It’s wine o’clock: Christie’s announces 3 live auctions

The global sales will feature over 2500 lots with estimates ranging from $500 to $100,000.

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90% of all lots offered are from private cellars with more than 50 private collections being offered.
Christie’s Fine Wines department has announced the global sale calendar for July 2020, including live auctions in all major sale sites spanning Hong Kong, Geneva, New York, and London. A total of three live and one online auctions are planned, beginning in Hong Kong on 12 July and ending on 31 July, the last day of the Important Wine online sale. The global sales will feature over 2500 lots, including a significant selection of Bordeaux and Burgundy wines, rare Madeira and the finest spirits with estimates ranging from $500 to $100,000. 90% of all lots offered are from private cellars with more than 50 private collections being offered.

Edwin Vos, International Head of Fine Wines at Christie’s says, “This July, with auctions in each sale location and online, collectors will have the chance to acquire an exceptional variety of wine & spirits spanning over 240 years, from a bottle of Madeira 1775 to Bordeaux 2015 and the latest released sake. There is certainly something for everyone.”

First auction

Leading the Hong Kong sale on 12 July is an extensive range of Bordeaux First Growths and their equivalents on the right bank, and the most sought-after producers in Burgundy such as Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Domaine Leroy and Domaine Armand Rousseau.

An expanded offering of Scottish and Japanese single-malt whiskies from world-renowned distilleries will also be featured. In addition, this sale marks the inaugural offering of premium sake from the revered Juyondai. In total, the auction will present over 660 lots to wine connoisseurs around the world.


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