Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2019 sales figures

By , 6 October 2019

Giles Peppiatt and Richard Harvey MW of auctioneers Bonhams.

Total sales amounted to R9 404 400 at the 35th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held yesterday, 1 930 cases (6 x 750ml equivalent) sold at an average price R4 873 case and an average price per bottle of R812. This compares to last year’s sales of R10 593 760 for 2 012 cases, average price per case being R5 265 (average price per bottle: R878).

This year’s selection was made up of 28 red wines and 12 white wines, three Méthode Cap Classique wines, a brandy and port-style wine.

The highest average prices per case for red wine went to Kanonkop CWG Paul Sauer 2016 (R11 525), Boekenhoutskloof Syrah Auction Reserve 2017 (R8 900), Hartenberg CWG Auction Shiraz 2016 (R8 488).

Top earning white wines were Leeu Passant Radicales Libres 2014 (R6 979), Ataraxia Under the Gavel Chardonnay 2018 (R5 059) and Jordan CWG Chardonnay 2018 (R4 524). 71% of buyers were local compared to 79% last year.

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