When: Thursday 5th April 2018.
Where: Green Room, Boot & Flogger.
- THRA (?22);
- JDAW (W70);
- CPR (T66);
- IDJ (D70).
THRA’s original post below the line.
At last December's 'turkey shoot' sale at Christies, I wasn't targeting lot 557
https://www.christies.com/Lotfinder/lot ... 7b5d5c16f5
I'm not under stocked on either '22 or '24 and the strangely low estimate rang alarm bells.
..but I wasn't going to let eleven bottles of near century old port go for just £850 hammer.
So I bid £900 - and won the lot..
Have looked at the bottles for the first time today, and the lot description didn't do them justice. All the bottles have perfectly intact wax capsules, and the colour looks promising. The worst level is on one of the '22s at low shoulder - not below low shoulder as billed. Only one of the '24s shows seepage (not two) and that's very minor.
- But who's the shipper?
Anyone want to mosey round to my pub this weekend, to give me an excuse to pop that ullaged '22?
(or failing that, a better suggestion...)