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A vertical of six vintages of Montrachet Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, which reached the figure of 42,875 euros, a bottle of Romanée-Conti Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2016 which closed the competition at 20,212 euros and 13 bottles of 2009, with all the Gran Crus produced by the Domaine in two wooden crates, which from a valuation of 35,000 euros was sold for 61,862 euros. Here are the top lots of the Pandolfini auction, staged on 20 and 21 April, which marked a new record for the Italian auction house, which reached 187% of the estimated amount, or 1.2 million euros , the best ever, thanks to 99% of assigned lots, for an average of € 1,981 per lot. The Italian labels also did well, which occupied the entire first day, and which led to the award of 99% of the lots, while the final values ​​led to an increase of 194% on reserves and an average value of 1,331 euros per lot. .
From Piedmont stand out the six bottles of Barolo Cà D’Morissio Riserva Giuseppe Mascarello 2010, sold at more than double the starting price (4,410 euros), then 4 magnums of Red Label Selection Riserva by Bruno Giacosa, at 5,400 euros, while a magnum of Giacomo Conterno’s Barolo Monfortino from the famous 2010 vintage ended the race at € 2,940. In Tuscany, the 12 liters of Le Pergole Torte 2002 Montevertine, sold for 4,900 euros, then six bottles of Solaia 2013 by Antinori sold for 1,600 euros, a double magnum of Ornellaia 2013 special edition “Vendemmia d’Artista”, which has reached 1,715 euros. And again, a double magnum of Masseto 2015, which reached an award of 3,675, 12 bottles of Sassicaia 2015 by Tenuta San Guido, sold at 5,635 euros, but also, two complete verticals, also by Sassicaia by Tenuta San Guido: one of 21 vintages, from 1986 to 2006, sold for 6,615 euros, and one of 29 vintages, from 1989 to 2017, assigned to 7,600 euros.
“The final result shows that the market, despite the global situation due to the pandemic emergency, not only has not stopped, but has grown enormously, and almost all the lots sold and the figures reached show us that, by now, the Italian market has become one of the most attractive centers for this type of sale “, comments Francesco Tanzi, head of the Wine Department of the Pandolfini Auction House.

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