Strong Selection of Burgundy leads February Wine Sale

Bonhams opening wine sale of 2019 features a strong selection of both red and white Burgundy.

Henri Jayer's Vosne-Romanée Cros-Parantoux is particular well represented with:

• a magnum of 1993 (£12,000-14,000)
• three bottles of 1995 (£8,000-9,000 each)
• three bottles of 1993 (£6,000-7,000 each)
• a single bottle of 1990 (£7,000-8,000).

Among the white Burgundies are three magnums of Etienne Sauzet Montrachet 2005 estimated at £2,500-2,800 (single lot).

Other highlights include:

• Three vintages of Pétrus: 1961 (£15,000-20,000, three bottles); 1971 (£11,000-12,000, eight bottles), and 1982 (£25,000-35,000, nine bottles)
• One dozen Château Pichon Longueville-Baron 1961 (£3,500-4,000)
• Two case lots of Château Haut-Brion 2010 (£5,500-6,500 per case)
• Five vintages of Screaming Eagle e.g. single bottles of 1999 and 2004 (£1,400-1,600)
• Ten vintages of Kracher Trockenbeerenauslese Collections e.g. 13 half bottles of 1998 (£450-550)
• A bottle of Tokaji Eszencia 1889 (£800-1,000)
• A decanter of 1863 Taylor Single Harvest Very Old Tawny (£1,600-1,700)

Bonhams Senior International Director of Wine, Master of Wine Richard Harvey said: "The first sale of the year combines a strong selection of fine wines from Burgundy and Bordeaux as well as highly regarded sweet wines from Germany and Austria and a wide range of Brunello from leading estates"

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