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Today we bring you an exclusive and juicy list of the most expensive red wines in the world. Exclusive brands and exquisite flavours mark the price to pay for the perfect wine to fit your luxury lifestyle and we are here to give you the best options. From Bordeaux to Napa Valley, the art of producing wine is being more and more respected and appreciated as it should be.
Article Originally Published On September 17, 2018
Chateau Lafite 1869
This bottle of wine caused quite a stir when it went up for auction in Hong Kong. Auctioneers only anticipated it to reach a respectful $8,000, however, to their surprise, an anonymous bidder from Asia claimed the highest bid – $230,000. In Asia, the Chateau Lafite 1869 is considered by many to be extremely rare, so bidders were willing to pay big money to secure one of the worlds most expensive red wine.
Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck
In 1916, a ship carrying the wine was torpedoed by a German submarine in the First World War, causing it to sink to the bottom of the ocean for over 80 years. The wreckage was discovered in 1997 and 2,000 bottles were saved. So, even if you can’t drink it, for the right amount you get an incredible piece of history and a fantastic story to tell at dinner parties.
Cheval Blanc 1947
Being the recipient of the exclusive Premier Grand Cru Classe (A) rank in the Classification of Saint-Emilion wine in 2012, Chateau Cheval Blanc is well regarded as one of the most prestigious winemakers in the world!
Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild
Originating from the vineyards of the richest family on earth, it’s no surprise that this bottle of wine has such an outrageous price tag. With symbolism on the label indicating the victory of the Allied forces in the Second World War, the wine is said to be one of the best vintages of the last 100 years.
Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992
Over the years the cabernet has topped several of the worlds most expensive red wine lists. It eventually sold at a charity auction in 2000. The wine is aged in 60% new oak and has an aroma of blackcurrants, a subtle trace of oak and an opaque purple appearance.