Most Expensive Wines

Can you guess which the most expensive wine in the world is? Today’s sophisticated people have unquenchable taste and craving for wines. Passion for wines is not novel to the cultured world. Other than drinking wines, people also like to gather them. Some get attracted by the brands, some for bottles and some look for the wine’s origin. At the end, super-expensive exceptional vintages are the costliest. Here is an interesting list of costliest wines in the world
 
1. Chateau Lafite 1787
It was auctioned at Christie’s London for $160,000. This exclusive bottle of wine bears Ambassador of France, Thomas Jefferson’s initials engraved on the glass, which was a common practice in the 18th century for large purchases from the Chateau.

2. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945
An elite wine sold in six bottles was priced for $310,000 making a single bottle cost for nearly $60,000. Jeroboam Mouton Rothschild 1945 is certainly genuine in flavor and quality. Jeroboam is a typical wine featuring a very rare Mouton Rothschild label by Baron Philippe de Rothschild. It also holds a “V” mark standing for victory and end of Second World War.

3. 1784 Chateau d’Yquem
It is a leading Cru Superieur wine coming from Sauternes region of the Bordeaux vineyards. The highest price fetched was $56,588 makes it the third most expensive wine. It received rave appraisals from around the world for defeating the world’s most excellent wines.
 
4. Massandra Wine Sherry de la Frontera 1775
It is Massandra Wineries collections oldest wine. This wine fetched an outrageous amount of $43,500 for a single bottle at its auction at Sotheby’s London in 2001. Massandra’s vault contains about a million bottles of Western European and Russian wines and this was the oldest of the Western European assortment.
 
Most of the finest wines having far-fetched prices are sold at auctions. These wines draw astonishing prices at auctions mainly due to the excitement attached with each of these bottles and severe competition at the time of auction.


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