Champagne is often considered the drink of choice at celebrations and festivities. Its sparkly golden bubbles come out from the bottle as soon as the cork is lifted a sight to behold.
Champagne is often considered the hallmark of high class and is associated with the high-status symbol. The drink reigns supreme wherever you are amongst friends, family, or in a professional environment.
It is one of the best-known luxury drinks that is preferred by one and all. Champagne has been a synonym of opulence since a very long time.
For wealthy individuals, if a bottle of champagne costs 1000 dollars, it is affordable but not to a middle-class person. The regular bottles with simple flavors will cost less than the bottles which have the power to leave a strong taste on the palate.
Have you heard about the expensive bottles of champagne that come with unimaginable price tags? Only enthusiasts, collectors, or high-profile individuals who are super rich can afford high prices.
The taste of such bottles of champagne is no doubt extraordinary and fine, but the bottles also command strong price value. These are handcrafted and adorned with gold, diamonds, or other precious stones. This results in an automatic raise in the prices.
#1 2013 Gout de Diamants, Taste of Diamonds
The credit for the most expensive champagne in the world goes to 2013 Gout de Diamants, Taste of Diamonds. At a price tag of 2.07 million dollars, it is considered an exclusive and cherished item.
The champagne is a part of limited edition series, and only a few bottles have been made and sold in the world, making it a rare commodity.
The most expensive champagne is made by blending three types of grapes Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, and Grand Cru Chardonnay to create a perfect and exquisite blend that has full creamy-texture, is floral and refreshing with a soft and light finish.
The tasters have given it a ranking of 5/5 because it tastes just like sparkling stars and diamonds.
A signature logo is handcrafted from 18-karat gold and is adorned with a flawless 19-karat white diamond. The bottle is one-of-its-kind and has been crafted by Alexander Amosu.
#2 2013 Armand de Brignac Rose 30-liter Midas
At 275,000 dollars 2013 Armand de Brignac Rose 30-liter Midas occupies a prominent position in the list of most expensive champagne bottles in this world.
This extraordinary bottle from the house of Armand de Brignac is equal to an estimated forty normal bottles. It debuted in the year 2013 at a party that was organized for Jay Z, the music mogul. 2013 Armand de Brignac Rose 30-liter Midas is part of a limited edition series with very few bottles made for consumption.
The champagne bottle, as the name suggests, is a 30-liter bottle with 4 feet of height and 40 pounds in weight. It is handcrafted and bears the fruits of intensive labor.
The bottle of this sparkling and most expensive champagne is rose-hue colored and has a spade tag with an embossed emblem of the brand.
#3 2011 Armand de Brignac 15-liter
2011 Armand de Brignac 15-liter comes with a price value of 90,000 dollars and has gained the entry into the club of most expensive champagne bottles in the world. It is produced by the Cattier family that is one of the elite houses related to the production of champagne.
As the name suggests, it is a heavy bottle of 15-liters that was released in the year 2011. It is also known by another name the Ace of Spades because of the logo designed on the bottle.
The handcrafted bottle takes six months of hard labor by glass artisans to become the perfect bottle that is placed in an ornate box with an insignia of the brand.
2011 Armand de Brignac 15-liter bottle was bought for celebrating Dallas Maverick’s Championship. The champagne in itself is full-bodied and complex with light floral notes, fresh bouquet, creamy texture, and long silky finish.
#4 Perrier – Jouet Champagne
Perrier – Jouet has managed to become one of the expensive champagne in the world with a price value of 50,000 dollars. The magnificence and extraordinary bottle has imperial looks and seems as if it has been made with the royalty in mind.
The Perrier – Jouet has a soothing aroma with a smooth touch. Its taste is considered heavenly by wine tasters.
The wine has a real-fruity-tangy flavor that is derived from one of the best and exotic grapes. A buyer has the option to personalize his bottle while placing an order.
