A guide to the flavours of Bordeaux
Event Date24 May 2014 | Live auction 3305
Hong Kong – On Saturday, May 24, the Fine and Rare Wines From The Collection of Sir Alex Ferguson CBE sale at Christie’s Hong Kong totalled HK$29,316,085/ US$3,799,365, and was sold 89% by lot and 86% by value.
David Elswood, Head of Wine, Christie's, said: "A very strong combination of bidding from both wine lovers and fans of Sir Alex Ferguson CBE has resulted in an excellent sale total for today's auction, particularly for the wines of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Chinese buyers continued to dominate in this sale and showed great enthusiasm, especially for the rarest wines of Burgundy, combined with some unique signed memorabilia from Sir Alex."
The second part of Sir Alex Ferguson CBE’s wine collection will be offered for sale on 5 June in London; while the third part will be offered for sale online from 9 to 23 June.