Sotheby’s London February Wine Sale To Feature Superb Wine Collection

LONDON.- On Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, Sotheby’s London sale of Finest and Rarest Wines will include a plethora of delectable wines, including a superb private collection of top Bordeaux, the finest vintages of Domaine de la Romanée‐Conti produced in the last 20 years, and a selection of Masseto and Ornellaia from the private cellar of Marchese Lodovico Antinori, together with the fruit of the Marchese’s latest wine project, Biserno. The 548‐lot sale has an overall estimate of £1 – 1.28 million. Serena Sutcliffe MW, Worldwide Head of Wine at Sotheby’s, comments: “This is a really rewarding sale, full of “gold nuggets” and vinous treasures. The Bordeaux and Burgundy are ace, with Pétrus and Romanée‐ Conti itself proliferating. Marchese Lodovico Antinori has also opened the doors of his exciting personal cellar.” A collection of Bordeaux removed from a pristine Contin