May 31, 1998 Latest Auction Results By Peter D. Meltzer BUTTERFIELD & BUTTERFIELD San Francisco SALE DATE March 21 GROSS $970,000 (including the 15 percent buyer's premium) NUMBER OF LOTS 1,271 PERCENT SOLD 98 HIGHLIGHTS Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 1974 fetched $1,035 per case, 10 percent above the Wine Spectator Fourth Quarter 1997 Auction Index average, and Sterling Reserve Napa Valley 1994 sold for $862 per dozen, up 24 percent.
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