Auction prices for blue-chip Bordeaux skyrocketing
on 17/11/10 at 10:43 amWine
Sotheby’s US$5,403,527 sale opened with 128 cases from vintage 2000 consigned by Bordeaux Winebank.
The Winebank is a subsidiary of Norwegian businessman Henning Thoresen’s BWB Group, which specializes in trading wines certifiably originating in chateaus’ cellars.
Each of three 2000 Pétrus case lots (high-estimated at US$50,000) realized US$72,600.