When it comes to expensive wines, one instantly thinks of a vintage Burgundy make. However, proving otherwise while also running for the title of the most expensive wine in the world, is one Bordeaux producer that recently unveiled its 2015 batch of exclusive spirts. We’re talking about Liber Pater’s newest editions that are set to hit the shelves for a gigantic sum of $34,110 per bottle.
Located in Graves, the boutique Bordeaux producer is said to have produced just 550 bottles of its vintage wine to date. Furthermore, only 240 of them will be released this year, in September, with each export market set to receive a maximum allocation of 18 bottles. Its limited production and unique positioning make Liber Pater’s elusive spirit one of the most touted for in the wine market.
As stated by the producer, the special wine is made using indigenous Bordeaux varieties, including Castets, Tarney-Coulant, and Pardotte, all grown on un-grafted vines. It is further vinified in amphorae, before being bottled for sale. Commenting on it, founder Loïc Pasquet in a statement said, “2015 will be the first vintage made from entirely autochthonous grapes from un-grafted vines; it is produced as wine was before phylloxera,” It will be however be labeled as a Vin de France as its variety and technique is not permitted by the French appellations authority (INAO). Fancy savoring the most expensive wine in the world?