Vintage & Modern Wines & Spirits

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Saturday 02 July 2016

Commencing at 10:30am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 1st July 8.30am until 8.00pm
Morning of sale from 8.30am

These quarterly sales include fine wine, port, rare whisky, other spirits and collectable beers.

Our Summer Auction sale of Wines and Spirits has come around already.
Whilst not a large number of lots, we have some rare bottlings once again especially older Whisky. In particular we have some 1960’s Glenfiddich, Johnnie Walker Red Label and a Red Hackle. From about the 1980’s we have a Strathspey, more Glenfiddich, Bell’s, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Chivas Royal Salute and an 18yr old. We have some limited edition promotional bottles and display stands from Arthur Bell Distillers unused from 1988 including Blair Athol, Dufftown, Inchgower, Bell’s Connoisseur and Bells Very Rare 21yr old. As well as some more modern Whisky and Rum we have a variety of novelties, minitaures and other finds.
Again we are lucky to have some vintage ports by Warres and a range of Champagne including vintage Dom Perignons, Louis Roederer Cristal, Mumm and others, 2 cases of Piper Heidsieck Rose Sauvage half bottles (ideal for picnics or mini celebrations?). We have some more Icewine sweet Dessert Wine from China and a few older fine wines to peruse including a Chateau Latour “Les Fort de Latour” 1981 Pauillac, a smaller range this time but boosted by a quantity of French table wine by the case.
See the catalogue online now.

We are now accepting entries for our Next Sale in November.    
Enquiries to wine@peacockauction.co.uk

Previous sales have included the remaining stocks following closure of businesses, restaurants, public houses, catering companies etc. We also receive many entries from private cellars, deceased estates and due to relocation.

We invite entries of vintage and classic wines and spirits as well as more everyday drinks and we are happy to give free sales value advice. We can often do this from an emailed photograph or you can bring down to us.
For larger consignments please contact the auctioneer
Chris Armstrong wine@peacockauction.co.uk

We can accept entries at any of our Auction Centres or valuation days. Entries can be accepted via courier or post by prior arrangement and we have a collection service for larger consignments.

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the website

Catalogues 
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Entries 
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544
http://www.mbe.co.uk/bedford/auction

Future sale dates include:
Bedford  – 2nd July 2016 – Entries Now Invited
Bedford  – 5th November 2016

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

Wines & Spirits

2 bottles of Chateau Haut Brion 1994 Cru Classe Des Graves Pessac Leognan

Sold for £340

A bottle of The MACALLAN over 25 years old Anniversary Malt Single Highland Scotch Whisky with own wooden box, Distilled 1972 Bottled 1998 43% 70cl

Sold for £1800

A bottle of The Glenlivet Cellar Collection 30yr old American Oak Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky bottled in 2001 Sample Code 2LGF901 with wooden presentation box 70cl 48%

Sold for £420

A bottle of The Macallan 18yr old Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky distilled in 1978 and bottled in 1996 70cl 43%

Sold for £1100

2 bottles of Chateau Palmer 1988 Margaux Medoc (ullages into neck/top shoulder)

Sold for £180

A Rare bottle of Cockburn's vintage port 1927(?) no original label but a later cellar label tied to neck (ullage top shoulder) (from the estate of a Gentleman formerly in the drinks trade). Most agree this was the best vintage of the 20th Century.

Sold for £350

A case of 12 bottles of Taylor's 1977 vintage port in own wooden box 75cl 21% each

Sold for £760

A bottle of Martell Extra fine Cognac with box, wax sealed and spare cork stopper, 24floz 75% proof. A discontinued version circa 1960's

Sold for £620

A bottle of Martell Extra fine Cognac with box, wax sealed and spare cork stopper, 24floz 75% proof. A discontinued version circa 1960's

Sold for £620

A box of 12 bottles of Taylor's 1970 vintage port bottled in 1972 by Army & Navy Stores Westminster

Sold for £920

A Magnum of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1987 Pauillac 12% 150cl (ullage into neck)

Sold for £480

Two bottles of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2003 Pauillac 75cl, another highly rated vintage.

Sold for £660

A bottle of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Pauillac Premier Cru Classe from a First Growth and in a gold decorated bottle 75cl

Sold for £800

A bottle of The Macallan 18yr old Gran Reserva Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky distilled in 1980 and bottled in 1999 70cl 40%

Sold for £1300

A bottle of Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Extra Dry 1966 blanc de blancs champagne with box

Sold for £310

A bottle of Sandeman 1934 vintage port bottled in 1936 with wax seal (ullage into neck)

Sold for £290

An old bottle of Myer's "Planters' Punch" fine old Jamaica Rum, over 8 years in wood 26 2/3 floz 15 under proof. Estimated bottled 1940's/1950's

Sold for £230

A bottle of Chateau d'Yquem Sur Saluces 1956 Sauternes First growth dessert wine .

Sold for £360

3 bottles of Chateau Haut Brion 1968 Premier Grand Cru Classe Graves (ullages 2x 3cm & 1x 5cm)

Sold for £660

A wooden case of 6 bottles Taylor's Wakefield St Andrews 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley Australia )

Sold for £100