Champagnes are considered as to be the luxury icons. Its association with the royal families has given it lots of fame. There was a time when champagnes were produced for the elites but now it is available in the every corner of the world and so people love to have it. It is actually sparkling wine which is manufactured using the grapes which are grown in certain calculated atmospheric conditions. The major Champagne producing area is located in France and is named as the Champagne region. The special varieties of grapes are further fragmented and stored in a bottle so as to give it the carbonation.
Generally it is the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes which are used to produce this amazing drink. Each of the famous champagnes uses the specific grape grown in the specific environment which is very calculated to give it a pleasing taste. It was the royal family of the France that used this drink at first and then on it became a symbol of royal status and pride. The culture of having this fine quality of liquor later spread to the whole world in the next few years.
Today there are many Champaign houses situated in various corners of the world and they have established themselves as the brand which represents the royalty and nobility. You can see the Champaign bottles and will realize that it is packed in such a way that the people owning will feel as if he has invested his or her money at the right place and is very much part of the rich history that this drink has. It is like a passion for the people who are rich to have this prized possession in their collections as everyone cannot afford to have it. The prices of this sparkling wine have touched new heights because they are available in limited quantity and every person wants to own it. Here we have gathered ten such champagnes which are considered as to be the most expensive. Here is the list.
10. Bollinger Blanc De Noirs Vieilles Vignes Francaises – $650
The list starts with the champagnes named as Bollinger Blanc De Noirs Vieilles Vignes Francaises. This champagne is produced by the Champagne house named as Bollinger. This champagne is manufactured by using the ungrafted rootstock whose plantation is done in the low density area. Bollinger Blanc De Noirs Vieilles Vignes Francaises is considered as to be the Super Rich Wine and each year the company manufactures around 5000 bottles. The taste of this sparkling wine is just marvelous. The average price of this champagne is 650 US dollars. For the people who love to have champagnes, this is everything they were looking for.
9. Krug Clos Du Mesnil – $750
Manufactured by one of the oldest champagne houses in the world, the next champagnes what we have here is Krug Clos Du Mesnil. The manufacturing of the Krug Clos Du Mesnil started in the mid 90’s and from then on this is one of the most loved champagnes in the whole world. Krug Clos Du Mesnil comes in a very elegant old fashioned bottle which gives it an ancient touch. For one bottle of the Krug Clos Du Mesnil you will have to spend around 750 US dollars but once you drink the first sip of this champagne you will feel that you invested in the right place.
8. Dom Perignon – $1,950
Dom Perignon Champagne is counted as one of the vintage champagnes and is manufactured by the Champagne house named as Moët & Chandon. This champagne house has been manufacturing large varieties of champagnes but Dom Perignon has its charm and so it is the best product that they have managed to produce so far. There are very few bottles of Dom Perignon left in this world and so the prices have touched new heights. Currently you will have to pay 1950 US dollars to own a bottle of Dom Perignon. And since the amount of remaining bottle is going down the price of Dom Perignon is increasing exponentially.
7. The Krug Clos d’Ambonnay – $3,500
The Champagne house Krug is the manufacturer of many marvelous champagnes that we have in this world and The Krug Clos d’Ambonnay is one of them. This champagne is the master of all the sparkling wines that have been ever manufactured by this champagne house. Krug Clos d’Ambonnay is manufactured using the red wine grapes. Its charm has attracted wine loves towards it. Once you taste this sparkling wine you will forget every other wine and will become its follower. But one thing that will stop you is its price, which is 3,500 US dollars for each bottle.
6. Perrier- Jouet Champagne – $6,485
In our countdown, the sixth place is for the wine named as Perrier Jouet Champagne. Perrier Jouet Champagne is not among common sparkling wines which will soothe you instantly. Once you taste it, this delicious drink which is made using some best variety of grapes will soothe your tongue for many hours. This is actually a set of 12 bottles which is sold by the company by the brand name of Perrier Jouet Champagne. The best part about this wine is that it has been made using the vintage liquors and that adds to its fine taste. For owning a bottle of Perrier Jouet Champagne you will have to shed 6,485 US dollars from your pocket.
5. The Champagne Cristal Brut 1990 – $17,625
The next sparkling wine according to this list is Champagne Cristal Brut 1990. This champagne is famous worldwide with its name “Methuselah”. The champagne house which manufactured this sparkling wine only produced limited bottling and so its price is so high. The elegant taste that this campaign has been heart touching and you will be pleased to have it. The Champagne Cristal Brut 1990 bottle has the exquisite gold labelled over it giving it a royal vintage look. For a bottle of Champagne Cristal Brut 1990 you will have to pay 17,625 US dollars.
4. Krug 1928 – $21,000
Krug 1928 is produced using the best variety of grapes that have been grown so far in any art of the world. The taste of Krug 1928 is very soothing and pleasing. The first bottle of this sparkling wine was manufactured in the year 1938 and since then it has managed to please generations with its marvelous taste. With each passing year its taste has been increasing exponentially. For a bottle of Krug 1928 one will have to spend 21,000 US dollars.
3. Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam – $40,000
The most stylish and one of the most exotic champagne named as Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam is placed at the number third place in the countdown. This is a masterpiece that has been ever manufactured. This sparkling wine is so delicate and is so smooth that you will fall in love with it once you have your first sip. The excellent tastes of Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam will set your tongue for quite some time and you will have the feeling of awesomeness. In a very famous auction in the year 2005 it was sold for about 40,000 US dollars making it eligible for the third place in this list.
2. Pernod Ricard Perrier Jouet – $50,000
The Pernod Ricard Perrier Jouet champagne comes in a pack of 12 bottles and its commercial price has been set at 50,000 US dollars. These 12 bottles whose collection make the Pernod Ricard Perrier Jouet has some of the most exotic and vintage liquors in it and so it guarantees to give you a feeling of awesomeness which you have never felt before. The option of personalizing according to your taste is the reason as why this campaign is so much loved in the whole world and if you are lucky to pay such a huge price then only this beauty can be yours.
1. Shipwrecked 1907 Heidseick – $275,000
The best and the top most champagnes according to our list is Shipwrecked 1907 Heidseick. This is a vintage champagne which was discovered in the year 1997. This is the holy grail of all champagnes which is present in this world. People believe that this campaign was preserved at the bottom of the ocean when it accidentally fell from the vessel transporting it. A whopping 200 bottles were later discovered in 1997. The taste of this champagne is just awesome and every wine lover will be willing to fight for it. A bottle of Shipwrecked 1907 Heidseick is sold at a price of 275,000 US dollars.