Romanee Conti DRC 1990

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2015-06-26 10:46:20

Romanee Conti DRC 1990 is a French wine produced by Domaine de la Romanee-Conti. The wine

The aroma of the wine is said to have an essence of clove, anise, soy, pinot fruit and hoisin.

The ‘DRC’ part of the wine’s name is an abbreviation for Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, an estate of Burgundy in France that is known for its production of wine.

The value of the wine has increased by over £5500 during the last 7 years (from £4743 in 2003 to £10,325 in 2010).

Only 6000 bottles of Romanee Conti are produced every year. As such, the wines are sold in a mixed 12 bottle case with one bottle of Romanee Conti and 11 other bottles.

Notable sales

In 1990, six magnums of this wine sold for $5,800 each at a Zachy’s auction in New York.

A set of eight bottles of Romanee-Conti DRC was sold for $224,900 (or $28,112 per bottle) at a Sotheby’s auction in London.

Domaine de la Romanee Conti

Main article: Domaine de la Romanee Conti

Domaine de la Romanee Conti (DRC) is an estate in Burgundy, France that produce red and white wine.

The vineyards are located in the village of Vosne-Romanee and sprawl over an area of 1.8 hectares.

The estate is owned by two families, the de Villaines and the Leroys.

The Domaine produced 100,000 bottle of wine each year.

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