La Tache 1961

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2015-06-26 11:08:41

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La Tache 1961

La Tache 1961 is a Burgundy grand crus monopole wine produced by Domaine de la Romanée Conti (DRC).

The 1961 vintage is particularly popular with collectors and investors.

The average price per bottle of La Tache 1960 is $1,066.05.

Domaine de la Romanée Conti

Domaine de la Romanée Conti is arguably Burgundy’s most famous wine estate. It makes its grand cru wines from 25 hectares of vines.

Its wines are produced in extremely small quantities and therefore are responsible for some of the biggest prices on the market.

“Finesse, balance and refinement”

Only natural yeasts are used in producing the La Tache 1961 and aging is done in 100% new oak.

WinePrices states that La Tache is characterised by “finesse, balance and refinement” and that the wines “have the ability to age while increasing in character and value”.

Notable sale

A single bottle achieved $1,936 at an Acker Merrall & Condit sale in October 2008.

Two bottles sold at Sotheby’s in October 2008 for a total of $4,351.60.

In 2009 a bottle made $1,800 at a Christie’s auction in New York.

12 magnums of the wine sold for $92,881 at a Christie’s Hong Kong auction in March 2011.

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