1,400 bottles of DRC on sale in Geneva

10th May, 2016 by Rupert Millar

Baghera Wines will auction over 1,400 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti  in Geneva this month, at an auction its founder says will “go down in history”.

The sale, taking place on 22 May, is just the second from new kid on the block, Baghera Wines (named after Dionysus’ panther companion), which was founded last year by former Christie’s employees, Michael Ganne, Julie Carpentier and Emmanuel Mercé.

The first part of the sale will feature 1,407 bottles, magnums and Jeroboams of the famous Burgundian estate, spanning wines from seven of its eight grand crus and vintages from 1952 to 2011.

All the bottles have been stored at the Geneva Freeport since they were bought and come from the collection of a single Swiss collector.

Split into 266 lots,….

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