NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 8th annual "Part des Anges" charity auction of exceptional cognacs held on September 19th raised 175,450 €, (approximate $230,000), which is being donated to the French Red Cross and the local charity, L'Arche à Cognac.
The evening of Thursday, September 19th included 630 guests from all four corners of the world who gathered to attend the 8th annual "Part des Anges" auction at the enchanting Château de Brillac near Cognac (Foussignac).
The auctioneer Vincent Gérard-Tasset yielded his expert gavel to conclude the sales of 26 rare bottles of Cognac and a work of art by artist Julien Drevelle, totaling 175,450 €. The Rémy-Martin lot garnered the highest bid, followed by the Hennessy and Hardy lots. See below the winning bids per lot:
|De Luze||2,000 €|
|Pierre Ferrand||6,300 €|
|Vallein Tercinier||1,700 €|
|Léopold Gourmel||1,500 €|
|Château Montifaud||3,500 €|
|Louis Royer||850 €|
|Rémy Martin||32,000 €|
|Baron Otard||3,200 €|
|A.E. Dor||2,300 €|
|Prince Hubert de Polignac||10,000 €|
|Oeuvre d'art||5,000 €|
|MONTANT TOTAL||175,450 €|
The amount of funds raised this year is a good reflection of the success of the event (138,600 € were raised last year) and perfectly illustrates the prominence of this world-renowned spirit with collectors.
BNIC/Tanguy de Montesson/Albane de Roffignac
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