Bond Number: 65590738

Event Date20–31 OCT 2023 | Online 22105

Fine and Rare Wines Online: Featuring Two Superlative Collections

Los Angeles
Sale Total USD 1,167,625

20–31 OCT 2023

Sale Overview

Christie’s Wine Department in America is delighted to announce Fine and Rare Wines Online: Featuring Two Superlative Collections.

Over 140 lots are offered from The Quintessential Modern Cellar. Christie’s first offered selections from this monumental collection in a single owner evening sale in October of 2007. The sale realized over $3.5 million, achieving 191% against the low estimate. 16 years later, further lots from this collection are once again being offered at Christie’s featuring a superb selection of the greatest French wines ever produced. Highlights include five decades of the First Growths, Burgundy including 1991 DRC Romanée Conti, and an expansive selection of Dom Pérignon with vintages spanning 1969 to 2004. Much of the collection is offered in its original wooden cases, original carton boxes, or original gift boxes. The collection was entirely purchased upon release and stored in an impeccable custom-built temperature and humidity-controlled cellar. Images of the cellar are featured in our online viewing room.

76 lots are offered from An Admirer of The Domaine. This collection of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was entirely purchased upon release by the consignor and offers vintages from 2004 to 2014 from all of DRC’s Grand Cru Pinot Noir holdings. Highlights include 11 vintages of Romanée-Conti and superlative vintages of La Tâche, DRC’s other prized Monopole, including 2005, 2009, and 2010. This is a rare opportunity for collectors to acquire bottles from Burgundy’s most lauded domaine that have exceptional provenance and were stored with precision and care.

Elsewhere, the sale features a range of classic wines from some of Italy’s greatest producers, including Giacomo Conterno and Angelo Gaja.

All lots in this auction can be collected in person from Christie’s Los Angeles, Wine Storage Facility or shipped to an address in California. You can arrange an authorised shipper or agent to collect your purchase on your behalf.

All lots are subject to CA sales tax on the purchase price unless an exemption applies or the wines are to be exported outside of the United States via an authorized shipper. If you intend to export your lots, please have your authorized shipper send their bill of lading to for review. The Bill of Lading must include the buyer name, the shipper name, the lots to be exported, and the consignee address at a minimum. If you are a registered trade buyer, please contact to learn how to register your California exemption certificate with our team.

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