#5 1996 Dom Perignon Rose Gold Methuselah
1996 Dom Perignon Rose Gold Methuselah is a rose gold limited edition series with production limited to thirty-five bottles.
The renowned sparkling wine bottle is tagged at a price value of 49,000 dollars, making it one of the most expensive champagne in the world. It has been specially designed by David Lynch, the Hollywood director and produced by Moet & Chandon, the renowned champagne house of French origin.
A bottle of 1996 Dom Perignon Rose Gold Methuselah is gold-plated and is filled with six-liters of champagne in double-magnum bottles. The radiant rose-pink colored bubbly champagne has aromatic as well as smoky accents, strong taste with a firm finish.
It has been labeled as Vintage Rose with gold encrusted vintage logo. It is one of the highly popular and most expensive champagne bottles in the world and is encased in their own distinct labeled cases.
#6 1820 Juglar Cuvee
From the house of Juglar came the champagne 1820 Juglar Cuvee. It was released in the year 1820 hence the name.
Swedish divers found a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea and within it, they found one hundred and sixty-eight bottles of which three where from the house of Clicquot Grand Marque and some of 1820 Juglar Cuvee.
The bottles became coveted items because the champagne house ceased to exist after the year 1840s. These bottles were preserved naturally for more than one hundred and fifty years in the shipwreck and continued to maintain its exquisite and distinct flavor.
1820 Juglar Cuvee became one of the most expensive champagne bottles in the world as it was sold with a price tag of 43,500 dollars.
#7 1959 Dom Perignon
1959 Dom Perignon was released in the year 1959 by the world-famous champagne house Dom Perignon. This was part of a limited edition series as the production was stopped at three hundred and six bottles. In the year 1971, some bottles were also ordered by the Shah of Iran.
1959 Dom Perignon was never sold in the official capacity at the onset although two bottles found their way to the auction by Acker Merrall & Condit.
The Rose Vintage 1959 has age and history behind it and managed to sell at a price tag of 42,350 dollars during the auction. It became of the rare, exclusive, well-preserved and most expensive champagne bottles in the world.
#8 Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam
Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam was sold at an auction for an extraordinary amount of 40,000 dollars, making it one of the most expensive champagne in the world.
Dom Perignon White Gold Jeroboam bottles are said to have a glamorous and sophisticated look.
With a taste that symbolizes pure magic, it has managed to impress the champagne tasters and drinkers alike. Each sip is said to showcase it’s high class and quality nuances.
#9 1841 Veuve Clicquot
Veuve Clicquot is one of the most luxurious and most expensive champagne brand names having a distinct position of its own in the world market.
Three bottles of 1841 Veuve Clicquot were revived from the remains of the shipwreck from the Baltic Sea by the Swedish team. Due to extreme conditions and dark surroundings, the bottles were in fine shape and good condition even after so many years.
Acker Merrall & Condit were prompt in selling one of the bottles at an auction for 34,000 dollars, making it one of the most expensive champagne from the historic brand.
The profits from the sale of the bottle were donated to several charities related to maritime history, marine archaeology, and the Baltic Sea environment.
#10 1928 Krug
With a price tag of 21,200, the 1928 Krug is one of the greatest and most expensive champagne bottles in the international market. An ideal harvest in the year 1928 resulted in these precious bottles that boast of being fermented vintage.
The legendary champagne remained in the cellars of its brand Krug for decades. The bottles also gained prominence because they were considered a favorite of King George VI.
When it was auctioned in the year 2009, it managed to become of the most expensive bottles ever sold.
#11 Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990 Millennium Cuvee Methuselah
Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990 Millennium Cuvee Methuselah is a six-liter bottle that is equivalent to the contents of normal eight bottles. It is a limited edition series as the production was limited to two thousand champagne bottles.
Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990 Millennium Cuvee Methuselah at 18,800 dollars gained entry into the most expensive champagne bottles of the world. It was produced to celebrate the millennium.
