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September 03, 2013

Fine Wine Auction News

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3rd September 2013

Christie’s latest fine wine auction held over the weekend of the 31st August and 1st September 2013 attracted international buyers and healthy demand.  The sale featured wines from a single collector purchased over many years.

Wines included rare magnums from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer’s fabled Vosne-Romanée Cros Parantoux.  Bordeaux was also represented and a 12 bottle lot of Petrus 1989 sold for HKD 317,000, HKD 37,000 above its estimate.

Overall, Christie’s reported that buyers from 14 countries participated in the sale which went 96% sold by lot and 97% by value.