The ancient Greeks considered wine drink that was meant for the gods. Who does not pass without him none of celebration, it is often added to various dishes. This drink is incredibly appreciated by connoisseurs and gourmets, it is not surprising that people give large sums of money in order to become the owner of the most expensive bottle of wine.
And what sort of wine at the moment is the most expensive wine? It’s safe to say that now is — Heidsieck & Co. Monopole Champagne 1907. At the moment, the cost of the most expensive wine is 275 thousand dollars. The price of one drop of this nectar is estimated at about $ 3, which makes the most expensive drink wine, even for today’s rich.
The most expensive wine was prepared in distilleries Floorenma Louis Heidsieck, which is the location of the French province of Champagne. Due to the excellent quality of the cooking wine distillery famous throughout the world. In the early twentieth century, this wine unmatched brand began using kings and their attendants from Austria-Hungary, Germany and the UK. The peak of popularity of the most expensive wines in the world came in 1900 and lasted until 1910. I wonder what in the world each year sold about 25 thousand containers with the most expensive wine.
In 1916, the party Hidsieck & Co. Monopole Champagne planned to carry to Nicholas II on the Swedish ship called Jonkoping. Obstacle to this was the German submarine that sank the Swedish ship when it is in the Baltic Sea. Also the most expensive wine on board was cognac and burgundy.
What remains of the wreck, divers were able to find only in 1997 and the summer of 1998 the cargo from the bottom of the Gulf of Finland were able to raise. It should be noted that the barrels of cognac and Burgundy had been in the water for more than 80 years, and time did not spare them, but a container with divine the most expensive French wine managed to perfectly preserved: the bottle had a normal appearance, and the drink is still pleased excellent taste.
Of the two thousand survivors of wine bottles, ten were delivered to the hotel. While at the hotel, anyone can try the most expensive wine Hidsieck & Co. Monopole Champagne, which was served the imperial family, and fully enjoy a magnificent bouquet of the drink in the hotel The Ritz-Carlton.