One of the last bottles of 1915 Krug in the house’s cellars and a private visit to the estate has been sold for over US$116,000 at an auction in New York.
South African producer Klein Constantia is “taking it to the next level” says winemaker Matthew Day.
The gap between Montrose’s 2009 and 2010 vintages still stands at 18% in favour of the 2009 despite both wines having 100 points.
Auction house Sotheby’s held its first ever “white glove” auction in London earlier this month, making over £1 million.
Hong Kong wine merchant Sarment has taken on Roc d’Anglade, Chêne Bleu and Domaine de Trévallon for its membership across Asia.
New York auction house Zachys expects to have made $10 million (£6.5m) worth of sales in September alone, following its first autumn sale realising $5m (£3.2m) over just two days.
Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.
After being touted as perhaps the best value first growth on the strength of its points and prices two years ago, is Haut-Brion finally moving into the limelight?
The “best” wine of the 2013 Bordeaux vintage, Château d’Yquem, has released at €250 per bottle, the same price as the 2011.
Egon Müller’s 2003 Scharzhofberger Trockenbeerenauslese smashed records last week when it sold for €12,000 a bottle at the VDP Prädikat wine auction in Trier.
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