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and provenance of the fine wine that was sold at its recent sale – from which several lots of DRC were suddenly withdrawn.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.
New records for Henri Jayer were set at Sotheby’s latest London sale as bidding on a “time capsule” of wines from the domaine propelled the auction to a £1.5 million haul.
Baghera Wines will auction over 1,400 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Geneva this month, at an auction its founder says will “go down in history”.
Helped by first growth trade, the Fine Wine 100 index gained a further 1% in April, the fifth consecutive monthly rise.
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