Brynner's wine sells for pounds 80,000

Wine from the cellar of the late Yul Brynner sold for more than pounds 80,000 at auction yesterday.

In the first of two sales of the actor's wine at Christie's in London, the highest prices were paid for 34 bottles of Chateau Latour 1961 which sold for pounds 9,917, and 22 bottles of Chateau Haut-Brion 1959, which went for pounds 4,840.

Brynner kept the wine in a temperature-controlled cellar at his home in Normandy.