How much is a bottle of Romanee-Conti?

How much is a bottle of Romanée-Conti?

Its wines are incredibly exclusive Waiting lists for its offerings are lengthy and often restricted to friends and colleagues of the estate, while average prices for its ‘entry-level’ wine, Corton Grand Cru, sits at around $2,000 per bottle. Romanée-Conti, meanwhile, can sell for upwards of $20,000 per bottle.

Why is Romanée-Conti wine so expensive?

That Romanée-Conti is as expensive as it is, is related to both sublime quality and simple supply and demand theory. On average around 5,000 bottles of Romanée-Conti are produced each year, and since the vineyard cannot be expanded and directives prescribe a maximum harvest yield, the supply cannot be increased.

How many Romanée-Conti produced every year?

DRC produces between 6,000 and 8,000 cases annually. A search on wine tracking website shows the average price of “entry-level” Corton Grand Cru to be $1,878, while the legendary Romaneé-Conti Grand Cru averages $20,187 a bottle.

What makes Romanée-Conti so good?

Why do wines from Domaine Romanée-Conti capture outsized attention and eye-popping prices. Quality is certainly a reason, and we’ll get to that, but perhaps the simplest answer is scarcity. It’s a clear-cut case of supply-and-demand. Bordeaux’s great châteaux make several thousand bottles of wine a year.

What is the number 1 wine in the world?

2020 Top 100 Wines

Rank 2020 Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines Vintage
1 Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial, Rioja DOCa 2010
2 Aubert Wines UV Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2018
3 San Filippo Le Lucere, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2015
4 Mayacamas Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder 2016

What is the rarest wine in the world?

Rarest Wine on the Market: 2004 Penfolds Block 42 Kalimna Cabernet Sauvignon Ampoule. With just twelve ampoules released in 2012, the 2004 Penfolds Block 42 Kalimna Cabernet Sauvignon is the rarest wine you can buy.

What is the most expensive wine in the world?

The most expensive wines of the world

Position Wine Name Max. Price (USD)
1 Domaine Leroy Musigny Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France $76,410
2 Leroy Domaine d’Auvenay Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune, France $38,288
3 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Romanee-Conti Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France $88,793

Who owns DRC?

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti

Listed Wines Echezeaux Grand Echezeaux La Tache Montrachet Richebourg Romanee-Conti Romanee-St-Vivant
Owner Villaine/Leroy families
President Aubert de Villaine and Henri-Frederic Roch
Annual Production ​(Grand Vin) 6,000 cases
Classification All Grand Cru vineyards

Is DRC worth the money?

Nobody does it better DRC is rightly regarded as one of the world’s greatest estates, an opinion supported by the quality and longevity of its wines, as well as the prices they fetch on the secondary market.

Who buys Romanee-Conti?

Nicolas Defer de la Nouerre
In 1793, following the French Revolution, Romanée-Conti was seized from the last Prince of Conti by the state; and it was auctioned off in 1794, simultaneously with La Tâche. Romanée-Conti ended up being purchased by Nicolas Defer de la Nouerre, who then sold it to Julien Ouvrard, in 1819, for 78,000 francs.

What is the hardest wine to make?

Pinot Noir
The reason is because Pinot Noir is one of the hardest grapes to grow in the wine world. A combination of factors makes this finicky grape a farmer’s headache during the growing season. Pinot Noir’s thin skin, tight clusters and late ripening all combine as obstacles.

Is expensive wine actually better?

The short answer is no. Expensive wine doesn’t always taste better. However, it’s slightly more complicated than that. There are a whole bunch of reasons why a bottle of wine has a particular price tag.