Hospices de Beaune 2022 auction sets multiple ‘historic’ sales records

In what François Poher, director and chairman of the Board of Hospices Civils de Beaune, dubbed ‘historic and spectacular results’, the auction broke other records, including highest ever total for a charity wine auction and record total for any wine auction held by Sotheby’s, according to the auction house that managed the sale. The average price per barrel sold over Sunday’s seven-hour auction also reached a new high, at €35,974 topping last year’s record-setting average price per lot of €34,980. Indeed, social media was buzzing with news of pre-sale estimates being surpassed by over 100%. Five barrels of Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru, Cuvée Dames des flandres, for example sold for €324,000 each, more than double the pre-sale high [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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