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The Treasury: Finest Wines from a Peerless Collection Totals £3,596,050 / $3,869,350 / €4,002,404

Written by Aksel Ritenis

The Treasury: Finest Wines from a Peerless Collection

Totals £3,596,050 / $3,869,350 / €4,002,404

38% New Registrants were Millennial Collectors

London, 29 September 2022

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Comte Georges de Vogüé, Bonnes Mares 1971, Price Realised: £50,000 / $53,800 / €55,650

LONDON – Christie’s auction, The Treasury: Finest Wines from a Peerless Collection on 29 September 2022 realised a total of £3,596,050 / $3,869,350 / €4,002,404, achieving sell-through rates of 90% by lot and 97% by value. The cellar, which had been collected by a passionate wine connoisseur over many years, attracted competitive bidding, while 38% of new registrants to the sale were millennial collectors.

Offering the most sought-after domaines, Burgundy led the collection. The top lots of the auction included 12 bottles of Domaine Leroy, Richebourg 2009, which realised £100,000 / $107,600 / €111,300, alongside 12 bottles of Domaine Leroy, Vosne-Romanée Les Beaux Monts 2015, which achieved £75,000 / $80,700 / €83,475. Further highlighting the burgundy offering were 11 bottles of Comte Georges de Vogüé, Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses 1961, which sold for £65,000 / $69,940 / €72,345 and 12 bottles of Comte Georges de Vogüé, Bonnes Mares 1971, which realised £50,000 / $53,800 / €55,650.

Christie’s, 8 King Street ., London, . SW1Y 6QT United Kingdom

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Aksel Ritenis

Axel is the Editor and Publisher of Connoisseur Magazine "for the Finer Things in Life" and has been the custodian of the magazine for over 10 years and leader of a team of freelance Journalists and Community Members who continue to make it all happen!-Join the Team at Connoisseur Magazine!

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