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1. Acker Merrall & Condit, 18 October, 2008
2. 18 October, 2008
3. Acker Merrall & Condit 31 May, 2008
4. 15 October, 2009 London Sale no. 2245
5. A magnum selling for $5,808 by Acker Merrall & Condit on 7 November, 2008
6. Sotheby's Finest and Rarest Wines, Featuring Treasures from the Cellars of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 12 November, 2008
7. Christie's New York, 17 November, 2008
8. Magnum sold by Acker Merrall & Condit in Hong Kong in November, 2008 for $10,625
9. 2005 sale figure
10. Jan 2000-Dec 2008
11. Double magnum
12. 18 October, 2008, Acker Merrall & Condit, New York
13, 17, 18. Bordeaux Bourgogne - les passions rivales. Hachette Litératures. 2005. Jean-Robert Pitte.
14. All prices include Buyers Premium which vary according to location and auction house and were for the period 2009 – 2012.
15. Many lots of top Burgundy are sold as 'Assortment'. This article only uses whole lots with exclusive vintages/growers/bottle sizes. Bottles are converted to standard equivalents of 75cl.
16. Amongst auction records for Montrachet some are undefined in terms of their producer but these make up less than 20% of the total value covering all traded vintages for the period. It is also likely that many of these are the top-traded wines.
19. All tables are based on auction data from the houses specified for the period 1/5/2010 to 30/4/2011 (unless indicated otherwise). The data file used in the preparation of this article for this period excluding mixed/verticals consists of more than 50,000 individual lots
20. artprice.com
21. GroupM Knowledge – HurunWealth Report 2011
22. Sotheby’s London, Hong Kong and New York; Christie’s London, Hong Kong and New York; Zachys Los Angeles, Hong Kong and New York; Hart Davis Hart Chicago and Acker Merrall & Condit New York and Hong Kong
23, 25. Mar 2012
24, 26, 27. Any price shown is 'release' price in the specified currency
28. The Wines of Bordeaux Vintages and Tasting Notes 1952-2003. Clive Coates MW. Published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2004.
29. Fine Wine magazine - Spring 2009. The Bordeaux Negociants p23
30. FineWinePress.com: Scores - Sense or nonsense?
31. Evolutions des notes - Robert Parker: B Leguern
32. based on one sample tasted at the Château in April 2009
33. FineWineJournal.com: Bordeaux 2008 - the Year of the Price