Hart Davis Hart continues to dominate in the strong U.S. market, the world’s largest and most important wine auction market. Bidders participated from all over the globe in HDH’s Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines this past Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6. All 1944 lots sold at impressive prices, achieving an overall aggregate of $12,421,045 against pre-sale estimates of $8,415,139 – $12,600,064. Estimates have risen significantly in the last 6-8 months, and hammer prices have followed. For example, 6-bottle OWCs of 2005 La Tâche which closed for $50,190 in September 2021, have seen a remarkable increase of 30%, selling at $59,750-65,725 last week.
May Auction Highlights
All prices shown inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium
The Financier’s Collection Part II
Pre-Sale Estimate: $877,100-1,312,400 realized $1,252,360, 143% to low estimate
Lot 162: 2005 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $45,000 – 65,000) $65,725
Lot 174: 2009 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $35,000 – 55,000) $53,775
Lot 182: 2010 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $60,000 – 90,000) $77,675
Lot 190: 2006 Musigny, Vieilles Vignes Comte Georges de Vogüé (12 bs) (est. $7,000 – 10,000) $10,755
Lot 201: 2010 Musigny, Vieilles Vignes Comte Georges de Vogüé (12 bs) (est. $9,500 – 14,000) $15,535
A Treasure Trove of Burgundy with Highlights of Champagne and the Rhône Valley
Pre-Sale Estimate: $557,000-$842,900 realized $835,639, 150% to low estimate
Lot 90: 2013 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 mag) (est. $32,000 – 48,000) $41,825
Lot 101: 2010 Grands-Echézeaux, Joseph Drouhin (3 mags) (est. $2,200 – 3,200) $4,182
Lot 123: 2013 Ruchottes-Chambertin, Domaine Georges Mugneret-Gibourg (6L) (est. $5,500 – 8,500) $10,755
Lot 134: 2009 Bonnes-Mares, Georges Roumier (6 bs) (est. $12,000 – 18,000) $20,315
Lot 143: 1999 Chambertin, Clos de Bèze, Armand Rousseau (12 bs) (est. $50,000 – 75,000) $83,650
Selections from the Cellar of Mr. Keith Mosing
Pre-Sale Estimate: $503,000-$758,200 realized $706,723, 141% to low estimate
Lot 996: 1982 Château Latour (12 bs) (est. $22,000 – 32,000) $31,070
Lot 1009: 1982 Château Margaux (12 bs) (est. $7,500 – 11,000) $10,755
Lot 1017: 1982 Château Mouton Rothschild (4 bs) (est. $5,000 – 7,500) $9,560
Lot 1068: 1992 Echézeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $18,000 – 28,000) $28,680
Lot 1076: 2009 Mazis-Chambertin, Hospices de Beaune, Cuvée Madeleine Collignon Louis Jadot (12 bs) (est. $1,700 – 2,600) $3,107
We at HDH are honored to bring these incredible lots to market and are grateful to our consignors and bidders for their part in the incredible success of this auction.
Our next auction will take place June 30th and July 1st, and we’re looking forward to bringing bidders more opportunities to compete for the greatest wines from all over the world. As the preeminent wine auction house in the U.S., Hart Davis Hart has a proven track record of excellence. HDH continues to far surpass competitors in terms of market share, technology, and sell-through rate.
Consignments are still being accepted for the June auction. The market is incredibly strong, and anyone looking to take advantage should reach out to our team of experts at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would be happy to provide you with a complimentary appraisal. There has never been a better time to sell your wine, and HDH is your best possible partner.
June 30 & July 1, 2022
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About Hart Davis Hart Wine Co.
Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. is the #1 wine auction house in the U.S. and a leading online retailer, occupying a unique position in the rare wine market. HDH provides unrivaled expertise and personalized service to collectors and the wine trade, offering a broad range of options for buying and selling wine. The company was founded in October 2004 by our team of the most experienced professionals in the wine industry and quickly became a trusted source for rare wine. Today, HDH is helmed by Paul Hart (Chairman & CEO), and Ben Nelson (President). Paul began his career at Christie’s Wine Department and held executive positions at Davis & Company and Sotheby’s. As part of their commitment to superior service, Hart Davis Hart spearheaded the development of their online bidding platform, which is the most sophisticated system of its kind. Released in March of 2015, the mobile app and auction website allow users to place absentee and live bids from anywhere. Hart Davis Hart’s dedication to innovation has made the firm the industry leader in terms of technology, service, and expertise.