Top 10 most expensive wines sold at auction

19th May, 2014 by Lauren Eads

9. Chateau d’Yquem 1787 – £65,000 ($100,000)

In 2006 a rare bottle of 1787 Chateau d’Yquem was bought for $100,000 by American collector, Julian LeCraw. At the time it was hailed as the most expensive white wine in the world, however its sale has since turned sour becoming the subject of an ongoing law suit over claims it was fake.


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3 Responses to “Top 10 most expensive wines sold at auction”

  1. ken gargett says:

    that looks nothing like the bottles they recovered and is not even a champagne bottle??

  2. Anthony Rose says:

    ow’s about the case of 1978 Romanée-Conti that went under the hammer at Christie’s HK 22 – 24 November 2013 for £295,838?

  3. Anthony Rose says:

    Question to The Drinks Business: Is Massandra’s Sherry de la Frontera 1775 in fact a sherry?

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