licorice, roasted herbs, and good the prior wine is.” (96pts Allen Meadows, Burghound #35, smoked meat. It hits the palate with a fascinating combination July 2009) of substance, power, full-bodied authority yet extraordinary Estimate: $475-$600 freshness, elegance, and precision.” (99+pts Robert Parker, Wine Starting Bid: $475 Advocate #185, Oct 2009) Estimate: $1,400-$1,80090 Batard Montrachet Starting Bid: $950 2008 J. Boillot Bottle (3) Puligny Montrachet 2008 Les Combettes, Sauzet Bottle (3) Chablis 2008 Les Clos, W. Fevre Bottle (3) (Total: 9 Btls.) Estimate: $650-$850 Starting Bid: $50016 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  17. 17. 95 Ornellaia 2006 99 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 L. Antinori Madrona Ranch Bottle (6) 2ocb “The 2006 Ornellaia flows from the glass in a profound Bottle (6) expression of ripe, dark fruit. With time in the glass layers of “The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch, which is usually minerals, cassis, tar, sweet herbs and French oak emerge, adding about 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc with further complexity. This harmonious Ornellaia combines the a touch of Petit Verdot, displays a black/purple color to the rim richness of the vintage with superb freshness and awesome and an extraordinarily beautiful nose of lead pencil shavings, blue balance. Today the wine’s sheer density almost manages to hide and black fruits, licorice, subtle oak, and some acacia flowers. the tannins, but they are there, and the wine will ultimately The wine has fabulous stuffing, a rich, full-bodied mouthfeel, benefit from a few years in the cellar.” (97pts Antonio Galloni, tremendous opulence, but plenty of tannin lurking below the Wine Advocate #184, Aug 2009) surface. Give this wine 2-3 years of cellaring, and drink it over the Estimate: $650-$850 following 25+ years.” (97pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #174, Starting Bid: $475 Dec 2007) Estimate: $1,000-$1,30096 Rioja 1985 Starting Bid: $800 Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva, Lopez de Heredia 1bn, 1crc 100 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Bottle (6) Madrona Ranch Estimate: $400-$500 ocb Starting Bid: $300 Bottle (3) “The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch is an extraordinary wine that has a European structural profile imposed97 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 on the incredibly rich, pure fruit of Napa. Incense, creme de Madrona Ranch cassis, licorice, toasty oak, and spring flowers are all present in the Bottle (4) complex aromatics. In the mouth, the wine is full-bodied, very “A candidate for wine of the vintage, the gorgeous 2000 rich in extract and depth of concentration, but there is a beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch (93% Cabernet Sauvignon delineation because of the structural aspects and the sweet and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot) boasts an inky/ tannins, which are present but never aggressive.” (96+pts Robert purple color as well as a sumptuous perfume of violets, Parker, Wine Advocate #180, Dec 2008) blackberries, blueberries, and coffee offered in a medium to full- bodied, supple-textured, accessible style.” (92pts Robert Parker, Estimate: $500-$700 Wine Advocate #150, Dec 2003) Starting Bid: $400 Estimate: $300-$400 Starting Bid: $240 101 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Madrona Ranch 2ocb98 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2003 Bottle (6) Madrona Ranch “The dense purple-colored 2006 Madrona Ranch (55% Cabernet 2ocb Sauvignon, 40% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot) is Bottle (6) extraordinary. Its nose of charcoal, espresso roast, blackberries, “The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch is just an cassis, crushed rocks, and white chocolate is followed by a ripe, amazing wine in the vintage. Notes of smoked meats intermixed pure wine with a fabulous mid-palate texture (a characteristic of with licorice, camphor, graphite, blackberry, and flowers, with a all these wines), and good balance as well as length. It will benefit hint of cedar and spice box, have produced a wine that is more from 2-3 years of cellaring, and keep for 30 years.” (96+pts Robert up-front and forward than most Abreu wines have been, and Parker, Wine Advocate #186, Dec 2009) gorgeously rich and full-bodied. Last year I thought the wine needed 2-3 years of cellaring, but based on this tasting, I could Estimate: $1,200-$1,500 drink it now or cellar it for 20+ years.” (95pts Robert Parker, Wine Starting Bid: $950 Advocate #168, Dec 2006) Estimate: $700-$900 Starting Bid: $550 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 17
