Hart Davis Hart’s September Auction to Feature Rare Bourbon, Scotch, and Other Spirits

(Chicago, IL)-Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the #1 wine auction house in the U.S. and renowned wine retailer, will hold its first auction of the fall season on September 14th, 15th and 16th at Chicago’s TRU restaurant. This massive three-day sale features 3,363 lots valued at an estimated $6.2-9.3 million. In addition to the usual array of Old and New World wine, this auction contains a vast range of fine Bourbon, Scotch, Tequila and more. Over 275 rare spirits lots will be on offer totaling an estimated $522,600-780,410.

Spirits collectors will not want to miss The Semersky Collection (lots 2660-2866). Ernie Semersky is a passionate collector who sourced a trove of top scotch, cognac and bourbon and took special care to store them in ideal conditions. Highlights from this very special consignment include Hennessy Cognac, Edition Particulière (1 liter) (lot 2776, est. $20,000-30,000), The Macallan 62 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Lalique Decanter Distillery Bottled (1 b) (lot 2826, est. $20,000-30,000), 1940 Glenlivet 70 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Generations, Crystal Decanter Bottled by Gordon & MacPhail (1 b) (lots 2793 & 2794, est. $16,000-24,000), and NV Patrón Tequila, Extra Añejo, Limited Edition Serie 1 en Lalique (1 b) (lots 2864-2866, est. $3,000-4,500).

Whiskey lovers should take special note of the Offering of Bourbon and Rye from an Esteemed Whiskey Collector (lots 2106-2208), which features remarkable depth and quality. Standouts from this collection include NV LeNell’s Red Hook Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Ltd. (1 b) (lot 2185, est. $10,000-15,000), NV The Bitter Truth 24 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Ltd. (1 700ml b) (lot 2180, est. $7,000-10,000), and NV Rathskeller 23yr Rye Straight Rye Whiskey, Seelbach Hotel Bottling Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Ltd. (1 b) (lot 2186, est. $5,500-8,500).

As usual, the September auction features a vast amount of highly coveted wine. Bidders will find 664 lots of Bordeaux (est. $1.8-2.7 million), 1,163 lots of Burgundy (est. $2.2-3.3 million), 544 lots of California Cabernet (est. $681,340-1,020,760), and 142 lots of Champagne (est. $248,040-372,360). Don’t miss the chance to participate in this incredible sale!

Join Hart Davis Hart for this spectacular sale at Chicago’s award-winning restaurant, TRU. The sale will begin promptly at 8:30am (CT) on September 14th, 15th, and 16th. If you are unable to join HDH in the auction room, you can participate by using our state-of-the-art online bidding platform (auction.hdhwine.com) and mobile app. Both absentee bidding and live bidding can be executed using this groundbreaking new technology.

On the day of the sale, registered bidders can follow the auction in the salesroom, watch a video feed of the auction, and bid against the room, all in real time. TRU is located at 676 N. St. Clair Street in Chicago, just one block east of Michigan Avenue. Attendance at the sale is open to the public and free of charge. Reservations for lunch at TRU during the auction ($75) should be made by calling Hart Davis Hart at 312.854.0096 or emailing [email protected]

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