From time immemorial, fine wine has been a good long-term investment. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, 90 percent of wine came from 15 countries. Expensive wines have become a great asset for the last 20 years. The best and finest wines are of course the most expensive ones.
The most expensive wines have been a great medium of fetching thousands of dollars at auctions and charity events. Welcome to the list of the most expensive wines that are way too valuable for to owners to ever decide to uncork.
$2.07 Million – 2013 Taste of Diamonds
2013 Taste of Diamonds tops the list of the most expensive wines in the world. It is a blend of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Grand Cru Chardonnay. This bottle of champagnes is a light and elegant blend with a floral and creamy taste. It is the best champagne you can refresh with.
With the logo been handcrafted from 18-carat gold and a magnificent sparkling 19-carat white diamond, you’d definitely expect it to come with a hefty price that will most definitely top the list of most expensive bottles of wine in the world. Its unmatchable taste and quality earned it the “Best Taste” award. Taste of Diamond is the real definition of champagne at its best.
$500,000 – 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet
This imperial wine is currently the most expensive wine sold at an auction. 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet was sold for half a million dollars at Napa Valley Charity auction in 2002. Awesome right! The six-liter imperial bottle is a stunning oak-aged wine with tastes of dark chocolate, vanilla, boysenberry, and blackcurrant.
Such a whopping amount for a bottle of wine. But it’s not just a regular wine, 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet is a bottle of goodness.
$275,000 – 2013 Armand de Brignac Rose
Another fine wine on our list of the most expensive wines is the enormous 30L Armand de Brignac Rosé. Such a large bottle of champagne is not expected to come cheap. 2013 Armand de Brignac Rose is the largest Rosé champagne bottle ever produced. Its bottle is easily identifiable due to the distinctive pewter’s Ace of Spades insignias on it.
$135,125 – Cheval Blanc 1947 Saint-Emilion
Cheval Blanc 1947 Saint-Emilion as one of the most expensive wines in the world is considered a yardstick and a standard which other winemakers aspire to reach.
This wine is often described as a “happy incident of nature”. Cheval Blanc 1947 Saint-Emilion is a grape wine that any wine lover would love to travel thousands of miles to taste.
$28,112 – Romanee-Conti DRC 1990
Romanee-Conti DRC 1990 is regarded as one of the most expensive wines in the world with a set of 8 bottles sold out at a whopping price of $224,900 at an auction that was held in Sotheby’s London in 1996.
This wine is made of vines of more than 50 years old, hence that can be used as a judge for its mature quality. Romanee-Conti DRC 1990 is worth buying, its authenticity testifies to it.