Bidding Open for Hart Davis Hart’s February Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines

Bidding is now open for HDH’s February Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines to be held on February 26th & 27th starting at 9:00am ET both days. Valued at an estimated $5.8-8.7 million, the sale will feature over 2,060 lots of incredible diversity and provenance, representing every major wine producing region in the world. Bidders can utilize HDH’s industry-leading bidding platform, available via their mobile app or online, to place live and absentee bids.

HDH is thrilled to offer The Very Best Burgundy from A Preeminent American Collector (lots 1133-1604). Headlining the sale, this collection represents the finest Burgundy available on the market and is one of the most exciting groups ever to be offered at auction. Provenance and storage were of the utmost importance to the consignor who maintains an underground custom cellar with 18″ thick granite walls.

The owner of the group has meticulously curated a selection of legendary wines: 96 lots of Armand Rousseau, 69 lots of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, 67 lots of Georges Roumier, 60 lots of Domaine Leroy, 36 lots of Domaine Dujac, 27 lots of Claude Dugat, and more. It is brimming with highlights, but a few select lots of interest include a single bottle of 1999 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (lot 1150, est. $15,000-22,000); 12 bottles of 2005 Clos de la Roche, Domaine Dujac (lot 1261, est. $10,000-15,000); 4 bottles of 1991 Latricières-Chambertin, Domaine Leroy (lot 1302, est. $11,000-17,000); 3 magnums of 2005 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Amoureuses, Georges Roumier (lot 1424, est. $24,000-35,000); and a full case of 2002 Chambertin, Armand Rousseau (lot 1478, est. $28,000-42,000).

A Professor’s Curated Selection (lots 74-252) will be offered in the morning of Friday’s session. The wines represented from this cellar were all chosen with great care, based on the consignor’s own drinking interest and that of his wife and friends. The passion and curiosity for wine can be seen throughout the group with selections from prominent producers like Méo-Camuzet, Georges Roumier, Armand Rousseau, Anne Gros, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux, Egon Müller, and more. Highlights from the group include a full case of 1999 Echézeaux, Henri Jayer for Georges Jayer (lot 129, est. $40,000-60,000); 2 bottles of 1999 Musigny, Georges Roumier (lot 173, est. $16,000-24,000); and 4 bottles of 1988 Côte Rôtie, Côte Brune, Cuvée Reservée, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux (lot 222, est. $8,000-12,000).

Don’t miss the opportunity to bring home a Château-direct limited release from Léoville Las Cases. HDH will offer case number one of the special wooden presentation box which depicts part of a map of the historical part of their vineyard. Collectors will be able to complete the map with another case to be released next year, completing the diptych display. The Collection Miroir – Millesimes Secrets (lot 302, est. $4,000-6,000) offers bidders the chance to bring home the unique case which includes a single bottle of the 1988, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2003, and 2003 vintages of Léoville Las Cases. The winning bidder will also have the opportunity to tour the Château’s vineyard and the newly constructed winery as well as a dinner or lunch with owner Jean-Hubert Delon.

Additional highlights from the auction include 5 bottles of 1982 Barolo Riserva, Collina Rionda, Bruno Giacosa (lot 330, est. $11,000-17,000); a full case of 1990 Château Cheval Blanc (lot 510, est. $9,000-14,000); and a 6-liter of 1995 Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin, Jean-Louis Chave (lot 1695, est. $35,000-55,000).

Don’t miss the opportunity to join Hart Davis Hart for this exceptional auction taking place February 26th & 27th at 9:00am ET. HDH invites connoisseurs, collectors, and investors to join them online via their mobile app or auction website to bid on these phenomenal wines.

Questions about the bidding process or specific lots can be directed to HDH’s Bid Department at [email protected] or 312.445.0100.

February Auction Highlights:

Lot 26: 2009 Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin, Jean-Louis Chave (5 bs) (est. $17,000-26,000)
Lot 91: 1999 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000)
Lot 129: 1999 Echézeaux, Henri Jayer for Georges Jayer (12 bs) (est. $40,000-60,000)
Lot 171: 1999 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Amoureuses, Georges Roumier (10 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000)
Lot 173: 1999 Musigny, Georges Roumier (2 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000)
Lot 222: 1988 Côte Rôtie, Côte Brune, Cuvée Reservée, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux (4 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000)
Lot 225: 1991 Côte Rôtie, Côte Brune, Cuvée Reservée, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux (7 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000)
Lot 240: 1984 Scharzhofberger Riesling Eiswein, Goldkapsel, #6, auction Egon Müller – Scharzhof (2 hbs) (est. $1,000-1,500)
Lot 302: Château Léoville Las Cases Collection Miroir – Millésimes Secrets (6 bs) (est. $4,000-6,000)
Lot 330: 1982 Barolo Riserva, Collina Rionda, Bruno Giacosa (5 bs) (est. $11,000-17,000)
Lot 383: 1959 Château Lafite Rothschild (3 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000)
Lot 505: 2017 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 mag) (est. $24,000-35,000)
Lot 510: 1990 Château Cheval Blanc (12 bs) (est. $9,000-14,000)
Lot 695: 1970 Unico, Bodegas Vega Sicilia (2 mags) (est. $3,000-4,500)
Lot 1125: 1998 Barolo Riserva, Monfortino, Giacomo Conterno (6 bs) (est. $3,200-4,800)
Lot 1134: 1990 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000)
Lot 1150: 1999 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 b) (est. $15,00-22,000)
Lot 1215: 1993 Charmes-Chambertin, Claude Dugat (7 bs) (est. $3,500-5,500)
Lot 1247: 2010 Bonnes-Mares, Domaine Dujac (6 bs) (est. $3,800-5,500)
Lot 1261: 2005 Clos de la Roche, Domaine Dujac (12 bs) (est. $10,000-15,000)
Lot 1277: 1996 Bonnes-Mares, Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (11 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000)
Lot 1302: 1991 Latricières-Chambertin, Domaine Leroy (4 bs) (est. $11,000-17,000)
Lot 1312: 1995 Musigny, Domaine Leroy (5 bs) (est. $45,000-65,000)
Lot 1348: 1993 Musigny, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (1 mag) (est. $4,200-6,500)
Lot 1390: 1993 Bonnes-Mares, Georges Roumier (12 bs) (est. $28,000-42,000)
Lot 1424: 2005 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Amoureuses, Georges Roumier (3 mags) (est. $24,000-35,000)
Lot 1444: 2005 Musigny, Georges Roumier (2 bs) (est. $17,000-26,000)
Lot 1478: 2002 Chambertin, Armand Rousseau (12 bs) (est. $28,000-42,000)
Lot 1501: 1996 Chambertin, Clos de Bèze, Armand Rousseau (12 bs) (est. $22,000-32,000)
Lot 1536: 1999 Gevrey-Chambertin, Clos St-Jacques, Armand Rousseau (6 bs) (est. $6,500-9,500)
Lot 1600: 1985 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido (1 mag) (est. $4,000-6,000)
Lot 1647: 1986 Bâtard-Montrachet, Domaine Ramonet (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $4,000-6,000)
Lot 1695: 1995 Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin, Jean-Louis Chave (1 meth (6L)) (est. $35,000-55,000)
Lot 1698: 2012 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon (3 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000)
Lot 1732: 2005 Clos de la Roche, Vieilles Vignes, Jacky Truchot (6 bs) (est. $12,000-18,000)
Lot 1765: 1985 Mazis-Chambertin, Hospices de Beaune, Cuvée Madeleine Collignon, Maison Leroy (10 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000)
Lot 1786: 1986 Château Mouton Rothschild (12 bs) (est. $7,000-10,000)

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