Sotheby’s NY To Auction 50-Year, Single Owner Cellar

One of America’s greatest Burgundy collections is to be offered at auction next month in the highest-value single owner sale staged by Sotheby’s New York in almost a decade.  The sale includes 120 lots from Wall Street financier and philanthropist Don Stott who spent 50 years putting the collection together, starting with his first visit to France in the early 1960s.

Wine From the Stott Collection

The Don Stott Cellar: 50 Years of Collecting, will be staged on 8-9 May in New York, and includes an array of mature Burgundies spanning more than 50 years, with the top lot a case of Bonnes Mares Domaine Georges Roumier 1971, estimated to fetch $32,500-$42,500 USD

The auction house has dubbed it ‘the greatest Burgundy collection ever offered by Sotheby’s New York’, with the sale estimated to fetch a total of up to $6.2M USD.

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Further highlights include 120 lots from Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, 96 lots from Domaine Armand Rousseau, 128 lots from Domaine Georges Roumier and a range of top German wines.

DRC wines span the years 1929-1991, including Richebourg, Grands Echezeaux, Romanee-St-Vivant, La Tache and Romanee-Conti.

 

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