The most expensive white wines in the world

The Most Expensive White Wines in the World

While there are days when boxed wine is all you need, sometimes you just want to splurge on a glass of grade A white wine!

According to Wine Searcher, the most expensive wines in the world may cost you your rent check or more.

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune is a French wine that'll cost anywhere from $4,000 to $11,000 a bottle. Experts suggest enjoying this wine with lobster.

Joh. Jos. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese, is a German wine that can run up to $9,000.

Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune, is a French Chardonnay that can put you out $15,000.

Egon Muller-Scharzhof Scharzhofberger Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese can cost you up to $20,000. Experts say this wine pairs best with spicy food.

The most expensive bottle ever sold is the 1811 Chateau d'Yquem, which sold for $117,000 to former sommelier, Christian Vanneque.

Now that is a man with very expensive taste!

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Cabernet Sauvignon grapes originated in France. 

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The earliest known use of the Merlot grape was in France. It is now the most widely planted red wine grape in the world. 

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Pinot noir grapes are most often associated with France. 

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While Chardonnay's origin is in France, the grapes are now grown worldwide. 

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Moscato is made from the Muscat grape which originated in Italy. 

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Pinot grigio is an Italian creation from the Pinot gris grape. 

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Malbec is a celebrated Argentinian wine. 

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The French Sauvignon blanc grapes are grown worldwide, especially in France, Chile, Australia, South Africa and California. 

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Shiraz is blended from the DNA of various French grapes.

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Gewurztraminer grapes originate in Germany and flourish in colder climates. 

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Riesling grapes originated in Germany's Rhine region. 

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Zinfandel grapes have similar DNA to several Croatian grapes, and are grown heavily in California. 

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