The Kenya's Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in 2023
I don’t know about you, but if I am going to spend several thousand shillings on wine, it better be good. Buying expensive wines is like a treasure hunt for your tongue. A discerning palate deserves top-of-the-shelf wines made by the world’s best craftsmen. Step out of the ordinary and treat yourself with something exceptional.
This list carries a rich collection of the most expensive wines in Kenya, readily available for order at a click of a button. Like most pricey things, luxury wine brands are usually in limited supply. I invite you to elevate your moments of celebration, connection, and refinement with the world’s exceptional wines while the stock lasts.
Check out these expensive wine brands. You might find a favorite. Any of these is yours, only if you want it.
|Product||Price||Alcohol content (ABV)||Country of origin|
|Scala dei cartoixa||Ksh 17,000||15%||Spain|
|Rupert and rothschild baron edmond||Ksh 17,999||14.5%||South Africa|
|Kanonkop estate pinotage||Ksh 14,500||14%||South Africa|
|simonsig frans malan||Ksh 11,000||14.1%||South Africa|
|Waterford estate cabernet sauvignon||Ksh 9,800||14.3%||South Africa|
|Flechas de los andes gran corte||Ksh 9,000||15%||Argentina|
|tre fattori barolo||Ksh 9,000||14%||Italy|
|Ernie els red blend||Ksh 4,500||14.5%||South Africa|
|Botega Amaronne||Ksh 8,500||16%||Italy|
|Kwv mentors sauvignon blanc||Ksh 8,000||14.69%||South Africa|
With over 100 years of history, Kanonkop continues to offer the best Pinotage wines expressing South African heritage. Pinotage grape is a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsaut grapes, each contributing its strength to form a super variety; pinotage. Kononkop is South Africa’s equivalent of Premier Cru, known for producing the best grapes and wines. Kanonkop Estate Pinotage is dry, deep red, and full-bodied with complex flavors of red and black berries and oak. Its complex flavors continue to develop with age. The wine can last in the bottle for 8 to 10 years. Value for money is guaranteed with this wine. It is an absolute taste of elegance that you can pair with red meat or spicy Asian dishes. As you buy a wine gift, consider this wine.
Waterford Estate is yet another region in South Africa known for producing among the finest wines in the world. Cabernet Sauvignon is a popular grape and the most planted in South Africa. Waterford Estate produces Cabernet Sauvignon that has well-structured tannins, earthy aromatics, and a fresh finish. With over two decades of wine production, Waterford Estate has continued to produce Cabernet Sauvignon with an ever-increasing quality while expressing the terroir of the Helderberg Mountain more consistently. This wine expresses pure fruit and earthy notes with a touch of pencil lead aromas. This wine is available for purchase at Drinks Zone liquor shop and other major wine delivery apps.
Gran Corte wine of Flechas de Los Andes winery is a blend of three grapes: Malbec, Syrah, and Cabernet Franc. However, Malbec dominates this wine. It is made in Argentina. The wine was made from a partnership between Rothschild and Laurent Dassault families whose desires to produce a unique and incredible Argentine wine were aligned. Gran Corte wine has well-structured tannins and excellent aging potential. It expresses deep aromas of berry fruits and a touch of cheesy oak that contributes to the vanilla and tobacco notes. On the palate, the wine is acidic, choppy, and raw even after years of aging in the bottle. The wine is rich and round with a long-lasting finish. This is wine is among the best wines in Kenya with regards to quality and complexity.
This is one of the elegant Italian red wines that is highly appreciated and loved by its drinkers. Most Barolos have an elegant and refined structure and an incredible flavor profile. The entrance of this wine is painted with bouquets of violets and roses alongside hints of licorice, cherries, and leather. It has well-balanced flavors with a touch of cherry and cassis and refreshing minerals. The vinification uses top quality grapes carefully selected to ensure quality. Aging occurs in large oak barrels that impart oak flavors. This wine has an aging potential of at least ten years, a period during which it matures into a super-premium wine that offers luxury and indulgence. If in a wine store or want to buy drinks online and you are not sure which one to buy and you want a superb wine, this bottle should be one of your best bets.
This is yet another South African wine made by harnessing the beauty of nature with skill and knowledge to create a superior Sauvignon Blanc wine. Combined with the elegance and lively nature of Sauvignon Blanc grapes, this wine is expressive of distinctive tropical fruit aromas, floral hints, orange blossom, subtle spice, rose water, and a touch of lime. The wine is crisp and juicy on the palate with a mineral and linear character then a zesty and lingering finish. It is an excellent wine to enjoy on its own to appreciate its elegance, or with seafood and salads.
The expensive wine options featured here represent a longer list of exceptional drinks you can indulge in. Some of the best wines in Kenya require you to dig a little deeper into your pockets. Such wines give absolute value for money. The selection above features high-end wines from renowned wine-producing regions.
If this list somehow doesn’t appeal to your budget right now, you can try our affordable wine options. You can come later when your pockets are full and check buy the trending luxury wines.