'Sale Of The Decade' To End Sotheby's Season

December 02, 2015

Sotheby’s will end its 2015 season with “one of the finest wine collections” it has offered in London “in over a decade”.

Taking place from 16-17 December, the sale will see just over 1,600 lots from the cellar of one collector offered and is expected to realize £1.9 million.

Bordeaux forms the core of the collection with lots spanning the vintages 1928 (a bottle of Pichon Comtesse de Lalande est. £320-400) to 2010, weighted towards first growths and ‘super seconds’ in a variety of formats.

There are lots of the 1961 vintage from no less than 28 different estates, likewise for the 1982 vintage; while the 1996 is available from 47 separate châteaux and the 2000 from 37.

 

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