The Bigger the Better
Large-format bottles attract attention at auction and at parties
Big bottles are fetching big dollars at auction. Last December at Zachys, a lot containing 33 imperials (each equal to eight 750ml bottles) of classified Bordeaux from the 1982 vintage sold for a whopping $247,700—triple the high estimate.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2004.