Christie’s International Plc (BID) holds Hong Kong wine sales this week with historic Bordeaux including first-growths Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 and Chateau Latour 1961, as well as Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947 from Saint-Emilion.
A case of 1945 Mouton and a lot comprising a dozen bottles of Cheval Blanc 1947 each carry an estimate of as much as HK$1.6 million ($206,400) for the sale on Nov. 23, while six magnums of Latour 1961 are estimated at as much as HK$750,000, according to the Christie’s online catalog.
A Burgundy-focused sale by Christie’s in Hong Kong on Nov. 24 features Romanee-Conti Grand Cru cases from recent vintages, notably between 2004 and 2007, with 12 bottles of the 2005 wines estimated at as much as HK$1.4 million.
Following is a list of global wine sales scheduled for the rest of this year. Dates may be subject to revision, and links are to auction house sale catalogs and websites.
NOVEMBER: Nov. 17: Zachys, Hong Kong Nov. 17: Sotheby’s, New York Nov. 18: Christie’s, Hospices de Beaune Nov. 23: Christie’s, Hong Kong Nov. 24: Christie’s, Hong Kong Nov. 25: Christie’s, Hong Kong DECEMBER: Dec. 1: Sotheby’s, New York Dec. 7: Zachys, Anniversary Auction Dec. 7/8: Acker, Merrall & Condit, Hong Kong Dec. 8: Hart Davis Hart, Chicago Dec. 12: Sotheby’s, London Dec. 13: Christie’s, London Dec. 15: Christie’s, New York Dec. 19: Acker, Merrall & Condit, New York
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