Bordeauxs Expected to Fetch a Pretty Penny

This November, London-based auction house Christie’s will hold their first wine auction in Asia since 2001, featuring a landmark collection of 140 years worth of Latour sourced directly from the Château cellars.
The first Château-sourced collection of the fabled Bordeaux ever to be sold in Asia will go on the block Nov. 29 in Hong Kong.One of the highest quality magnums, dated 1900, is estimated to auction for $18,000 – $24,000. The 150 Latour lots, including a wide range of vintages dating from 1865, are expected to fetch over $1.5 million in total.
With over $300 million fetched from the Asian market in the Spring 2008 auction, Christie’s already has a strong art and antique following in the regionm and this November will be no exception.