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Christie’s Hong Kong June 2012 Wine Sale Presents Fine and Rare Wines Featuring an Important European Cellar

Building on the success of Christie’s May sale of Fine and Rare Wines, The Property of a Gentleman, Part II, which realized in excess of HK$20,000,000 with a 100% sold rate, Christie’s Hong Kong presents the final sale of the spring season on Saturday, June 16.

Vosne Romanée, Cros Parentoux—Vintage 1999 Côte de Nuits, Henri Jayer. Vosne Romanée, Cros Parentoux—1999

This is an opportunity for collectors in Asia to acquire some of the finest and rarest treasures of pristine quality and flawless provenance from throughout the world of wine. A small selection of choice vintages direct from the personal cellar of the renowned Henri Jayer lead the sale alongside an excellent assemblage of Burgundies, ranging from the Liger Belair grandes crus to select 1949 vintages to more modern DRC assortments and full cases of the exceptional 1988 Romanée-Conti.

Charles Curtis MW, Head of Wine for Asia at Christie’s commented, “The central jewel of our sale, comprising the majority of our lots, is a pristine collection from a European collector. This connoisseur has a long connection to the wine trade, and today offers our clients the finest wines from his personal cellar. His discerning palate bought only the very best and in nearly every category from Left Bank to Right Bank Bordeaux to Burgundy, Italy and the United States. The offerings range from case quantities of the best first and “Super Second” Left Bank Bordeaux to the classics from the Right Bank: Petrus, Le Pin, Ausone, Trotanoy and all of the top names. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your personal collection with the best wines in pristine condition and with impeccable provenance”

In addition to the superlative array of Bordeaux, a collection of well-chosen vintages ranging from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti to Masseto, Sassicaia and Harlan are also included. These wines were purchased upon release and stored in professional storage prior to their removal by Christie’s specialists. Both new and veteran collectors alike will delight in the refined drinking experience as well as the value of this selection.
Offering some of the most superb cases of wine to come to market in recent years, Featuring an Important European Cellar presents new and experienced collectors alike with the occasion to acquire an excellent selection of fine and rare wines.