For some collectors, the only Bordeaux worth acquiring are the first-growths or their venerable equivalents, even if it means shelling out $2,400 for a bottle of 1961 Château Latour at auction, or $945 for a bottle of Château Pétrus 1995 (these prices are based on the second-half 2005 Wine Spectator Auction Index, inclusive of the buyer's premium).
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