Sotheby’s to auction Chateau Cheval Blanc and Chateau Yquem wine

. March 25, 2012

Sotheby’s New York are to auction wine direct from two of the world’s most prestigious wine makers – Château Cheval Blanc and Château Yquem, on 28 April, 2012.

The Cheval Blanc and Yquem 1892 – 2009 Direct From The Cellars auction follows the landmark sales of these wines in London and Hong Kong, both of which significantly exceeded the high estimate. Until being shipped to New York for the auction none of these wines have left the cellars of the Châteaux in which they were produced. With vintages from 1892 -2009 the sale spans over a century and includes over 3,000 bottles grouped into 400 lots including a very large selection of rare and sought after large format bottles. Overall the auction is estimated to fetch $1.3/2 million. Prior to the sale Pierre Lurton, General Manager of Château Cheval Blanc & CEO of Château d’Yquem and Serena Sutcliffe MW, Jamie Ritchie and Duncan Sterling from Sotheby’s will travel to Latin America for events in São Paulo, Rio de Janerio and Mexico City.

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