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Hong Kong, Hong Kong
DoneTue, Jul 6, 2010 11:00 AM GMT

Hong Kong Wine Auctions - French Top Cellar

HONG KONG AUCTIONS PRESENTS HISTORIC VINTAGE GRANDS CRUS Anchored by French and Hong Kong rare collections including 1940s Bordeaux and Burgundies. The auction will be held at The Mira Hotel , Hong Kong at 7:00PM local Hong Kong time. Hong Kong Auctions' auction will present more than 200 lots, part of the proceeds will go to charity in raising funds for the Beijing Cultural Development Centre for Rural Women Hong Kong Auctions held a recent auction in Macau where a world record for selling a magnum bottle of Petrus vintage 1949 was broken, fetching USD 21,240. The remarkable selection of wine that will be available at the auction include a bottle of Moet & Chandon 1914 (estimate: HK$40,000-50,000), a bottle of Petrus 1928 (estimate: HK$180,000-220,000), a Marie-Jeanne of Chateau Lafleur 1945 (estimate: HKD200,000-230,000), a Magnum of Chateau E'glise Clinet 1947 (estimate: HK$70,000-90,000) and a geroboam of 1956 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild (estimate: HK$80,000-$100,000). Highlights include a six-magnum lot of Vilmart & Cie Coeur De Cuvee Premier Cru 1998 (estimate: HK$14,000-18,000) and and a case of 1998 Dom Perignon Prestige Cuvee (estimate: HK$16,000-18,000). Among the lots is a selection of wine by Lou Dumont, established in 2000 by Koji Nakada and his wife Jae Hwa Park. The popular Lou Dumont wine has been favoured by fans of the influential, worldwide circulated Japanese manga comic series about wine, "Les Gouttes de Dieu". This sought-after collection of Lou Dumont 2007 wine, with an estimated price ranging from HK$5,000 to $17,000 for a case, is its first commercially released wine in Hong Kong and China. There are blancs from the around the world that are rarely found in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Auctions is pleased to offer a selection of horizontal vintage 1999 of both rouge and blanc Maison Leory and a private collection of venerable 1966-2005 Maison Remoissenet 1966-2005, including 18 Premier Crus and 16 Grand Crus.