A total of 3’619 bottles went under the hammer with a total net result of 305,768 euros. A gigantic conclusion formed lot 48 of this year’s wine auction VDP.AUKTION.RÉSERVE in the monastery Eberbach. A wine cuvéed from the three best barrels of the VDP.Weingüter Robert Weil, Battenfeld-Spanier, and St. Antony changed hands for an unprecedented sum. Another novelty in 2022 is the attachment of NFC tags to authenticate all auction wines.
As last year, the VDP.AUKTION.RÉSERVE took place this Saturday, March 05, 2022, exclusively online. Nevertheless, almost 560 wine enthusiasts, collectors, and wine traders followed the live broadcast. Auctioneer Ulrich Allendorf auctioned 48 “lots” from 12 Rheingau VDP.Wineries, including Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Noir.
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- Wine lovers and collectors have the guarantee to buy real and not fake wine bottles at auction.
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- The auctioneer can prove that the auctioned wine is genuine.
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