Legendary winemaker Henri Jayer’s final batch of Burgundies sells for US$35m

June 21, 2018

The last batch of late legendary winemaker Henri Jayer’s Burgundies – which include some of the world’s most expensive wines – was sold for a mouth-watering 30 million euros (US$35 million) in Geneva on Sunday, well in excess of the estimated price.

In all, 1,064 bottles went under the hammer at the Baghera Wines auction at a gourmet restaurant in Geneva.

They included Cros-Parantoux Vosne-Romanee Premier Cru, which ranks among the world’s priciest wines.

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