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Bonhams Autumn Fine Wine Auction Includes Wines From the Famous “Magical 20” List

The sale on 20th October contains 720 lots and includes many wines from the world famous wine critic, Robert Parker’s ‘Magical 20’ list. Among his 100 point wines offered are three dozen Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 (£10,000-12,000) and two cases of 1986 vintage (£6,500-7,500), a dozen Lafite Rothschild 1986 (£10,000-15,000) and five cases of the 1996 vintage (£12,000-14,000), a dozen Petrus 1989 (£24,000-30,000) and five cases of half-bottles of Chateau d’Yquem 2001 (£1,800-2,400).

More recently created wines which have received rave reviews from Mr Parker such as Marojallia and Clos du Jaugeyron from the Medoc, Chateau Branon from Pessac Leognan and Le Dome and Valandraud from St Emilion are also offered in this sale.

Older rarities include a remarkably well-preserved bottle of Chateau Lafite 1868 (£3,000-4,000), two Chateau Latour 1945 (£2,000-2,600) and a jeroboam of Margaux 1953 (£6,000-8,000).

Top Italian wines once again form a significant part of the sale with a good selection of Barolo and Barbaresco from Gaja, Sandrone, La Spinetta and Roberto Voerzio on offer and Australian wine enthusiasts will be pleased to find six vintages of Grange from the 1960’s.

Bonhams last wine sale of 2011 takes place on 1st December and will include a magnificent private collection.

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