Prices Soar Totaling $9.1 Million at Hart Davis Hart’s April Auction

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the #1 wine auction house in the U.S., continued its auction season over the weekend with an exciting April Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines Including A Celebration of Burgundy. The two-day sale brought in $9.1 million against a pre-sale estimate of $5.2-7.8 million. Bidders from five continents participated and 89% of lots sold above the high end of the estimates. All of the 2,469 lots sold, and many at record prices.

Burgundy aficionados competed for selections from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Domaine Dujac, Comte Liger-Belair, J.F. Mugnier, Armand Rousseau, and more. Examples included a 12 bottle 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment which sold for $89,625 (lot 810, est. $50,000-75,000); 6 bottles of 2010 Musigny, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier which brought in $21,510 (lot 345, est. $10,000-15,000); and a 3-liter jeroboam of 2011 La Romanée, Comte Liger-Belair which garnered $20,315 (lot 566, est. $10,000-15,000).

Bordeaux continued to see strong hammer prices. Top lots included a double-magnum of 1990 Château Pétrus which brought in $26,290 (lot 1427, est. $13,000-19,000); 6 magnums of 1990 Château Montrose which garnered $13,145 (lot 1705, est. $5,000-7,500); and a 6-liter imperial of 2005 Château Latour which sold for $10,755 (lot 1667, est. $4,800-7,500).

Additional highlights included a full case of 1985 Côte Rôtie, La Turque, Guigal which garnered $22,705 (lot 1772, est. $12,000-18,000); 4 bottles of 2012 Screaming Eagle Sauvignon Blanc which sold for $22,705 (lot 1695, est. $10,000-15,000); and 2 magnums of 1989 Barolo Riserva, Falletto, Bruno Giacosa which brought in $8,963 (lot 1960, est. $4,500-6,500).

Paul Hart, CEO, commented: “We had a near-constant stream of live bids rolling in throughout the entire sale. Buyers around the globe proved that they are still willing to pay remarkable prices for the world’s top wines.”

Hart Davis Hart’s next sale will take place May 21st and 22nd and will span the gamut of European and New World wines.

Consignments are being accepted for all upcoming auctions. If you would like to take advantage of this strong market, please contact their team at [email protected] for a complimentary appraisal today.

Top Lots by Price (inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium):

Lot 810: 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment (12 bs) (est. $50,000-75,000) $89,625
Lot 852: 2000 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment (12 bs) (est. $40,000-60,000) $71,700
Lot 855: 2002 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000) $59,750
Lot 785: 1993 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000) $53,775
Lot 787: 1995 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $50,000-75,000) $50,190
Lot 795: 2000 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 mag) (est. $26,000-38,000) $45,410
Lot 498: 2009 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $19,000-28,000) $33,460
Lot 1682: 2006 Montrachet, Domaine Ramonet (6 mags) (est. $16,000-24,000) $31,070
Lot 788: 1995 Grands-Echézeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $22,000-32,000) $31,070
Lot 1441: 2008 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $22,000-32,000) $31,070
Top Lots to Exceed Estimates (inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium):

Lot 810: 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment (12 bs) (est. $50,000-75,000) $89,625
Lot 482: 2014 Montrachet, Domaine Ramonet (6 bs) (est. $10,000-15,000) $28,680
Lot 852: 2000 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment (12 bs) (est. $40,000-60,000) $71,700
Lot 883: 2002 Clos Vougeot, René Engel (12 bs) (est. $9,500-14,000) $23,900
Lot 1695: 2012 Screaming Eagle Sauvignon Blanc (4 bs) (est. $10,000-15,000) $22,705
Lot 795: 2000 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 mag) (est. $26,000-38,000) $45,410
Lot 1427: 1990 Château Pétrus (1 dbl-mag (3L)) (est. $13,000-19,000) $26,290
Lot 1682: 2006 Montrachet, Domaine Ramonet (6 mags) (est. $16,000-24,000) $31,070
Lot 796: 2000 Echézeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $7,000_10,000) $16,730
Lot 345: 2010 Musigny, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (6 bs) (est. $10,000-15,000) $21,510
Sale Stats: Percent sold by lot: 100% | Total Aggregate: $9,184,758
Low Pre-Sale Estimate: $5,242,850| High Pre-Sale Estimate: $7,839,990
Upcoming Auctions:
May 21 & 22, 2021
June 25 & 26, 2021
July 29 & 30, 2021

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