Press Release - Results of the wine auctions of December 2020

15 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée Conti 2010
15 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée Conti 2010
Sold : 60150€

Although 2020 has been a delicate year, the holidays and the confidence in better days have brought a little comfort to all with the prospect of a family and friendly reunion. To contribute to this, these three days of sales of great wines and spirits that were exceptional with the remarkable quality of the 1772 lots coming from splendid French cellars. These sales have attracted a great deal of interest from international collectors with a total product of around 2500000€ (including fees).

On the 27th of December, several cellars of enlightened amateurs were offered with many exceptional lots. Chartreuses (3 rare bottles from 1878-1903 Fourvoirie sold 29885€ - lots 132 to 134 or 1 bottle of V.E.P 1953 distilled on the day of the coronation of the Queen of England for 8060€ - lot 129), champagnes (2 bottles «Krug Collection, 1979» sold 5210€ - lot 1 or a case collection Salon 2008 for 7190€ - lot 302), whiskies (old Macallan and Dalmore), rum (1 bottle of St James 1885 for 750€ - lot 194) and prestigious wines throughout the day. For the latter, let’s mention the unmissable Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 bottle of 1999 from the eponymous vintage sold 21080 - lot 48 or 3 magnums of great vintages of 2005 for 25670€ - lots 50 to 52), or Chambertin of Domaine Armand Rousseau (10 bottles of the vintage 2009 sold 26300€ - lots 39 & 40) for Burgundy. Regarding Bordeaux, superb original wooden cases (6 magnums of Haut-Brion 1989 for 26040€ - lot 80 or even 1 Imperial of Mouton Rothschild 2000 for 26040€ - lot 82), collection cases (case Bordeaux primeurs of 12 bottles, 2002 for 9920€ - lot 84) and large formats embellished this first vacation of 500 lots.

The 28th and 29th of December also offered a very nice selection of prestigious wines from private cellars and cellars of prestigious starred restaurants. Thus, Montrachet, king of white wines, was well represented (26 bottles of Domaine Ramonet (sold 45025€ - lots 701 to 711 and 1372), 6 of 2009 of Domaine des Comtes Lafon, 1 bottle vintage 1992 of Domaine Leflaive for 10045€ - lot 1352 or 1 of 2006 of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti sold 6325€ - lot 602). The sought-after wines of the Domaine Coche-Dury were also present in numbers (12 Corton-Charlemagne 2009 and 2010 for 46130€ - lots 912 to 915) or 6 Meursault-Perrières 2014 for 13640€ - lot 843) to name a few. For the reds, an assortment of 15 bottles of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was very surrounded (sold 60150€ - lot 1556), as were the numerous references of the Domaines Rousseau, Roumier (3 Musigny 1999, 2000 and 2014 for 31495€ - lots 1337, 1338 and 1362), Mugnier, Leroy, Auvenay or Prieuré-Roch.

Bordeaux was not left behind with the mythical Petrus (12 bottles of 2001 sold 29635€ - lot 770, 12 of 2005 for 40795€ - lots 813 & 814, 12 of 2010 for 43400€ - lot 815 or 12 of 2013 for 26300€ - lots 816 & 817). A few magnums of this same vintage were also present. In addition to the major classified wines, several Duclot Collection crates, Bordeaux Primeurs and a collection of bottles from the Château d'Yquem have delighted the palates of amateurs of the Gironde region.

The wines of the Domaine Overnoy in the Jura were the object of many lusts as they are magnificent and rare (110 bottles and magnums sold 75845€ - lots 1400 to 1463). Great wines of the Rhône (including the exceptional Château Rayas on many vintages in red and white), of the Loire and also of foreign vineyards (including several bottles of Vega Sicilia Unico). These three memorable vacations of the final days of 2020 were completed in the best of ways. For lovers of distant lands, a «Grands Crus» suitcase could be useful to travel even more pleasantly…(sold 10540€ - lot 750)!

