Henri Jayer’s Richebourg is the most expensive wine in the world, pipping what many would suppose the usual claimant Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Hart Davis Hart has announced the date for its annual “Celebration of Burgundy” sale in Chicago which is estimated to fetch US$2-$4 million.
US auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit saw the final sale of importer Martine Saunier’s Burgundy collection go out with a “big bang” in New York.
Zachys has a line-up of Krug, Mouton signed by Andy Warhol and over 1,000 lots of Burgundy to sell at its next sale in New York at the end of this month.
The Burgundy-dominated collection of wine importer, Martine Saunier, drove Acker Merrall & Condit to one of its “strongest sales in recent memory”.
Acker Merrall & Condit is to auction the personal collection of American importer Martine Saunier in Hong Kong this month.
Christie’s latest fine wine sale in Hong Kong made in excess of HK$36 million, driven by perennial auction favourite DRC and exceptionally old and rare Yquem.
Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.
A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
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