300 bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild Sells for $539,280

A collection of 300 bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild was sold in Hong Kong, with almost $ 540,000, thus establishing a new world record for a single set of wine auctioned this year, said organizers.HK $ 4,200,000 ($ 539,250) in the auction giant Christie’s two-day Autumn its wine.Is not yet total sales, but organizers expect to obtain over $ 5 million.

300 bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild Sells for $539,280 (1)

Then prices for Chateau Lafite Rothschild wines (and for other wines from Bordeaux) increased systematically during the last decade, especially due to high interest shown by rich buyers from China to the mark.The auction, which ended Sunday, comes after Acker Merrall & Condit said that the action that has organized it in May, has made several world records, including the sale of two Domaine Romanee Conti 1988 boxes at a cost of nearly U.S. $ 107,000 each.Hong Kong has come up in third place, after New York and London, among the proceeds of auctions, mainly due to rapid growth in the number of millionaires in China. They are especially interested in works of art, jewelry and wine.

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