Christie’s Hong Kong announces two sales of rare and important wines on September 8

. August 9, 2012

Christie’s Hong Kong will present two sales of rare and important wines on Saturday, September 8, just in time for the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival. Offering over 750 lots, these sales will present both new and experienced collectors with the opportunity to purchase some of the finest wines to be offered in Asia. This superlative selection of wine will serve as the perfect accompaniment to your festive family banquets and corporate events this holiday season.

Leading the sales is an outstanding single-owner collection aptly titled Vintage European Treasures, an impressive assortment of wines carefully assembled by a renowned connoisseur over a number of years, and transported by temperature-controlled air-freight from the consignor’s professional storage facilities in Europe to Hong Kong specifically for the sale. Of the many highlights, of particular note are the prestige cuvées of Cristal and Cristal Rose from Champagne, and from Bordeaux, the collection includes the superlative First Growths and the finest wines from Pomerol and St. Emilion, including top vintages of Pétrus, LaFleur and Le Pin. There is also an impressive selection of delicious Burgundies from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, rounded out by a superb ensemble of bottles from the Rhone river valley.

The sale of Pristine Rarities from the Cellar offers an exquisite ensemble of rare Burgundies and mature Bordeaux, superb vintages that are always so versatile with Chinese food, and are sure to provide years of liquid pleasure for your family or the lucky recipient of your generous gifts during this time of celebration. In the heart of the sale are three pristine vertical collections of Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Latour and Château Lafite, each vertical spanning from 1945 to 2009, with two special editions of Mouton 1978 and 1993, meticulously assembled by a dedicated European collector. Offering some of the most superb cases of wine to come to market in recent years, these September sales presents the occasion to acquire an excellent selection of fine and rare wines that is sure to impress even those most seasoned collectors.

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