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“Portrait(s), a Gallery of Fine Wine Collections” The Next Sale of Geneva-Based Baghera/Wines Estimated Between CHF 4.4 and 8.7 Million


Sunday, December 8. 2019 from 2pm
Beau-Rivage Hotel Reception Rooms, Geneva

Geneva, November 2019 – Baghera/wines, European leader in fine wine auctions, invites collectors and fine wine enthusiasts to bid for the 183 lots of its sale “Portrait(s), A Gallery of fine wine collections” on auction on Sunday, December 8.

“Portrait(s)” is divided into 5 collections and offers a wide variety of formats (5 imperials, 2 jeroboams, 30 double-magnums, 210 magnums, 1659 bottles and 1 half-bottle). The greatest Domaines and Châteaux of the European vineyard, such as Domaine Armand Rousseau, Domaine Henri Jayer, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Château Mouton-Rothschild and Azienda Case Basse di Gianfranco Soldera, figure in the catalogue of this exceptional sale.

Lot 4: Chambertin, Clos de Bèze 2014, Domaine Armand Rousseau (1 magnum) — CHF 3’ 000 – 6’ 000

The prices of the 183 lots that will go under the hammer range from CHF 400.- (low estimate) for a vertical of 4 bottles of Don PX Toro Albala from 1987 to 1946 (lot 180) to CHF 250,000.- (low estimate) for 12 bottles of Vosne-Romanée Cros-Parantoux 1999 Domaine Henri Jayer (lots 91 and 92), for a total estimated between 4.4 and 8.7 million Swiss francs (between 4 and 8 million euros).

This sale is a unique opportunity for a wide range of enthusiasts and fine wine collectors to acquire sought-after bottles.

Michael Ganne, Executive Director of Baghera/wines says: “Portrait(s) is a tribute to the various facets the world of fine wines has to offer, through the variety of its terroirs and vintages. So many characteristics reflecting the diversity of the most delightful European vineyards. Portrait(s) is also a reference to the collections that we offer in this auction: by their enlightened choices, five enthusiasts bestow a mirror image of their personality, their taste, somehow conveying a part of themselves. We will find in this sale a rich representation of the best French, but also Italian vineyards. Two rare collections of wines from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer are also included in the catalogue.

For further information about this sale, please read our last edition of our Time To Be Wine dedicated to the Portrait(s) auction 👉🏻 HERE

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