Hart Davis Hart Continues Market Domination with $9.9 Million November Auction

Hart Davis Hart continues to dominate in the US, the world’s largest and most important wine auction market. In the last six weeks alone, HDH held the largest wine auction in the world and realized nearly $30 million in auction proceeds. Bidders participated from all over the globe in HDH’s November Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines this past Thursday and Friday. All 2423 lots sold for impressive hammers, achieving an overall aggregate of $9,934,728 against pre-sale estimates of $5,813,450-8,689,860. HDH Delaware has sold more wine than any venue in the world this year by a wide margin, and has become the most dynamic presence on the international wine auction market.

Selections From the Cellar of Mr. Po Chung
Pre-Sale Estimate: $697,180-1,040,750 realized $1,173,072, 168% to low estimate
Lot 298: 1970 Château Pétrus (11 bs) (est. $26,000-38,000) $38,240
Lot 308: 1982 Château Lafite Rothschild (12 bs) (est. $24,000-35,000) $35,850
Lot 343: 1985 Château Le Pin (12 bs) (est. $24,000-35,000) $38,240
Lot 381: 1989 Château Pétrus (12 bs) (est. $38,000-55,000) $57,360
Lot 389: 1990 Château Pétrus (6 bs) (est. $19,000-28,000) $35,850

The Pinnacle Collection
Pre-Sale Estimate: $919,110-1,374,280 realized $1,628,367, 177% to low estimate
Lot 1524: 1991 Romanée-Conti Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (2 bs) (est. $28,000-42,000) $41,825
Lot 1527: 1993 Grands-Echézeaux Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 meth (6L)) (est. $20,000-30,000) $38,240*
Lot 1532: 1998 La Tâche Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 meth (6L)) (est. $24,000-35,000) $65,725*
Lot 1539: 2006 La Tâche Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $24,000-35,000) $33,460
Lot 1544: 2008 La Tâche Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $22,000-32,000) $35,850

An East Coast Restaurateur’s Carefully Curated Cellar (lots 1812-1898)
Pre-Sale Estimate $610,200-906,450 realized $971,356, 159% to low estimate
Lot 1826: 2005 Richebourg Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $18,000-28,000) $31,070
Lot 1836: 2001 Romanée-St-Vivant Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $14,000-20,000) $28,680
Lot 1837: 2002 Romanée-St-Vivant Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $15,000-22,000) $26,290
Lot 1854: 2002 Vosne-Romanée, Cuvée Duvault-Blochet Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $17,925*
Lot 1859: 2007 Montrachet Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $17,000-26,000) $31,070*

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

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 December 16th and 17th, and we’re looking forward to bringing bidders more opportunity 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.

We’re accepting consignments for the upcoming 2022 season. The market is incredibly strong, anyone looking to take advantage should reach out to our team of experts at [email protected] We would be happy to provide you with a complimentary appraisal. With the smashing success of this November sale we’re excited to see what the future holds!

November Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines
Lot 32:2000 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Assortment Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (12 bs) (est. $50,000-75,000) $71,700
Lot 303: 1982 Château Cheval Blanc (12 bs) (est. $8,500-13,000) $19,120
Lot 462: 2017 Romanée-Conti Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $35,000-55,000) $59,750
Lot 636: 1989 Château La Mission Haut-Brion (12 bs) (est. $16,000-24,000) $31,070*
Lot 1532: 1998 La Tâche Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 meth (6L)) (est. $24,000-35,000) $65,725*
Lot 1538: 2004 La Tâche Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $13,000-19,000) $28,680*
Lot 1588:2006 Vosne-Romanée, Brûlées Comte Liger-Belair (1 jeroboam (3L)) (est. $3,500-5,500) $14,340*
Lot 1630: 2015 Savigny-lès-Beaune, Les Narbantons Domaine Leroy (3 bs) (est. $2,800-4,200) $11,353*
Lot 1757: 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Soldera Case Basse (6 bs) (est. $3,200-4,800) $10,158*
Lot 1859: 2007 Montrachet Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 bs) (est. $17,000-26,000) $31,070*
Lot 1999: 2000 Clos de la Roche Domaine Leroy (3 bs) (est. $9,500-14,000) $20,315
Lot 2134: 2009 Echézeaux Comte Liger-Belair (6 bs) (est. $9,000-14,000) $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: $9.9 million
Low Pre-Sale Estimate: $5.8 million | High Pre-Sale Estimate: $8.7 million
Upcoming Auctions:
December 16 & 17, 2021
January 13 & 14, 2022
Bidding Information
Absentee and live bidding can be executed online at auction.hdhwine.com or the HDH mobile app. We also accept absentee bids via email at [email protected] For questions, please visit our Support Portal or contact our bidding department at 312.445.0100.

For more information on Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. or to arrange a media visit, please contact Kim Busch at 312.248.1421, [email protected] or visit hdhwine.com

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