Most expensive wines from around the world

01/7Here are some of the most expensive and vintage wines of the world

If you are a wine lover and think that wines are already expensive enough, wait till you read this article. ‘Aged like fine wine’ is a well known phrase and holds true to its meaning. Older the wine, the better it tastes. Take a wild guess about what would be the price of the world’s most expensive wine? Now read on till the end to know how close your guess was. Priyanka Chopra recently celebrated her 39th birthday in London. On this occasion, her husband Nick Jonas gifted her a 1982 Chateau Mouton Rothschild red wine bottle which cost Rs 1,31,375 lakhs for a single bottle of 750ml. Talking about expensive wines, here are some vintage wine bottles that are considered to be the most expensive wines in the world. (image credits- istock)

02/7Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti Grand Cru

The most expensive wine to be sold till date was sold in 2018. An Asian collector paid a whopping $5,58,000 for the wine. With this, a new world record was set and that’s how it became the world’s most expensive wine bottle. Back in 1945, only 600 bottles of this wine flavour were produced. Only one bottle remains intact till date, whose worth is more than half a million dollars. (image credits- istock)

03/7​Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992

A bottle of this wine variant was sold for $5,00,00 in a charity auction in California, USA in the year 2000. It is opaque purple in colour and is completely unrefined. It has been aged in 60% new oak, making it one of the finest wines. It carries an aroma of oak and subtle flavours of blackcurrants. (image credits- istock)

04/7​Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945

A 750 ml bottle of this prestigious wine costs $3,10,700, while a glass of this wine will cost $8,631. The label of this bottle contains a ‘V’, which represents the victory of the allied forces in the Second World War. (image credits- istock)

05/7​1947 Cheval Blanc

Titled as ‘The best Bordeaux ever made’, 1947 Cheval Blanc is priced at $3,04,375. The texture of this wine is quite thick and it was actually created by an accident. The year in which this wine was created witnessed some bad weather and unsuitable conditions, which gave this wine a unique taste and a flavour which couldn’t be recreated. (image credits- istock)

06/7​Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck

This wine variant has an interesting story behind it. Priced at $2,75,000, this wine was originally made for the last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. In 1916, a ship carrying 2,000 bottles of this wine got shipwrecked and sank. Later in 1997, when the ship wreckage was discovered, intact bottles of Heidsieck wine were found at freezing temperatures. (image credits- istock)

07/7​Chateau Lafite 1869

Bottles of Chateau Lafite went up for auction in Hong Kong. The seller was expecting only $8,000 but the price went up to $2,30,000. An anonymous buyer from Asia purchased 3 bottles of this wine, each for $2,30,000. (image credits- istock)

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