Storied New York Restaurant Wine Cellar on Offer at Heritage Auctions

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Romanee Conti 2014, Chateau Petrus 2000 among vintages that could fetch more than $400,000 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas (August 21, 2020) – A pair of prestigious private collections will be among the top draws in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Rare Wine Auction Sept. 11.

The Orbit Collection is an important collection from a storied New York hotel restaurant, with an assortment of vintages that could bring more than $400,000. The Orbit Collection will be among Heritage Auctions’ first Platinum Session, with bidding opening Aug. 21.

“This exceptional collection comes from an elite restaurant with an elite wine list, and it makes a great way to launch our first Platinum Session in wine, featuring the crème de la crème of what we have in the sale,” Heritage Auctions Fine & Rare Wine Senior Director Frank Martell said. “This is an exceptionally important group of high-level wines being sold in this collection. Heritage Auctions has friends at some great restaurants, and this sale offers a chance to come get some exceptional wines from some elite sommeliers.”

Some of the top selections from the Orbit Collection include, but are not limited to:

Romanee Conti 2014 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Bottle (2) (estimate: $24,000-32,500)

Chateau Petrus 2000 Pomerol Bottle (3) (estimate: $9,500-13,000)

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac Bottle (8) (estimate: $5,500-7,500)

Montrachet 2014 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Bottle (1) (estimate: $5,000-7,000)

Romanee St. Vivant 2015 Leroy Bottle (1) (estimate: $4,500-6,000)

Chateau Margaux 2000 Margaux Bottle (5) (estimate: $3,250-4,250)

Solaia 2015 Antinori Bottle (12) (estimate: $2,600-3,500)

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2000 Pauillac Magnum (1) (estimate: $2,400-3,250)

The auction also features the Tucker Collection, a selection that includes a wide array of Sine Qua Non, as well as a vertical of Screaming Eagle, a collection that could bring $80,000 or more.

Some of the top lots from the Tucker Collection include, but are not limited to:

Sine Qua Non Grenache
2006 In the Crosshairs Bottle (2)
2006 In the Crosshairs Magnum (1)
Sine Qua Non Syrah
2006 A Shot in the Dark Bottle (4)
2006 A Shot in the Dark Magnum (1) – all offered as a single lot (estimate: $5,000-7,000)

Sine Qua Non Grenache
2007 Dangerous Birds Bottle (2)
2007 Dangerous Birds Magnum (1)
Sine Qua Non Syrah
2007 Dangerous Birds Bottle (4)
2007 Dangerous Birds Magnum (1) – all offered as a single lot (estimate: $3,750-4,750)

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Bottle (1) (estimate: $2,200-3,000)

The auction features a number of consignors who are offering smaller consignments of their most prized wines, including an assortment of by-the-glass selections that are being offered without reserve.

Many of the top lots in the auction will be offered in the Platinum Session. Highlights include, but are not limited to:

Chateau Petrus 2000 Pomerol Bottle (3) (estimate: $9,500-13,000)

La Tache 2016 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Bottle (3) (estimate: $9,500-13,000)

Chateau Lafleur 1975 Pomerol Bottle (5) (estimate: $8,500-12,000)

Chateau Petrus 1959 Pomerol Magnum (1) (estimate: $8,000-11,000 )

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 Pauillac Bottle (12) (estimate: $8,000-11,000)

La Tache 1959 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Bottle (2) (estimate: $7,500-9,500)

La Tache 1966 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Bottle (2) (estimate: $5,500-7,500)

Chateau Petrus 2005 Pomerol Bottle (2) (estimate: $5,000-7,000)

Corton Charlemagne 2014 Coche-Dury Bottle (1) (estimate: $4,750-6,000)

Riesling Trocken 2017 G-Max, Keller Bottle (2) – also from the Orbit Collection – (estimate: $3,250-4,250)

Dom Perignon Vintage Champagne 1975 P3 Bottle (2) – also from the Orbit Collection – (estimate: $3,000-4,000)

Masseto 2008 Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia Double-Magnum (1) (estimate: $2,800-3,750)

For information on these and all lots in the auction, visit

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