For You d'Yquem Fans Out There...15L Bottle of 2005

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For You d'Yquem Fans Out There...15L Bottle of 2005

#1 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » May 16th, 2011, 9:40 am

http://www.winebid.com/Item/3532870

Only 100 made, so get your bottle before it is too late.
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#2 Post by Peter C. » May 16th, 2011, 12:32 pm

How many people would you need to drink that if you gave everyone a solid couple oz pour? I'm not a math guy....
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#3 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » May 16th, 2011, 12:36 pm

I figure about 180 to 200 people.
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#4 Post by Tyler Rico » May 16th, 2011, 12:39 pm

you could get 250 2oz pours out of that bottle

after CA sales tax and vig @ 25K that comes out to $125 per 2oz pour

ouch!

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#5 Post by Ken V » May 16th, 2011, 12:46 pm

But you gotta admit that if you walked into the next BerserkerFest with that, you would get some attention, no? [berserker.gif]
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#6 Post by Lewis Dawson » May 16th, 2011, 1:03 pm

Based on 750 ml experience, about 3 of those 100 bottles are corked. I wonder if they individually test the corks used for these torpedo-sized bottles, to reduce that number?
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#7 Post by c fu » May 16th, 2011, 1:04 pm

Lewis Dawson wrote:Based on 750 ml experience, about 3 of those 100 bottles are corked. I wonder if they individually test the corks used for these torpedo-sized bottles, to reduce that number?
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#8 Post by Tom Blach » May 16th, 2011, 1:16 pm

I'm astonished that they made a hundred of these. As above, I'm too scared of spoilage to be interested in these big bottles.

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#9 Post by Reese Ferry » May 16th, 2011, 1:40 pm

"Item removed from auction.
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Dang! I was just about to pull the trigger....

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#10 Post by Chris Kravitz » May 16th, 2011, 4:04 pm

I own a mag I don't know when/where I'll serve, can't imagine what I would do with that.
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#11 Post by J Wei » May 16th, 2011, 4:48 pm

This could be Matt Harris's bottle . . . I saw one of these in person at his cellar (I think he has 3 or 5 of these.) Freakishly huge. I asked him "When are you going to open one of these?" He replied, "Dunno, for my daughter 18th birthday? Or wedding?" I don't even think a 200 people wedding would finish this . . . haha
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#12 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » May 16th, 2011, 4:50 pm

J Wei wrote:This has got to be Matt Harris's bottle . . . I saw one of these in person at his cellar (I think he has 3 or 5 of these.) Freakishly huge. I asked him "When are you going to open one of these?" He replied, "Dunno, for my daughter 18th birthday? Or wedding?" I don't even think a 200 people wedding would finish this . . . haha
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#13 Post by Cris Whetstone » May 16th, 2011, 6:17 pm

J Wei wrote:This could be Matt Harris's bottle . . . I saw one of these in person at his cellar (I think he has 3 or 5 of these.) Freakishly huge. I asked him "When are you going to open one of these?" He replied, "Dunno, for my daughter 18th birthday? Or wedding?" I don't even think a 200 people wedding would finish this . . . haha
Matt's is only a 9 liter if memory serves and I think its an 01. [swoon.gif]
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