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Warre's 1977

January 31, 2012
Question by: Scarlett, Staffordshire, GB

Q:

Hey, i have a case of 12 bottles unopened Warre's 1977.  What I would like to know is, how much is it worth and where is the best place to sell it and get the best price from it?  Thanks.

A:

Hi Scarlett, Symington Family Estates are not active in the secondary market for Ports, so we cannot advise you on this. Bear in mind, any potential buyer or broker will want evidence that the bottles have been cellared properly since purchase; you may want to read our article about Purchasing Vintage Port for more about the buyer's perspective on this type of transaction. For advice regarding your particular wine, we suggest you consult a local specialist wine merchant, or one of the auction houses that regularly sell top wines, such as Bonham's, Christie's or Sotheby's. You may also want to take a look at Berry Brothers & Rudd's BBX, which is an exchange for purchase and sale of privately owned bottles.

Of course, there is always the option of opening and enjoying the wine yourself, or offering it to a friend. Warre's 1977 is a wonderful wine, as you can see from the Tasting Notes in our Knowledge Base.



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