Petrus ’70 Among Wines on Sale at Sotheby’s Hong Kong

Twelve bottles of Petrus 1970 from the leading Pomerol wine estate will go on sale at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong in July with a presale estimate of between HK$170,000 and HK$240,000 ($20,000 to $30,000), while 12 bottles of Chateau Latour 1955 will carry a top estimate of HK$120,000, according to an email from the auction house. 

Hong Kong Island from the Star Ferry. Photo: Guy Collins

Twelve bottles of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild will also be on sale, with a top estimate of HK$110,000, according to the email. 

Several large parcel lots are also in the sale, including 12 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990 (parcel of 15) with a top estimate of HK$100,000 and 12 bottles of Chateau Haut-Brion 1998 (parcel of 20), with a top estimate of HK$45,000, according to Sotheby’s. 

The sale is scheduled to take place from July 5 to July 7. 

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