Yesteday – Saturday October 13 – the most expensive bottle of Burgundy was sold at the Sotheby’s auction in New York.
The legendary bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti was sold for 558.000 USD.
A legendary bottle with a unique provenance – and one more was sold at 496.000 USD making it the second most expensive wine ever sold.
The wines came from the Robert Drouhin private cellar in Beaune. According to most sources 608 bottles were produced in 1945 – before the vines were uprooted.