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Hart Davis Hart’s two day April Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines commanded a total of $9,806,887, easily surpassing the pre-sale low estimate of $6,608,049. The sale achieved a strong 100% sell-through rate over 2190 lots. Burgundy continues to command impressively high hammers, while Bordeaux and Champagne also remain near historic highs. Italy made an especially strong showing in this sale, often receiving numerous competitive live bids to hammer well above the high estimates.

We are impressed by the strength and consistency in the fine wine market in 2023. New world records continue to be set in every sale. This is an ideal time to sell your wines, and HDH is your best possible partner. Reach out to our team today about consigning or to request a complimentary appraisal:

Highlights from An Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines
All prices shown inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium
Lot 48: 1997 Bonnes-Mares Robert Groffier Père et Fils (12 bs) (est. $3,000-4,500) $6,572
Lot 55: 2009 Hermitage Blanc Jean-Louis Chave (6 bs) (est. $1,300-1,900) $2,390
Lot 203: 2015 Romanée-St-Vivant Domaine Dujac (6 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $15,535
Lot 270: 2011 Charmes-Chambertin, Vieilles-Vignes Denis Bachelet (11 bs) (est. $3,200-4,800) $5,736
Lot 281: 2010 Nuits-St-Georges, Les Vaucrains Robert Chevillon (8 bs) (est. $1,200-1,800) $2,868
Lot 314: 2015 Clos de la Roche Hubert Lignier (6 bs) (est. $2,200-3,200) $3,824
Lot 359: 2005 Clos Vougeot Jean Grivot (5 bs) (est. $1,100-1,700) $2,271
Lot 399: 2015 Hermitage Jean-Louis Chave (9 bs) (est. $2,800-4,200) $5,378
Lot 478: 2012 Pierre Péters, Cuvée Spéciale, Les Chetillons, Blanc de Blancs Brut (8 bs) (est. $1,200-1,800) $3,107
Lot 501: 2008 Barbaresco, Crichët Pajé Roagna (3 bs) (est. $1,200-1,800) $2,390
Lot 506: 2010 Barbaresco, Crichët Pajé Roagna (6 bs) (est. $3,000-4,500) $7,170
Lot 539: 2013 Barolo, Brunate Giuseppe Rinaldi (12 bs) (est. $3,200-4,800) $5,975


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June 8 & 9, 2023
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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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