Three bottles of 1961 Hermitage La Chapelle stole the show at Sotheby’s latest London sale, beating Bordeaux and Burgundy to the top spot.
Sotheby’s is set to offer a bottle of 1903 Lafite as part of its next London sale this December.
Sotheby’s next London sale will feature Hermitage La Chapelle dating back to 1961 and other rare wines sourced from a Bavarian castle.
Magnums and double magnums of 2000 Mouton Rothschild and nine bottles of Haut-Brion 1961 were among the top lots at Sotheby’s latest London sale.
An ex-cellar consignment of Château Margaux was completely sold in New York at the weekend, making over US$2 million.
A vertical Champagne cellar designed by Porsche in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot is to go under the hammer in London at a Sotheby’s sale this month.
Sotheby’s sales results so far this autumn are “comfortably” ahead of where they were in 2014 after a HK$53 million sale in Hong Kong.
A three-day work week because of two public holidays consisted of gin judging, a Sotheby’s tasting and lobster pad Thai as a nontraditional way to celebrate Hong Kong’s National Day.
Sotheby’s first autumn sale in New York made close to US$5 million last week with white Burgundy, Rhône and Barolo leading the way in the first session.
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.
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