The most expensive bottle of wine in the world was sold at the Christie’s auction house in Los Angeles for $ 28,750. The label, designed by a painter, bears the lettering, “1945, Year of Victory”.
Pauillac growing region – The world’s most expensive wine bears the label “Mouton Rothschild 1945”: At an auction held by the Christie’s auction house in Los Angeles in late September, an anonymous buyer offered US $ 28,750 (€ 22,650) per bottle, just as the press announced.
In retrospect, the vineyards of today’s Chateau Mouton Rothschild go back to the 14th century. The year 1311 established an important year for the reputation of the good today, the vineyards belonged to the countryman Pons de Castillon. In the 15th century, the lands were inherited and eventually belonged to a brother of Henry the V. It was followed by further changes of ownership of the Mouton Rothschild in the following years. Some owners were Jacques de Ségur and Nicolas-Alexandre de Ségur, who in 1717 the ownership of the vineyards of the Château Calon-Ségur significantly expanded. The property of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild was acquired by the estate in 1922, when Henri James de Rothschild inherited the estate from his son Philippe de Rothschild. The misappropriated by gross abuses Good Mouton Rothschild should henceforth a high-altitude flight
According to the manufacturer Château Mouton-Rothschild, the record wine has held up surprisingly well. In addition to the good taste, it offers a special feature: On the occasion of the victory over Nazi Germany and on the instructions of Baron Philippe de Rothschild designed a young painter etiquette with the imprint “1945, année de la victoire” (“1945, Year of Victory” )