May 15th, 2000 Early March Sales Boast Few Bargains To the dismay of bargain hunters, Chicago, New York and London auctions continue to exhibit considerable strength. Many winning bids exceeded the fourth-quarter 1999 Wine Spectator Auction Index by 20 percent or more, with select lots soaring even higher--six magnums of Chteau Grand-Puy-Lacoste 1996 sold at New York's Acker Merrall & Condit for $1,323 (including the 15 percent buyer's premium), up 120 percent.
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