A wine buyer’s guide to the flavours of Bordeaux
Event Date24 March 2023 | Live auction 22118
Christie’s is honoured to have been entrusted with the sale of “Grands Crus Part III: Finest and Rarest Wines from the Cellar of Christen Sveaas”, which will be offered at a live auction in Hong Kong on 24 March at Christie’s Alexandra House saleroom. Comprising over 350 lots with an estimated total value exceeding HK$20 million / US$2.5 million, the sale will provide an exceptional opportunity for connoisseurs to acquire prestigious and historic wines from the famed collection of Norwegian businessman, art collector, investor and donator, Christen Sveaas.
Presented will be a stunning selection of Bordeaux from the most prestigious producers, including Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux, Mouton Rothschild, La Mission Haut Brion, Palmer and Pétrus, with iconic vintages such as 1928, 1945 and 1961 represented. In addition, there will be offerings of Château d'Yquem from 1858 to 1962, as well as other well-aged Sauternes from the 1920s to the 1950s. Highlights from Burgundy include DRC Romanée-Conti from the 1950s to the 2010s, alongside a large selection of outstanding white Burgundy from DRC Montrachet, Leflaive and Coche Dury, amongst others. Legendary Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle from 1961 will also be a significant feature.