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Sotheby’s First Wine Sale of 2018 in Hong Kong

Sotheby’s First Wine Sale of 2018 in Hong Kong
The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Aged 50 Years NV sold for HK$ 2,337,000 / US$ 298,879, twice its pre-sale high estimate.
(Courtesy: Sotheby's )

Sotheby’s First Wine Sale of 2018 in Hong Kong featured the finest and rarest wines from the spectacular cellar of a respected aficionado. The event saw a new world auction record that was set for any single bottle of Japanese whisky, the Yamazaki Malt Whisky Aged 50 Years NV sold for HK$ 2,337,000 / US$ 298,879, twice its pre-sale high estimate.

Listed below are the top 10 selling lots of the auction:

The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Aged 50 Years NV (1 BT70) sold for HK$ 2,337,000/US$ 298,879 (estimate: HK$ 700,000 – HK$ 1,100,000).

Richebourg 1976 Henri Jayer (10 BT) sold for HK$ 1,476,000/US$ (estimate: HK$ 700,000 – HK$ 1,100,000).

Romanée Conti 1996 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 BT) sold for HK$ 590,400/US$ 75,506 (estimate: HK$ 260,000 – HK$ 350,000).

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment 2003 (6 MAG) sold for HK$ 590,400/US$ 75,506 (estimate: HK$ 320,000 – HK$ 420,000).

Romanée Conti 2010 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 BT) sold for HK$ 553,500/US$ 70,787 (estimate: HK$ 280,000 – HK$ 400,000).

The Macallan Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old 1949 (1 BT70) sold for HK$ 492,000/US$ 62,922 (estimate: HK$ 160,000 – HK$ 260,000).

Karuizawa Single Malt Whisky Aged 50 Years 1965 (1 BT70) sold for HK$ 430,500/US$ 55,057 (estimate: HK$ 130,000 – HK$ 200,000).

Romanée Conti 2006 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 MAG) sold for HK$ 430,500/US$ 55,057 (estimate: HK$ 160,000 – HK$ 220,000).

Romanée Conti 2008 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 MAG) sold for HK$ 430,500/US$ 55,057 (estimate: HK$ 180,000 – HK$ 260,000).

Romanée Conti 2003 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (2 BT) sold for HK$ 418,200/US$ 53,484 (estimate: HK$ 170,000 – HK$ 240,000).