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Most of French Laundry's stolen wine recovered

The French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, Calif.
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The French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, Calif.

Law enforcement officials have recovered the majority of the rare wines stolen during a Christmas Day break-in from world-renowned French Laundry restaurant, the Napa Valley Register reported.

After weeks of investigation, detectives flew to Greensboro, North Carolina, where they recovered the wine bottles, according to the publication. It was unclear how the wine was traced back to North Carolina or how many of the missing 76 bottles were recovered and returned back to the restaurant.

No arrests have been made to date, but the investigation is ongoing, according to a statement issued by the Napa County Sheriff's Department, obtained by CNBC.

Seventy-six bottles of wine were taken from the restaurant with an estimated retail value of $300,000, according to previous reporting from the Los Angeles Times.

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The pilfered high-end wines consisted of Domaine de La Romanee-Conti, a pricey Burgundy that has soared in price as wealthy Chinese buyers snap up vintage bottles at auction, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The thieves also made off with five bottles of Screaming Eagle Cabernet from the 1990s and 2010.

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The wine list, posted on the The French Laundry website, prices a 2006 vintage bottle of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti at $6,250, a 2009 vintage runs $6,750, and a 2010 vintage costs an eye popping $6,950.

Read the Napa Valley Register's full article here.