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The most expensive bottle of wine October 2, 2007

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Rare large format of Bordeaux wine expected to be most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction worldwide

An exceedingly rare Imperial, equivalent to 8 regular bottles, of the legendary 1961 vintage of Chateau Petrus is scheduled to be auctioned in Chicago by Edward Roberts International at the Columbia Yacht Club, a permanently docked ship located at Randolph Street on Lake Michigan, on Sunday, October 28th, 2007.

This Imperial, which is estimated to sell for $150,000, inclusive of Buyers’ Premium, would be the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction worldwide. It is part of an extraordinary collection of large format bottles of rare great growth Bordeaux from exceptional vintages including > A Jeroboam, equivalent to 6 regular bottles, of 1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild, and Magnums, equivalent to 2 regular bottles, of 1921, 1947 and 1961 Chateau Petrus; 1945 and 1982 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild; and 1961 Chateau Latour-A-Pomerol; all of which will be offered in this auction.

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