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  • 1982 Chateau Lafite Rothschild auctions for $39,000
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    Paul Fraser
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1982 Chateau Lafite Rothschild auctions for $39,000

A dozen bottles of the famous 1982 Chateau Lafite Rothschild came out top lot at Christie's Fine and Rare Wine auction in New York on March 14, bringing an impressive $39,000.

The sought after Bordeaux sold at the very top end of its $30,000-40,000 estimate - testament to its outstanding quality and international reputation.

Chateau Lafite 1982 auctions
The Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 was the highest performing single variety of wine at Bonhams' Fine and Rare Wines Auction in December 2012

The 1982 Lafite has considerable status, a dozen bottles having sold for $35,700 at Bonhams in December 2012.

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    Paul Fraser
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