Wine from the 2002 vintage of Chateau Le Pin, a Pomerol estate whose prices rival those of close neighbour Chateau Petrus, sold for a record 12,000 pounds ($18,900) a case on London’s Liv-ex wine market today.
A case of Romanee-Conti 1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy fetched 81,900 pounds ($128,000) at a Christie’s International Plc wine sale in London this month as Chateau Petrus and Chateau Latour led the bidding for Bordeaux.
A case of Romanee-Conti 1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti fetched HK$1.13 million ($146,000) at an Acker Merrall & Condit wine sale in Hong Kong as the New York- based auction house marked its fifth anniversary in Asia.
A case of Chateau Petrus 2009 Pomerol carrying an upper estimate of $40,000 is top lot at a Christie’s International Plc auction in New York on May 30-31, along with Bordeaux first-growth producers and La Tache Burgundy.
Five cases of Chateau Latour 1982 from Bordeaux’s Pauillac region fetched 12,925 pounds ($19,540) each to lead bids at a Sotheby’s wine sale in London this week as a double magnum of Chateau Petrus 1982 sold for 9,988 pounds.
A case of Romanee-Conti 1996 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy carrying an upper estimate of $40,000 is top lot at Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York auction this week, along with wines from Chateau Petrus and Henri Jayer.
Three bottles of Chateau Petrus 2000 Pomerol fetched top price of 6,600 pounds ($10,100) at a sale of U.K. wine writer Hugh Johnson’s private collection at Sworders auction house north of London, according to its website.
Three double-magnums of Chateau Petrus 1990 and a bottle of the same Bordeaux producer’s 1947 vintage set records at an Acker Merrall & Condit auction in Hong Kong, where the top lot was 1988 Romanee-Conti Burgundy.
A case of Chateau Petrus 1982 Pomerol fetched the top price at a Christie’s International Plc wine auction in London earlier this month, selling for 35,100 pounds ($54,500) including fees, according to the auction house.
Billionaire collector William Koch, after waging a $17 million legal battle over 24 bottles of counterfeit Bordeaux, was awarded $12 million in punitive damages by jurors, some of whom shook his hand after court.