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Le Cos Unveils World’s Most Expensive Bottle Of Wine In Dubai

written by Yoga David 15th October 2013

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Exclusive wine merchant Le Clos on Friday unveiled a Balthazar (12 L) of Château Margaux 2009 retailing at $195,000, making it the world’s most expensive bottle of red wine to ever be retailed.

Le Clos, a retailer which deals with fine wines and luxury spirits, is selected as the globally exclusive partner to offer the Château Margaux Balthazar which was displayed at Le Clos’ flagship store at Dubai International.

This is the first time in the history of a bottled Château Margaux that Balthazars. This 2009 vintage, can be aged for over a hundred years, has a repute of being one of the best vintage wine ever produced by Château Margaux.

So far Only six Balthazars have been produced, of which only three will be offered for sale and they will all be available exclusively through Le Clos.

The 12 litre Balthazar is housed in an impressive case of oak and raised on steel legs symbolizing the barrels resting in the Château Margaux cellars.

It is beautifully engraved with gold by master craftsmen, the Balthazar’s visual appearance is eclipsed only by the quality of wine itself.

“To be given this honour by Château Margaux underlines Le Clos’ position as a world leader in bringing rare fine wines to market. We are immensely proud to display this limited edition of the Balthazar of Château Margaux 2009 at our flagship store in Dubai Airport’s Terminal 3.” Oliver Dixon, Head of Fine Wine at Le Clos said.

 

 

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