It has a unique blend and distinct taste, which makes it a favorite amongst both the collectors and wine lovers.
#12 Krug Collection 1937 Signed By Henri and Remi Krug
Krug Collection 1937 Signed By Henri and Remi Krug was sold at an auction in the year 2012. It was a bottle from 1937 Krug collection that was signed by both the brothers Henri and Remi Krug and managed to garner a whopping amount of 14,777 Euros.
Krug Collection 1937 Signed By Henri and Remi Krug is one of the finest champagnes from the house of Krug. It boasts of a wine that was created from a very good harvest in their champagne vineyard and has a unique blend and taste.
#13 Dom Perignon Rose By David Lynch (Jeroboam, 3-liter) 1998
At 11,179 dollars Dom Perignon Rose By David Lynch (Jeroboam, 3-liter) 1998 has gained entry into the exclusive club of the most expensive champagne in the world.
It is a part of a limited edition series of ten bottles that were designed by David Lynch, the famous Hollywood director for Dom Perignon. It is a production of Moet et Chandon, the champagne production house.
Dom Perignon Rose By David Lynch (Jeroboam, 3-liter) 1998 is a 3-liter bottle of vintage rose with orange peel, dried fruit and floral aroma, full texture, balanced structure, and clear-cut and sophisticated taste.
#14 Armand De Brignac Brut Gold ( Ace of Spades )
Armand De Brignac Brut Gold (Ace of Spades) is a flagship Cuvee from the house of Armand De Brignac. It has a price of 6,500 dollars and is considered one of the most expensive champagnes in the world.
Armand De Brignac Brut Gold (Ace of Spades) is available in a 6-liter bottle. It is made from a perfect blend of Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay wine.
The Brut Gold is a non-vintage, full-bodied lively and sparkling wine with a creamy texture, subtle accents, and long silky finish.
#15 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon Charles & Diana 1961
Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon Charles & Diana 1961 has the year 1961 written with it because it was the year Princess Diana was born and the champagne had been the official drink at her wedding to Prince Charles.
Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon Charles & Diana 1961 bottles have a majesty appearance and unique taste. For 4,309 dollars per bottle, it is considered one of the most expensive champagnes in the world.
#16 2002 Louis Roederer Cristal Gold Medalion Orfevres Limited Edition Brut Millesime
At 4,283 dollars of average price Louis Roederer Cristal, Gold Medalion Orfevres Limited Edition Brut Millesime has gained a reputation as one of the expensive champagne in the international markets. It is part of a limited edition series as only twenty-five bottles were released by the brand.
Louis Roederer Cristal Gold Medalion Orfevres Limited Edition Brut Millesime is available in brass packaging that is gold plated. The medallion bottles are handcrafted by two goldsmiths.
The emblematic medallion is made from 24-carat latticework that is very light and protective. The harvest of 2002 was considered one of the best; thus, it managed to create one of the best wines in the world.
#17 Champagne Krug Clos d’Ambonnay1995
With a price tag of 3,999 dollars, Champagne Krug Clos d’Ambonnay 1995 has managed to stay in the list of most expensive champagne in the world.
It is a product from the house of Krug and is considered expensively exceptional. It is part of a limited edition series as production was limited to two hundred and fifty cases.
The champagne is red and looks extremely tempting. The lavish drink is created from the best of Pinot Noir grapes that gives it a delicious flavor and unique taste. It is a rich and full-bodied wine that was aged, developed, and vinified for fifteen years by the Krug brothers.
Men are willing to spend any amount of money for a fine bottle of champagne. It is a fact of life that they honestly love and enjoy a glass of most expensive champagne that contains the heavenly taste more than anything else in this world.
Champagne production is hard work that demands diligence and extra effort. If a manufacturer manages to create an international brand name, he automatically becomes a favorite of celebrities, royalties, and wealthy patrons.
Most expensive bottles of champagne are in huge demand and have managed to earn some extraordinary price tags.