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Christie's announces Fine and Rare Wines Auction Including the Collection of Hubert Guerrand-Hermès
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HONG KONG.- Christie’s will present the best of French vintages in an exclusive one-day wine auction. Comprising almost 700 lots, the sale will include the finest selections from the collection of Hubert Guerrand-Hermès as well as choice wines from the regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhône, Champagne and around the globe. On auction will be exquisite bottles that are ripe for drinking as well as recent vintages that will offer delight to any wine connoisseur in years to come.

From the private collection of Hubert Guerrand-Hermes
Hubert Guerrand-Hermès is a member of the Hermès family’s 5th generation and Advisory Board Member of Hermès International and the “Fondation d’Entreprise Hermès”, a public interest organization reflecting the core values of the House of Hermès and dedicated to humanist values.

On a personal level, Hubert Guerrand-Hermès is a committed philanthropist in the fields of art, education, music and medicine. He is also the recipient of many prestigious International awards and medals, notably, Officer of the Legion of Honor (France), Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (France), Commander of the Order of Malta, and Commander of the Portuguese Order of Prince Henry the Navigator.

This collection includes select bottles that are purchased on release direct from the Bordeaux Châteaux and Domaines. The provenance of the bottles are exemplary and comprise of unique lots from the highly regarded region of Pauillac, value offerings from the Pessac-Léognan appellation, a region where the Romans planted grapes almost 2,000 years ago as well as St-Emilion, featuring an extensive selection of outstanding vintages from Château Cheval Blanc and Petit Cheval.

Other wines featured include Château Bernadotte 2005, Château Fourcas Hosten 2001 and Volnay 2008 from Dominique Lafon.

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