A case of 1988 Romanée-Conti from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti led the line-up at Bonhams recent London sale.
This week Sotheby’s first London fine wine auction of the new season exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to reach £1,019,383 million.
Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.
Fine and rare Burgundy and Madeira helped propel Bonhams to its most successful ever sale last week.
Six bottles of 1926 Vosne-Romanée ‘Les Gaudichots’ from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti have sold for £49,000 at Sotheby’s recent London sale.
A Methuselah of 1985 Domaine de La Romanée-Conti sold for HK$918,750, the highest selling lot of Zachys recent Hong Kong sale.
The famous French chef on falling in love with Yquem aged 9, being spoilt rotten by Michel Chapoutier in the Rhône and why Klein Constantia is one of his favourite places on earth.
Burgundy and Bordeaux achieved top results at Bonhams’ recent London sale, which made £1 million in total.
Swiss auctioneer Baghera Wines has said it stands by the authenticity and provenance of the fine wine that was sold at its recent sale – from which several lots of DRC were suddenly withdrawn.
A Singapore-based investment firm has filed a lawsuit in the US accusing some members of the trade of complicity in selling it over US$2 million worth of “fake” Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
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