Hart Davis Hart, America’s largest wine auction house opens up with a $4.6 million sale

If you are a lover of fine vintage wines then 2011 bring you one of the first reasons to rejoice. Hart Davis Hart, which is also the largest wine auction house in America ringed in the new year with a bang as their first auction of the year with the finest and rarest wines on offer was complete sold out. What was touted to fetch between $2.9 million and $4.3 million earned a record $4.6 million. And taking top honors for the day was a case of 1982 Château Lafite. Estimated between $38,000 and $55,000, the wine earned a staggering $65,725 when the hammer came down, making it the best buy of the auction.

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