Object of desire

27th September, 2015
Two dozen bottles of vintage Bordeaux are to be auctioned this week in a divorce settlement

One man’s sorrow can morph into another’s delight, as in the case of claret consigned to auction as part of a divorce settlement.

Take your pick from six bottles of Château d’Issan Margaux Grand Cru Classe, 1989 (€600-€900), six of Château d’Issan Margaux Grand Cru Classe 1996, a great vintage for Bordeaux’s Left Bank (€700 - €1,200), and seen here, twelve bottles of Château Léoville Poyferre Second Grand Cru Classe, 1990...

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