Rare vintages on offer

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 19 May, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 May, 2010, 12:00am

Oenophiles will delight at Bonhams Hong Kong's Spring Fine and Rare Wines Auction, which will offer select vintages designed for discriminating cellars.

The auction will feature a comprehensive offering of Bordeaux 1982 from a fine private collection, including Petrus, Latour, Mouton Rothschild Margaux, Haut-Brion and five Jeroboam of Mouton Rothschild 2000 'Augsburg Ram', and vertical sets of Le Pin stretching from 1979 to 1992. Also on offer are an extremely rare Methuselah of Romanee Conti in its banded original wooden case and two cases of the legendary Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 (HK$234,000 to HK$312,000 a case).

There is also a vast selection of fine Burgundy from Domaine A. Rousseau, G. Roumier, Bernard Dugat-Py and Emmanuel Rouget, and a highly collectable Super Tuscan from Masseto, Ornellaia and Solaia in magnum and double magnum format bottles.