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(English)RESULTS - Christie's HK Fine & Rare Wines: Private Cellar of Henri Jayer 100% Sold

Fine and Rare Wines: From the Private Cellar of Henri Jayer

Hong Kong – Friday, 10 February 2012 – Sale no: 2900 – Top Ten

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

Sold:   HK$ 66,029,700 

US$ 8,511,228

£ 5,388,024

€ 6,411,484

Lots Sold: 102

Lots Offered:  102 

Sold by Lot: 100 %

Sold by Value: 100 %

Exchange Rate: HK$1 = US$0.1289/£0.0816/0.0971

 

Lot

Description

Estimate (HK$)

Purchase Price

Buyer

62

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1985

12 Bottles

800,000 - 1,000,000

HK$ 2,057,000

US$ 265,147

£ 167,851

€ 199,735

Asian Private

57

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1989

12 Bottles

380,000 – 480,000

HK$ 1,815,000

US$ 233,954

£ 148,104

€ 176,237

Asian Private

96

 

Richebourg Grand Cru—Vintage 1979

12 Bottles

 

600,000 – 800,000

HK$ 1,815,000

US$ 233,954

£ 148,104

€ 176,237

Asian Private

91

 

Richebourg Grand Cru—Vintage 1985

2 Magnums

 

500,000 – 700,000

HK$ 1,694,000

US$ 218,357

£ 138,230

€ 164,487

Asian Private

50

 

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1997

6 Magnums

 

 

300,000 – 400,000

HK$ 1,573,000

US$ 202,760

£ 128,357

€152,738

Asian Private

98

Richebourg Grand Cru—Vintage 1978

3 Bottles

400,000 – 500,000

HK$ 1,573,000

US$ 202,760

£ 128,357

€152,738

Asian Private

53 – 53A

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1993

12 Bottles

350,000 – 450,000

HK$ 1,452,000

US$ 187,163

£ 118,483

€ 140,989

Asian Private

47

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1999

6 Magnums

600,000 – 800,000

HK$ 1,331,000

US$ 171,566

£ 108,610

€ 129,240

Asian Private

46

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1999

12 Bottles

500,000 – 700,000

HK$ 1,210,000

US$ 155,969

£ 98,736

€ 117,491

Asian Private

49

 

Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru

« Cros Parantoux »—Vintage 1997

12 Bottles

 

280,000 – 360,000

HK$ 1,210,000

US$ 155,969

£ 98,736

€ 117,491

Asian Private

87

Richebourg Grand Cru—Vintage 1987

12 Bottles

500,000 – 700,000

HK$ 1,210,000

US$ 155,969

£ 98,736

€ 117,491

Asian Private

 

Mr. David Elswood, International Head of Wine and Auctioneer for Christie’s for the sale, said: “This remarkable and unique auction featuring wines from the private cellar of Henri Jayer exceeded all of our expectations with 100% of lots sold and a grand total of HK$66 million/US$8.51 million. Buyers were keenly aware of the unique provenance of these classic Burgundies and the attraction of a sale that can never be repeated, even at Christie’s.”

Mr. Charles Curtis MW, Head of Wine for Christie’s Asia, added, “Tonight’s sale demonstrated the enduring passion of our Asian clients for the wines of Burgundy. With 17 lots over HK$1 million and an average lot value of HK$647,350, this once-in-a-lifetime sale gets a high bar indeed and confirms once again the dominance of Hong Kong in the market for fine and rare wine.”

Images of select top lots as well as images from the auction hall can be downloaded here:

http://cshk.myftp.org/2012%20Spring%20Christie's%20Hong%20Kong%20Auctions/Feb2012WineSale/RESULTS/

To view the full auction results:

http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/searchresults.aspx?intSaleID=23857#action=refine&intSaleID=23857&sid=ae373a60-1de4-4a1a-9501-940b2a70b31e

 

Press Contacts

Gillian Leung, (+852) 2978 6736, gleung@christies.com

Belinda Chen, (+86) 6500 6517,  bchen@christies.com

 


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