Bottle of French rare vintage fetches a record 77,412 dollars at auction

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): A bottle of yellow wine, Vin jaune, from 1774 has fetched 77,412 U.S. dollars in eastern France, setting a record price.

The 237-year-old bottle of wine, brewed from grapes in Louis XVI's reign, hit the record price at a local wine festival auction, reports

The winner of the rare vintage, a Swiss named Pierre Chevrier, said he bought this bottle sheer for drink and regarded the price reasonable.

According to French press, the buyer belongs to an amateur wine group. (ANI)

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