7 Most Expensive Wines in the World

Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 


The most expensive wine in the world is Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992. It costs $500,000 per bottle and has an aroma of blackcurrants and oak. It was sold at a charity auction in 2000.

Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945


The most expensive wine in the world is a 1945 Romanée-Conti from the Rothschild family. It costs $558,000 per bottle and is said to be one of the best wines ever made.

Cheval Blanc 1947


The 1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc is considered to be the best Bordeaux ever made and sold at auction for $303,375.

Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck


A bottle of 1907 Heidsieck Champagne that was shipwrecked in 1916 and rediscovered in 1997 sells for $275,000.

Chateau Lafite 1869


A bottle of Chateau Lafite 1869 sold for $230,000 in Hong Kong. It is considered to be one of the most expensive wines in the world.

Chateau Margaux 1787


A $500,000 bottle of wine was knocked over and ruined by a waiter. It was insured for $225,000.

Ampoule from Penfolds


Penfolds sells a $168,000 bottle of wine that requires you to break off a piece of wood to access the wine.

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