Top German wines steal show at Bonhams

Bonhams’ latest sale saw high demand for German wines with many lots exceeding their high estimates.

AuctionsThe London auction took place last week on 13 February and saw prestigious German wines take pride of place alongside current staples such as Armand Rousseau and Pétrus.

Six bottles of 2005 Scharzhofberger Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA) made £17,625, over £6,000 above its high estimate.

A magnum of the same wine made £4,700, again over its top estimate. Three bottles of JJ Prüm’s 1971 Whlener Sonnenuhr TBA sold for double its high estimate at £2,937 while six bottles of Egon Müller’s 2002 Scharzhofberger Eiswein valued at £5,000 went for £7,638.

A case of Armand Rousseau’s 1966 Chambertin was the top lot of the day, going for £25,850 – its top estimate was £18,000.

And underlining the continuing desire for Burgundy, a single bottle of 1999 Vosne-Romanée Cros Parantoux sold for £3,525 and a bottle of the 1997 for £3,760.

Wines from Pétrus, Lafite and Latour were also mentioned as being strong performers.

Bonhams’ international director of fine wine, Richard Harvey MW, said: “The sale was notable for a strong collection of rare German wines from a Continental collector and they performed very well. It is good to see this sector of the market in such demand.”

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