Our 24 February sale saw over 1,400 lots go under the hammer, bringing a total of £777,580 with 90% of lots sold. The Extensive Bordeaux Collection featured over 1,000 lots which generated plenty of spirited bidding. The top lot however hailed from Burgundy – 3 bottles of Romanée-Conti 1976 sold for £14,688.
Stephen Mould, Head of Sotheby’s Wine, Europe commented: “The auction room buzzed with clients eager to acquire an array of pristine Bordeaux at all price points. A plethora of absentee bids and interest online contributed to a strong result for this superb Bordeaux collection.”
An extensive Bordeaux collection leads our 24 February sale, brimming with full case parcels of Super Seconds, Classed Growths and Right Bank châteaux in vintages from 1999 to 2006. This collection also features mature Bordeaux vintages including Beychevelle 1982, Cheval Blanc 1986 and Latour 1990.
La Mission Haut Brion 1982, Yquem spanning 1945 to 2005 and Romanée Conti 1976 are highlights of further collections. An array of Italian and Rhône and rarely-seen Alsace wines should appeal to the eclectic tastes of connoisseurs.