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hello, i have a bottle of marques de riscal riserva wine dated 1955,
the full title on the label is:- herederos del marques de riscal, elciego(alva)1955. i just wondered what value there is on this wine? the label is a little stained, but still readable, any help on this would be appreciated.
thanks mr s bowman

Hi Scott,

I'm afraid this is now very old, even for a good-quality Rioja, so it's difficult to see significant value remaining. (Bear in mind that any auctioneer who would accept a single bottle of such a low potential value will still need to deduct his commission - which would leave you with peanuts!)

I'd drink it for the experience, but with something else on stand-by in case you don't want to finish it.




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