Christie’s Hong Kong presents Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits Featuring Eminent Producers & Esteemed Collections
7 September 2019
Hong Kong – On 7 September Christie’s is delighted to host the first sale in the 2nd half of the year in Asia, by presenting Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits Featuring Eminent Producers & Esteemed Collections. The auction will offer 572 lots of iconic bottles from several single-owner collections, as well as the world’s most sought-after wines from esteemed Châteaux and eminent producers.
Following the hugely successful inaugural sale of whisky in Hong Kong saleroom this May, this sale will present more highly collectible single-malt whisky including a selection from the world-famous The Macallan distillery. Top lot of this session is The Macallan 1937 Lalique Golden Age of Travel (estimate: HK$300,000 – 450,000/ US$38,000 – 55,000, shown above), which celebrates the partnership of the brand with Lalique and was first bottled in 1972, and rebottled in 2016. The handcrafted Lalique crystal decanter, of which only 50 have been made, features an illustration of an early passenger aeroplane, commemorating the glamorous days of trans-Atlantic adventures in the 1930s. The session also highlights the Macallan Anniversary Malt 25-Year-Old from 1964 and 1965.
The auction also presents outstanding wines from Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhône, Italy, Spain, California, Germany, Portugal and beyond. Also on offer are superlative vintages from Mouton-Rothschild, Lafite-Rothschild, La Mission Haut-Brion, Pape-Clément, Astralis from Clarendon Hills, Beychevelle, Lynch-Bages, Montrose, Pichon Baron, Smith Haut Lafitte, as well as an impressive selection of matured Classed Growth Bordeaux from 1985 to 2011.
The Macallan Anniversary Malt 25-Year-Old
1 bottle per lot,
HK$45,000 – 65,000/ US$5,500 – 8,000
Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits Featuring Eminent Producers & Esteemed Collections
Date: 7 September 2019
Time: 10:30am starts
Venue: 22nd Floor, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, had auction sales in the first half of 2019 that totalled £2.2 billion / $2.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie’s also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.
Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price – see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.
*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.