Christie's New Record
Ambitious bidding sets all-time high hammer prices for two cases
In a matter of minutes, Christie's twice smashed the world auction record for the highest price paid for a case of wine. At the house's inaugural evening auction in Los Angeles on Sept. 28, a case of Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945 sold for a staggering $290,000.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2006.