Most Expensive Sparkling Wines
Champagne is a symbol of utmost refinement, with many bubbles from well-known producers commanding premium prices.
Keep an eye out for these three sparklers:
1. 1996 Dom Perignon Rose Gold
Dom Perignon is one of the most well-known Champagne houses. The Rose Gold Champagne is only made in rare years and in small quantities, and it is a Champagne appropriate for any wine expert.
Fruity flavors are accented by smokey notes in this rich and robust wine. This Champagne’s bubbles make the dark cherry notes bounce around your palate.
A bottle of Dom Perignon Rose Gold, Champagne, France, costs $56,679 USD.
2. 2002 Louis Roederer Cristal ‘Gold Medalion’ Orfevres Limited Edition Brut Millesime
The flagship wine of the Louis Roederer Champagne House is Cristal. This house style Cuvee is created with equal parts Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, as well as a trace of Pinot Meunier.
The honey, toasted hazelnuts, citrus fruit, and cocoa notes of the 2002 limited edition are subtle. On the palate, there are tastes of rich red fruit, caramel, Danish pastry, and chocolate.
A bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal ‘Gold Medalion’ Orfevres Limited Edition Brut Millesime, Champagne, France, costs $4,938.
1. Armand De Brignac Ace of Spades La Collection
Each of these collector’s edition boxes contains six Armand de Brignac cuvees. Only 300 units of this collection were released, and it includes one of Blanc de Noirs’ rarest bottles.
This box includes the Brut Gold, Brut Green, Rose, Demi-Sec, Blanc de Blancs and the Blanc de Noirs Champagnes.
Price for the Armand De Brignac Ace of Spades La Collection: $3,559