Lots 358-391: An outstanding collection of Yquem spanning two centuries, including a large offering of 19th Century bottles and some rare large formats of Bordeaux.
December 17, 05:34 PM GMT
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Château d'Yquem 1874
Sauternes, 1er Grand Cru Classé
u. t/hs, label sligthly soiled, capsule slightly damaged, slightly wrinkled and slightly cut at top, cork slightly depressed, hand-blown bottle of era, new label, capsule and cork, capsule already cut so that vintage could be viewed on the cork, cork states recorked in 1988, dark silt sediment
A top Sauternes vintage and a great Yquem. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
1 bt (cn)
AN OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF YQUEM SPANNING TWO CENTURIES, INCLUDING A LARGE OFFERING OF 19TH CENTURY BOTTLES AND SOME RARE LARGE FORMATS OF BORDEAUX. WITH PERFECT PROVENANCE AND CELLARAGE, EACH BOTTLE WAS CAREFULLY INSPECTED BY A TEAM OF SOTHEBY'S EXPERTS. THE SELECTION FROM 1856 YQUEM TO 1947 PICHON LALANDE HAS A PLETHORA OF RARITIES.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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