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Skinner’s Expansive Auction of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Presents a Variety of Exceptional Offerings

Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 1967 (Lot 1527, Estimate $500-700)

Fanning in every direction, the June Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction covers a broad scope of far- reaching distilleries, producers, and vintages. A wide array of single and small lots makes collecting from this auction especially varied, approachable and exciting. The online-only auction opens for bidding on Wednesday, June 21 at 10AM and lots begin a rolling close on Wednesday, June 28 at 2PM.… Read More

Impeccable Taste: Skinner April 26 Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Auction Anchored by Two Significant Collections

Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1982 (Lot 38, Estimate: $7,200-8,400)

Marie Keep, Director of Fine Wines, notes that numerous “unexpected and thrilling” wines await discovery in the April 26 Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction, taking place in Boston at 6PM. The auction is anchored by two deep and diverse cellars: The Coastal Cellar and The Essex Collection, each offering splendid vintage Bordeaux and Burgundies.

She goes on to say that, like many of the collections that Skinner has presented in their ten years of fine wines auctions, “These wines have been acquired over a lifetime of passionate acquisition and tell the story of the consignor’s life and travels through labels, vintages, vineyards, and bottles.” The discerning, devoted connoisseurs who assembled these fine collections were true oenophiles whose personal tastes and histories are expressed in the wines they lovingly acquired.… Read More

Impressive Scope of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits on Offer at Skinner, November 9

Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1997, Cote de Nuits (Lot 26, Estimate: $16,000 -24,000)

BOSTON, MASkinner, Inc  will host a live auction of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits on November 9 at 6PM, featuring a curated selection of great depth and focus. With over 500 lots the auction represents the very best of Burgundy, the Rhone, and Cult Californian wine, diving deep into historic and current vintages. Represented are top producers such as Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Rousseau and Roumier, along with a vast vintage selection of Guigal’s heralded La La’s, rare vintages of Chave and Jamet, and the consistently top rated Californian wines Screaming Eagle, Colgin, Harlan, Schrader and Sine Qua Non among others, all in pristine condition.… Read More

Skinner to Auction Fine Wines, Ales & Spirits on February 25

51-case Superlot of Classified 2000 Bordeaux (Lot 137, Estimate $100,000-$150,000)

BOSTON, Mass. – February 10, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will offer nearly 600 lots sure to please any palate during its Fine Wines auction on Tuesday, February 25. Presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company, this sale will offer both fledgling and experienced oenophiles the opportunity to bid on extraordinary selections of Bordeaux, Rhone, Burgundy, and more.… Read More

Fine Wine Guide: Cabernet Sauvignon from Schrader Cellars

A horizontal of 2008 Schrader Cabernet in original wooden case (Lot 11, Estimate $1,400-2,200)

After co-founding Colgin-Schrader Cellars in 1992, Fred Schrader went on to fulfill his dream of producing world-class Cabernet bearing his name on the label, co-founding Schrader Cellars in 1998. Producing world class wine is one thing, but the heights of Schrader’s success is simply dizzying: recipient of James Laube’s first 100 point score for an American wine (2007 CCS and 2007 Old Sparky), back-to-back-to-back 100 point scores from Robert Parker (2006-2008 Old Sparky and 2006-2008 CCS) and wines lauded as the finest of the year from the profoundly great 2007 vintage.… Read More