The line-up of the La Mission Haut-Brion ex-cellar sale being held in New York this October has been announced.
The wine cellar of disgraced oilman Aubrey McClendon was sold for US$8.44 million in Chicago at the weekend.
A case of 1988 Romanée-Conti from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti led the line-up at Bonhams recent London sale.
A documentary charting the rise, fall and criminal enterprise of Rudy Kurniawan is out on general release in UK cinemas today.
This week Sotheby’s first London fine wine auction of the new season exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to reach £1,019,383 million.
A blockbuster weekend for Sotheby’s fine wine department saw US$5 million raised in New York last weekend.
This October UK auction house Christie’s is to auction the Avery family’s cellar which is regarded as “one of the finest…collections of old and rare wine ever to appear at auction.”
Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.
Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.
Auctioneer Bonhams has announced the line-up for its first fine wine sale of the autumn, which will be dominated by Burgundy and Bordeaux.
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