Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Finishes Spring Season with a Two Day Auction at TRU Restaurant in Chicago on June 24th & 25th

. June 4, 2016

Featuring First-Growth Bordeaux, Rare Whiskeys and Plénitude 3 Direct from Dom Pérignon

(Chicago, IL)-Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. will hold its final auction of the season on June 24th and 25th at Chicago’s TRU restaurant. The sale is comprised of an impressive 2,561 lots estimated to garner between $3.8M and $5.6M in total. This two-day event will feature old and new world wines of incredible diversity and provenance, including an estate-direct offering of Dom Pérignon’s rare P3.

Hart Davis HartThe June auction boasts a host of superb wines from around the globe. Bordeaux collectors will be pleased to find 756 lots spanning 14 decades with selections from 90 châteaux, with an impressive 191 lots of First Growth Bordeaux (est. $615,000-923,000) and 21 lots of Château Pétrus (est. $131,650-194,600) on offer. The sale also features a wealth of rare Burgundy including extensive offerings from DRC, Armand Rousseau, Dujac, and Leflaive.

Recently there has been overwhelming demand for Rye and Bourbon. Collectors seeking these fine spirits will not want to miss the last few consignments in our Friday session. Starting at lot 1142, bidders will find highly desirable Pappy Van Winkle along with other rarities including a bottle of 1949 Old Fitzgerald Straight Bourbon Whiskey (lot 1250, est. $3,000-4,500), Parker’s Heritage Collection #2, 27 Year Straight Bourbon (2 bs) (lot 1218, est. $2,000-3,000), and Rittenhouse 25 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey, Barrel #18 (1 b) (lots 1231 & 1232, est. $1,300-1,900).

In addition to the many consignments from esteemed private collectors, Hart Davis Hart’s June auction will also include a selection of wines direct from the cellars of Dom Pérignon with twelve vintages of the rare Plénitude 3 (P3) (lots 1957-2014). These extraordinary champagnes have been aged for a minimum 20 years on their lees, and offer new expressions of classic Dom vintages. Highlights from this parcel include 1969 Dom Pérignon Brut, P3 (3 bs) (lots 1957-1960, est. $4,800-7,500), 1976 Dom Pérignon Brut, P3 (1 b) (lot 1976, est. $1,500-2,200), and 1983 Dom Pérignon Brut, P3 (3 mags) (lot 2000, est. $6,000-9,000).

All bidders are encouraged to utilize Hart Davis Hart’s revolutionary bidding platform by registering online at auction.hdhwine.com or downloading our mobile app, which is now available on both iOS and Android devices. This industry-leading technology was introduced in March 2015 and has been an integral part of every auction since. Hundreds of clients have used the bidding platform to place absentee bids in advance of the sale and bid live when the auction is taking place. The platform has greatly improved the bidding experience and dramatically increased the number of participants in each sale. Hart Davis Hart was the first auction house in the world to use this interactive and user-friendly technology.

The sale will be held at award-winning TRU restaurant in Chicago. Attendance to the auction is open to the public and free of charge; the sale will begin promptly at 8:30am. Pre-registration for the auction and reservations for lunch at TRU during the auction ($75) can be made by calling Hart Davis Hart at 312.667.1161 or by emailing info@hdhwine.com.

For more information on Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. or to arrange a media visit, please contact Chelsea Ball at 312.667.1161, cball@hdhwine.com or visit hdhwine.com

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