More than 1,300 lots of the best of Burgundy, Bordeaux and more are poised to surpass $2 million when the gavel falls Oct. 13-14th in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Wine Auction in Beverly Hills, California, simulcast to Hong Kong. Riding the wave of momentum generated by Heritage’s September Single Owner Sale, The Romulus Collection: Rare Burgundy from a California Gentlemen which was 100% sold at nearly double its presale estimate, the October auction will feature 250 lots of First Growth Bordeaux, 40 lots of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and 30 lots of Screaming Eagle, among others.
“The Wine market has been very strong through the spring and summer, leading to some exceptional results at our previous auctions,” Heritage Auctions Fine and Rare wine Senior Director Frank Martell said. “We expect that trend to continue at this event.”
Several important private collections are featured in the October sale, including one owned by Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams. A noted philanthropist and businessman, Adams is an ardent wine collection and several lot lots such as Château Lafite Rothschild 1982 Bottle (12) (est. $22,000-30,000) are on offer.
Projected to be among the top lots is a three bottles of 2011 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanee-Conti, est. $26,000-35,000. The Domaine leads this top-heavy sale, claiming four out of the top 10 spots.
Also featured are several iconic wines in pristine condition, including Leroy Clos Vougeot 2002 Bottle (12), (est. $16,000-21,000), Château Latour 1982 Bottle (12), (est. $14,000-18,000) and Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Romanée-Conti 2005 Bottle (1), (est. $12,000-15,000).
Other top lots are expected to include, but are not limited to:
- Chateau Latour 2010 Bottle (12), est. $10,000-13,000
- Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Bottle (6), est. $10,000-13,000
- Château Petrus 1989 Bottle (4), est. 10,000-13,000
- Leroy Clos Vougeot 1996 Bottle (9), est. $9,500-13,000
- Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Romanée-Conti 2013 Bottle (1), est. $9,500-13,000
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