The Most Expensive Champagne
The most expensive bottles of champagne ever sold.
$6,5765. Perrier-Jouet 2000 Belle Epoque limited edition100 personalized 12-bottle boxes of Perrier-Jouet Champagne were sold in 2008 with a price tag of nearly $80,000 which means over $6,500 for a single bottle. Together with each box came a visit to Epernay, France for a one-on-one meeting with cellar master Hervé Deschamps and the option to add a liqueur to personalize the bottles. The special edition is combined of sugar and wines from different years.
$12,0004. Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam 1995This 3 liter bottle was introduced in 2008 to sign in the new year. Only 100 bottles were made. Prices vary a lot, the minimum price you'll have to pay is around $12,000, the record for a 3 liter bottle was $40,000 during an auction. This gives you however a bottle that's four times larger than the average size. The high price comes mainly from it's plated white gold bottle sheath.
$50,0003. De Watère Brut Blanc Diamond EditionThis extraordinary Brut blanc is a cuvée from 80% pinot noir and 20% chardonnay. If Brut Blanc is not your thing, there is also a limited edition Rose available for the same price. The champagne comes with a 24 carat gold coin which is so soft and delicate, the touch of a human hair can result in scratching. There's a hole in the middle of the coin that carries a 1-carat diamond.
$275,0002. 1907 Heidsieck Diamant BleuIn 1916, during the First World War the freighter ship Jönköping was delivering about 3,000 bottles of 1907 Heidsieck to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia when it was torpedoed in the Gulf of Finland by a German submarine. The shipwreck was located in July, 1998. Over 2,000 bottles survived the wreck and where perfectly preserved after more than 80 years on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. The bottles were auctioned and went over the table for incredible prices. A large number of bottles were bought by the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Moscow, to be sold to rich guests. The price of one bottle is $275,000.
$1,200,0001. Goût de DiamantsGoût de Diamants (Taste of Diamonds) is a champagne by Shammi Shinh, founder of Prodiguer Brands. A collaboration with designer Alexander Amosu resulted in this $1.2 million bottle encrusted with a 19-carat diamond while the logo is made of 18-carat solid white gold, each label is engraved with the client's name. The champagne is made from 100% Grand Cru grapes, produced at the 8-hectare, family-owned, Champagne Chapuy in Oger, France.
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