Autumn Auction totaled HK$38,599,628 / US$4,954,499 with an exceptional sell-through rate of 88% by lot and 95% by value.
The heated saleroom attracted strong participation from 9 countries across 3 continents, achieving 100% sold for the collection of century-old Madeira, vintages from Kloster Eberbach (Rheingau region VDP® winery) & Van Volxem (Saar region VDP® winery).
Notable results include the top lot of South African wines, Vilafonté Series ''M'' 2007 (6 bottles per lot, HK$13,475/US$1,730 against its low estimate of HK$3,000/US$385, shown left) which achieved the highest price at auction.
D. Bolger, Bastardo 1889 (1 bottle per lot, HK$19,600/US$2,516 against its low estimate of HK$8,000/US$1,027), Kloster Eberbach Assmannshäuser Höllenberg Spätburgunder Cabinet Natur 1959 (3 bottles (700ml) per lot, HK$110,250/US$14,15.
Continued strength of exceptional wines especially in Asia.
"This season we are thrilled to witness great depth of bidding not only for the revered Burgundies and Bordeaux, but also for the legendary vintages of Madeira and German wines as well as South African wines, which were all rarely seen in the market."
– Simon Tam, Head of Wines, Christie's Asia
All Results including realised prices (Germany)
- Kloster Eberbach Assmannshäuser Höllenberg Spätburgunder Cabinet Natur 1959: Price realised HKD 110.250
- Kloster Eberbach Steinberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Restsüß 1959: Price realised HKD 98.000
- Kloster Eberbach Rüdesheimer Hinterhaus Riesling Auslese 1962: Price realised HKD 23,275
- Kloster Eberbach Steinberger Riesling Beerenauslese 1964: Price realised HKD 19,600
- Kloster Eberbach Assmannshäuser Spätburgunder Eiswein 1966: Price realised HKD 23,275
- Kloster Eberbach Raunthaler Gehrn Riesling Auslese 1971: Price realised HKD 12,250
- Kloster Eberbach Raunthaler Baiken Riesling Auslese 1976: Price realised HKD 9,188
- Kloster Eberbach Hochheimer Domdechaney Riesling Auslese 2000: Price realised HKD 51,450
- Van Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011 (RP 99): Price realised HKD 24,500
- Van Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011 (RP 100): Price realised HKD 24,500