23 November 2018

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the secret cellar | top-lots

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Julie Carpentier

Par Julie Carpentier

Julie Carpentier’s past is deeply rooted to the Loire valley. She has shown a remarkable understanding of native varietals together with an overall taste for exceptional and unique products…

“ Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the secret cellar of an European collector ” auction – Geneva, December 2nd

Baghera/wines presents one of the most remarkable private collections of DRC — the promise of an exceptional auction !

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti wines are currently achieving price records ! Undeniably the most renowned vineyard in Burgundy, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s production is as rare as it is desired and eagerly sought after by Grand Cru connoisseurs from all over the world.

On the occasion of this historic sale, Baghera/wines will offer an unique private collection of wines from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, magnificently composed of 1363 bottles, 158 magnums and 3 jeroboams : a first in the history of auctions.

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An admirable collection

This set of DRC wines is one of the most admirable private collections ever to be offered at auction. The sale on the 2nd of December is an ideal opportunity to acquire bottles from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti with perfect provenance and preservation and complete your collection of pristine origin DRC wines.

 

TOP-LOTS

 

LOT 75 — ROMANÉE-CONTI 1999

“ The crown jewel : velvet, attraction and mystery. ”

6 bottles — CHF 75’000 – 110’000

 

LOT 162 — LA TÂCHE 1985

“ Contained passion, panache and sobriety : a wonderfully balanced wine. ”

1 jeroboam — CHF 15’000 – 30’000

 

LOT 142 — RICHEBOURG 1990

“ Fully rich, as elegant as powerful. ”

12 bottles — CHF 30’000 – 60’000

 

LOT 102 — GRANDS ÉCHÉZEAUX 1996

“ Accurately precise, with great peace, it seduces with its eternal aristocracy. ”

12 bottles — CHF 14’000 – 18’000

 

LOT 73 — ÉCHÉZEAUX 2000

“ Alluring, gay and fruity, combined with elegance and a beautiful substance. ”

12 bottles — CHF 12’000 – 16’000

 

LOT 24 — ROMANÉE-SAINT-VIVANT 2009

“ Delicate and powerful, sensual and straightforward, perfectly balanced. ”

6 bottles — CHF 7’500 – 15’000

 

LOT 194 — MONTRACHET VERTICAL 2006 – 1974

“ It embodies the complexity of an out-of-the-ordinary terroir. ”

8 magnums — CHF 60’000 – 120’000

 

In a perpetual quest for excellence, passed on from generation to generation, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s wine production is guided by the understanding, respect and highlighting of the very nature of each vine, each plot, each climat, resulting in some of the finest wines that can be found in Burgundy, and the ultimate bottles for many wine passionates. ”

 


 

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