Lots 195-211: Rare Burgundy and Bordeaux from a private cellar in Switzerland (IN BOND, AVAILABLE DUTY PAID)
December 15, 12:56 PM GMT
9,500 - 12,000 GBP
Romanée Conti 1969
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru
u. 1x3.5cm, 1x6cm, 1 label slightly soiled, 1 soiled with a small nick at top edge, 1 Monopole slip label with good appearance, 1 slightly soiled, 1 cork slightly depressed, 1 slightly raised
Vintage started 13th October (30 hl/ha) Extraordinary lingering flavour - very stylish, not powerful, but haunting. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
2 bts (cn)
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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