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Dinner at Château Lafite sells for £11k in Sotheby’s auction

Chris Mercer - Source: www.decanter.com

A luxury package including lunch or dinner for four at Château Lafite Rothschild has sold for more than £11,000, with an experience including lunch for eight people at Le Pin also fetching £60,000, at a Sotheby's auction held in aid of Bordeaux's wine museum, Cité du Vin.

Château Lafite Rothschild was one of several top wine estates that donated luxury packages for the auction. Credit: Sotheby's/DBR (Lafite)

Bids rose above forecasts for the Château Lafite dinner package, which sold for £11,491 following a 10-day Sotheby's online auction that closed on 22 November.

Sotheby's had set a pre-sale high estimate of £10,000 on the lot, which includes lunch or dinner for four at the Pauillac first growth estate with one of the management team, plus a private tour and tasting, as well as a double magnum of the 2002 vintage.

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