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Utah’s latest drawing of rare wines includes a bottle that normally costs $6K

Registration for the drawing began at midnight on Monday and will end on Dec. 5.

(Kamil Zihnioglu | The Associated Press) In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, wine bottle are seen in a wine shop in Paris. Utah wine lovers now have the chance to enter a drawing for the chance to purchase a rare French wine.

If you’ve got some extra Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket, consider entering the latest drawing of rare high-demand wine offered by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services.

Registration for the drawing started at midnight on Monday, and runs through Dec. 5 at 11:59 p.m. People can register for the drawing at ABS.utah.gov.

Among the bottles one can get a chance to buy are: a Richebourg Grand Cru for $2,226.14, a Romanee-Saint-Vivant Grand Cru for $2,226.14, a Grands Echézeaux Grand Cru for $1,348.81, an Echezeaux Grand Cru for $831.81, and a Corton Grand Cru for $808.31. All were bottled in 2019 in the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, an estate in Burgundy, France, that is considered one of the world’s best wine producers.

If the prices seem steep, consider this: Typically these wines retail at prices that range from about $3,000 to about $6,000 a bottle.

Two bottles of each wine are available through the drawing. Winning buyers are selected using randomizing computer software, according to the DABS website.

Those who are selected will be notified by the DABS to arrange pickup at their preselected state liquor store, where they can purchase their wine, according to the website. If the winner doesn’t pick up their bottle within 16 days, the chance to buy it will go to an alternate buyer. If the alternate doesn’t pick up the bottle, it will be made available to the public.