Sotheby's NY ‘Greatest Burgundy Collection Ever’ Auction

Sotheby's NY ‘Greatest Burgundy Collection Ever’ Auction

by Westgarth Wines May 14, 2015

Burgundy was the guest of honor at Sotheby's most lucrative New York wine auction in 15 years. The sale of the Don Stott Cellar brought in a crowd hoping to buy fine wine. Buyers came from Hong Kong, Mexico, Brazil, Canada and both coasts of the US. Total of proceeds from the auction came to over $8.4 million, some 22% above the high estimate projections.

The highest price of the sale was $58,188, paid by an Asian private collector for a case of DRC Montrachet 1973.

Further recap of the auction can be found here: Decanter





Also in News

Wine Futures: En Primeur 2021
Wine Futures: En Primeur 2021

by Westgarth Wines May 05, 2022

How the 2021 vintage is faring so far

Continue Reading

Intense Wines
Intense Wines

by Westgarth Wines April 21, 2022

Our sommelier's picks for April

Continue Reading

Malbec: A Royal Grape
Malbec: A Royal Grape

by Westgarth Wines April 14, 2022

The origins of the beloved red varietal

Continue Reading