Results: On 20 May, Part III of The Don Stott Cellar: 50 Years of Collecting totaled $5.2 million, smashing the pre-sale high estimate of $2.8 million and bringing the overall total for this celebrated Cellar to a remarkable $19 million. An avalanche of interest from all over the world established new benchmarks for many of the world’s most iconic domaines, including Armand Rousseau, Georges Roumier and Raveneau.
Auction Details: Sotheby’s is delighted to present Part III of The Don Stott Cellar: 50 Years of Collecting, led by a magnificent selection of Burgundy from this celebrated collection, featuring the region’s most famous domaines in the most sought-after vintages of the last 100 years. Figuring prominently are Rousseau, Roumier, Leroy and DRC, alongside important white Burgundy from Raveneau, Coche-Dury and Leflaive. Rounding out this sale are some of the rarest wines from the stars of the Rhône and Italy, including Chave, Guigal, Giacosa, and Conterno. Sotheby’s New York was honored to auction Part I and Part II of the financier and philanthropist’s collection in May and December of 2015, with combined sales totaling over $13 million.