Traditionally a down month for wine auctions, February witnessed just over 5,000 lots worth less than $6 million go on the block. While rarities such as a case of Leroy Latricières-Chambertin 1991, which fetched $11,020 at Acker Merrall & Condit, soared above the fourth quarter 2002 Wine Spectator Auction Index by 81 percent, most wines sold within established trading bands.
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