Report on Last Online Auction & Announcing the Date of Final LIVE Auction of 2022

Thanks to all our vendors and bidders that helped make our Late Spring Online Auction another success.

For the first time, the highest hammer win went for a bottle of Brandy, Penfolds Bin 108 Reserve Brandy (Bottled 1985) took the crown at $763.75.

The star region of the month is once again Burgundy. 1994 Domaine Jean Grivot Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru sold for $352.50, followed by 2000 Domaine Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Les Beaux Monts 1er Cru at $305.50, and 1996 Bernard Dugat-Py Coeur de Roy Tres Vieilles Vignes Gevrey Chambertin reached $293.75. But Burgundy is not just about pinot noir with the 2019 Domaine Jacques-Frederic Mugnier Clos de la Marechale Blanc Nuits St Georges 1er Cru sold for $258.50, closely followed by 2002 Domaine J.M. Boillot Puligny-Montrachet les Combettes 1er Cru at $235. It’s worth a mention that, from home, 2016 Bell Hill Chardonnay scored $223.25.

As the festive season is just around the corner, we had a great selection of bubbles, including many large formats.  2002 Bollinger R.D Extra Brut reached $446.50, followed by 2008 Leclerc Briant Cuvee Devine en Solera Extra Brut at $293.75, and both NV Laurent-Perrier Cuvee Rose Brut magnum and NV Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve magnum sold for $235 whereas Laurent Perrier Grand Siecle No 24 got snapped at $211.50.

Kiwi Bordeaux blends always attract the most bids in our auctions, 1998 Te Mata Estate Coleraine scored $258.50, followed by its 2008 vintage at $235, and 2015 Trinity Hill Homage at $199.75. Both 2015 Te Mata Estate Coleraine and 2004 Stonyridge Vineyard Larose sold for $188 and 2009 Church Road Reserve magnum reached the same bid at $188.

Other highlights including 2018 Kusuda Syrah hammered at $223.25,  2009 Craggy Range Le Sol got to $176.25. Across the ditch, 1999 Grant Burge Meshach Shiraz sold for $141. A Bordeaux blend from Valle de Aconcagua in Chile, 2012 Seña sold for $223.25, whereas 1992 Chateau Lascombes 2eme Cru Classe sold for $188.

All prices include Buyers Premium excludes GST.

Our next auction, also the final auction of year 2022, will be a LIVE/online event on Tuesday 29th Nov at Caro’s Wine 14 Mackelvie Street, Grey Lynn. Please note the auction will start at 6.00 pm. As usual, this will be streamed live on The full catalogue has already been published; we have some amazing wines in this sale as we always do in our carefully curated auctions. Make sure to take a look and place your absentee bids in advance.

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