Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2005
The Edward Roberts International September 24th, 2005 fine wine auction at the Chicago Yacht Club features some exciting private consignments with excellent provenance highlighted by a number of legendary wines including: 1955 and 1961 Chateau Latour with a rare magnum of the 1959 vintage, 1961 La Mission Haut-Brion including a prized magnum, several accoladed vintages of Chateau Petrus including 1962, 1970, 1971 and 1975; a nice selection of highly rated 1982 and 2000 Bordeaux, all three single vineyard 1990 Guigal Cote Roties, a wide array of collectible DRC selections including 1969, 1972 and 1983 Romanee-Conti; a nice range of sought after California cult wines including Screaming Eagle, Harlan and Marcassin; and many other desirable selections offering myriad opportunities for serious seasoned collectors as well as novice auction participants and astute bargain hunters. Of particular note is the extensive selection of desirable large formats.
A Pre-sale tasting of 25 select wines will be held prior to the auction beginning at 10:00 am CST. The auction will commence promptly at 11:00 am CST.
Admission for the tasting is $50.00 per person by advance reservation (non-refundable). There is no charge to attend the auction. For tasting reservations please call 847.295.8696.
Edward Roberts International was formed in 2001 as a unique specialty auction company focusing on traditional live auctions augmented by absentee and real time internet participation of select collectibles including Fine and Rare Wine, Vintage Motorcycles and Bicycles, Best and Bespoke Shotguns / Antique Firearms, Fine and Rare Watches, and Musical Instruments. ERI currently hold live auctions in Chicago and San Francisco. Their Specialists are all highly regarded in their areas of expertise. They offer professional appraisal services and collection consultation.
ERI wine auctions have realized a number of world record sales including: 1 bottle of 1857 Chateau D'Yquem- $11,500, 1 jeroboam of 2002 Amuse Bouche- $9200, 4 magnums of 1969 Dom Perignon- $2990, 6 bottles of 1980 Romanee-Conti- $19,550, 8 bottles of 1981 Romanee-Conti- $19,550, 6 bottles of 1975 Romanee-Conti- $10,925, 9 bottles of 1980 DRC La Tache- $9200, 1 double magnum of 1971 DRC Grands-Echezeaux- $7475
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