The World’s Most Expensive Bottle of White Wine
Which is the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of White Wine?It is 1811 Château d’Yquem.Christian Vanneque which is a French private collector and restaurant-owner has smached the record for the most expensive bottle of white wine, 1811 Château d’Yquem for £75,000 ($123,000).The bottle has 200-year-old and was sold at the Ritz in central London by specialists The Antique Wine Company. His prized bottle is the most expensive white wine ever purchased, breaking the previous record of $100,000 in 2006 for a bottle of 1787 Chateau d’Yquem.If you don’t know why cost so much this bottle we tell you. Aside from its complexity, concentration and sweetness, Château d’Yquems are also renowned for their longevity. Mr. Vanneque’s bottle is also a sweet Sauternes from the same Bordeaux chateau, though his purchase was produced in 1811, a year also known as the comet year.
Mr. Vanneque said he doesn’t plan on selling the bottle at his new restaurant, “I will never resell it, even if a wealthy Chinese gentleman or a rich man from the Middle East offers to buy it,” said Mr. Vanneque. “I’m not a fancy collector. I’m not rich. I work very hard. This is important that it’s not connected to investing. I’m a sommelier. Wine is for drinking.”