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Saturday 4 July 2015

Classics to dominate Bonhams sale

7th July, 2014 by Neal Baker

A rare Burgundy and historic Bordeaux lead the Bonhams July sale alongside some other French classics.

A case of 1988 Romanee-Conti (£90,000-110,000) will be at the forefront of a Bonhams sale featuring several old and exceptional treasures later this month.

Romanee ContiBordeaux is very well represented with six magnums of the famous 1961 Chateau Latour (Estimate £30,000-40,000) from a private collection sharing the headline at the July 17 sale.

From a Swiss cellar, built up over many years, come more old and rare clarets including a magnum of 1928 Chateau Haut-Brion (£1,500-2,000) and a single bottle of 1929 Chateau Lafite (£1,000-1,500).

latour1961bottleFrom the Rhone come fine examples including a six bottle case of 2001 Chateau Rayas (£1,700-1,900) and a case of 2007 Paul Usseglio ‘Cuvee Mon Aieul’ (£950-1,100).

Champagne, Vintage Port and Cognac are also well represented in what will be Bonhams last sale until 11 September.

Bonhams fine and rare wine sale, 17 July 2014 at 101 New Bond Street

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