3 Highest-Priced Wines

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Achieves a Combined Total of HK$43,499,751 / US$5,576,891
FOR THE CLASSIC CELLAR FROM A GREAT AMERICAN COLLECTOR PART 10 AND IMPORTANT WINES FROM THE CONNOISSEUR COLLECTION ON THE FIRST DAY OF ITS AUTUMN SALE SERIES 2012

Surpassing Pre-Sale Estimate (HK$32 Million / US$4.1 Million) 
The Classic Cellar From A Great American Collector 10 100% Sold

Brought The Total Sold From This Collection To HK$379 Million / US$48.4 Million

3 Highest-Priced Wines from Today’s Two Sales

Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1999 (1 methuselah – 6 litre)
Sold for HK$857,500 / US$109,936 (Est: HK$600,000 – 1,000,000 / US$80,000 – 120,000)

Superlot of Bordeaux First Growths 

Château Latour, Château Lafite, Château Margaux, Château Haut-Brion, Château Mouton Rothschild 2009 (12 bottles each). Sold for HK$673,750 / US$86,378 (Est: HK$400,000– 550,000 / US$47,500 – 70,000

Château Pétrus 1982(12 bottles)  
Sold for HK$416,500 / US$53,397 (Est: HK$320,000 – 420,000 / US$40,000 – 55,000).
The sale of Finest & Rarest Wines will start tomorrow at 10am.  772 lots in total will be on offer and are estimated to fetch HK$20 – 28 million / US$2.5 – 3.5 million.