Worth the Price?
Expensive but rare trophies abound at October auctions
This October, the top-selling wines at auction were a collector's fantasy: a roster of trophies that crop up so infrequently, their elevated prices seem almost justifiable. At Zachys With Wally's, six magnums of the legendary Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945 sold for a record $100,300 (26 percent above the Wine Spectator second-quarter 2005 Auction Index).
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2005.