Aubrey McClendon Wine Collection Brings $8.44 Million at Auction

  • Late shale pioneer’s cache was estimated at up to $7.6 million
  • Chesapeake co-founder’s collection focused on rare Bordeaux

Aubrey McClendon.

Photographer: Jennifer Pitts/The Journal Record via AP Photo

The wine collection of late Chesapeake Energy Corp. co-founder Aubrey McClendon sold for $8.44 million on Saturday, above the estimated range and breaking records for some of the rare French bottles.

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