Whiskey has been known to be embraced by the upper class drinkers as a spirit that defines elegance and class. Though it is true that now days it is produced at very many places of the world all have not managed the position that the most costly ones have. With tremendous aroma, quality and zest there are a few whiskies are not at everyone’s afford. The list below mentions the top ten most expensive whiskeys in the world.
Top Ten Expensive Whiskeys in the World
1. The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection, 1926
Produced by Macallan Distillery in Speyside, Scotland, the Macallan Fine and Rare Collection, 1926 is a 60 years old Fine and Rare collection priced at $38000. The single malt whisky is served in one of the hotels in Atlantic City and is the most expensive whiskies of all time.
2. The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection, 1939
The second position in the records of most expensive whiskies is also a part of Fine and Rare collection. The 40 years old The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection, 1939 is sold out at $10,125 and is known to have rich peat and powerful wood flavours.
3. Chivas Regal Royal Salute
Chivas Regal Royal Salute is a Scottish whisky which comes for a high price of $10,000 and accounts for remarkably rich and creamy character. Only 225 bottles being released worldwide, it was a part of the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.
4. Glen Garioch
The 46 years old Scottish whisky, Glen Garioch has a light peat with strong floral elements and deep, complex woody and earthy flavors. Just 328 bottles being released it is rated at $2,600.
Hailing from the Scottish island of Islay, Bruichladdich is the fifth most expensive whiskies in the world with a market price of $2,500. Though it is mild, it is packed with layer upon layer of deeply nuanced flavors.
Owned by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown, Scotland, Glenfiddich has won a gold medel for being the finest single malt and can be procured at $2,500. It is an amazingly deep and complex whisky layered with chocolate and honey.
Originating in the Campbeltown region of Scotland, Springbank has deeply complex flavors marked by a subtle, spicy sweetness. Finding a place among the most expensive whiskies in the world, it is sold out at $750.
Despite its age, Auchentoshan have won the hearts of whiskey lovers with its zesty, spicy fruitiness savour. It was first produced in 1973 and is available in the market at $700.
9. Evan Williams
Available only at the Kentucky distillery, the $350 Evan Williams comes with the taste of dark chocolate, rum, raisins, caramel, vanilla and a long, syrupy finish tinged with woody spices.
10. Midleton Very Rare
As the name, it is Ireland’s most rare and elite whisky which can be afforded at $139. Each bottle is numbered, and there is a distinct difference from one year’s blend to the next.