a whole lot of grange

Wine lovers and collectors take note, three sets of Penfolds Grange magnums 1979-1998 are up for the taking. 

Those that are zealous about a good drop will agree (and forgive our use of tautology to put this event in context); this is extremely rare. What’s all the fuss about? Most vintages take 20-50 years for peak enjoyment. Only 600 magnums from the 1979 vintage were ever made, and we are talking about one of the world’s best red wine. 

You can attempt to get your hands on the twenty, 1.5 litre wines in each collection when they go to auction at GraysOnline from Thursday 22 May to Wednesday 28 May.

Word on the street is that the stock has come from an Australian wine investment company that collapsed in 2005. The wine has been stored in ideal conditions for their entire life.

Offered at a starting unreserved price of $9, you can count on paying substantially more. Potentially $24,991 more.

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