New Most Expensive Red Burgundy

Christie’s has recently sold the most expensive 750 ml bottle of red burgundy. The sale took place in Geneva on May 17 and the special lot was a 1945 bottle of Romanée-Conti Wine. Only 600 such bottles were produced in that year and the Burgundy inside them boasted a unique flavor thanks to the hot, dry summer of 1945, which gave only a small crop, but of high quality grapes.

The bottle in question was expected to raise between $56,000 and $78,000, but Christie’s managed to sell it for a staggering $123,919 to a private collector from the U.S. The value of this Romanée-Conti wine is especially great because it marked the end of one of the most horrible wars ever – World War II.

New Most Expensive Red Burgundy 

New Most Expensive Red Burgundy 

By : 25 May 2011
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