Single bottle of Lafite 1895 sells for £11,000

An extremely rare single bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1895 has sold for £11,000 in Dubai this weekend. In 2011 a bottle of Lafite 1895 was auctioned at Christie’s for £6,670, the nearly 65 per cent growth in value in four years obviously bucking the recent trend for First Growths but showing the extraordinary values these assets can achieve over the longer term particularly when they become increasingly scarce.

Reported in trade magazine, The Drinks Business, the article refers to the buoyant collectors market in Dubai with recent transactions including Lafite 1961 and Cheval Blanc 1961. To read the article in full please click here