Fine & Rare Wines Auction

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Clars Wines is excited to offer some of the most sought-after wines and celebrated vintages from the greatest wineries around the globe at our auction on May 11th.

The auction will start off with the cellars of wine industry legend, Allen Shoup, former CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle and Estates. Allen created one of the broadest portfolios of acclaimed wines crafted in Washington and California. Allen also worked with the likes of Napa’s Robert Mondavi and Randy Dunn, the famed Antinori Family of Italy, and featured the consulting and guidance of the Napa Valley’s most revered icon, André Tchelistcheff.


May Fine & Rare Wine Highlights
From left to right: 1 Bottle 1981 Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 3L (signed by Robert Mondavi) Etched, OWC. 1 Bottle 2017 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti, Grand Cru, Burgundy, France 98WA 97-99 Jasper Morris MW 98 Decanter. 1 Bottle 1976 Jordan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, California 1st Vintage, Signed by André Tchelistcheff. 1 Bottle 2019 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti, Grand Cru, Burgundy, France 100WA 100 Vinous. 1 Bottle 2003 Dunn, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 6ltr Etched.
To be offered: May 11th

Many of the offerings feature signed bottles from these legends. Some of the other highlights include multiple lots of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – Romanée-Conti (2019, 2017, and 2017), La Tâche (1964), Richebourg magnum (1964), 23 bottles of Randy Dunn’s Howell Mountain Cabernet straight from his cellars (1982–2004), multiple lots of cult classic — Sloan, verticals of Beaulieu Vineyards “Georges de Latour,” signed by André Tchelistcheff, 3ltr of Chateau Beaucastel’s “Hommage à Jacques Perrin” (2000) and other favorites like Chateau d’Yquem, Leoville Las Cases, Petrus, Mouton and Lafite Rothschild.


5 Bottles 1989 Château Léoville-Las-Cases, 2nd Growth, St-Julien, Bordeaux, France 98 Decanter.
5 Bottles 1989 Château Léoville-Las-Cases, 2nd Growth, St-Julien, Bordeaux, France 98 Decanter.
To be offered: May 11th
From left to right: 1 bottle 1975 Château D'Yquem 1st Growth, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 1.5LTR 99WA 98 Vinous. 1 Bottle 2000 Château de Beaucastel, Hommage a Jacques Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone Valley, France 3ltr 98JD 97WA. 1 bottle 1964 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Richebourg, Grand Cru, Burgundy, France 1.5LTR 95WA. 1 bottle 1966 Robert Mondavi Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Napa Valley, CA. Signed by Robert Mondavi.
From left to right: 1 bottle 1975 Château D’Yquem 1st Growth, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 1.5LTR 99WA 98 Vinous. 1 Bottle 2000 Château de Beaucastel, Hommage a Jacques Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone Valley, France 3ltr 98JD 97WA. 1 bottle 1964 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Richebourg, Grand Cru, Burgundy, France 1.5LTR 95WA. 1 bottle 1966 Robert Mondavi Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Napa Valley, CA. Signed by Robert Mondavi.
To be offered: May 11th
4 Bottles 2002 Sloan, Proprietary Red, Napa Valley, California OWC 100WA 100WS.
4 Bottles 2002 Sloan, Proprietary Red, Napa Valley, California OWC 100WA 100WS.
To be offered: May 11th
10 Bottle Mixed Lot - Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. One 5ltr Bottle and Nine 750ML bottles. All signed by André Tchelistcheff.
10 Bottle Mixed Lot – Beaulieu Vineyards, Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. One 5ltr Bottle and Nine 750ML bottles. All signed by André Tchelistcheff.
To be offered: May 11th
12 Bottles Domaine des Lambrays, Clos du Lambrays, Grand Cru, Morey-Saint-Denis, Burgundy, France OWC.
12 Bottles Domaine des Lambrays, Clos du Lambrays, Grand Cru, Morey-Saint-Denis, Burgundy, France OWC.
To be offered: May 11th
Mixed Lot - 23 bottles 1982–2004 Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. Direct from Dunn Vineyard's Cellars.
Mixed Lot – 23 bottles 1982–2004 Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. Direct from Dunn Vineyard’s Cellars.
To be offered: May 11th
12 bottles 2013 Marcassin, Marcassin Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast (Direct from Winery) 94JD.
12 bottles 2013 Marcassin, Marcassin Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast (Direct from Winery) 94JD.
To be offered: May 11th
12 Bottles 1970 Château Mouton Rothschild, 1st Growth, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France OWC/Banded 96WS.
12 Bottles 1970 Château Mouton Rothschild, 1st Growth, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France OWC/Banded 96WS.
To be offered: May 11th
Bidding for Clars’ May 11th, 2023 auction is available by phone, absentee bid, live online at Live.Clars.com and through Liveauctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. For more information about this auction, please contact [email protected].

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