Pascal KUZNIEWSKI, Expert - Tel : 33 (0)6 07 79 72 06 - contact@vinvinoveritas.com


1 bouteille Rhum des Plantations St James 1885

1 bottle of Rhum des Plantations St James 1885

Sold 7440€ - lot 194


Caisse 6 magnums Château Haut-Brion 1989

Wooden case of 6 magnums Château Haut-Brion 1989

Sold 29760€ - lot 80


2 bouteilles Chartreuses V.E.P Grenoble 1968

2 bottles of Chartreuses V.E.P Grenoble 1968

Sold 10800€ - lots 130 & 131


3 bouteilles Chartreuses 1878-1903 Fourvoirie

3 bottles of Chartreuses 1878-1903 Fourvoirie

Sold 29885€ - lots 132 to 134


1 Impériale Château Mouton Rothschild 2000

1 Imperial of Château Mouton Rothschild 2000

Sold 26040€ - lot 82


1 bouteille Romanée-Conti 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

1 bottle of Romanée-Conti 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Sold 21080€ - lot 48


3 magnums grands crus Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2005

3 magnums grands crus Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2005

Sold 25670€ - lots 50 till 52


6 bouteilles Chambertin 2009 Domaine Armand Rousseau

6 bottles of Chambertin 2009 Domaine Armand Rousseau

Sold 16370€ - lot 39


Caisse 12 bouteilles Bordeaux Primeurs 2004

Wooden case of 12 bottles of Bordeaux Primeurs 2004

Sold 9920€ - lot 84


1 bouteille de Whisky "Anniversary Malt" 25 ans 1967 Macallan

1 bottle of Whisky "Anniversary Malt" 25 years 1967 Macallan

Sold 5210€ - lot 110


1 bouteille Cognac "L'Esprit" Courvoisier

1 bottle of Cognac "L'Esprit" Courvoisier

Sold 5950€ - lot 160


Caisse Collection Salon

Collection case Salon

Sold 7200€ - lot 302


1 bouteille Montrachet 1992 Domaine Leflaive

1 bottle of Montrachet 1992 Domaine Leflaive

Sold 10045€ - lot 1352


1 bouteille Montrachet 2006 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

1 bottle of Montrachet 2006 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Sold 6325€ - lot 602


1 valise de voyage comprenant 8 bouteilles de grands crus

1 suitcase with 8 bottles of grands crus

Sold 10540€- lot 750


2 bouteilles Musigny 1999 et 2000 Domaine Georges Roumier

2 bottles of Musigny 1999 & 2000 Domaine Georges Roumier

Sold 21330€ - lots 1337 & 1338


3 bouteilles Corton-Charlemagne 2010 Domaine Coche-Dury

3 bottles of Corton-Charlemagne 2010 Domaine Coche-Dury

Sold 13020€ - lot 914


6 bouteilles Meursault-Perrières 2014 Domaine Coche-Dury

6 bottles of Meursault-Perrières 2014 Domaine Coche-Dury

Sold 13640€ - lot 843


12 bouteilles Nuits St Georges 1er Cru 2015 Domaine Prieuré-Roch

12 bottles of Nuits St Georges 1er Cru 2015 Domaine Prieuré-Roch

Sold 3720€ - lot 1144


Caisse 12 Petrus 2010

Wooden case of 12 Petrus 2010

Sold 43400€ - lot 815


1 Impériale Château d'Yquem 1985

1 Imperial of Château d'Yquem 1985

Sold 3225€ - lot 1739


1 Impériale Château Margaux 1990

1 Imperial of Château Margaux 1990

Sold 11410€ - lot 774


3 bouteilles Petrus 1990-1998-2000

3 bottles of Petrus 1990-1998-2000

Sold 11170€ - lots 1271 till 1273


6 bouteilles Château Cheval Blanc 1990

6 bottles of Château Cheval Blanc 1990

Sold 5580€ - lot 1253


6 bouteilles Arbois Pupillin Vin Jaune 1983 Pierre Overnoy

6 bottles of Arbois Pupillin Vin Jaune 1983 Pierre Overnoy

Sold 9930€ - lots 1400 till 1405


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

Photos : Hervé Lefebvre (Twin Photographie)

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

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