An extraordinary collection of French wines and the private cellar of Giacomo Tachis are among the highlights of Aste Bolaffi’s“Fine Wine and Spirits” auction that will take place on November 16-17 in Turin. The catalogue of the sale, held in collaboration with Slow Food Editore, is composed of 1,368 lots for a total starting price of 660,000 euros.
Among the exceptional selection of Burgundy wines is the top lot of the sale, five bottles of and, among the champagnes, a bottle of six-literCristal 2002 Louis Roederer in the original wooden case (lot 1198, from 3,000 euros).
Another highlight is the private collection owned by Giacomo Tachis, known to all as the father of super Tuscan wines, which includes an extraordinary vertical of Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido with 18 bottles from 1968 to 2003 (lot 578, starting price 4,200 euros).
The section of spirits and sweet wines features an important selection of Macallan including “The Macallan 1940 Bottled in 1981” (lot 1346, starting price 2,700 euros).
Filippo Bolaffi, Aste Bolaffi CEO, said: «With the first ‘Fine Wines and Spirits’ auction in November 2014, we debuted with the collection of a master of Italian enology, Luigi Veronelli. Three years later, we are honored to present bottles belonging to another legendary figure of Italian enology, Giacomo Tachis. If purchasing noteworthy wines provides a feeling of satisfaction, doing it with the certainty of a legendary pedigree is an experience that only happens a few times in a lifetime. This is one of those times».