RESULTS- New York October Wine Sales

New York




OCTOBER 20, 2016 

TOTAL: $2,644,714

100% by Value, 100% by Lot

Full cataloguing: Magnificence in Focus


Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti 1990

5 magnums per lot

Price Realized: $269,500



OCTOBER 21, 2016 

TOTAL: $1,883,805

94% by Value, 90% by Lot

Full cataloguing: Fine Wines and Spirits: Featuring the Exceptional Collection of Jay Stein 


Rousseau, Chambertin 1980

9 bottles per lot

Price Realized: $39,200

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, La Tâche 1988

12 bottles per lot

Price Realized: $39,200

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti 1990

5 magnums per lot

Price Realized: $269,500

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti 1978

6 bottles per lot

Price Realized: $134,750

Competitive bidding and important results realized for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Richebourg 1976, Faiveley, Musigny 1964 and The Glenlivet, The Winchester Collection Vintage 1966, realizing the highest price achieved for a bottle of whisky at Christie’s 2016 and the highest price ever achieved at Christie’s for a bottle of The Glenlivet, sold for $31,850.

 Per Holmberg, Head of Wine Department, North America: “Having achieved several World Records in the past two days, the October sales at Christie’s New York demonstrate our distinction as the home for collectors of the world’s rarest and most coveted Wines and Spirits. A combined two-day total of $4,528,519 and 100% sell thru rate during our evening sale underscores our strategy of offering highly curated collections with top-of-market prices. We look forward to continued success this season, with robust sales to come in November and December.”

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