344
344
ROMANEE CONTI 2003 DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE-CONTI
Estimate
28,00038,000
LOT SOLD. 33,880 GBP
Estimates are per lot
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344
ROMANEE CONTI 2003 DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE-CONTI
Estimate
28,00038,000
LOT SOLD. 33,880 GBP
Estimates are per lot
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ROMANEE CONTI 2003 DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE-CONTI
Romanée Conti 2003 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru
Excellent level and appearance

The amazing element behind Romanée-Conti this year is that the wine has almost 'normal' acidity, whether due to the individual terroir, the remarkably old average age (53 years) of the vines, or the minute yield, we do not know. Suffice it to say that it has a magic scent that is totally true and utterly impressive in its purity and clarity. Complex and packed with aromatics. The taste is of pure bilberries, astonishing. Soft and mellow on the long finish. Reined in glory. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
WA 95
344:1 mag (cn)
per lot: GBP 28,000-38,000
per lot: USD 35,000-48,000
per lot: EUR 30,000-42,000

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE
Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid


These items are in bond. The buyer has a choice of taking the item in bond (with the sale being made in bond) or taking the item duty paid. Bidding is at in bond prices.
If taken in bond, VAT will not be charged on the hammer price. VAT will be charged at the standard rate on the buyer's premium.
If taken duty paid, duty at the current rate and bond clearance charges, equivalent to the standard rate of VAT on the hammer price plus duty, will be added to the buyer's invoice. Unless notified otherwise at the time of sale, EU residents will receive a duty paid invoice. Buyers requiring their wine in bond must arrange collection of their wine either by a shipper with a bond movement guarantee or by a registered tax warehouse if the wine is to remain in the UK. If the buyer subsequently removes the wine from bond, the buyer will be responsible for duty, clearance, delivery, VAT and any other charges that may apply from the date of the sale.
If taken duty paid, when Sotheby's releases the property to buyers in the UK, the buyer must pay Sotheby's duty at the current rate and import VAT at the standard rate on the hammer price plus duty which may not be cancelled or refunded by Sotheby's. VAT will be charged at the standard rate on the buyer's premium.
(VAT-registered buyers from the UK should note that the invoice issued by Sotheby's showing import VAT payable, is not suitable evidence for recovering that VAT. In order to recover this as input tax, a VAT registered buyer must purchase the wine in bond and clear it under his own name and VAT number. HM Revenue and Customs will then issue a From C79 which is acceptable evidence for recovering the VAT as input tax subject to the normal rules.)
(All business buyers from outside the UK should refer to 'VAT refunds to Non EU business buyers' for information on how to recover VAT incurred on the buyer's premium).

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