The Most Expensive Wine in the World is Now For SaleOctober 25, 2013
Many bottles of very expensive wine have been sold over the years and another bottle is up for sale. A bottle of 2009 Chateau Margaux, which is 12-liters in size, is for sale and the price tag is $195,000. This makes it the most expensive bottle to hit the retail market and comes in at nearly $2,500 per glass.
Only six bottles of this wine have been produced from Le Clos and will be offered for sale in their Dubai International Airport location and online. The bottle comes in an oak case and is raised on steel legs. It’s engraved in gold and the wine has been described as balanced and fresh.
Not only will you get to keep the bottle of wine, but you also get a first class trip to France to see the estate in Bordeaux including a private tour and dinner with the winemaker, Paul Pontallier.
A Few Other Very Expensive Bottles of Wine
This was a record-setting champagne when it sold in 2005 for $21,200 at the Merrall & Condit auction in Hong Kong. The same auction featured a bottle of Krug 1953, which sold for $12,925 and a bottle of Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990, Millennium 200 went for $17,625.
Chateau Margaux, 1787
Wine gets better with age and this 750 ml was destroyed in 1989 and the insurance fetched a whopping $225,000. The owner was looking for a quarter million from his policy because the bottle was claimed to be owned by Thomas Jefferson.
Jeroboam of Chateau Moution-Rothschild, 1945
This very large bottle of wine sold in 2007 for $310,700. It was so large it worked out to about $8,600 per standard glass. It’s considered one of the bets vintages made in the 20th century.