Top 10 Expensive & Best Wines In The World: From ancient time wine is used all over the world and currently, it is available in different flavors to fulfill their appetite regarding wine. Wine is considered essential in some areas of world and someone said that you must be drunk all the time to show your true colors to world and be yourself and I think this is the reason many people use wine because they think that they will get confidence from it, In Western parties and gatherings wine is offered as the necessary element of party. Wine is not only used at happy moments but also at sad events like some people drink wine to forget about their sorrows and miserable events.
Jalal-Ud-Din Rumi once said that,
“EITHER GIVE ME MORE WINE OR LEAVE ME ALONE”.
Word wine is evolved from Proto-Germanic word “Winam” and you will be surprised to know that it was firstly evolved from Northern Iran from a Neolithic site of Haji virus from the northern edge if the Middle East in Chalcolithic site and now it is found more in European countries than in the Middle East.
This might be the reason because in ancient times wine was allowed for everyone but now Islam has prohibited the use of wine and this is the reason now Europeans countries are famous for manufacturing of quality wine. In this article, I am going to write about top 10 most expensive & Best wines in the world.
Top 10 Expensive & Best Wines In The World
10. ROYAL DEMARIA
Price of Royal DeMaria=$30,000
This wine has a unique quality in that it is an ice wine. Before being fermented grapes are frozen to make this wine. Taste of this wine is sweeter as compared to any other wine and this is the reason it is one of top ten most expensive wines and it is also used as wine dessert. For a sugary treat, this wine bottle is the best choice. Canadian winery royal Demaria has produced this amazing vine and they sold this wine from their vintage at price of $30,000 in 2006.
9. 1775 MASSANDRA
Price of 1775 Massandra=$43,500
This wine bottle is famous for the area I which it is manufactured and that is Massandra which is famous for its wine manufacturing skills. This bottle was made from the crop which was harvested in 1775. When this bottle was sold the wine in this bottle was 226 years old and currently, this wine bottle is 239 years old and only 11 years are left the owner of this bottle will celebrate 250 years age of this antique bottle.
8. 1945 CHÂTEAU MOUTON-ROTHSCHILD
Price of 1945 Château Mouton-Rothschild=$47,000
This bottle is linked Rothschild banking family, in 1853 at France Nathaniel Rothschild purchased this bottle. He later founded his vineyard and that vineyard is one of the well reputed and luxurious vineyards all over the world. This brand of wine is also used in James Bond’s movie and this is the reason for its cost. This specific bottle is from 1945 vintage and was reserved only for owner Chateau but a fan insisted and then this bottle was sold at price of $47,000 in an auction.
7. 1787 CHÂTEAU D’YQUEM
Price of 1787 Château d’Yquem=$100,000
As we all know that red wine is better than white wine but this Chateau d’Yquem being white wine but still expensive than red wine because of its quality and ancient manufacturing. It was sold for the price tag of $100,000 and representative flew through the ocean to deliver this bottle and transactions were made in private.
6. 1811 CHÂTEAU D’YQUEM
Price of 1811 Château d’Yquem=$117,000
This bottle is costly because of the reason of older the bottle the higher is the price. After 1787 this Chateau d’Yquem manufactured bottle in 1811 is one of the top ten most expensive wines in the world. This wine is not only costly but also considered as the best taste wine ever. Christian Venneque purchased this bottle to celebrate tasting career of his wine which he is going to celebrate in 2018.
5. ROMANÉE CONTI 1945
Price of Romanée Conti 1945=$123,900
Only 600 bottles of this wine type have been produced since far but still, this wine is one of the best wines of all the time and it is one of the collections of Christie’s fine wine. This bottle was manufactured from 1945 Vintage after World War so this is the reason for its costly price. An American Buyer purchased this bottle at price of $123,900 at Christie’s fine wine auction and now this bottle is in his custody.
4. 1787 CHÂTEAU LAFITE
Price of 1787 Château Lafite=$160,000
This bottle belongs to Thomas Jefferson and this is the reason it is one of the unique bottles and is rare all over the world. In 1985 this bottle was bought by Malcolm Forbes at the price of $160,000 but now it is not in the condition that it can be drunk by anyone but as it belongs to history so it is worthy and according to research it has been found that it nowadays worth $315,000 if any auction will occur.
3. 1869 CHÂTEAU LAFITE
Price of 1869 Château Lafite=$233,972
An Anonymous Asian buyer purchased this wine at price of $233,972 at auction and this price has surprised everyone as people were expecting its price $8,000 but Asian love for this wine has changed all the game and now this wine is in the list of top ten most expensive wine in the world.
2. 1907 HEIDSIECK
Price of 1907 Heidsieck=$275,000
This wine is expensive because of the choice of Russian Imperial family who has the love for this wine from early 20th century. Nicholas II Russia was the emperor who specifically ordered this wine and this why it has such tremendous importance. This wine has surprising story as the ship which was carrying this wine was sank in 1916 but later that ship was found in 1997 and this wine is loved by everyone by now because people know that aged wine has splendid taste and with age wine’s taste becomes better.
1. 1947 CHÂTEAU CHEVAL BLANC
Price of1947 Château Cheval Blanc=$304,375
This bottle of wine was made in 1947 and still, it can be kept for more 50 years and can be consumed, this is the astonishing thing about this wine and this is the reason of its costly price. This bottle is also known by name of Bordeaux of all the time and it was sold to an anonymous buyer at Geneva auction of Christie’s wine. This wine is still at number one position from 1947 and has maintained its tremendous position until now. For momentous occasions, this wine bottle is the best choice.