The 10 most expensive bottles of wine in the world

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Wine has been a staple drink for mankind since 4100b.c. Almost everyone can enjoy a good red or white and even the least refined pallets will notice the differences from different vineyards.
Fine wine has been one of the best performing asset classes of the last 20 years, and with some bottles fetching thousands
of pounds at auction, buying high-end cases could be the answer to an early retirement.

10. Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar – $4,062

It is considered as one of the best vintages ever produced by its estate. The 2009 Chateau Margaux’s three 12-liter bottles are offered for US $195,000. It is sold by exclusive wine merchant Le Clos in Dubai International Airport.

9. Chateau Lafite 1865 – $4,650

The second one on our list is the one which has around 750 ml in every bottle. Lafite is authenticated to be just 150 years old.

8. Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990 – $20,975

This is arguably one of the world’s most sought-after bottles of Pinot Noir, and in 1996 a small collection went for $20,975 at Sotheby’s auction.
Production is limited due to the strict yields but also because of the desire to capture the luscious fruit flavors in the berries. This wine is produced on a tiny parcel of land where vines are on the average over 50 years old.

7. Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 – $23,000

In 1997, a jeroboam of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945 – considered one of the great vintages of the last century – sold to an anonymous bidder at Christie’s, London.

6. Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941 – $24,675

Another world expensive brand is Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon which is manufactured with red grapes varieties Californian cult wine it is declared 20th century most widely planted wine grape it was exceed by Merlot in 1990s. Sometime ago this wine was called CASK Cabernet Sauvignon it was produced by John Daniel, Jr gradually they increased the quality of this wine and it became one of the most
famous and world most costly brand not every person purchase this due to high prices of Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941.

5. Cheval Blanc 1947 – $33,781

It is produced by Saint Emilion in the Bordeaux wine region of France in the year of 2012 this world costly brand declare as Premier Grand Cru Classe status in the classification of Saint Emilion wine. In the international London and Paris exhibition in 1862 and 1867 also received many medals and prominent all the time after 1998 this expensive brand sold to Bernard Arnault
chairman of luxury products group LVMH and Belgain businessman Albert Frere with estate manager Pierre Lurton.

4. Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 – $38,420

Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 is considered the most expensive Australian wine.
This expensive bottle of wine is available in very expensive restaurants and served as the symbol of luxury.

3. Chateau Lafite 1787 – $160,000

Chateau Lafite is a wine production center in France, which is owned by the members of the Rothschild from the 19 century, the word lafite is originated from the Gascon term, la hite meaning small hill. It had been considered as one of the four wine producing companies who were awarded with the first growth in the classification of 1855 based upon the prices; it is still
the producer of the one of the world’s most costly red wines and this brand is declared as most expensive brand in the world.

2. Chateau Margaux 1787 – $500,000

Chateau Margaux also known as La Mothe de Margaux was formed in the year 1787, it is a liability of Bordeaux wine is among one of the four wine brands to achieve first growth status in the Bordeaux classification of 1855.
Publisher Malcolm Forbes in 1985 paid $160,000 for a bottle of 1787 vintage, which was believed to be from the late President Thomas Jefferson’s cellar and has the initials ThJ etched in the glass.

1. Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 – $500,000

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon is amongst the top 10 most expensive wine brands in the world, it is a California wine estate which manufactures small amount of various types of wine, it was found in 1986
and its first production of wine was in the year 1992. It is located in Oakville, California, situated to the north of the town Napa in Napa Valley, due to its limited quantity of production and high prices; it is known as Cult wine.