As part of the North Yorkshire based auction house Tennants Auctioneers next Fine Wine sale on the 26th November, tomorrw, they are offering a rare collection of fifteen bottles of 19th century cognac, all from the cellar of a local collector.

Included in the sale is an 1808 bottle of Denis Mounie together with a leaflet relating to a Royal Auction of an almost identical bottle, estimate £800-1200.

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There are not only ‘bottles’ but also Magnums of 1811 Grand Fine Champagne and even a Double Magnum of 1875 Camus Grande Champagne Cognac, estimate also £800-1200. The ever popular Chateau de Fontainbleau Cognac 1811 is also included, £500-800.

For those who prefer modern vintages there is a bottle of Lafite Rothschild Tres Vielle Reserve, estimate £100-200, and to end your evening in style there is also a great selection of Cigars, Whisy Port and Wine in the sale.

The catalogue can be viewed online at, where you will also find copies of the original purchase receipts (where available), images of each lot and detailed information about labels and levels. You can also log onto and register to bid live via the internet.

Tennants is a fourth generation family run business based in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. With a specialised team and 21 departments, Tennants can accurately appraise virtually any item, free of charge, with values ranging from £50 to many hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973.Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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