Remarkable DRC wines selection could sell for £20k

So soon after a Domaine de la Romanée Conti 1990 sold for a staggering $78,000 at Christie's, last weekend, a 1999 vintage is set to star at Sotheby's.

A Domaine de la Romanée Conti 1999 assortment - otherwise known as DRC - carries the highest estimate in the sale, at £15,000-20,000.

Featuring in the lot is the Romanée Conti (one bottle), La Tache (three bottles), Richebourg (two bottles), Romanee St Vivant (two bottles), Grands Echezeaux (two bottles), Echezeaux (two bottles), also enclosed within a still-branded case.

This incredible selection will star alongside another wine unreservedly described as a "stunner", the Chateau Ausone 2000.

"Voluptuous and velvety and oozing black fruit," according to the tasting notes, it will sell with an estimate of £12,000-15,000.

The Sotheby's Finest and Rarest Wines & Vintage Port auction will be held in London on March 17.


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