For that extra-special oenophile on your list, here are two deluxe wine gifts to add to your shopping list this holiday season.
Only 300 pieces of the Crystal Saint-Louis Crystal Ice Bowl ($9,500) are available globally, making this two-piece set from the oldest glass manufacturer in France and first crystal glass manufacturer in continental Europe a true treat for the ultimate collector. This prestige piece was created as a one-of-a-kind display and chilling bowl for a Bollinger R.D. 1988 magnum, one of the world’s finest Champagnes. champagne-bollinger.com.
A single walled plot of vines, a single grape variety, a single year. The one-of-a-kind Krug Clos d’Ambonnay 2000 is now ready to enjoy. Made with pinot noir grapes, Clos d’Ambonnay 2000 features a balanced character without excessive aromatic intensity, perfect for pairing with spiced meat dishes that might fill your plate this fall. Priced between $2,000 and $2,600, depending on the retailer. krug.com.