If you’re a fan of vintages from the prestigious Australian winery Penfolds, and have money burning a hole in your pocket, you have a couple of options. You could buy more than 8,000 bottles of its $20 Shiraz, OR you could purchase one ampoule of the world’s most expensive Cabernet Sauvignon.
How much does this one 750ml bottle cost? Answer: $182,000 USD. And no, that’s not a typo. This rare single-vineyard wine is called the 2004 Block 42’ Cabernet Sauvignon. Of the 12 Ampoules ever made, 10 are already sold, so if you’re serious you’ll need to act fast.
Read on to find out exactly what goes into a wine that’s worth more than some homes.
If you haven’t had your daily dose of excessive wealth yet, here’s a video showing the making of this wine:
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