Since March 2009, Sotheby’s has held seven sessions of its Classic Cellar of a Great American Collector series, raising $39.1m along the way. The eighth segment will happen in Hong Kong on October 1 with an offering that Sotheby’s is calling “the greatest single-owner wine collection” in its history. Highlights include three Imperials of Chateau Lafite 2000 (est. $15,000-20,000), eight cases of Chateau Petrus 1995 (est. $16,000-20,000 each), and two Imperials of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990 (est. $8,000-11,000).
Some of the other leading lots include four Imperials of Chateau Latour 1996 (est. $7,000-10,000), eight Jeroboams of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 2000 (est.$9,000-12,000), Imperials of Chateau Margaux (est. $6,000-9,000) and jeroboams of Chateau Haut-Brion 1989 (est. $8,000-12,000).
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