Top 10 Expensive Red Wines In The World

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10. Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar – $4,062

 

Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthaza

 

Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthazar three 12-liter bottles are offered for US$195,000 by exclusive wine merchant Le Clos in Dubai International Airport. Only six Balthazars have been produced, and only three of them are up for sale; all available exclusively through Le Clos. It is housed in a grand case of oak and raised on steel legs, with beautiful gold engravings by master craftsmen.

 

 

9. Chateau Lafite 1865 – $4,650

 

Chateau Lafite 1865

 

Chateau Lafite 1865 wine which has around 750 ml in every bottle, is authenticated to be just 150 years old. If you want a bottle of this wine, feel free to shell out around $ 24,577 (that excludes tax, of course). However, if you are really feeling magnanimous and want a double-magnum bottle of the wine, you can have it for just around $124,469.

 

 

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

 

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990

 

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 1990 wine enjoys the good reputation of the world’s finest Pinot Noir. Production is limited due to the strict yields but also because of the desire to capture the luscious fruit flavors in the berries.

 

 

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

 

Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941

 

Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 wine is the greatest vintages of the previous century. It was sold to a bidder at Sotheby’s New York. The price is an astounding $310,700 or almost $77,675 per 750-ml bottle.

 

 

6. Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941 – $24,675

 

Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941

 

Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941 is owned by Francis Ford Coppola. According to Coppola himself it was one of the best he’d ever had. he said, “There is a signature violet and rose petal aroma that completes this amazingly well-preserved, robust wine that had just finished fermentation at the time of Pearl Harbor.”

 

 

5. Cheval Blanc 1947 – $33,781

 

Cheval Blanc 1947

 

Cheval Blanc 1947 enjoys the privileged status of being one of only two wines that have been awarded the Class A status in the Classification of Saint-Emilion wine.

 

 

4. Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 – $38,420

 

Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951

 

Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951 is considered the most expensive Australian wine with cost $38,420 per bottle.

 

 

3. Chateau Lafite 1787 – $160,000

 

Chateau Lafite 1787

 

Chateau Lafite 1787 bottle that was linked to Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, was sold to Malcolm Forbes in 1985 for $160,000. Despite issues over the provenance of the wine and link to Jefferson.

 

 

2. Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 – $300.000

 

Jeroboam of Château Mouton-Rothschild, 1945

 

Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 is a rare quality wine and the most fascinating red wine in the world. A bottle of this wine is not a standard 750 ml size, it’s a lot bigger, however it is very expensive. It is considered as one of the very best vintages of the 20th century. The 1945 label is the most notable for its “V” for victory, indicating the end of the Second World War.

 

 

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

 

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992

 

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 is the Grand Royale of all the most expensive wines out there. In a Napa valley wine auction in 2000, this wine got the highest bid, with a whopping price tag of around $500,000.

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