Hart Davis Hart continues to dominate the U.S. sector, leading the world’s largest and most important wine auction market. Bidders participated from all over the globe in HDH’s Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines this past Thursday and Friday, June 30 and July 1. The momentum of HDH’s record performance in 2021 has continued, and we conclude the first half of 2022 as our strongest ever. Impressive hammer prices over the two-day sale helped achieve an aggregate of $11,152,278 against pre-sale estimates of $7,949,090 – $11,883,023. Even more remarkable, enthusiastic bidding across all categories led to a 100% sell-through rate over 2089 lots.
Highlights from An Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines
All prices shown inclusive of 19.5% buyer’s premium, the lowest in the industry
A Library of Excellence
Pre-Sale Estimate: $1,516,100-2,271,100, realized $2,033,471, 134% to low estimate
Lot 1468: 1995 Chevalier-Montrachet Domaine d’Auvenay (Leroy) (2 bs) (est. $12,000-18,000) $22,705
Lot 1345: 2000 Chambolle-Musigny, Les Fremières Domaine Leroy (1 b) (est. $1,000-1,500) $2,868
Lot 1354: 2006 Chambertin Domaine Leroy (1 b) (est. $4,000-6,000) $9,560
Lot 1360: 2013 Clos Vougeot Domaine Leroy (3 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $14,340
Lot 1216: 1961 Château Palmer (1 b) (est. $4,000-6,000) $7,170
A Significant Collection of Rarities
Pre-Sale Estimate: $1,130,150-1,689,150, realized $1,540,534, 136% to low estimate
Lot 180: 1998 Château Cheval Blanc (12 bs) (est. $6,500-9,500) $13,145
Lot 295: 2012 Echézeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (2 mags) (est. $9,000-14,000) $14,340
Lot 267: 2012 La Tâche, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (6 bs) (est. $26,000-38,000) $35,850
Lot 373: 2010 Masseto, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia (6 bs) (est. $4,000-6,000) $7,170
An Important Collection of Comte Liger-Belair
Pre-Sale Estimate: $320,700-477,900, realized $545,517, 170% to low estimate
Lot 1179: 2013 Echézeaux, Comte Liger-Belair (6 bs) (est. $7,000-10,000) $13,145
Lot 1188: 2012 La Romanée, Comte Liger-Belair (6 bs) (est. $26,000-38,000) $53,775
Lot 1196: 2013 Vosne-Romanée, Aux Reignots, Comte Liger-Belair (4 bs) (est. $4,800-7,500) $9,560
Additional Selected Lots
Lot 535: 1961 Château Latour (6 bs) (est. $24,000-35,000) $41,825
Lot 576: NV Jacques Selosse Lieux-dits Collections (6 bs) (est. $3,000-4,500) $6,572
Lot 635: 1999 Jacques Selosse, Blanc de Blancs Brut (2 bs) (est. $1,200-1,800) $2,868
Lot 895: 2008 Hermitage Jean-Louis Chave (6 bs) (est. $1,000-1,500) $2,270
Lot 1109: 2000 Corton-Renardes, Domaine Leroy (4 bs) (est. $6,000-9,000) $13,145
Lot 1131: 2004 Barolo, Monprivato, Giuseppe Mascarello & Figlio (4 bs) (est. $750-1,100) $2,270
Lot 1147: 1978 Grands-Echézeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (2 bs) (est. $8,000-12,000) $15,535
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 August 11th & 12th and we’re looking forward to bringing bidders more opportunites 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.
Consignments are still being accepted for the fall season. The market is incredibly strong, and anyone looking to take advantage should reach out to our team of experts at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would be happy to provide you with a complimentary appraisal. There has never been a better time to sell your wine, and HDH is your best possible partner.
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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.