Auction the cellar of the legend of english footbal, Sir Alex Ferguson

fergusonSir Alex Ferguson, one of the living legends of world football for over 20 years at the helm of Manchester United, never made secret of his passion for the great wines of the world , from Bordeaux to Burgundy , to the best Super Tuscans . But over the years, almost without realizing it , the former coach of the “Red Devils” has set up a wine cellar with over 5,000 bottles that precious time , decided to auction at Christie’s , which expects to collect a figure of around 3 million pounds. ” I did not realize that you have put away so much wine , I can not drink it all ,” he told the UK magazine ” Decanter “, which broke the news . From here, the decision to auction wines : 482 lots, some of which will be combined with the relics of the football career of Ferguson , as the mesh of the Champions League final of 1999 , won at the Camp Nou , the legendary stage of the Barcelona, ​​which will be sold along with 6 bottles of Romanee -Conti Grand Cru 1999. 257 The first batch will be beaten in Hong Kong May 24 , another 140 in London June 5 , and the others will be auctioned online only between 9 and June 23. Among the top lots , including one that will go at auction ( auction with 950 pounds) an imperial (6 liters) of 2005 Sassicaia autographed with the words ” best wishes Alex Ferguson .”

Source WineNews

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