TOP 10 WORLD’s MOST EXPENSIVE BOTTLES OF WINE EVER

1. Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 ( $500,000 )

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In Napa Valley Wine Auction in 2000, Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 raised a colossal US $500,000 for charity. The Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 has a ‘six litres’ of bottle. Screaming Eagle is makes extremely small quantities of their wine in general but the 1992 vintage was produced in particularly low volumes. Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 technically fetched the highest price ever paid for a bottle of wine.

 

2. Chateau Margaux 1787 ( $500,000 )

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In New York, New York wine merchant, had a bottle of Chateau Margaux 1787, also with Jefferson’s initials, on consignment from its English owner. He was asking $500,000 for it but had no cash offers when he took it along to a Chateau Margaux dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant. At the end of the evening he was ready to leave when a waiter carrying a coffee tray bumped the bottle, breaking it. Luckily, Sokolin had the foresight to insure his valuable vin, and shared the payout with the owner, which makes this the world’s most expensive broken bottle of wine.

 

3. 1947 French Cheval-Blanc ( $304,375 )

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The 1947 Cheval Blanc exhibits such a thick texture it could double as motor oil. The huge nose of fruitcake, chocolate, leather, coffee, and Asian spices is mind-boggling. The unctuous texture and richness of sweet fruit are amazing. Consider the fact that this wine is, technically, appallingly deficient in acidity and excessively high in alcohol. Moreover, its volatile acidity levels would be considered intolerable by modern day oenologists. Yet how can they explain that after 68 years the wine is still remarkably fresh, phenomenally concentrated, and profoundly complex? It has to make you wonder about the direction of modern day winemaking.

 

4. Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck ( $275,000 )

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The Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck became 4th most expensive wine bottles (in world) of champagne when it went to action in Russia.  Sold at one auction held at the Ritz Carlton in Moscow, one bottle of champagne went for $275,000. Total there were 2000 bottles of spirits recovered from the wreckage.  While all sold at high to record prices, the 1907 Heidsieck fetched the highest price and title of 4th word’s most expensive bottles of wine champagne. The proud owners of this fantastic discovery hold in their possession a rare piece of delicious history.

 

5. Chateau Lafite’s 1869 ( $232,692 )

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The Chateau Lafite 1869 world’s 5th most expensive wine bottles sold for $232,692 by Sotheby’s wine auctions in Hong Kong. The Chateau Lafite 1869 was bought by Baron James de Rothschild in 1868, and bottles have since been labeled Lafite-Rothschild. This rare and vintage exquisite wine bottle was presented to the bidders in three exotic bottles and with a single bottle price of $232,692. A bottle of this identical wine was sold at an auction in Sotheby’s Hong Kong on the 30th October 2010.

 

6. Chateau Lafite 1787 ( $160,000 )

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The Chateau Lafite 1787 is the 6th most expensive wine in the world sold for $160,000 at Christies auction London in 1985. The bottle of Chateau Lafite 1787 is one of the most historical wine. The wine is blend of four different varieties of grape cabernet sauvignon, merlot, petite verdot and cabernet franc.

 

7. Chateau d’Yquem 1811 ( $117,000 )

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The Chateau d’Yquem 1811 set a world record for being the 7th most expensive bottle of wine ever sold. It is regarded by all who have tried it, as one of the finest sweet wines ever made. Most white wines don’t possess the ability to age for 200+ years, Yquem is a rare exception. Château d’Yquem 1811 is the world’s greatest and most famous sweet wine.

 

8. Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945 ( $114,614 )

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The Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 wine is easily identifiable because of its remarkably exotic, over-ripe, sweet nose of black fruits, coffee, tobacco, mocha, and Asian spices. The Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 bottle was bought by an anonymous American bidder, Sotheby’s said. The wine was bottled at the end of World War II, and its label reads “The Year of Victory” in French.

 

9. Chateau d’Yquem 1787 ( $100,000 )

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The Chateau d’Yquem 1787 is the 9th most expensive white wine. There are two general types of wines. There are Red and white wines. The white wine traditionally sells for less than red, but there is a rare bottle from 1787 named Chateau d’Yquem that broke that barrier. chateau d’yquem, The two most expensive bottles of white wine ever sold.

 

10. Massandra 1775 ( $43,500 )

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The Massandra 1775 wine is authenticated as the oldest European wine. It was produced by Massandra Winery which is in Russia. This Massandra 1775 is a strong wine with manly strength. Its deep golden color with distinctive flavors makes it complex. The wines produced from this winery give a sweet aroma along with a sweet taste.This winery is known across the world as the one with the most extensive collection of Russian and European wine which have an Imperial Seal. In 2001, Massandra 1775 was sold at Sotheby’s London.

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