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The 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

1 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée-Conti Grand Cru

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Average Price: $19,702

Maximum Price: $551,314

The Burgundy producer Domaine Romanée-Conti, known as “DRC” to collectors, consistently commands the highest prices in the world of wine. Its top vineyard, Romanée-Conti, encompasses just 4.5 acres.

2 Domaine Leroy Musigny Grand Cru

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Average Price: $19,702

Maximum Price: $551,314

Another Burgundy offering, Domaine Leroy practices biodynamic farming.

3 Egon Muller Scharzhofberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese

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Average Price: $13,220

Maximum Price: $33,883

The most expensive white wine is this riesling from the Mosel region of Germany. The Müller family has been producing wines in the steep, slate vineyards there since 1797.

4 Domaine Georges & Christophe Roumier Musigny Grand Cru

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Average Price: $12,882

Maximum Price: $25,222

Georges Roumier established his domaine in 1924, and his son and grandson, Jean-Marie and Christophe Roumier, took over the winemaking after his death in 1965. Today it is made up of about 28.5 acres in the Chambolle-Musigny, Morey-Saint-Denis, and Corton-Charlemagne regions of Burgundy.

5 Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru Wine-Searcher.com $10 AT WALLYWINE.COM

Average Price: $10,030

Maximum Price: $15,242 

Domaine Leflaive bottles can be found for less than $75, but wines from the 12 acres of grand cru vineyards go for much more.  

6 J.S. Terrantez Madeira Courtesy $14,349 AT OLDLIQUORS.COM

Average Price: $8,285

Maximum Price: $9,499 

This fortified wine from Portugal was produced the same year Thomas Jefferson was sworn in for his second presidential term. Try finding anything else this old that’s still drinkable — it’ll be tough. 

7 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Montrachet Grand Cru Courtesy $8 AT WALLYWINE.COM

Average Price: $7,924

Maximum Price: $108,000 

DRC is also known for this white wine, as few as 250 cases of which are released each year.

8 Domaine Leroy Chambertin Grand Cru

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Average Price: $7,480

Maximum Price: $16,769

Lalou Bize-Leroy founded Domaine Leroy in 1988. Chambertin is the second of her grands crus to make this list.

9 Domaine Leroy Richebourg Grand Cru Courtesy $2,793 AT WINE.COM

Average Price: $6,015

Maximum Price: $10,280

A vintage with a post-world-war appeal that is known for its full-bodied taste profile. Only 700 bottles are made a year. 

10 Screaming Eagle Sauvignon Blanc

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Average Price: $5,983

Maximum Price: $9,058

Screaming Eagle is primarily known for its cult cabernet sauvignon, but its sauvignon blanc production is even more limited.

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