E Bulli, voted world’s best restaurant by many listings and over multiple years, is closing it’s doors. Brainchild of Chef Ferran Adrià the man who popularized the field of molecular gastronomy E Bulli was know for avant-garde dishes and an impeccable wine list. Dismay at the closing of a culinary icon soon turned to excitement as Sothebys announced it will be selling off the wine cellar. There are no dates yet but if industry insiders are right this auction is definitely going to be one of the wine events of the year.
Wine searcher reported this selection of wines available:
“Wines ranged in price from 21.40 euros ($26.50) for a bottle of either the 2008 Enate 234 Chardonnay or 2009 Agusti Torello XII, to 5,350 euros ($6,629) for the 1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Romanée Conti. Other highlights included 1982 Gaja Barbaresco Sori Tildin at 695.60 euros ($862), a 417-euro ($517) bottle of sherry – Oloroso Reliquia de Barbadillo – and the 2000 Pétrus at 3,745 euros ($4640).”