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Mouton 1945 Features With Latour at Christie’s Hong Kong

November 17, 2012

Quinta do Noval Nacional 1963

Bottles of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1963 sold at a wine auction by Sotheby's in London in November 2012. Source: Sotheby's via Bloomberg.

Christie’s International Plc (BID:US) 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.

Zachy’s is also holding a wine sale in Hong Kong today, while Sotheby’s has an auction in New York.

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

To contact the reporter on the story: Guy Collins in London on guycollins@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Beech at mbeech@bloomberg.net


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