Californian stars take centre-stage at Christie’s sale

Christie’s next online-only sale will feature a “comprehensive” offering of great Californian labels alongside top wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhône, Italy, Champagne and Portugal.

Running from 24 March to 7 April, Californian wines are taking pride of place in the sale with an array of Harlan Estate spanning 1991-2014 in bottle and magnum a particular highlight.

The sale also includes wines from estates such as Promontory, Opus One, Insignia, Dominus, Ridge, Bond, Araujo and Spottswoode, as well as a selection of wines specially bottled for the Premiere Napa Valley Auction.

As well as top Californian wines, there is Bordeaux in the shape of first growth clarets and Petrus, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Perrot-Minot and Leflaive wines from Burgundy and rare spirits such as a bottle of Macallan ‘Red Ribbon 1938’, Macallan 29 year-old 1976 and Karuizawa ‘Noh 31 year-old 1981’.

There is also a selection of Vintage Ports dating back to the 1960s and three bottles of 19th century Madeira.

Champagne on offer includes bottles of 1985 Bollinger RD, 1988 Salon and various Dom Pérignon vintages from the 1980s and 1990s.

To browse the sale, click here.

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