The battle of Bordeaux (in Asia)

on 05/10/10 at 12:09 pm

Wine

On Oct. 29, Château Lafite Rothschild plans to auction nearly 2,000 bottles in Hong Kong, selling back vintages of its treasured bottles direct to eager buyers in Asia.

That’s a sizable sale, but what makes it especially significant is that the wine is sourced direct from Lafite’s private cellar, as the prized Bordeaux winemaker makes a bold move to cement its place as Asia’s unofficial favorite vineyard.

{Full story via Wall St. Journal}