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Hi, I received these bottles of my relatives who just passed away, and would like to know if these are still drinkable and their values?

Huge Thanks.

Hi Eau,

The Cognacs and the whisky should all be very drinkable as spirits have an indefinite life, for as long as the cork/stopper remains sound and prevents evaporation.

But I'm afraid the Mateus RosÚ is one for the bin as rosÚs are always intended for drinking on release.

I'm not in touch with current valuations for old spirits in HK but you might like to browse on to see if anything similar has sold recently.




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