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ZACHYS “THE CLASSIC COLLECTION” AND “FINE & RARE WINES AND SPIRITS” REALIZES HK$59.7M / US$7.7M AND 93% SOLD

Written by Aksel Ritenis

ZACHYS “THE CLASSIC COLLECTION” AND “FINE & RARE WINES AND SPIRITS” REALIZES HK$59.7M / US$7.7M AND 93% SOLD!

Hong Kong, 11 June 2019 –

Zachys HK completes the first-half of 2019 with stellar results from the prestigious single-owner offering The Classic Collection (Lots 1-423) and Fine & Rare Wines and Spirits featuring The Sakura Collection Part III & The Celestial Cellar (Lots 424-1582). Zachys received strong regional and international absentee bids, whilst telephone and internet bidding remained active on both days.

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 750ml -Photo copyright ZACHYS

Seasoned bidders continue to vie for rare Burgundy wines, pre-2009 First Growth Bordeaux wines and other gems from returning single owner collections. Zachys’ maintains its dominance and expertise in bringing high hammers for single owner collections.

A WORLD RECORD was set for a very rare methuselah of DRC La Tâche 1985 realizing HK$741,000 (US$95,613) as well as a rare double magnum of DRC Montrachet 1994 realizing HK$469,300 (US$60,555) and an even more rare original carton of Jacky Truchot Clos de la Roche 1996 realizing HK$197,600 (US$35,058).

Jacky Truchot Clos de la Roche 1996-Image Copyright ZACHYS

 

Burgundy wines from DRC, Henri Jayer, Domaine Leroy, d’Auvenay and Jacky Truchot continues to soar to new heights whilst blue-chip Bordeaux Petrus 2000 (750ML) takes the top spot. With one auction to go in the “spring season,” Zachys has now sold over US$55,000,000 in wine, up over 150% from 2018!

This includes 6 single-owner auctions, not including this week’s White Tie Collection in New York.

The market is on fire at an unprecedented temperature!

Jeff Zacharia, President of Zachys comments,….

“What an auction! It’s always a privilege to be back in Hong Kong and catching up with so many good friends in our packed venue at the Island Shangri-la. Zachys takes great pride in its long history of specializing in fine wine single-owner collections and this is another example of Zachys’ strength. We continue to lead the fine wine market especially for DRC, rare Burgundies and First Growth Bordeaux. See you at our exciting single-owner auction, The White Tie Collection on 12 June at Le Bernardin Privè in New York!”

 

 

La Tache Domaine de la Romanee Conti 1985 6L-Image copyright ZACHYS

World record prices according to WineMarketJournal.com Lot Qty Description Size Price Realized HKD Price Realized USD 1098 1 La Tache Domaine de la Romanee Conti 1985 6L $741,000 $95,613

463 12 Petrus 2000 750ml $481,650 $62,148

1107 1 Montrachet Domaine de la Romanee Conti 1994 3L $469,300 $60,555

1233 12 Domaine de la Romanee Conti 2012 Mixed $370,500 $47,806

851 12 Chambertin Armand Rousseau 2015 750ml $345,800 $44,619

1212 1 Romanee Conti Domaine de la Romanee Conti 2008 1.5L $321,100 $41,432

234 12 Clos de la Roche Jacky Truchot 1996 750ml $271,700 $35,058

1234 12 Clos de Vougeot Domaine Leroy 1996 750ml $271,700 $35,058

565 12 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 750ml $247,000 $31,871

613 7 Petrus 2000 750ml $247,000 $31,871

 

About Zachys

Zachys is a third-generation family-owned business based in Scarsdale, New York, whose holdings include Zachys wine auctions in the U.S. and in Hong Kong, Zachys Wine and Liquor and New York Fine Wine Storage. Zachys Wine Auctions, Inc. Tel +1.914.448.3026 • +852.2530.1971 Fax +1.914.313.2350 • +852.3014.3838

Email: auction@zachys.comasia@zachys.comzachys.com/auctions

SUMMARY: Zachys HK completes the first-half of 2019 with the prestigious single-owner offering The Classic Collection and Fine & Rare Wines and Spirits featuring The Sakura Collection Part III & The Celestial Cellar, realizing HK$59.7M (US$7.7M)

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