Hart Davis Hart Continues Wine Auction Market Dominance with $19 million+ Auction

America’s premier wine auction house, Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., began the fall season with the world’s largest wine auction since March of 2019. 100% of the 3006 lots offered sold at this record $19M+ sale, including an astounding 340 lots of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, with an overall aggregate of $7,580,662, 200% to the pre-sale low estimate. HDH shattered world records for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, J. F. Mugnier, Domaine Leroy and more.

The Financier’s Collection
Pre-Sale Estimate: $2.35 – $3.52 million realized $5 Million, 213% to low estimate
Lot 1668: 2006 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 mags) (est. $90,000-140,000) $191,200
Lot 1670: 2007 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 mags) (est. $75,000-110,000) $143,400*
Lot 1660: 2005 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $45,000-65,000) $95,600*
Lot 1671: 2008 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000) $83,650*
Lot 1755: 2005 Romanée-St-Vivant, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $12,000-18,000) $71,700*

The Hardy P. Graham Sr. Collection
Pre-Sale Estimate: $768,560-1.15 million realized $1.62 Million, 211% to low estimate
Lot 564: 2005 Musigny, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (12 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000) $77,675*
Lot 562: 2005 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Amoureuses, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (12 bs) (est. $20,000-30,000) $50,190*
Lot 569: 2006 Musigny, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (12 bs) (est. $15,000-22,000) $35,850
Lot 561: 2005 Bonnes-Mares, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (12 bs) (est. $11,000-17,000) $28,680*
Lot 567: 2006 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Amoureuses, Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier (12 bs) (est. $11,000-17,000) $28,680*

The Cellar of an Effervescent Collector
Pre-Sale Estimate: $792,990-$1.18 million realized $1.38 Million, 174% to low estimate
Lot 2015: 2016 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000) $71,700
Lot 1992: 2011 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000) $59,750
Lot 2005: 2014 Romanée-Conti, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000) $59,750
Lot 2013: 2015 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $22,000-32,000) $41,825*
Lot 2083: 1994 Harlan Estate Red Wine (6 bs) (est. $7,000-10,000) $23,900*

Further Offerings from The Gladwyne Cellar
Pre-Sale Estimate: $394,810-593,000 realized $659,700, 167% to low estimate
Lot 273: 1995 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $19,000-28,000) $33,460
Lot 328: 1997 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $19,000-28,000) $31,070
Lot 236: 1994 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000) $28,680
Lot 227: 1989 Château Haut-Brion (6 bs) (est. $9,000-14,000) $16,730
Lot 289: 1996 Château Haut-Brion (12 bs) (est. $3,800-5,500) $7,170

All prices shown inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium, *indicates new world record

We at HDH are honored to represent the collections in this sale, and are grateful to both our consignors and bidders for their part in making this auction, and every other, a huge success.

Our next auction will take place November 4th and 5th. We look forward to bringing more fantastic wine to market. Hart Davis Hart is the preeminent wine auction house in the U.S., and has a proven track record of excellence. HDH continues to exceed its competition in terms of market share, technology, and sell-through rate.

We are accepting consignments for our upcoming auctions. The market is in an incredible place, and if you’re interested in taking advantage, please contact our team of experts at [email protected] We are happy to provide you with a complimentary appraisal. With the smashing success of this most recent auction we’re excited to see what the future holds!

September Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines
Lot 1: 1945 Château Haut-Brion (3 bs) (est. $6,500-9,500) $19,120
Lot 31: 1945 Château Mouton Rothschild (2 bs) (est. $18,000-28,000) $47,800
Lot 54: 2006 Romanée-St-Vivant, Domaine Leroy (12 bs) (est. $32,000-48,000) $101,575*
Lot 53: 2006 Richebourg, Domaine Leroy (11 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000) $95,600*
Lot 140: 2015 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 mags) (est. $14,000-20,000) $35,850*
Lot 174: 2014 Vosne-Romanée, Cros Parantoux, Emmanuel Rouget (12 bs) (est. $12,000-18,000) $28,680*
Lot 783: 1990 Clos de la Roche, Vieilles Vignes, Domaine Ponsot (6 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $17,925
Lot 789: 2006 Nuits-St-Georges, Aux Cras, Comte Liger-Belair (12 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000) $17,925
Lot 903: 1999 Chevalier-Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive (12 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $41,825*
Lot 1017: 1998 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $14,000-20,000) $38,240*
Lot 1503: 1990 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Château Rayas (2 mags) (est. $7,500-11,000) $21,510
Lot 1616: 2002 Chambertin, Clos de Bèze, Armand Rousseau (12 bs) (est. $20,000-30,000) $45,410*
Lot 1720: 2008 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $11,000-17,000) $35,850*
Lot 2234: 2001 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $12,000-18,000) $28,680*
Lot 2263: 2006 Chevalier-Montrachet, Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (4 bs) (est. $18,000-28,000) $57,360*
Lot 2265: 2013 Chevalier-Montrachet, Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (2 bs) (est. $10,000-15,000) $41,825*
Lot 2266: 2014 Bâtard-Montrachet, Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (1 b) (est. $4,000-6,000) $19,120*
Lot 2602: 1995 Musigny, Georges Roumier (1 b) (est. $8,500-13,000) $21,510*
Lot 2794: 1999 Bonnes-Mares, Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (2 bs) (est. $8,500-13,000) $19,120*

All prices shown inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium, * indicates new world record
Sale Stats: Percent sold by lot: 100% | Total Aggregate: $19.02 Million
Low Pre-Sale Estimate: $9.9 Million | High Pre-Sale Estimate: $14.8 Million
Upcoming Auctions:
November 4 & 5, 2021
December 16 & 17, 2021
January 13 & 14, 2022
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.

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