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Most expensive wine

  1. 1. 10-10- Screaming Eagle Cab 1992Screaming Eagle Cab 1992 • Though this wine should have ranked first in terms of price, its value was somehow overshadowed as it was auctioned for charity. Imperial of Screaming Eagle Cab 1992 was sold at the Napa Valley Wine Auction in 2000 for an astronomical sum of $500,000(Rs.2,50,00,000). The wine as purchased by Cisco Systems executive Chase Bailey. Though technically it had fetched the highest ever price, but much of its price has to be discounted as it was meant for charitable purposes.
  2. 2. 9-9- Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982 • Ninth in line is fifty cases (six hundred bottles) of Chateau Mouton- Rothschild 1982. • The sale was made at Christie’s/Zachy’s New York in 1997 for an astonishing price of $420,000 ($700 (Rs.35,000) per bottle).
  3. 3. 8-8- Screaming Eagle 1994Screaming Eagle 1994 • At the eighth spot stands three bottles of Screaming Eagle 1994, sold at Christie’s Los Angeles in 2000. The price fetched was $3,833(Rs.1,91,650) per bottle.
  4. 4. 7-7- Romanée-Conti DRC 1990Romanée-Conti DRC 1990 • Romanée-Conti, DRC 1990 is in the seventh place. 6 magnums of the wine were sold at Zachy’s New York at $5,800 (Rs.2,90,000) each.
  5. 5. 6-6- Le MontrachetLe Montrachet19781978 • Sixth in line is Le Montrachet, DRC 1978. Seven bottles of it were sold at Sotheby’s New York in 2001 at $23,929 (Rs.11,96,450)per bottle
  6. 6. 5-5- Romanee ContRomanee Contii19901990 • At the fifth place stands set of eight bottles of Romanée-Conti, DRC 1990. The set was sold for $224,900 (or $28,112 (Rs.14,05,600) per bottle) at Sotheby’s London in 1996.
  7. 7. 4- Massandra Sherry4- Massandra Sherry17751775 • Now comes the turn of the 1775 Sherry from the Massandra Collection, sold at Sotheby’s London in 2001. It fetched a price of $43,500(Rs.21,75,000). Massandra winery was highly admired in the Czarist Russia. Massandra’s cellar contains umpteen bottles (close to a million) of both Russian and Western European wines. This Sherry was the oldest among the Western European variety.
  8. 8. 3- Chateau d Yquem 17843- Chateau d Yquem 1784 • The wine bottle of 1784 Chateau d’Yquem stands third. It was sold at Christie’s London in 1986 for an amazing sum of $56,588 (Rs.28,29,400). This bottle also bears the initials of Thomas Jefferson.
  9. 9. 2- Chateau Mouton Rothschild 19452- Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945 • Jeroboam Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 fetched the second highest price ever. The wine was considered to be one among the highly admired vintages of the 20th century. It was sold for a whopping $114,614(Rs.57,30,700) at Christie’s London in 1997
  10. 10. 1- Chateau Lafite 17871- Chateau Lafite 1787 • The bottle of wine that fetched the highest ever price was Chateau Lafite, 1787. It fetched a price of $160,000 (Rs.80,00,000) at Christie’s London in 1985. The wine was bought for Forbes collection. The specialty of the bottle is that it bears Thomas Jefferson’s initials etched on the glass.
  11. 11. Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Never Sold-Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Never Sold- 1787 Chateau Margaux1787 Chateau Margaux • In 1989, another of Thomas Jefferson’s Bordeaux’s (1787 Chateau Margaux) was taken to the Four Seasons restaurant in New York to show it off. • Near the end of the evening, a waiter bumped the dinner table and upended the wine, resulting in a total loss. • A total insured loss of $225,000.=Rs.1,01,25,000/-