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Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

Saturday, April 16th 2011. | Culinary

Winemakers are life to live people with their wines, some who have discovered perfect recipes to make tasty wines will be known as a legend, and their wine will be collected as a piece of collection and investment. In this post, we are going to look up top 10 most expensive wines in the world

10. Screaming Eagle Cab 1992: $300


Screaming Eagle 1992

Screaming Eagle cab is the cheapest wine in the list. However, around a decade ago, Chase Bailey, an executive from Cisco company had spent half million dollar to get a bottle of this. It was for a charity anyway.

9. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982: $700


Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 is a rare item and last time only Christi’s auction that could sell it. In 1997, 600 pieces of this wine were auctioned off for $420,000
8. Screaming Eagle 1994: $3,833


Screaming Eagle 1994

Around 11 years ago, 3 bottles of Screaming Eagle 1994 went on an auction and 3 of them were purchased for $11,499 or made each of them worth $3,833

7. Le Montrachet, DRC 1978: $23,929


Le Montrachet, DRC

A decade ago, last 7 Le Montrachet, DRC 1978 arrived in Sotheby’s New York and all of them fetched $23,929

6. Romanee Conti, DRC 1990: $28,112


Romanee Conti, DRC 1990

Romanee Conti, DRC 1990 set its world’s record at Sotheby’s London in 1996. On that auction night, 8 bottles of this wine were offered and all those wines were purchased for $224,900 or same as $28,112 a bottle

5. Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951: $38,420


Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951

4. Massandra Sherry: $43,500


Massandra Sherry

Massandra Sherry from Massandra winery is one of the oldest wine products and it was a favorite of Czarist in Russia. A bottle of this wine is worth $43,500 according to Sotheby’s London that sold it in 2001

3. Chateau d Yquem 1784: $56,588

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Chateau d Yquem 1784

Chateau d Yquem 1784 was a favorite wine of Thomas Jefferson and the wine is no longer produce. A bottle of Chateau d Yquem 1784, which arrived in Christie’s London in 1986, was sold for $56,588

2. Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945: $ 114,614


Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945

in 1997, one Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945 was listed in Christie’s London and it amazingly made unexpected record after last buyer bid it for $114,614.

1. Chateau Lafite 1787: $160,000


Chateau Lafite 1787

Thomas Jefferson marked the bottle of Chateau Lafite 1787 with his initial name and the bottle has historical value that will attach on it forever. In 1985, at Christie’s auction London, this chateau was auctioned off and it fetched $160,000 at the end session. One purchased the most expensive wine to add Forbes collection and it seems Forbes has no plan to resell it again in the future.

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