The Largest Quantity of Wine Direct from Château Cellars Ever to be Offered for Charity To benefit The PolG Foundation and thereby help Cure Mitochondrial-Related Conditions
NEW YORK, 5 MAY 2022 - The full scope of content of the Personal Cellars of Prince Robert of Luxembourg, his family and friends, one of the greatest offerings of wines to come to auction, is unveiled today, with the release of the online catalogue.
The decision for Prince Robert of Luxembourg to empty his personal cellar, to offer a selection of rare bottles, was made with a singular mission in mind: to raise awareness and funds for The PolG Foundation, created by Prince Robert and his wife Princess Julie to find treatments, and ultimately a cure, for mitochondrial diseases.
The wines in the sale have been donated to The PolG Foundation by three distinct groups: Prince Robert; his family; and his friends, who were inspired to do the same. The selection features a number of very rare vintages which are seldom offered, dating back as far as 1906. Together, the 818 lots, comprising more than 4,200 bottles, carry a combined estimate in the region of $2.8 million, with estimates ranging from $150 upwards to $90,000. Outside the annual Hospices de Beaune sale - the world's oldest and most renowned charity wine auction - this is the largest quantity and highest value of wines that come directly from storage in château cellars, ever to be offered in a charity wine auction...
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