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Fine Wine & Whisky Results

15th October 2018.

The Fine Wine & Whisky Sale on 13th October saw the continuing demand for Bordeaux from the region’s leading producers, with good results for twelve bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2002 Pauillac in the original wooden case (sold for £5,300 plus buyer’s premium), twelve bottles of Haut Brion 2001 Pessac-Leognan (sold for £2,800 plus b.p), twelve bottles of Chateau Palmer 2000 Margaux (sold for £2,100 plus b.p) and six bottles of Chateau mouton Rothschild 2002 Pauillac (sold for £1,800 plus b.p). Else where in the sale were good single bottles of sought-after wines including a bottle of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée Conti 1961 (sold for £1,200 plus b.p), a magnum of Krug 1979 (sold for £1,300 plus b.p) and a bottle of Chateau d’Yquem 1929 Sauternes (sold for £1,300 plus b.p).

Prices for top bottles of whisky have been on the rise for several years, and the trend looks set to continue. This sale saw the sale of a bottle Macallan 1952 80% (bottled by Campbell Hope & King, distilled by Kemp Macallan Glenlivet) sell for £3,600 plus b.p, and two bottles of Macallan 18-year-old from 1974 sell for £1,800 plus b.p and £1,700 plus b.p respectively. Other lots of whisky of note were are bottle of Midleton Very Rare 1990 (sold for £1,000 plus b.p) and a bottle of Glenmorangie 1963 (sold for £1,100 plus b.p).

The sale resulted in a total Hammer Price of £112,390, with 94% of the 375 lots sold.

We are currently accepting lots for the next sale of Fine Wine and Whisky on 15th December.

View full Sale Results.

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