1998 bottle Wente Late Harvest Riesling, Monterey, Arroyo Seco. Harvested December 16, 1998 at 27.8 degrees Brix. Reducing Sugar at bottling 9.5%. Poduced and bottled at Livermore CA. .
Went to a special pre-fixed dinner at the Wente Vineyard dining room 1999 in Livermore CA. This wine was served with our dessert and I fell in love with it. I bought a case of it there and shared it with friends over the years. I few remaining bottles still lay in a cool, dark area. It is a joy to drink and savor with any dessert.
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. My sincere apologies for the delay with the apprisal.
The presented object appears to be a Wente 1998 Late Harvest Riesling, Monterey, Arroyo Seco. The bottle and the labels are in good condition and the cork is undamaged.
Comparable wines were recently rarely offered and sold on the international auction market.
A fair market estimation would be between 10 to 30 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.
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