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.
“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.
“Aggressive” bidding for top Burgundy pushed Zachys’ ‘La Paulée’ auction to a US$3.5 million total.
The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.
Christie’s next London sale will feature a line-up of classic Bordeaux and Burgundy from the likes of Domaine Leflaive and Petrus.
The New York auction house has reported a positive first sale for 2016 driven by Asian buyers’ continuing demand for top Burgundy.
Bonhams auction house has reported that its latest Hong Kong sale saw several bottles of Karuizawa, Hanyu and Macallan all smashing through their estimates.
Henri Jayer, Chateau de la Tour and Domaine Leroy all set new records, realising Acker, Merrall and Condit’s final sale of over $HK30 million.
Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.
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