Press Release - December 2019 Wine Auctions Results

27,28 & 29 December 2019
27,28 & 29 December 2019
3 days of exceptional wine auctions

This end of 2019 was once again exceptional with 3 days of sales of high quality wines from splendid French private cellars.

On December 27, 451 lots of Champagne, Chartreuses, Portos, Whiskies and great spirits from 1809 to the present day were offered to an audience of amateurs and collectors more and more numerous. Some highlights such as the rare bottles of Clos d'Ambonnay (sold 2410€ - lot 107), a Cognac Grande Champagne Premier Empire 1809 (sold 2480€ - lot 310 or even splendid Chartreuses Aging Exceptional 1940 (sold 13765€ - lots 115 and 214) and 1944 (sold 8430€ - lot 116) or dating from the 19th century (sold 4835€ - lot 254).

The 28th and 29th of December were dedicated to the great wines with a beautiful selection of prestigious wines. Thus, the biggest Burgundian estates were well represented with the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bottles of Vosne-Romanée Duvault-Blochet 1999 sold 8680€ - lot 1401), but also with the nectars of the confidential Domaine Leroy (1 bottle of Musigny 2001 sold 17360€ - lot 886), 1 of 1995 (sold 11780€ - lot 667), 1 of Chambertin 2001 (sold 7565€ - lot 884), 3 bottles of Vosne-Romanée Les Beaux Monts 2012 (sold 5580€ - lot 742) and those of Armand Rousseau (among others 1 magnum of Chambertin 2009 sold 10230€ - lot 861 and 1 of 2010 for 11780€ - lot 862), or even those from the Domaine Georges Roumier (multiple vintages of Bonnes Mares including 3 bottles of 1999 (sold 6820€ - lot 904) and 1 magnum of Chambolle-Musigny les Amoureuses 2010 (sold 10105€ - lot 920) and 1 of 2011 (sold 5580€ - lot 921). Of course, other major Burgundian signatures were also included in the program of festivities (Méo-Camuzet, Coche-Dury, Roulot, Prieuré-Roch, Raveneau, Comtes Lafon… )

Let’s go to Bordeaux where all the first classified wines were offered. In terms of the most sought after, let us mention in priority Petrus with many original wooden boxes declined on multiple vintages including 2 bottles of 1989 (sold 8310€ - lot 1490), 3 of 1998 (sold 7935€ - lot 1491), 6 of 2003 (sold 13640€ - lot 971), 3 of 2005 for 11160€ - lot 972, 6 of 2007 for 14260€ - lot 974, 6 of 2011 for 14010€ - lot 975 and 3 of 2012 for 7070€ - lot 976. Several boxes Collection Duclot and Bordeaux Primeurs (among others 1 of 12 bottles of the 1999 vintage sold 9300€ - lot 1404 or 1 of 6 bottles of 2009 for 8680€ - lot 846). Let us mention other classified wines as major of the region in boxes of origin including 5 bottles of Château Mouton Rothschild 2000 sold 9050€ - lot 979 or 12 of Château Lafite Rothschild 2004 for 6880€ - lot 965. The large bottles sizes were also offered including 1 imperial Château Lafite Rothschild 2008 sold for 8930€ - lot 727, 3 magnums de Château Margaux 2009 pour 6200€ - lot 729, 3 de Château Mouton Rothschild 2000 for 13640€ - lot 969, 6 de Château Lafite Rothschild 1995 for 8185€ - lot 1512, 6 de Château Cheval Blanc 2006 for 7565€ - lot 1513 et 6 de Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1990 for 7690€ - lot 1576. Don’t forget the great vintages of the Château d'Yquem (1 bottle of 1937 sold 2730€ - lot 1585) which delighted the palaces of the lovers of the great wines of the Aquitaine region.

Great wines from the Rhône (including the exceptional Château Rayas 1978 sold 2730€ - lot 1583), from the Loire and also from foreign vineyards (including several bottles of Vega Sicilia Unico) finalized in the best way these three memorable vacations of the last days of 2019.

