Jeroboam Bottle Of 1999 Romanée-Conti Is Now The World's Most Expensive Bottle Of Wine

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June 13, 2017 | BY AFP Relaxnews

A Jeroboam-sized bottle of wine from the legendary Burgundy estate sold for approximately $85,247 (82,800 CHF) at a Baghera/Wines auction in Geneva.

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Exceptional fine wine experts Baghera/Wines regularly hold online wine auctions under the "Wine O'Clock" banner. At the latest sale, June 6, the Domaine Romanée-Conti wine estate once again hit the headlines with a Jeroboam of its 1999-vintage Romanée-Conti wine selling for 82,800 CHF, or approximately $85,247 (€76,300).

The auction specifically celebrated this renowned 1,500-year-old Burgundy wine estate -- which makes eight Grand Cru wines -- with 55 lots from the estate up for grabs in the "Immaculate DRC" sale. Revenue totaled 1.11 million CHF, or approximately $1.14 million (€1.02 million).

Romanée-Conti previously broke an auction record in February, with a lot of five 1999-vintage bottles selling for 78,000 CHF, or approximately $80,247 (€72,000). 

 

The next "Wine O'Clock" sale will be held in September, focusing on Bordeaux wines.