Sotheby's November 9 sale of Finest and Rarest Wines brought a total of $2,049,241 exceeding pre-sale estimates of $1.41/1.96 million with 96% of lots sold. The sale was led by a DRC Assortment 1990, which sold for $49,000 and a DRC Assortment 1985, which fetched $45,937.
The Finest and Rarest Wines sale on November 9 in New York will offer 3 cases of 1990 DRC Assortments (est. $35,000-50,000) as well as incredibly rare large formats from Bryant Family Vineyards including a double magnum of the great 1997 (est. $5,000-7,000). Classic Champagne from Louis Roederer includes 1961 in magnum (est. $4,000-5,500) and Landmark Bordeaux includes Chateau Latour (est. $15,000-20,000) and Lafite Rothschild (est. $27,500-40,000) from the stellar 1982 vintage. Not to be missed are superb offerings from the Rhône including 3 magnums 1990 Châteauneuf du Pape from Rayas (est. $7,000-10,000) and from the Cellar of George Hamilton 1 magnum of 1971 Richebourg from DRC (est. $2,500-3,500).