Sotheby’s Hong Kong is proud to present The Summit, A Complete Cellar, the Company’s second highest estimated single-owner wine sale in Asia, from 5 – 6 July 2020. Estimated in excess of HK$78 million / US$10 million, this extraordinary collection offers more than 1,500 lots of wines which originate from the cellar of an American wine collector.
Headlining this sale is a broad selection of the finest Burgundies, with astonishing quantities of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC), Dujac and Armand Rousseau. Exceedingly rare large formats are an important feature: nearly 200 lots of Burgundy are in magnums or larger format bottlings, of which 21 lots are from DRC
The sale is also distinguished by a collection of the greatest Rhônes, led by 124 lots of Domaine Jean-Louis Chave. 34 lots are from the famed Cuvée Cathelin, 15 of which in jeroboam or larger format.
Iconic vintages from top chateaux such as Lafite 1959, Petrus 1989 and 1990, Le Pin 1990, among others, highlights the Bordeaux offerings. Rounding off the sale is a dazzling selection of Champagne, highlighted by parcel quantities of the great 1996 vintage from Salon, Taittinger Comtes de Champagne and Philipponnat Clos des Goisses.