Most expensive white wines in the world

The priciest bottle ever sold went for £75,000

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The Most Expensive White Wines in the World

How much would you be willing to spend on a good quality glass of white wine?

Maybe you'd splash out a little more if it was a special occasion or if it was a wine you'd wanted to try for some time.

But, the question is, would you ever go as far as to spend a staggering $21,000 (£15,851) on a bottle of wine? Because if you want the best of the bunch that might be what you have to do.

Wine Searcher have put together a list of the most expensive white wines in the world, take a look and see if you could ever imagine spending that much on a bottle of plonk!

4. Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune, France

Cost: $4,000 - $11,000. (£3,019 - £8,303)

If you want to ramp up the spending, experts suggest drinking this while eating lobster.

3. Joh. Jos. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese, Mosel, Germany

Cost: $4,000 to $9,000 (£3,019 - £6,793)

2. Domiaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune, France

From $5,000 to $15,000 (£3,774 - £11,322)

1. Egon Muller-Scharzof Scharzofberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese, Mosel, Germany

From $8,000 to £$21,000 (£6,044 - £15,851)

Experts say you should pair this pricey bottle with spicy food.

The most expensive bottle ever sold was to former sommelier Christian Vanneque who bought it for a staggering £75,000.

Vanneque bought the bottle in 2011 and according to the BBC the 1811 Chateau d'Yquem set the record for the most expensive bottle of white wine ever sold.

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