Our recent discoveries of stunning French cellars have made it possible to dig up 8,000 treasures. This sharp, eclectic and irresistible selection gathers French iconic bottles, famous spirits and wines out of the hexagon.
From Bordeaux, you will soon be able to open a beautiful bottle from the Médoc, especially Saint-Estèphe, with Montrose, Cos d’Estournel, Phélan Ségur, Haut-Marbuzet and others. As usual, a fine selection of grands crus is waiting for you. Bordeaux left bank is well represented with bottles from Beychevelle, Brane-Cantenac, Calon-Ségur, Cantenac-Brown, Desmirails and Issan. The right bank also has its fair share in this sale with bottles from Angélus, Cheval Blanc, Ausone, Clinet, Trotanoy, and Petrus. Just this once, let’s also talk about white wines from Bordeaux: this sale is full of prestigious sweet wines from Sauternes with Climens, Doisy-Daëne, Yquem, or from Barsac with Château de Myrat. Dry whites with Smith-Haut-Lafitte 2010 and the Domaine de Chevalier will attract your awareness. Just like the magnums from Châteaux Lagrange 1986, Lafite 2000, Pontet-Canet and Domaine de l’A 2005, or the double magnum from Léoville Las Cases 1975.
From Burgundy sumptuous Chardonnay wines from Ramonet, Raveneau or Dauvissat rub shoulders with Pinot wines from Clos des Lambrays, Roumier, Méo-Camuzet. Indeed, Vincent Dancer, Mikulski and the Mâconnais Guffens-Heynen are lovely white Burgundy wines. In red, let yourself go for our favourites Rossignol-Trapet and Geantet-Pansiot, or for the very attractive prices of Pommard 1er cru Clos des Epeneaux from the Domaine Comte Armand.
From the Rhône, several wines from Emmanuel Reynaud offer a beautiful introduction to Château Rayas. Amateurs of Jean-Louis Chave, Jamet or Hermitage La Chapelle will be able to engage in a merciless bidding battle. Other wines stand out like Marcel Richaud and Cornas Vieilles Vignes from Alain Voge.
From Languedoc, an impressive series of vintages from the Grange des Pères is available: nearly all the vintages since 1997! From Roussillon among the Clos des Fées wines, you will find several bottles of La Petite Sibérie.
Beautiful names from the Loire are very appreciable, with Sancerre François Cotat Les Monts Damnés 2008 and Vouvray Clos Naudin. Le Clos Rougeard is also to be mentioned with its most beautiful cuvées: Le Bourg 2004, Les Poyeux 2008 and Le Clos Naudin 2003, which starting bids are reasonable.
To finish, « natural » wines are well represented, with rare names like Overnoy (Jura) or Richard Leroy (Loire). The latter being represented by his Anjou Les Noëls de Monbenaults 2011.
And finally check out our large selection of non-French wines and fabulous collection of ports, armagnacs and whiskys.
Who will win these auctions? We’ll see on 12th July.
12/07/2017 – 9.30am: Non French Wines 1820-2015
12/07/2017 – 10.00am: Misc. French Wines 1900-2015
12/07/2017 – 10.30am: Loire 1975-2015
12/07/2017 – 11.00am: Alsace Champagne Jura
12/07/2017 – 11.30am: Rhône 1980-2007
12/07/2017 – 12.00pm: Rhône 2008-2015
12/07/2017 – 12.30pm: Burgundy 1969-2015 – White
12/07/2017 – 1.00pm : Burgundy 1947-2002 – Red
12/07/2017 – 1.30pm: Burgundy 2003-2007 – Red
12/07/2017 – 2.00pm: Burgundy 2008-2015 – Red
12/07/2017 – 2.30pm: Bordeaux 1929-1990 – Red
12/07/2017 – 3.00pm: Bordeaux 1991–1998 – Red
12/07/2017 – 3.30pm: Bordeaux 1999–2002 – Red
12/07/2017 – 4.00pm: Bordeaux 2003-2007 – Red
12/07/2017 – 4.30pm: Bordeaux 2008-2014 – Red
12/07/2017 – 5.00pm: Bordeaux 1940-2011 – White
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