Sotheby’s recent fine wine sale in London realised over £1 million with Pétrus and Lafite taking the top lots.
The first growths rule the roost for the first time since 2010 as we round up the top 10 most powerful wine labels of 2016.
David Hockney’s design for Mouton Rothschild 2014 was launched at Spencer House in London on Friday at an event hosted by the artist along with Lord Rothschild.
The 2016 harvest in Bordeaux “is clearly an excellent vintage” and on a par in terms of quality with 2005 and 2009, according to Philippe Dhalluin, the managing director of Mouton Rothschild.
Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.
Sotheby’s upcoming Hong Kong auction will highlight some of the most sought-after wines available today. We round up some of the top lots to look out for.
Which fine wines might be poised to go up a gear in 2017 and reward the canny investor? There are plenty of picks in Bordeaux, California and Italy still.
Featuring more than 900 lots estimated between HK$20-27 million (US$2.5-3.5 million), Sotheby’s next Hong Kong sale will be on 21 January, the auction house has announced.
Christie’s latest Hong Kong sale realized over HK$55 million with a vertical of Mouton Rothschild and DRC 1988 storming ahead in the lead.
Zachys’ last Asia sale in Hong Kong ended on a high note, with a strong bidding presence from Japan and Petrus commanding the top four lots.
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