Geneva, November 12, 2020 – Baghera/wines is pleased to announce additional lots included in its upcoming “Kingdoms” sale, taking place on Sunday December 6 at 2pm CET in Geneva. No in-room audience, the sale will be streamed live on the Baghera/wines website: www.bagherawines.com and accessible to online bidders from all over the world. Announced earlier in the season, the sale will feature the Enoteca Pinchiorri *** collection as the spearhead, as well as prestigious vintages from Domaines such as: Domaine Prieuré-Roch, Domaine Jean-Yves Bizot, Domaine Comte Georges de Vogué, Domaine Leflaive, Domaine Overnoy-Houillon to name but a few. Unique in the world, a historic collection of 100 Chartreuse bottles will also be presented on this occasion. In all more than 1200 bottles arranged into prestigious Domaines and historical collections.
“Kingdoms” by Baghera / wines goes online!
Taking into account the global health and economic context and for the safety of its international customers, Baghera/wines has chosen to adapt swiftly and to organise a dynamic online sale, supported by outstanding technology. Over 270 lots will be auctioned in live-streaming from Club 1865 by Baghera and on the Baghera/wines website. With an already well-established online auction registration system, Baghera/wines is ready to welcome the enthusiasm of international bidders.
Collection Enoteca Pinchiorri ***, Florence
The star lot of “Kingdoms” by Baghera/wines and unique in the world, this part of Giorgio Pinchiorri’s collection is made up solely of large formats – 6 and 3 litres – wines from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1985 vintage, numbered labels n°1, n°2 and n°3. The lot consists of 24 large format bottles, including 12 jeroboams (3 litres) and 12 methuselahs (6 litres), for a high estimate of over 2 million Swiss francs.
- Romanée-Saint-Vivant 1985, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
- 1 Jeroboam (300cl) | CHF 20’000 – 40’000 per lot
- lot 7
- La Tâche 1985, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
- 1 Methuselah (600cl) | CHF 80’000 – 160’000 per lot
- N°1 Jeroboams assortment 1985, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Romanée-Conti, La Tâche, Richebourg, Romanée-St-Vivant, Grands-Echézeaux, Echézeaux)
- 6 Jeroboams (300cl) | CHF 220’000 – 440’000 per lot
- N°1 Methuselahs assortment 1985, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Romanée-Conti, La Tâche, Richebourg, Romanée-St-Vivant, Grands-Echézeaux, Echézeaux)
- 6 Methuselahs (600cl) | CHF 450’000 – 900’000 per lot
Swiss private collection: Great French wines
Patiently assembled over many years by a great enthusiast of great French wines (mainly Burgundy, Rhône and Jura), this collection is the fruit of the enthusiasm of a single man. Year after year, the great vintages have been skillfully chosen and collected, exclusively directly from the Domaines or their official distributors. A shrewd wine enthusiast with a sharp palate, this dedicated Swiss collector has hence left the trace of his impeccable taste, as keen as it is epicurean. The wines presented in this section of the sale “Kingdoms” by Baghera/wines are among the most sought-after domaines and vintages in the world.
- Vosne-Romanée, Le Clos Goillotte Magnum vertical from 1988 to 2011, Domaine Prieuré Roch
- 13 magnums (150cl) |CHF 28’000 – 56’000 per lot
- Echézeaux vertical from 1999 to 2017, Domaine Jean-Yves Bizot
- 13 Bottles (75cl) | CHF 12’000 – 24’000 per lot
- Musigny, Magnum vertical from 2012 to 2015, Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé
- 7 Magnums (150cl) | CHF 5’500 – 11’000 per lot
- Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin 2009, Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
- 3 Bottles (75cl) | CHF 9’000 – 18’000 per lot
Swiss Private Collection: Chartreuse Liqueurs
On the occasion of this sale Baghera/wines will present a collection that is unique in the world, with just over 100 of the rarest bottles in the world, containing a nectar as mysterious as it is fascinating. Whether for its reputed therapeutic virtues or for the beverage itself, Chartreuse remains shrouded in mystery to this day. Not least due its recipe, still unknown to this day, and for the 130 plants of which it is composed – it remains an enigma all the more delightful. Treasures pampered for centuries by the monks, these liqueurs have been brought to light by Baghera/wines and will be offered for auction on December 6 for an estimated total value of CHF 250,000 to 500,000.
Chartreuse Verte, Fourvoirie 1870-1903, Pères Chartreux
1 Bottle (100cl) | CHF 10’000 – 20’000 per lot
Chartreuse Jaune “Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II”, Voiron distilled 1953, bottled 1966, Pères Chartreux
1 Bottle (100cl) | CHF 8’000 – 16’000 per lot
Key data of the sale “Kingdoms” by Baghera/wines:
- Sale: ” Kingdoms ” by Baghera/wines LIVE STREAMING ACCESSIBLE on www.bagherawines.com
- Location : Geneva – SWITZERLAND | Beau-Rivage, Geneva
- Date: Sunday December 6 2020 at 2pm CET (on the Baghera/wines website)
- Number of lots: 273
European leader in rare wine auctions based in Geneva, Baghera/wines offers a new approach to these exceptional wine auctions by placing conviviality and sharing at the heart of their events. For 5 years passionate experts, Michael Ganne, Julie Carpentier and Francesco Lee, have developed a bureau dedicated exclusively to rare wines, which accompanies collectors in all aspects of highlighting a collection.
In 2018-19, the historic sale of Henri Jayer’s personal cellar, to date the world’s most important wine auction ever (CHF 34.5M), followed by the unprecedented sale exclusively dedicated to the wines of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and then by the last bottles from Domaine René Engel, have propelled Baghera/wines to the position of European leader in wine auctions.
The experienced team working together with Baghera/wines experts offers excellent tailor-made professional advice to inter- national collectors passionate about fine & rare wines: the organisation of master classes, the careful selection of wines for private tastings, dinners and events combining music and wine. It is in September 2020 that Baghera/wines officially inaugurates its new Geneva establishment, a private club and a boutique dedicated to fine wines at the Beau-Rivage, Geneva.