A selection of old and new vintages from the prestigious cellar of Enoteca Pinchiorri, a three-Michelin-star restaurant in Florence, was auctioned at Zachys, the world's leading wine auction house, and received fierce bidding from wine collectors.
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The auction covered 864 groups of wines, including some historical vintages that are hard to find in the market, such as 1945 Mouton Rothschild, 1926 and 1945 Petrus, 1928 Dripping Gold, etc. The total amount of £3.15 million was sold, setting 226 auction records.
Christy Erickson, head of Schweppes European division, said boutique wine auctions are still thriving and buyers" enthusiasm for boutique wines has not been dampened by the exceptional conditions of 2020.