  18. 18. Lot 105102 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2003 103 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Thorevilos Thorevilos ocb ocb Bottle (3) Bottle (3) “The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Thorevilos is borderline “The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Thorevilos (800 cases) has perfection, an unreal wine with notes of crushed rocks, acacia a sensational nose of a spring flower garden intermixed with flowers, blueberry pie, and creme de cassis intertwined with volcanic scorched earth, sweet blueberry, blackberry, and a bit of smoke, espresso roast, and chocolate. The wine is espresso bean notes. It exhibits fabulous fruit, a full-bodied phenomenally rich, has great nobility, purity, and a finish that mouthfeel, with great purity, depth, and overall harmony. The goes on for just over a minute. This is an amazing wine that, acidity and tannins are present but nicely integrated along with like its stable mate the Madrona Ranch, seems to have softened the new oak. This is a sensational wine that should come close to considerably in the last year of bottle age. It can be drunk now or perfection. It should age nicely for 25-30+ years.” (98pts Robert cellared for 20-25+ years.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate Parker, Wine Advocate #174, Dec 2007) #168, Dec 2006) Estimate: $500-$700 Estimate: $500-$700 Starting Bid: $500 Starting Bid: $40018 To view full descriptions, enlargeable images and bid online, visit HA.com/5088
  19. 19. 104 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 108 Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Thorevilos Eisele Vineyard ocb Bottle (6) Bottle (3) “Its dense ruby/purple color is followed by beautiful aromas of “The 2005 Thorevilos comes close to perfection, a beautifully blueberries, black currants, acacia flowers, licorice, and spice. The ripe, weighty, but with a European, almost Bordeaux-like structural tannins are softer than I remember, but this is certainly one of the profile. The sensational nose of acacia flowers intermixed with vintage’s most extraordinary wines. Full-bodied with a seamless blueberry liqueur, blackberries, espresso roast, and crushed rock integration of tannin, acidity, alcohol, and wood, it is exceptionally is provocative and intense. The wine is very full-bodied, has a pure and full as well as impeccably balanced. The impression is terrific, layered mouthfeel, sensational equilibrium for a wine of one of elegance allied with substantial flavor authority. It can be such massive concentration, and a staggering finish. This is about drunk now or cellared for 25+ years.” (98pts Robert Parker, Wine as extraordinary a glass of Napa Cabernet Sauvignon as one could Advocate #180, Dec 2008) hope to find. Drink it over the next 25+ years.” (99pts Robert Estimate: $900-$1,200 Parker, Wine Advocate #180, Dec 2008) Starting Bid: $750 Estimate: $650-$850 Starting Bid: $500 109 Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Eisele Vineyard105 Abreu Red 2006 Bottle (6) Cappella “The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard is a surprisingly 2ocb soft, round, delicious wine that, while quite backward and tannic Bottle (6) last year, now seems to be up-front, forward, and easy to drink. “The 2006 Cappella (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Much lighter than I remember, with less color saturation, the wine Franc, and 15% Petit Verdot) exhibits an incredibly dense purple has a dark plum/ruby color and an attractive nose of red currants, color as well as abundant aromas of sweet cassis, chocolate, cherries, and black currants, with some loamy soil notes and hints espresso, charcoal, spice, and licorice, deep full-bodied flavors, of licorice. It is mid-weight, medium-bodied, and ideal for drinking and remarkable elegance. It comes across like a hypothetical now and over the next 12-14 years.” (92pts Robert Parker, Wine blend of a Graves and St.-Emilion.” (94pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #186, Dec 2009) Advocate #186, Dec 2009) Estimate: $650-$850 Estimate: $1,500-$2,000 Starting Bid: $500 Starting Bid: $1,200 110 Arietta Cabernet Sauvignon106 Abreu Red 2005 Bottle (6) Rothwell Hyde Arietta Red 2003 Bottle (3) 2005 Hudson Vineyard, ‘H Block’ Bottle (6) 2004 Bottle (4) (Total: 12 Btls.) (Total: 7 Btls.) Estimate: $700-$900 Estimate: $500-$700 Starting Bid: $500 Starting Bid: $400 111 Blankiet Cabernet Sauvignon 2005107 Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Paradise Hills Eisele Vineyard Bottle (12) Bottle (6) “The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard (1,200 “The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard shows cases) reveals a chocolatey espresso roast note with mocha, surprisingly more tannin than the 2005. Perhaps it is at the blackberry and cassis, high tannins, but full body, superb stage where it has been in the bottle for about a year and is concentration, purity, and an almost Graves-like scorched earth beginning to shut down ever so slightly. A blend of 94% Cabernet character. This wine needs 3-4 years of bottle age, and should last Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, the wine 25-30 years.” (95+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #174, Dec has a dense ruby/purple color and some sweet and spicy notes 2007) intermixed with white chocolate, black currant, crushed rock, and Estimate: $1,200-$1,500 some underbrush and floral scents. It is medium to full-bodied, Starting Bid: $950 firmly structured, and reminiscent of a top first- or second-growth Bordeaux because of the tannin structure and austerity. It is an interesting, almost atypical wine for this vintage in Napa, but the Eisele Vineyard is a world unto its own, so I am not actually surprised.” (94+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #180, Dec 2008) Estimate: $700-$900 Starting Bid: $600 Session One, Auction #5088 | Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 10:00AM PT 19

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