RESULTS: Fine and Rare Wines Spring Auction in Hong Kong Totaled HK$50,845,585/ US$6,557,620
Hong Kong – On the 26th and 27th of May, Christie’s Fine and Rare Wines Spring Sale realised a total of HK$50,845,585/US$6,557,620, with over 90% sold by value in this two-day sale.
SALE RESULTS – AN EXCEPTIONAL PRIVATE COLLECTION DIRECT FROM OCTAVIAN VAULTS
Date: 26 May
Total: HK$18,489,660 /US$2,385,170
88.22% by Lot, 94.52% by Value
The top lot of the sale was 6 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti 2006, realizing HK$796,250 /US$102,716, and groups of vintage Salon Champagne also achieved fantasic results, fetching almost HK$30,000 per lot.
SALE RESULTS – AN OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF A WINE LOVER & A SINGLE OWNER COLLECTION
Date: 27 May
Total: HK$32,355,925 /US$4,172,450
89.85% by Lot, with 93.61% by Value
The top lot of the sale was a group of 12 bottles of Château Cheval-Blanc 1947, achieving HK$1,592,500 /US$205,360.
Simon Tam, Head of Wine Asia, commented: “Not surprisingly, this year’s comprehensive selection of Bordeaux and Burgundy, as well as the particularly rare Champagne vintages from Dom Pérignon, drew dynamic bidding from both avid collectors and new buyers. We are delighted with the strong participation of both international and local clients, with our Asian buyers at the forefront. As shown by the exceptional strong sell-through rates, Hong Kong has proven once again to be the central hub for the world’s most exceptional and sought-after wines.”
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