Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing)
1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The second day of Sotheby’s Hong Kong autumn wine sales features the Ultimate Nine from the Bordeaux Winebank Collection. Following the success of the previous sales from the Bordeaux Winebank Collection in New York, Hong Kong and London over the past year, this auction will continue to impress wine lovers by presenting a magnificent range of Five Star Provenance Bordeaux from the highly sought after vintages: 1982, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2003 and 2005. Highlights from this selection include over ten cases of Lafite – including six bottles of 1982 and five cases of 2005 Lafite; over 20 cases of Latour including five cases of 2000 and 2003; fifteen cases of Margaux and Haut Brion including 2005 Margaux and 2005 Haut Brion; and wonderful selections of Mouton, La Mission Haut Brion, Pétrus, Ausone, Cheval Blanc and Yquem.
Among the other twenty cellars offered in this auction is a spectacular selection of 170 lots of Château Lafite (1986–2007) from two Rothschild family members, whose wines had never left Château Lafite until being inspected by Sotheby’s specialists.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong concluded today the two-day wine sale of the autumn season with a combined total of HK$99.1 million / US$12.7 million. The two sales - The Classic Cellar from A Great American Collector VIII (Totalled HK$27 million / US$ 3.5 million; Est. HK$22 Million / US$2.9 Million*) and Finest & Rarest Wines (Totalled HK$71.9 million / US$ 9.2 million; Est. HK$62.5 Million / US$8 Million*), Including The Ultimate Nine From The Bordeaux Winebank Collection, together with the successful sales in London and New York, brought the cumulative wine sales total for Sotheby’s worldwide in 2011 to HK$582 million / US$75 million.
* Estimates do not include buyer's premium