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Richebourg 1969 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (7 BT)

Estimate:

6,500 to - 7,500 GBP

Lots 195-211: Rare Burgundy and Bordeaux from a private cellar in Switzerland (IN BOND, AVAILABLE DUTY PAID)

Richebourg 1969 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (7 BT)

Richebourg 1969 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (7 BT)

Estimate:

6,500 to - 7,500 GBP

Lot sold:

12,200

GBP

Richebourg 1969

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru

u. 1x3.5cm, 2x4.5cm, 1x4.5cm, 1x5.5cm, 1x6cm, labels soiled, 2 very slightly worn and 1 very slightly nicked along bottom edge, capsules slightly wrinkled, 1 slightly nicked around collar, 1 slightly corroded on top, 2 corks very slightly depressed

7 bts (cn)


Provenance:


RARE BURGUNDY AND BORDEAUX RECENTLY REMOVED FROM A PRIVATE CELLAR IN SWITZERLAND. THE COLLECTION INCLUDES AN EXCEPTIONAL OFFERING OF DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE CONTI 1969


ALL THESE WINES WERE PURCHASED IN THE 1960S BY THE FAMILY OF THE CURRENT OWNER FOR THE HOTEL BYRON IN SWITZERLAND WHICH WERE LATER TRANSFERRED TO THE CURRENT CELLAR WHEN THE BUSINESS CEASED.


THE HOTEL BYRON WAS FAMOUS FOR ITS WINE AND GASTRONOMY AND ENTERTAINED MANY STARS OF THE 60S AND 70S FROM CHARLIE CHAPLIN, SOFIA LAUREN, JEANNE MOREAU TO THE ROLLING STONES WHO WOULD MARVEL AT THE WINE LIST.


ALL THE WINES WERE KEPT IN A DRY, DEEP CELLAR BY LAKE GENEVA WITH A CONSTANT LOW AND NATURAL TEMPERATURE.


LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid


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