True to the theme of Palais Coburg, “Preserve the past, create the future”, a collection of rare wines has been assembled which seeks international comparison. The Palais Coburg Wine Archive currently includes more than 60,000 bottles of valuable wine spanning four centuries. Numerous rare wines from which only a few bottles exist, or perhaps even only found in Palais Coburg, rest here. Among the treasures of the collection of Palais Coburg is a bottle of what is probably the world’s oldest and still drinkable bottle of wine – the Rüdesheimer Apostelwein from 1727. A further jewel is the collection of 100 vintages of Château d’Yquem – a sequence of all vintages made from 1893 to 2001. Numerous exquisite and rare wines which have received the highest recognition from the world’s leading wine experts are found here including an extensive cache of Château Mouton-Rothschild from 1945.
The majority of the wines stored in the Palais Coburg Wine Archive has been purchased at the auctions of reputed houses like Sotheby’s and Christie’s. The provenance and bottle condition are documented with the best possible precision.
Wine and culinary events take place regularly and offer the public the opportunity to taste the great wines of the Palais Coburg Wine Archive.