What year is the most expensive Lafite?

1869 Château Lafite-Rothschild In November 2010, the famed 1869 vintage sent ripples through the industry when a 750ml bottle sold for $233, 973 at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, far surpassing its $8,000 estimate and setting a new world record. To put things in perspective that’s a dizzying $29,000 a glass.

Is Lafite Rothschild worth it?

Within the five rarefied first growths, Lafite is perhaps the wine with the best reputation for quality and longevity, commanding correspondingly high prices. It is considered by some to be the best wine to come out of Bordeaux.

What is the most expensive bottle of Chateau Lafite?

Back in 2010 an Asian buyer made wine history when they purchased three bottles of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild for US$232,692 (£163,000) per bottle. At the time the sale set a record for the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction, clocking up a whopping $29,000 per glass!

Which year Lafite is best?

The best vintages of Chateau Lafite Rothschild are: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1959, 1953, 1934, 1929, 1928 and 1900.

Why is Pétrus 2003 so expensive?

Passionate customers of the wine admire the quality and rarity that drinking Petrus offers them, pushing up the already high demand. Raw passion is what drives these prices so high- and justifiably so.

What is the most expensive red wine in the world?

Most Expensive Collector’s Red Wines

  1. Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992. $500,000.
  2. Chateau Margaux 1787. $225,000.
  3. Chateau Lafite 1787. $156,450.
  4. Penfolds Grange Hermitage 1951. $38,420.
  5. Cheval Blanc 1947 St-Emilion. (Bordeaux,France) $135,125.

What does Chateau Lafite taste like?

“It is very much its own wine, its own expression.” The Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2010 is made from a blend of 87 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and 13 percent Merlot. All guile and elegance now, it has very sleek, perfumy black tea, currant and crushed fig fruit, laced with subtle smoke, incense and tar.

Is Rothschild wine good?

As one of the exceptional five first-growth Bordeaux châteaux, Château Lafite Rothschild has enjoyed over a century’s worth of acclaim for its delicately delectable wines.

Why is Petrus 2003 so expensive?

How long does wine last unopened?

When stored properly and kept unopened, white wines can often outlive their recommended drinking window by 1-2 years, red wines by 2-3 years, and cooking wines by 3-5 years. Fine wine — as you may have guessed — can typically be consumed for decades.

Whats the most expensive bottle of wine?

1945 Romanee-Conti
A 73-year-old bottle of French Burgundy became the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction, fetching $558,000. The bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti sold at Sotheby for more than 17 times its original estimate of $32,000. Another bottle of the same wine and vintage went for $496,000 moments later.