The lead collection in our April sale is laden with glorious Bordeaux in every state of maturity and expression. Rarities such as Lafite 1918 and Mouton Rothschild 1928 are celebrating their 100th and 90th anniversaries this year, while legendary Lafite 1945 and Cheval Blanc 1947 should entice any serious collector. A wonderful selection of 1961s, including Latour and La Mission Haut Brion in magnum and an impressive run of Petrus spanning 1952 to 2010, are sure to set paddles aloft.
Further vintages are well represented, with an array of Left and Right Bank 1982s, 1989s, 1996s, 2000s and 2005s making for impossible choices. Treasures from Burgundy, Rhône and Champagne include Romanée-Conti 2001, Rayas 1990 and Krug Clos du Mesnil 1982 while the discreet quantity of Italian, Californian and Australian gems should not be missed.
A complete collection of all bottle sizes of Montrose 2010 is presented by historic Bordeaux négociants Mestrezat Grands Crus. Ranging from half bottles to the 18 litre Melchior with every stop along the way, this unique lot comes with unparalleled provenance and in an outstanding vintage promising many decades of future enjoyment.
A further collection of perfectly cellared Bordeaux encompasses the 1975 to the 1996 vintages and spotlights both Cheval Blanc 1982 and Lafleur 1982 in magnum and the fabled Sauternes, Yquem 1967.