Sotheby’s London to Offer The Bordeaux Winebank Collection Part III

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LONDON.- Sotheby’s London is to offer The Bordeaux Winebank Collection Part III in the sale of Finest and Rarest Wines on Wednesday, 25 May, 2011. This follows Sotheby’s sale of Part I in New York in November 2010, and Part II in Hong Kong in January 2011. Bordeaux Winebank is a company set up by Norwegian businessman Henning Thoresen that specialises in offering Bordeaux with the “Five Star Provenance” system, which gives collectors absolute confidence in the origin of their wine. The 604-lot sale – including further gems from Bordeaux and Burgundy – is estimated to realise in excess of £1.6 million. Serena Sutcliffe MW, Worldwide Head of Wine at Sotheby’s, said: “This stunning collection is simply the best! The beauty of great Bordeaux is that it delivers, in terms of bouquet, flavour and depth. These are the wines that inspire confidence and guarantee huge enjoyment. When the very top châteaux