The collection of spirits from the Cellars of La Tour d’Argent and Le Cafe Anglais sold 100%
Château Cheval-Blanc – Top lot sold within the Tour d’Argent collection
London – Christie’s sale of Finest & Rarest Wines and Spirits, including Historic Cognacs from the Private Cellars of La Tour d’Argent and Finest Wines from Two Exceptional Private Collections, held over two days from the 13 to 14 December 2012 was sold 94 percent by value, realising an exceptional result of $6,702,536, a new record total for a various owners wine auction in London.
The top lot of the sale was a case of 12 bottles of Château Cheval-Blanc 1947 which sold for $203,918.
The collection of ancient spirits from the celebrated cellar of the legendary Parisian restaurant, La Tour d’Argent realised a total of $697,996 selling 100 percent by lot and 100 percent by value.