World’s Most Expensive Wine Goes to Australia – If we think of the wines are just the mind of France or Italy, but for the most precious and expensive wines in the world title now goes to Australia. Here Penfolds Wine has launched a limited edition of its Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 that, at a cost of $ 168 000, becomes the most expensive wine sold directly from the winery produces. Called one of the best Cabernet in Australia has ever produced, this time on the market with a limited edition of only twelve bottles, which will trigger the interest of connoisseurs.
For lovers of precious and valuable bottles, the market often offers rarities coming from the past, but also more recent productions are shown at the most discerning palates.
The case of Penfolds Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignon proves it. 2004 vintage, the wine was released in 2007 and immediately received rave reviews. Harvey Steiman, editor of Wine Spectator, has described it as the best Cabernet ever produced in Australia.
Since the first releases had attracted the attention of the fans so much that a bottle of Block 42 in 2007 had established a record as the most expensive wine ever sold in New Zealand with a final price of 18 thousand dollars. The house wine was thus chosen to sell a limited edition and make it even more special production, he wanted a bottle of artist.
By the same Penfolds use the term “vial” to describe: the bottle is in fact a true vial kept in a glass conical structure in turn supported by a package of wood.
The bottle was designed and built by Nick Mount, a glass artist in Adelaide, a name chosen by the fashion house to be “a fitting tribute to the best wine in South Australia”, as said the president of Penfolds Peter Gag at the his presentation. Everything has been thought to make only its tasting, once purchased the wine, the House will send a team of wine experts to explain how the opening of the bottle artist, thanks to a specific set of tools in silver and tungsten hard.
The official launch took place last June 28 in Moscow. Twelve bottles available of which is reserved to the museum and a brand that will be auctioned for charity: the remaining ten will be sold, two in North America, two in Europe, three in Asia and three in Australia and New Zealand.