Providing the fine wine collectors an opportunity to buy the world’s greatest wine through a global platform, WineGavel, known to be a bonded specialty auction house will now host a Fine and Rare Wine Auction, both online and live in San Francisco on April 28th, featuring a plethora of world’s most exquisite and rare wines. The wine collection open for auction includes a 6-liter bottle of Methuselah of Romanée-Conti and Domaine Romanée-Conti, known as one of the world’s most expensive wines that will be sold with an estimated value to be anywhere between $85,000 to $105,000.
Based in France, Domaine Romanée-Conti is recognized as world’s one of the prestigious, expensive and collected burgundy producers, and the bottle for sale at the auction is one of just a handful ever produced. The proprietor of renowned Domaine Romanée-Conti, Aubert de Villaine has indicated that year 2008 was the last, when this vintage format wine was produced. And, the last example of 6-liter bottle was sold back in year 2005, and another rare 3-liter bottle was recently sold for over $41,500, at a previous auction.
However, the 6-liter bottle of Methuselah of Romanée-Conti Vinatge 1971 has earlier been auctioned by Christie’s for $69,325 and the Lloyd Flatt Romanee Conti 1976 was sold for $42,350 at the Sotheby’s Auction held in New York.
The online Fine Wine Auction is currently open for bids and the live auction will take place at the San Francisco Wine Center on April 28th at 3pm with a pre-auction wine tasting to be held at 2pm. As said by WineGavel’s president Matt Carson, “It’s is an exceptional opportunity for buyers given a collector with this degree of ‘first-person’ provenance. Our consignor’s taste and relationships derived over many years present a chance for the extremely ambitious collector to instantly have a turn-key, world class cellar.”