We round up the top ten single bottle lots sold this year on iDealwine.com, including various vintages of DRC and a first growth from 1945.
Focusing on the vibrant cities of Singapore and Hong Kong, we hone in on 10 prime venues where aficionados of Burgundy are spoilt for choice.
UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Pétrus predictably dominated Sotheby’s latest London sale but vintage Port and 1961 Latour was also “snapped up” by buyers.
The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.
Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.
The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
Two cases of Romanee-Conti’s 1990 vintage led sales at recent auctions in London and New York selling for £28,000 a piece.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
A case of 1961 Château Latour à Pomerol from the cellars of its one-time owner, Madame Lacoste-Loubat, was sold for over £100,000 at auction this week.
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