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Hi-I am looking for an estimated value of this bottle. It is fully intact and I believe it to be approx 25 yrs old. The only numbers I can see are included in the second photo. It is printed 2185 and underneath it says 61286.

Hi Greg,

I'm afraid the potential value of a single 25-YO NV Piper wouldn't reach the minimum thresholds set by most wine auctioneers so it's difficult to see any value remaining after so long.

Sorry but I think you best option is to open it for the experience sometime as I know of no lawful way you could sell it in the USA.

(BTW: Extra Dry is a style of Champagne LESS dry than the more-usual Brut.)




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