Pascal KUZNIEWSKI, Wine expert

Tel : 33 (0)4 92 28 51 27 - 33 (0)6 07 79 72 06 - contact@vinvinoveritas.com


1 Bouteille Chartreuse Jaune Vieillissement Exceptionnel 1940 Voiron

1 Bottle of Chartreuse Jaune Vieillissement Exceptionnel 1940 Voiron (sold 7440€ - lot 214)


1 Bouteille Chartreuse Jaune Vieillissement Exceptionnel 1944 Voiron

1 Bottle of Chartreuse Jaune Vieillissement Exceptionnel 1944 Voiron (sold 8430€ - lot 116)


1 Bouteille Cognac Grande Champagne Premier Empire 1809 Marquis C. de Genêt

1 Bottle of Cognac Grande Champagne Premier Empire 1809 Marquis C. de Genêt (sold 2480€ - lot 310)


1 Bouteille Cognac Fine Champagne réserve 1878 Château Paulet

1 Bottle of Cognac Fine Champagne réserve 1878 Château Paulet (sold 1860€ - lot 123)


1 Bouteille Champagne Clos d'Ambonnay 1995 Krug

1 Bottle of Champagne Clos d'Ambonnay 1995 Krug (sold 2410€ - lot 107)


1 Bouteille Champagne Grand Vintage Collection 1952 Moët et Chandon

1 Bottle of Champagne Grand Vintage Collection 1952 Moët et Chandon (sold 1240€ - lot 1)


1 Bouteille Chartreuse Jaune Période 1878-1903 Fourvoirie

1 Bottle of Chartreuse Jaune Période 1878-1903 Fourvoirie (sold 4835€ - lot 254)


3 Magnums Champagne Dom Perignon 1975

3 Magnums Champagne Dom Perignon 1975 (sold 2370€ - lot 11)


Caisse 6 bouteilles Champagne Collection Lieux-Dits Jacques Selosse

Box of 6 bottles of Champagne Collection Lieux-Dits Jacques Selosse (sold 1920€ - lot 63)


1 Bouteille Musigny 1995 Georges Roumier

1 Bottle of Musigny 1995 Georges Roumier (sold 11780€ - lot 667)


1 Bouteille Musigny 2001 Domaine Leroy

1 Bottle of Musigny 2001 Domaine Leroy (sold 17360€ - lot 886)


1 Magnum Chambertin 2010 Armand Rousseau

1 Magnum of Chambertin 2010 Armand Rousseau (sold 11780€ - lot 862)


1 Magnum Chambolle-Musigny Amoureuses 2010 Georges Roumier

1 Magnum of Chambolle-Musigny Amoureuses 2010 Georges Roumier (sold 10105€ - lot 920)


1 Bouteille Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1978 Château Rayas

1 Bottle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1978 Château Rayas (sold 2730€ - lot 1583)


1 Bouteille Corton-Charlemagne 2001 Domaine Leroy

1 Bottle of Corton-Charlemagne 2001 Domaine Leroy (sold 2850€ - lot 964)


3 Bouteilles Chambolle-Musigny Amoureuses 2005 Georges Roumier

3 Bottles of Chambolle-Musigny Amoureuses 2005 Georges Roumier (sold 9670€ - lots 917 till 919)


3 Bouteilles Montrachet 2010 Domaine Ramonet

3 Bottles of Montrachet 2010 Domaine Ramonet (sold 5580€ - lot 1452)


6 Bouteilles Chablis Les Clos 2015 Domaine Raveneau

6 Bottles of Chablis Les Clos 2015 Domaine Raveneau (sold 3225€ - lot 700)


Caisse 6 Bouteilles Vosne-Romanée Duvault-Blochet 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Box of 6 Bottles of Vosne-Romanée Duvault-Blochet 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (sold 8680€ - lot 1401)


12 Bouteilles Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru 2009 Domaine Prieuré-Roch

12 Bottles of Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru 2009 Domaine Prieuré-Roch (sold 3780€ - lot 1721)


1 Magnum Richebourg 2010 Domaine Méo-Camuzet

1 Magnum of Richebourg 2010 Domaine Méo-Camuzet (sold 3470€ - lot 772)


2 Bouteilles Petrus 1989

2 Bottles of Petrus 1989 (sold 8310€ - lot 1490)


Caisse 6 Bouteilles Petrus 2006

Box of 6 Bottles of Petrus 2006 (sold 14260€ - lot 973)


Caisse 6 Bouteilles Bordeaux Primeurs 2009

Box of 6 Bottles of Bordeaux Primeurs 2009 (sold 8680€ - lot 846)


Caisse 12 Bouteilles Bordeaux Primeurs 1999

Box of 12 Bottles of Bordeaux Primeurs 1999 (sold 9300€ - lot 1404)


1 Impériale Château Lafite Rothschild 2008

1 Imperial of Château Lafite Rothschild 2008 (sold 8930€ - lot 727)


6 Magnums Château Lafite Rothschild 1995

6 Magnums of Château Lafite Rothschild 1995 (sold 8185€ - lot 1512)


6 Bouteilles Château Cheval Blanc 1982

6 Bottles of Château Cheval Blanc 1982 (sold 4710€ - lot 1623)


5 Bouteilles La Tâche 2009 à 2013 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

5 Bottles of La Tâche 2009 till 2013 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (sold 19590€ - lots 452 till 456)


6 Magnums Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1990

6 Magnums of Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1990 (sold 7690€ - lot 1576)


Caisse 3 Magnums Château Mouton Rothschild 2000

Box of 3 Magnums of Château Mouton Rothschild 2000 (sold 13640€ - lot 969)


BESCH CANNES AUCTION

Maître Jean-Pierre Besch, commissaire-priseur habilité SVV n° 2002-034 Sis Résidence Grand Hôtel 45, Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes

Tel : 33 (0) 4 93 99 22 60 – 33 (0) 4 93 99 33 49 - Fax : 33 (0) 4 93 99 30 03 - besch@cannesauction.com - www.cannesauction.com


Press Contact : Isabelle de Puysegur - Tel/Fax: 33(0)1 45 49 17 97 - i.puysegur@wanadoo.fr

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