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Snooth User: perlitrap

domaine taupenot-merme charmes chambertin grand cru 1985

Posted by perlitrap, Nov 24, 2012.

hi, i don't know if what i'm gonna do is allowed in this website but i have this bottle and i would like to sell it but i don't know if it actually has any value. let me know if anyone as an idea about it. thanks


Reply by EMark, Nov 24, 2012.

Well, Perlitrap, I copied the name of the wine from your title into the Google search box and found this information on the Wine-Searcher site, pretty quickly.  It looks like the value of this wine peaked a few years ago (pre-recession) at a tad under US$200.  Provenance is, of course, everything.  Your pictures show a pretty nice looking bottle.  It appears to have been cared for.  If, in fact, it has been stored under proper conditions, it may have a bit of value.  If you found it in the cabinet over the stove in your aunt's kitchen, it might not be very valuable at all.

I know next to nothing about Burgundy wines.  So, I hope somebody jumps in here and tells us about it.'

I will also let somebody else make suggestions on how you might be able to sell it, if you decide to pursue that idea.

Reply by outthere, Nov 24, 2012.

The only note I find is 3 years old and speaks of a wine in decline. Current Wine Market Journal Auction Price is $92

Reply by JonDerry, Nov 25, 2012.

Yeah this wine probably peaked around 2000-2005

Always thought these were funny situations, an esteemed wine that's past its prime. So visually appealing, but not likely satisfying to any of the other senses.

Reply by CheloSpahn, Nov 25, 2012.

Wow.. a shame to let a wine like this lost that way!

Reply by duncan 906, Nov 25, 2012.

I see you are in the UK.Your best bet if you want to sell it is to put it on

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