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Richebourg 1985 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 BT)

Estimate:

14,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lots 1-124: The impeccable cellar of a long standing wine lover and collector (IN BOND, AVAILABLE DUTY PAID)

Richebourg 1985 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 BT)

Richebourg 1985 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 BT)

Estimate:

14,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

24,400

GBP

Richebourg 1985

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru

2x3cm, 1x4.5cm, labels slightly soiled including 1 slightly wine stained, 3 have old wine stains alongside, 1 very slightly nicked, 1 capsule corroded on top

Glorious rich explosion of roses and undergrowth. Just everything. Defies description for sheer hedonistic joy. Intense flavour. At 24 years old, it retained all its beauty, with that total wet earth, rich bouquet and sumptuous taste. An absolute favourite. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 96

 6 bts (cn)


Provenance:


THE IMPECCABLE COLLECTION OF A LONG-STANDING WINE LOVER AND COLLECTOR


ALL THE WINES IN THIS COLLECTION WERE PURCHASED THROUGH ESTABLISHED WINE MERCHANTS, THE MAJORITY BEING PACKED IN CARTON BY A SOTHEBY'S SPECIALIST. THESE WINES HAVE BEEN STORED IN PERFECT CONDITIONS IN A DEEP UNDERGROUND CELLAR WITH CONSTANT AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF THE IMPECCABLE COLLECTION OF A LONG-STANDING WINE LOVER AND COLLECTOR


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


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