Sample the Most Expensive Whiskey This Holiday SeasonDecember 26, 2013
There’s nothing like an excellent whiskey to help warm you up during the winter. If you enjoy an excellent bourbon, scotch or any other type of whiskey, you will enjoy any of the following choices.
Chivas Regal Royal Salute – 50-year-old
Chivas Regal is one of the best known choices for scotch and this one is one of the most expensive in the world. Around 255 bottles were produced in celebration of the golden jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. If you want to enjoy this whiskey, expect to spend at least $10,000.
Dalmore – 50-year-old
Many whiskey drinkers seek this creation from Dalmore. It was first created in 1920 and bottled in 1978. This rare choice was only poured into 60 bottles and it’s very hard to find. The bottles are actually crystal decanters and the whiskey is a refined choice with spice, zest and a deep amber hue. Expect to spend at least $11,000 for this bottle.
One of the oldest and finest choices in the world, this whiskey only produced 40 bottles. It was created in 1926 and bottled later in 1986. It’s the oldest and rarest choice from Macallan. This single malt is dry and concentrated with a price tag around $75,000.
Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 1955
On New Year’s Eve of 1955, Glenfiddich created a barrel of Scotch whiskey and it has been aging ever since. This barrel was finally poured into 15 bottles in honor of the passing of the founder, William Grant. The family kept four bottles and auctioned off the rest. It was rumored to sell for around $94,000.
The most expensive whiskey was auctioned off in 2010 in a LaliqueCire Perdue decanter. It was sold with the proceeds going to charity. This classic choice from Macallan is the best ever released by the company and it sold for $460,000.
These are the most expensive whiskeys in the world from some of the top distilleries. They are hard to find and very pricey, but every sip proves their worth.