Wine auction: 5,000 lots including world’s most coveted – CLOSED

wine auctionAt the forefront of the trend, a selection of 5,000 exceptional lots, reflecting very accurately the state of the market, the appellations to follow and the domains on the rise. This sale also lists great classics in a series of vintages that will leave even the finest connoisseur speechless. Detailed overview.

Renowned names and headlines

From Bordeaux, mature wines flow! From Sauternes, we go back in time to 1876 with a bottle of Château Filhot. We come across a winning series of five bottles from Château de Rayne Vigneau, available in 1939-1942-1944-1947-1948. And the star is Château d’Yquem 1940. The mythical 1947 is available from Château Ausone, Château Climens and Château La Dominique. Château Léoville Las Cases 1945 would be welcome to celebrate victory. Two other renowned names are Lafite Rothschild 1955 and Haut-Brion 1956. Lovers of great Margaux wines will have the choice between Château Palmer 1985 or 1988. Château Mouton Rothschild is auctioned in about fifteen vintages between 1951 and 2009 featuring exceptional years like 1999 and 2004.

From Burgundy, you are going to love the several Grands Crus for sale. It’s time for you to get the bottle of your dreams and understand what lies behind the myth Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Between La Tâche and Grands Echézeaux, which one will you choose? In the must-haves of the sale, discover Chambertin Grand Cru wines from Armand Rousseau and Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses from Georges Roumier.

Niche domains

This sale features several treasures, just waiting to be discovered and shared around a nice meal. The left bank of Bordeaux displays a myriad of opportunities from Saint Estèphe to Pauillac via Saint-Julien: Château Montrose, Château Pontet-Canet, Château Léoville-Barton, Château Lynch-Bages Pauillac. From the right bank, find blue chip Bordeaux wines: Château Beau-Séjour Bécot, La Gaffelière and La Dominique (in 1998, excellent year for Bordeaux right bank). Sauternes is also in the game with Climens and Rieussec bottles.

If you think that great Burgundies are now all sold at incredible prices, we prove you wrong with some examples here and there. You will be surprised to find grands crus from Côte de Beaune such as Clos de la Roche, Corton, Corton-Charlemagne. Premier Cru wines are affordable and available in fashionable appellations like Meursault with for example Meursault 1er Cru Perrières from Michel Bouzereau et Fils. The wines from Dominique Laurent, in great appellations (Gevrey-Chambertin, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne-Romanée, Pommard) will make your mouth water. Find also in this sale great Chablis, from Grand Cru to Premier Cru, including a nice series of bottles from Dauvissat. Don’t forget to try Chassagne-Montrachet from Ramonet and Puligny-Montrachet from Etienne Sauzet.

From Loire, you can’t miss the bottles from Nicolas Joly from Clos de la Coulée de Serrant, biodynamic wines from Savennières. Domaine Huet from Vouvray is in the spotlight with the cuvées Le Haut Lieu, Le Mont, Clos du Bourg in mature vintages like 1985, 1989. From the same appellation, let yourself go for Clos Naudin Philippe Foreau.

Jura wines are still very present in our sales, with mature yellow wines. You are spoiled with choice: Tissot, Domaine de la Croix de Marche, Cédric Salaun, J-M Petit, and Henri Maire. The rare bottles also count Château-Chalon Jean Macle.

From Languedoc-Roussillon, renowned domains and delicious wines go hand in hand. A real gold mine of high-quality wines at reasonable prices: Domaine Gauby, Mas de Daumas Gassac (Cuvée Cité d’Aniane) and Domaine de Montcalmès from Frédéric Pourtalié. Without forgetting, further southeast, from Palette, Château Simone.

Trends: Cornas, Côte-Rôtie and Châteauneuf

The Rhône Valley seems to be back on the front of the stage. From Chateauneuf, bid on Domaine Charvin, Sylvie Vacherin, Sabon, Château Beaucastel and Domaine Janasse. Other appellations also offer exceptional cuvées, like Alain Voge from Cornas, Paul Jaboulet Aîné from Hermitage…

Go ahead and bid!

See wines available until 15th November:

15/11/2017 – 9.30am: Non-French Wines 1868-2013
15/11/2017 – 10.00am: Misc. French Wines 1942-2016
15/11/2017 – 10.30am: Alsace Champagne Jura
15/11/2017 – 11.00am: Languedoc 1993-2015
15/11/2017 – 11.30am: Loire 1969-2015
15/11/2017 – 12.00pm: Rhône 1976-2000
15/11/2017 – 12.30pm: Rhône 2001-2006
15/11/2017 – 01.00pm: Rhône 2007-2016
15/11/2017 – 01.30pm: Burgundy 1969-2007 – White
15/11/2017 – 02.00pm: Burgundy 2008-2015 – White
15/11/2017 – 02.30pm: Burgundy 1959-2002 – Red
15/11/2017 – 03.00pm: Burgundy 2003-2008 – Red
15/11/2017 – 03.30pm: Burgundy 2009-2015 – Red
15/11/2017 – 04.00pm: Bordeaux 1934-1991 – Red
15/11/2017 – 04.30pm: Bordeaux 1992-1999 – Red
15/11/2017 – 05.00pm: Bordeaux 2000-2004 – Red
15/11/2017 – 05.30pm: Bordeaux 2005-2015 – Red
15/11/2017 – 06.00pm: Bordeaux 1876-2013 – White

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