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Sotheby’s Hong Kong to present the sale of Finest & Rarest Wines in October

HONG KONG.- The second day of Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Wine Sales 2011 (2 October) will feature the sale of Finest & Rarest Wines, Including the Ultimate Nine from the Bordeaux Winebank Collection at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In total, the auction will bring to the market over 820 lots estimated at HK$62.5–88 million / US$8–11 million* The sale will feature a selection of Château Lafite from two members of the Rothschild family (170 lots; est. HK$15-20 million / US$1.9-2.6 million) that has been stored in the cellars of the Château since production. A further highlight is a magnificent range of Five Star Provenance Bordeaux from the Bordeaux Winebank Collection (118 lots; est. HK$10-14 million / US$1.2-1.8 million) featuring the five First Growths, along with Pétrus, Ausone, Cheval Blanc and Yquem. This follows previous sales of wine from Bordeaux Winebank in Hong Kong, New York