July 6 (Bloomberg) -- Magnums of 1976 wine from Chateau Petrus, one of the two highest-priced producers in Bordeaux’s Pomerol region, go on sale at a Sotheby’s wine auction in London this month, along with Chateau Latour 1982 and vintage Burgundy.
Five magnums of Chateau Petrus are estimated to fetch as much as 8,000 pounds ($12,200) at the sale on July 17, according to the auction house’s website. Two magnums of Latour 1982 carry a top estimate of 4,600 pounds.
The auction comes after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index of top Bordeaux vintages has risen 5 percent this year, with a 3 percent decline since mid-March following a gain of 8 percent in the previous 10 weeks.
Other leading wines in the sale include Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1986, Burgundies from La Tache and Romanee-Conti spanning six decades and wines from Spain’s Vega Sicilia vineyard.
Separately, Bonhams is holding a London sale on July 11 which includes a two-bottle lot of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1959 with an upper estimate of 3,200 pounds and a single bottle of Echezeaux 1985 Henri & Georges Jayer Burgundy with a top estimate of 3,000 pounds.
Here is a list of global wine auctions scheduled so far this year. Dates may be subject to revision, and links are to auction house sale catalogs and websites.
JULY: July 11: Bonhams, London July 17: Sotheby’s, London July 27: Bonhams, San Francisco SEPTEMBER: Sept. 6/7: Zachys, Hong Kong Sept. 7: Acker Merrall & Condit, New York Sept. 7: Sotheby’s, Hong Kong Sept. 7: Zachys, Hong Kong Sept. 11: Sotheby’s, London Sept. 12: Christie’s, London Sept. 12: Bonhams, London Sept. 13/14: Acker Merrall & Condit, Hong Kong Sept. 14: Bonhams, San Francisco Sept. 19/20: Zachys, New York Sept. 21: Hart Davis Hart, Chicago OCTOBER: Oct. 4/5: Sotheby’s, Hong Kong Oct. 5: Acker Merrall & Condit, New York Oct. 11: Christie’s, New York Oct. 23: Sotheby’s, London Oct. 24: Bonhams, London Oct. 24: Christie’s, London Oct. 24/25: Zachys, New York Oct. 25/26: Acker Merrall & Condit, Hong Kong Oct. 26: Hart Davis Hart, Chicago NOVEMBER: Nov. 7: Christie’s, London Nov. 13: Sotheby’s, London Nov. 20: Acker Merrall & Condit, New York Nov. 21: Bonhams, Hong Kong Nov. 22 Christie’s, Hong Kong Nov. 22/23: Zachys, Hong Kong Nov. 23: Bonhams, San Francisco DECEMBER: Dec. 6/7: Zachys, New York Dec. 7: Hart Davis Hart, Chicago Dec. 11: Sotheby’s, London Dec. 12: Bonhams, London Dec. 13/14 Acker Merrall & Condit, Hong Kong Dec. 18: Acker Merrall & Condit, New York
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