A collection consisting of nearly 1,500 mature fine wines to make any enthusiast weak in the knees. The finest names from the vineyard from vintages ranging from 1955 to 2010 come together in this fixed-price sale, with some bottles starting at just €8…
Bordeaux, anyone? A grand cru classé at the perfect drinking age will surely tempt any lover of claret. An impressive run of Petrus in many classic vintages graces this sale (1970, 1988, 1996, 1997, 2002 to name a few), not to mention Château-Margaux 1985 and 2006, Lafite-Rothschild 2003, Latour 1971, Mouton-Rothschild 2005 and Haut-Brion 1985 and 2006. From the right bank you’ll find Cheval-Blanc 2002, 2003 and 2004, Ausone 1990, Pavie 2009 and Angélus 1982 and 1996.The stars from the 1855 classification are also here (Pontet-Canet, Léoville-Las-Cases) and many second wines (Chapelle d’Ausone, Le Petit Cheval, Carruades de Lafite Rothschild, Petit Mouton, Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux, Les Forts de Latour…) but also fine examples from Tour Haut-Caussan, Belle-Vue and Sociando Mallet.
The selection from Burgundy includes offerings from the iconic Domaine de la Romanée-Conti such as the Grand Cru La-Tâche in the 2004 vintage, drinking beautifully today. Sublime Chardonnays are also present: you’ll find Montrachet (Ramonet, Comtes Lafon, Marc Collin, Jacques Prieur), Batard-Montrachet (Leflaive), Chablis (Raveneau and Dauvissat) and Meursault from Domaine des Comtes Lafon. The Volnay Premier Cru Les Santenots from Marc Rougeot-Dupin (€34) and the Auxey-Duresses Premier Cru from Pierre Boisson (€32) offer attractive prices.
Ready to drink wines from the Rhône are also well accounted for. There is plenty of Côte-Rôtie from Jamet (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001), René Rostaing, Jean-Michel Gerin, Guigal (1997,1998) but also Châteauneuf-du-Pape, including the excellent Cuvée du Centenaire from Les Cailloux and the Cuvée Laurence from Domaine du Pegäu. Enthusiasts will enjoy the selection from Château de Fonsalette and Domaine Oratoire Saint-Martin, both with pleasing price tags.
Champagne offers mature bottles too, including the Cristal from Roederer in a variety of vintages (1976, 1978, 1981, 1990) as well as Bollinger, Jacquesson and Agrapart.
From the Loire, let yourself be tempted by the sublime Sancerre from Dagueneau, Vouvray and Montlouis from La Taille aux Loups, Chidaine and Huet. Alsace offers up the mythical Clos Sainte-Hune Riesling from Domaine Trimbach (1990) and the Quintessence de Grains Nobles Cuvée d’Or Pinot Gris from Weinbach. In this catalogue you’ll also find bottles from Grange Des Pères and Peyre Rose in the Languedoc and plenty of non-French wines too.
As always with our fixed-price sale, it’s first come, first served so be sure to get in while stocks last.
18/05/2018 – 11.00am: Bordeaux Red
18/05/2018 – 11.05am: Bordeaux White
18/05/2018 – 11.10am: Burgundy
18/05/2018 – 11.15am: Rhône
18/05/2018 – 11.20am: Alsace, Champagne, Jura
18/05/2018 – 11.25am: Misc. French Wines
18/05/2018 – 11.30am: Non-French Wines