press release - a positive result for the first edition of « ÅLANDS CHAMPAGNE RENDEZ-VOUS »
With a total sales result of 109.280 !, for 25 lots sold out of 28 offered (89% of lots
sold), Artcurial Briest Poulain F.Tajan is happy to have nearly reached the ambitious
catalogue’s low estimate of 119.700 !.
The stars of the auction, the XIXth century champagnes saved from the wreck, 8 out of a
total of 11 were sold for 96.500 !. Most of them higher than the low estimate, and confirming
the birth of a new market: one for ancient champagne.
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