1990 DRC wine assortment ready to make $55,000 at auction
A 12 bottle assortment of vintage 1990 DRC will star at Hart Davis Hart later in the month
Paul Fraser Collectibles, Tuesday 5 June 2012
Leading international wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has announced details of its much-anticipated June 22-23 sale, which will include a superb 12 bottle Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC) assortment from 1990.
The two day auction, which takes place at the Tru restaurant in Chicago, will offer fine vintages from around the world including many from some of America's most renowned private cellars.
Among the lots will be exceptional collections of first-growth Bordeaux, Burgundy and superb Champagnes - it looks set to attract interest from collectors around the world.
Topping the sale will be several DRC 12 bottle assortments, including vintages from 1990 (estimated at $35,000-55,000), 1999 ($25,000-35,000) and 1996 ($20,000-30,000).
These will appear alongside lots such as 12 bottles of 1996 La Tâche, valued at $22,000-32,000, 12 bottles of 1995 La Tâche, priced at $17,000-26,000, and eight bottles of 1982 Château Lafite Rothschild, estimated to make $19,000-28,000.
Elsewhere, a stunning selection of over 60 lots from Guigal's single-vineyard Côte Rôties will include vintages from 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998 and 1999. The sale will be rounded off with 62 lots of fine Champagne, including multi-case lots of 2000 Louis Roederer Cristal, 1985 Dom Pérignon Brut and 1999 Salon.
The sale, which features a total of 1660 lots, is expected to achieve $3m-4.5m in all.
We will bring you the full results of the auction later in the month. To keep up to date on all the latest from the wine sector and other collectibles, you can sign up to our free weekly newsletter here.
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