Hart Davis Hart to Finish 2018 Strong with Exceptional December 13-15 Auction

. November 21, 2018

(November 20, 2018—Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the #1 auction house in the U.S., announces an exceptional three-day Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines which will take place December 13th, 14th, and 15th at Spiaggia in Chicago. Valued at an estimated $7.4-11.2 million, the auction will feature 3,377 lots of incredible diversity and provenance from over 100 collections, representing every major wine producing region in the world.

The December auction is made up of several distinguished and comprehensive collections, including The Wine Trust Collection (lots 1295-1551), A Selection Direct from the Cellars of Dom Pérignon (lots 1859-1896), and additional offerings from The Fox Cellar (lots 2671-2692). The Wine Trust Collection features an array of top 2009 Bordeaux including full cases of Châteaux Haut-Brion (lots 1296-1304, est. $7,000-10,000), Margaux (lots 1315-1318, est. $6,000-9,000), and Mouton Rothschild (lots 1319-1328, est. $7,000-10,000). All wines in the collection were purchased directly from Châteaux and stored in Bordeaux. The Fox Cellar is headlined by an array of DRC including a single bottle of 2008 Romanée-Conti (lot 2671, est. $10,000-15,000) and one bottle of 2009 Romanée-Conti (lot 2673, est. $10,000-15,000).

Alongside these spectacular consignments, the December sale will include A Selection Direct from the Cellars of Dom Pérignon. Included in this consignment are 3 magnums of 1988 Dom Pérignon Rosé, P3 Vintage (lot 1874, est. $5,000-7,000) and three 3-bottle lots of 1971 Dom Pérignon Brut, P3 Vintage (lots 1865-1867, est. $4,500-6,500).

Also of special note is An Incredible Assortment of 1995 Burgundy from DRC, Leroy and Other Favored Producers (lots 1552-1616). Highlights include 6 bottles of 1995 Romanée-Conti (lot 1598, est. $60,000-90,000); 12 bottles of 1995 Richebourg, Domaine Leroy (lot 1561, est. $38,000-55,000); a full case of 1995 Echézeaux, Henri Jayer for Georges Jayer (lot 1582, est. $35,000-55,000) and more. The owner of this collection has taken great pride in collecting and storing this cellar and the attention to detail clearly shows in the quality of this group.

Additional highlights from the sale include:
232 lots of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (est. $1.5-2.2 million)
68 lots of Domaine Leroy (est. $425,000-634,000)
38 lots of Château Mouton Rothschild (est. $155,000-229,000)
30 lots of Château Lafite Rothschild (est. $112,000-167,000)
44 lots of Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon (est. $205,000-311,000)
69 lots of Masseto (est. $194,000-292,000)
38 lots of Bruno Giacosa (est. $80,000-120,000)
Do not miss the opportunity to join Hart Davis Hart for this monumental sale taking place December 13th, 14th, and 15th at 8:30am CT. HDH invites connoisseurs, collectors, and investors to join them in the auction room at Spiaggia to bid on these phenomenal wines. Bidders should utilize Hart Davis Hart’s mobile app or auction website to place live and absentee bids. Please feel free to contact HDH’s Bidding Department at bids@hdhwine.com or 312.445.0100 for any questions about the bidding process or specific lots.

Highlights of the Auction
Lots 9-11: 1982 Château Le Pin (1 b) (est. $8,500-13,000)
Lot 124: 2003 Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin, J. L. Chave (2 bs) (est. $7,500-11,000)
Lots 132, 1904, 1905, 2520, 2696, 2697: 2005 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $26,000-38,000)
Lots 775-776: 2015 Château Margaux (6 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000)
Lots 1296-1304: 2009 Château Haut-Brion (12 bs) (est. $7,000-10,000)
Lot 810: 2015 Chambertin, Clos de Bèze, Armand Rousseau (10 bs) (est. $15,000-22,000)
Lots 1315-1318: 2009 Château Margaux (12 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000)
Lots 1319-1328: 2009 Château Mouton Rothschild (12 bs) (est. $7,000-10,000)
Lot 1561: 1995 Richebourg, Domaine Leroy (12 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000)
Lot 1582: 1995 Echézeaux, Henri Jayer for Georges Jayer (12 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000)
Lot 1598: 1995 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $60,000-90,000)
Lot 1605: 1995 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000)
Lot 1736: 1997 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon (3 bs) (est. $9,500-14,000)
Lots 1789-1790: 1999 Barolo Riserva, Monfortino, Giacomo Conterno (12 bs) (est. $9,500-14,000)
Lots 1865-1867: 1971 Dom Pérignon Brut, P3 Vintage (3 bs) (est. $4,500-6,500)
Lot 1874: 1988 Dom Pérignon Rosé, P3 Vintage (3 mags) (est. $5,000-7,000)
Lot 2529: 1995 Bonnes-Mares, Georges Roumier (12 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000)
Lot 2531: 1998 Krug, Clos d’Ambonnay (5 bs) (est. $6,500-9,500)
Lot 2570: 2001 Masseto, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia (12 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000)
Lot 2616: 1985 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido (12 bs) (est. $15,000-22,000)
Lot 2671: 2008 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 b) (est. $10,000-15,000)
Lot 2673: 2009 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 b) (est. $10,000-15,000)
Lot 2764: 2010 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000)
Lot 2906: 1990 Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux, Henri Jayer (6 bs) (est. $50,000-75,000)
Lot 2911: 1982 Château Lafite Rothschild (6 bs) (est. $13,000-19,000)
Lot 2915: 1982 Château Pétrus (3 bs) (est. $8,500-13,000)
Upcoming Live Auctions:
December 13, 14 & 15, 2018
February 16, 2019
April 13, 2019

Upcoming Mobile-Only Auctions:
January 18, 2019
March 15, 2019

Bidding Information
Absentee and live bidding can be executed online at auction.hdhwine.com or the HDH mobile app. We also accept absentee bids via email at bids@hdhwine.com. Live phone bidding can be arranged by contacting HDH in advance of the sale. For questions, please visit our Support Portal or contact our bidding department at 312.445.0100.

For more information on Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. or to arrange a media visit, please contact Sophia Springer at 312.324.0951, sspringer@hdhwine.com or visit hdhwine.com

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