Aulden Cellar-Sotheby’s Fall Fine Wine Auction

Aulden Cellars-Sotheby’s will hold its first of four wine sales this fall season in New York beginning with a various-owner sale of Finest and Rarest Wines, on September 20th, 2008. The sale will include 1,361 lots, and is estimated to bring $2.3/3.3 million. Three sales will follow, one each month through December, including an Evening Sale on Tuesday, October 28th.

The September sale will include wines from Bordeaux, Sauternes, Burgundy, Champagne, Rhone and California, a few highlighted are featured below. The sale will begin at 10am followed by a lunch served to all registered bidders. A pre-sale tasting will be held on September 18th from 6-7 pm (please call the Sotheby’s Wine department for reservations (212) 606-7050).

Below is a list of highlights that will be offered on September 20th: Please note that estimates do not include buyer’s premium

Bordeaux

4 cases of 6 magnum bottles of Château Lafite 1966 (est. $2,250/3,250 per lot)
6 bottles of Château Cheval Blanc 1961, (est. $4,500/6,000)
12 bottles of Château Haut Brion 2000 (est. $5,500/7,500 per lot)
12 bottles of La Mission Haut Brion 2000 (est. $5,500/7,500 per lot)
Sauternes

24 half bottles of Château d’Yquem 1990 (est. $6,500/8,000)
12 bottles of Château d’Yquem 1990 (est. $6,000/9,000)
Red Burgundy

6 bottles of Clos de la Roche, 1966 Armand Rousseau (est. $3,000/5,000)
3 bottles of Richebourg 1949, Leroy (est. $4,750/7,000)
4 cases of 12 bottles of Musigny, Cuvée Vieilles Vignes, 1999 Comte Georges de Vogue (est. $4,500/6,500 per lot)
White Burgundy

3 bottles of Montrachet 1983, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (est. $4,250/7,500)
12 bottles of Meursault Charmes 1990, Domaine des Comtes Lafon (est. $3,000/4,000)
2 magnums of Montrachet 1995, Domaine Ramonet (est. $5,000/7,000)
Champagne

3 magnums of Krug 1985 (est. $3,000/5,000)
1 magnum of Bollinger, R.D. 1961 (est. $2,000/3,000)
3 magnums of Dom Perignon 1971 (est. $6,000/9,000)
3 magnums Salon Le Mesnil, Blanc de Blanc 1985 (est. $3,000/$5,000)
Rhone

6 bottles of Côte Rôtie, La Landonne 1985 Guigal (est. $4,250/6,500)
5 bottles of Côte Rôtie, La Mouline 1985 Guigal (est. $3,500/4,500)
Cailfornia

14 bottles of Groth Reserve 1985 (est. $3,500/5,500)
2 cases of 4 bottles of Screaming Eagle 2005 (est. $4,000/6,000 per lot)
6 bottles of Harlan Estate 1997 (est. $6,000/9,000)

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