A charity auction featuring the eighth edition of Ornellaia’s ‘L’Eleganza Vendemmia d’Artista’ series has raised €114,000 for the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
The sale of fine wines from the cellar of Bill Koch smashed multiple records at the weekend, the collection realising US$21.9 million in total.
Ten bottles of Château Mouton Rothschild 1945 from the collection of Bill Koch has set a new record as one of the most expensive wine lots ever sold at auction.
New records for Henri Jayer were set at Sotheby’s latest London sale as bidding on a “time capsule” of wines from the domaine propelled the auction to a £1.5 million haul.
Château Palmer is to sell a barrel of its 2015 vintage at auction in Hong Kong as part of an ex-cellar consignment this June.
“A veritable time capsule” of fine wines spanning six decades and including much sought after labels from Henri Jayer will go on sale in London at Sotheby’s this May.
It was Lafite rather than Pétrus or Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, that topped Sotheby’s latest London sale.
“Benchmark” claret and rare brandies marking the election of the first 39 US presidents will lead Sotheby’s and Christie’s respective sales in London and New York this April.
Sotheby’s is to hold a three-day sale in New York this May featuring some 20,000 bottles from the cellar of billionaire US collector and anti-fraud campaigner, Bill Koch.
Top Bordeaux and Henri Jayer led Sotheby’s latest London sale, which also featured the second tranche of ex-cellar Ornellaia.
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