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.
Auction house Sotheby’s held its first ever “white glove” auction in London earlier this month, making over £1 million.
Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar”.
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