Originally discovered by accident centuries ago, champagne is the trademark presented to sparkling wines that originate from the champagne region of France. Luxury, glamour and magic are just some of the words synonymous with this delicious bubbly drink. Whether it’s a birthday party, your wedding reception or a graduation celebration, there is no greater joy than popping a bottle of delectable champagne to rejoice with your family and friends.
Similar to your designer handbags and watches, champagne is often a mark of high class and wealth, and therefore must be chosen wisely. From the brand name to the intricate design of the bottle, every detail of your champagne defines your financial status and showcases your affluence. Therefore, unlike any other drink on the market, the price of this delicious bubbly ascends all the way up to $2 million for a bottle! Scroll below to see the 10 most expensive Champagnes ranked by price.
10 Dom Perignon Reserve de L'Abbaye
If you’re a champagne fanatic, there’s no way you are unaware of the name ‘Dom Perignon.’ Created with a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Dom Perignon is the flagship wine maintained by the Moët & Chandon house and will be featured heavily on our list of the world’s most expensive champagnes today.
The Dom Perignon Reserve de L'Abbaye refers to a limited release of vintage bottles that are mostly sold to the Japanese market. Also recognized as Dom Perignon Gold, this delectable bubbly is available for an average of $1,159 today.
9 Dom Perignon P3 Plenitude Brut Rose
The Dom Perignon P3 Plenitude Brut Rose is the third most expensive rose champagne sold across the world with a price tag that is still increasing gradually. Made with only the best grapes, this champagne offers a perfect blend fruity and floral notes.
You can grab a bottle of this pink bubbly for an average of $1,909 today.
8 Dom Perignon White Gold Brut
This stunning white-gold plated bottle engraved with the Dom Perignon label is highly sought after by collectors across the globe today. The aroma of this champagne is described to reflect scents of exotic fruits such as juicy mangoes and spices such as white pepper, dispensing a delightful and strong finish.
You can buy this exquisite edition of Dom for an average of $2,205 a bottle today.
7 Krug Clos d’Ambonnay
Launched in 2007, this extraordinary bottle of Champagne is fashioned in the Ambonnay vineyard, one of the rarest and finest Pinot Noir vineyards in the region of Champagne. Manufactured with 100% rich Pinot Noir, the Krug Clos d’Ambonnay is considered to be the emblem of wealth and considered to be one of the most refined champagnes available in the world today.
The bottle has been described to deliver fragrances of caramel, spices, brioche, sweet pastry cream and many other such decadent flavours. You can acquire a bottle of this rare and rich Champagne for an average of $2,586 today.
6 Boërl & Kroff Brut
It all began in the 90s when two childhood friends, Stéphane Sésé and Patrick Sabaté, embarked on a journey to create a champagne that offered them the same thrill as the great reds of Bordeaux and Burgundy. After accepting their challenge, in 1995 Michael Drappier introduced the world to a new range of Pinot Noir sparkling wines that were considered rich enough to only be packaged and sold as magnum bottles, named Boërl & Kroff Brut.
A bottle of Boërl & Kroff Brut today is considered to be the most expensive champagne that isn’t a limited or special edition rendition. You can splurge on one of your own for an average price of $2,623 per bottle today.
5 Louis Roederer Cristal Vinotheque Edition Millesime Rose Brut
The Cristal Vinotheque Rose comes from a very small assembly of bottles that were stored in the Louis Roedered cellars for 20 years in order to discover the perfect synchronization, harmony, and flavor. An amalgam of 55% Pinot Noir and 45% Chardonnay, the Cristal Vinotheque Rose displays layers of pungent red fruits and fragrant floral notes.
You can grab a bottle of this rose perfection for an average of $2,657 today.
4 Boërl & Kroff Brut Rose
The Boërl & Kroff Brut Rose beats the original rendition of this champagne by just a smidge. Along with the other Boërl & Kroff Brut wines, this champagne is described to hold the ability to ‘envelop both the mouth and mind’ together while leaving you with a delicious taste that lingers.
You can savor this sparkling pink Pinot Noir for an average of $2,813 a bottle today.
3 Louis Roederer Cristal ‘Gold Medallion,’ Orfevres ltd edition Brut Millesime
Introduced in 2002, the Louis Roederer Cristal ‘Gold Medallion is the quintessence of indulgence in the world of champagne. Each bottle is hadcrafted by 2 master goldsmiths who use 24 carat gold to create intricate latticework within a period of 4 days.
This bottle of champagne is described as a ‘powerful and refined’ wine that delivers a specific and pure blend of sweet flower, roasted hazelnuts, cocoa, and candied citrus fruits. The champagne erupts sweet flavours of white chocolate and caramel along with red and ripe fruits with a silky and delicate texture. You can taste this fragrant sparkling wine for an average of $3,862 per bottle.
2 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon Charles & Diana 1961
This one makes it quite high on our list as it has literally been handpicked by the royals. After Dom Perignon was selected as the Champagne of choice for Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer’s nuptials in 1981, the brand chose to serve the vintage 1961 magnum Dom Perignon in honor of the Princess’s year of birth. The bottle was inscribed with a special emblem to mark the special occasion.
After the royal wedding, Dom Perignon released a limited number of this vintage Champagne for the general public to buy. You can procure a bottle of this bubbly today for approximately $4,795 a pop.
1 Goût de Diamants, Taste of Diamonds
Welcome to luxury without bounds. This bottle of Champagne is designed for the richest of the rich and comes with a price tag to prove it. The label is crafted from pure white gold while the diamond pewter in the center comes encrusted with a Swarovski gem, defining the pinnacle of luxury.
Introduced in 2013 by Shammi Shinh, founder of Prodiguer in London, Goût de Diamants is crafted with Grand Cru grapes that come from the family-owned Chapuy farm in Oger. You can experience this taste of diamonds for a whopping $2.07 million per bottle.