Expensive Bottles of Wine
05 Sep

Top 10 Expensive Bottles of Wine in the World

Many people consume red wine along with meals, and in most countries, red wine is an essential part of the food. Wine is said to be one of the costliest beverages sold. The price of the vine can increase to a very high rate due to many reasons. The wine can be expensive because it has an iconic label, or a great owner had the wine previously, or maybe the wine is scarce and highly valuable.

Expensive Bottles of Wine

The following are some of the costliest wines in the world:

  • Screaming Eagle cabernet sauvignon 1992.
  • Chateau Margaux 1787.
  • Chateau Lafite 1787.
  • Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951.
  • Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941.
  • Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945.
  • Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990.
  • Chateau Lafite 1865.

Screaming Eagle cabernet sauvignon 1992:

The Screaming Eagle cabernet sauvignon 1992 is one of the most costly wines ever sold in the world. One bottle costs about $500,000. There was an auction conducted in the Napa Valley in the year 2000 and the Screaming Eagle cabernet sauvignon 1992 got the highest bid.

The wine is very impressive and has a correct proportion of blackcurrant and toasty oak.

Chateau Margaux 1787:

The Chateau Margaux 1787 was a wine collection by Thomas Jefferson. The bottle costs about $500,000, and there is a story where a Chateau Margaux 1787 was accidentally broken by a waiter who knocked over it, and the insurance got paid for it. The insurance was about $225,000.

Chateau Lafite 1787:

The Chateau Lafite 1787 was linked to the third President of America and was sold by Malcolm Forbes in the year 1985 for about $160,000. The wine faced many issues in being connected with Thomas Jefferson, but still, it sells for a very high price.

Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951:

The Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 is one of the most expensive Australian wines.  A recent study states that there are only 20 bottles of the Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 in the world. One bottle of Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 sold for about $38,420.

Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941:

Francis Ford Coppola owns the Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941. The wine has a signature rose petal aroma. The wine gets fermented at the time of Pearl Harbor.  The Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941  sold for $24,675.

Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945:

The Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 sold for about $23,000 per 750 ml. It got sold for about $16,999. Later its value rose high.

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990:

The Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990 made from vines which are about 50 years old. The bottle of wine sold for about $20,975.

Chateau Lafite 1865:

The Chateau Lafite 1865 is about 150 years old. The average price per glass is around $4,650. The double magnum bottle of wine sold for about $124,469.

Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar:

There are only 6 Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar produced and only 3 of them are for sale. The wine is one of the best vintage wines ever produced.