Got a lot of money? Feeling a need to indulge? This article would tell you what wine to spend your pension money on.
Yes, the five wines in this article are the most expensive wine brands you will ever come across. If you want to enjoy their great taste and savor the exclusive pleasure that comes from owning a rare bottle of wine, then you would have to pay thousands. In fact, it is not uncommon to pay millions.
5. Screaming Eagle (1994)
This wine goes for between $80000-$250000. That is if you are lucky to get one. Most of the wines of this brand that have been sold have not been enjoyed yet. They are currently cellared. Of course, if you purchase a magnum of Screaming Eagle, would you want to guzzle it at once?
4. Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Jeroboam (1945)
You would not be able to get this fantastic bottle of old and mature wine. That’s not because of its $115000 price tag but rather because only one bottle of this vintage exists. For that kind of money, you bet the wine would be serving as a family heirloom.
3. Chateau d’Yquem (1784)
American President Thomas Jefferson loved this wine. If you want it, you would have to pay an amount north of $100000 and also hope that the current owner of this vintage bottle brings it to auction. Also, the wine is probably now undrinkable so you would only be paying for the bragging rights of owning this famous wine brand.
2. Montrachet (1978)
This is another recent wine that may have use for your palate. The wine costs about $167500. It is the most expensive wine for those who actually want to drink their wine. Yes, you can actually open this wine and drink it unlike some of the ancient wine brands that are collected more as a type of investment.
1. Shipwrecked Heidsieck(1907)
It is over a hundred years old. It came from one of the world’s famed vineyards: the Heideseck vineyard. Unlike most other famous wines of equal stature, the Shipwrecked heidseck vintage has a story to it. It took close to eighty years to reach its destination due to a shipwreck. Two hundred bottles of this champagne were found in 1997.
If you want this wine, you know you have to pay big bucks for it. Imagine the story behind the champagne and it’s more than one hundred years old age. If you can afford the $275000-$400000 price tag, then you should go to the Ritz-Carlston hotel in Russia. They would be happy to give you the most expensive wine in the world.
The five wines above are the most expensive wine brands in the world. Definitely, for millionaires only.