Rare Wines and Spirits Featured in The Zachys Early Fall Auction

The Zachys Early Fall Auction, Sept. 17-18 in NYC, will feature 1,800-plus lots from an international connoisseur.

Karuizawa 25 year old.

The collector lived in Germany and Thailand, and bought rare items from both countries. He then air-shipped his wines to New York under temperature-controlled conditions, according to Invaluable.com, an online marketplace co-hosting the event.

In New York, the wines were stored in a custom-built temperature-controlled home cellar.

Noteworthy lots include:

Lot 1013 – La Tache Domaine de la Romanee Conti 2009 (Pictured atop)


Estimated Price: $13,000 – $20,000

Quantity: 6, Size: 750ml

Notes: banded original wood case

Lot 892 – Karuizawa 25 year old cask #2541 Single Malt 1985

Estimated Price: $2,800 – $4,200

Quantity: 1, Size: 700ml

Notes: 4cm, push cork, 58.9% ABV, bottled in 2010, production: 547 bottles, original carton

If you collect spirits and haven’t included Japanese bottles in your collection, it may be time to start. Their popularity is on the rise in the auction market.

Dom Perignon 1970.

Lot 1092 – Dom Perignon 1970 disgorged 1997

Estimated Price: $1,000 – $1,500

Quantity: 1, Size: 750ml

There are also two charitable consignments in this sale:

The first is Lot 263, a 19th-century shipwrecked bottle of Château Gruaud Larose from the “Marie Therese,” bottled with the ’00 vintage and sold to benefit les Jardins du Monde, with an estimated price of $2,000 – $3,000.

There is also a section of Burgundy consigned by collector Bob Dickinson sold to benefit Camillus House in Miami (Lots 1259-1309).


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