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- DEE996 - 03-10-2004 08:15 PM

WHAT WOULD A BOTTLE OF 1990 GO FOR. I HAVE 12 BOTTLES


- sedhed - 03-10-2004 08:28 PM

I'll give you 50 bucks for one if it was stored right.


- winoweenie - 03-11-2004 09:21 AM

Dee the RETAIL pricing on this is between 250 and 300 per bottle. What kind of storage did your brother have? Very important in evaluating pricing. WW


- Kcwhippet - 03-11-2004 09:33 AM

I've seen retail prices at $125 to $215 for half bottles, and $220 to $435 for full size bottles. Those are full retail prices (and the top prices are totally outrageous and unrealistic), but you will never get those prices if you tried to sell them yourself. You might get about $50 for a half bottle or about $85 for a full size bottle. Of course, that's only if you can prove these wines were kept in impeccable storage. Otherwise, cut the prices in half.


- winoweenie - 03-11-2004 07:19 PM

Rite on KC... Thas' why I allas capitalize the RETAIL in me answerzzzz. WW [Image: wink.gif]


- Kcwhippet - 03-11-2004 08:56 PM

You got it, WW. I know what we pay our distributors for the wine that comes into our shop and I know the retail prices. Depending on the wine, distributor, market conditiond, etc., there can be a huge variance (can you say great margins!).


- micpic8 - 03-15-2004 08:12 PM

the 1990 D'Yquem is going for about $230 in retail stores here in CT. I also know that the currant wholesale price for 1995 is about $208 in CT.


- DEE996 - 03-16-2004 03:59 PM

THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE GREAT INFO


- peaslee - 05-01-2004 10:34 AM

I have to move and am cleaning out the closet in the second bedroom. I found a box of 5 bottles of 1975 Chateau d'Yquem. They've been there for almost 20 years. No special arrangement was made for their storage, but the temperature is cool and doesn't vary much. If they are worth anything, how do I unload them? I live in Berkeley.


- winoweenie - 05-01-2004 04:48 PM

Hi Peaslee and welcome to the board. An absolutely great vintage but questionable storage. pristine bottles are RETAILING for 550-650. Kinda hard to hurt those delicious stickies. Would put them up for bidding on winebid.com. Good luck. WW


- Innkeeper - 05-01-2004 06:12 PM

Recommend you contact author Jay McInerney ("Bacchus & Me: Adventures in the Wine Celler)at his publisher, Vintage Books. He says it is only wine his wife will drink.


- peaslee - 05-04-2004 07:04 PM

"Recommend you contact author Jay McInerney ("Bacchus & Me: Adventures in the Wine Celler)at his publisher, Vintage Books. He says it is only wine his wife will drink.
"
Cute. These bottles were bought by my ex-wife who left in 1985. I didn't know that they were still with me until I started moving out of my current residence. I don't care for the wine myself.

Thanks to everyone for the help. I'll report back later after I have sold them.


- micpic8 - 05-17-2004 05:08 AM

Hi peaslee

If you are just looking to unload them I might be interested in a bottle or 2 at the right price. Let me know.