VERY RARE SCREAMING EAGLE BOX SET
At Bonhams San Francisco


Fine and Rare Wines
14 Sep 2018
San Francisco

San Francisco- Bonhams announces the Fine and Rare Wines sale on September 14, which will offer over 500 lots of the rarest wines on the current market. One of the highlights is a very rare Screaming Eagle box set,1995-1997, signed by winemaker Heidi Barrett (estimate: $9,000-12,000). This one-time release boxed trio of the flagship Screaming Eagle cabernet sauvignon spans across three championed vintages.

Additional highlights include:

• Château Margaux 2000, Margaux 1er Grand Cru Classé, 1 dozen bottles (estimate: $8,500-12,000) from a California collector's custom home temperature-and-humidity controlled cellar.

• Corton-Charlemagne 2005, Coche-Dury, 2 bottles (estimate: $9,000-12,000) from a Bay area collector, purchased upon release and cellared in temperature and humidity-controlled storage.

• Pouilly-Fumé, Asteroide 1998, Didier Dagueneau, 2 500ml bottles (estimate: $1,400-1,800), another rarity from the same collector.

• Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1989, Graves Cru Classé,9 bottles (estimate: $7,000-9,000) from another private collection pulled from professional temperature-and-humidity-controlled storage in the Bay Area.

Erin McGrath, Director, Wine US, commented: "This is truly an awesome sale with lots suiting every collector's fancy, and excellent provenance across the board. Nearly all the collections were sourced from Northern California, as Bonhams continues its extensive presence in the region."

Find the full sale catalogue at https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24853/.


NOTES FOR EDITORS

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers, offering fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewellery. The main salerooms are in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, with auctions also held in Knightsbridge, Edinburgh, Paris, San Francisco and Sydney. With a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams offers advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full list of forthcoming auctions, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com.

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