7 Costliest Red Wines

Date:17-07-2013 15:40:05 read:5

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Brewing the finest wines is an art. An elegant dinner affair is incomplete sans the perfect glass of wine that goes along with the food you serve and also keeps in tone with the ambiance. Some wines speak volumes of your social prestige. Here is a list of 7 costliest red wines.

1. Romanee Conti

This wine approximately was priced at $25 million last year. Produced in the wineries of Burgundy in the central region of France through careful process of sun-tempering beginning in September, this wine is for the true wine collectors.

2. DRC Romanee Conti

Also referred to as Domaine de la Romanee Conti costs $22 million. Although, it’s very similar to Romanee Conti, it has a different preservation technique.

3. Chateaux Margaux 1787

Chateux Margaux costs $519,750. The wine was presented to New York’s wine merchant William Solokin. It originally belongs to the wine estate of the Bordeaux wine. The wine production increased in the 16th century with the arrival of the Lestonnac family.

4. Screaming Eagle 19902

Produced by California cult wine, this wine is true to its name. You will certainly go crazy post consumption. It costs $500,000.

5. 1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Jeroboam

This beautiful tasting wine originated in Medoc in France. In 1924, Barron Phillippe harvested the wine on his property before his departure. During its production, it gathered interest from a wine merchant who bottled and marked it for selling. This wine costs $114,614.

6. 1787 Chateau Lafite

This wine emerged to popularity from the collection of former US President Thomas Jefferson. It was later on passed to the American tycoon Bill Koch. It was sold in Christi’s London in 1985. The wine costs $160,000.

7. Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck

This wine was shipped in the year 1916 to a Russian imperial family. But the bottles met their fate in a shipwreck off the coast of Finland. For wine enthusiasts, it was like pirates discovering a casket full of gems. The wines were recovered in 1997, which is now sold at Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow. The hundreds of years old wine costs $275,000.

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