Whiskies were first made in Scotland and outside Scotland people started calling them scotch. Grain whiskey or malt whiskey commonly made in Scotland is known by name of scotch. Malted barley originally composed all these scotch whiskies. In late 18th century commercial distilleries used rye and wheat and then manufactured whiskies and introduced to the world after which they got the name scotch whiskies. Scotch whiskies have versatile categories and people use these whiskey scotches to celebrate their happiness on any special occasion. Not only on special occasion some people are fond of having scotch whiskies on daily basis. In 2009 scotch whiskey regulations have been introduced and now scotch whiskey has legal labelling and this label depicts that scotch is made in Scotland by rye, wheat and other cereals and by using malted barley and water and is supplied to people after procedures of distillations. In this article I am going to provide the list of top ten most expensive Scotch whiskies in the world. Single grain scotch whiskey and single malt scotch are the two basic types of whiskey and are heart favorite of everyone all over the world. Scotch whiskies are so much important that Hollywood celebrities such as Johnny Depp have versatile collection of scotch.
10. Glenfiddich 1937
This scotch is one of the most expensive scotch all over the world and reason behind its costly price is that since now only one bottle has been manufactured and one scotch lover also purchased this bottle of scotch in 2006. This unique bottle is famous for its unsurpassed taste and scotch lovers are fan of this bottle. This scotch is world awarded malt which depicted the true colors of integrity, passion and innovative spirit and from previous generations this scotch is loved by everyone. This bottle is one the finest and oldest scotch whiskies.
9. Glenfiddich 50 Year Old
This scotch is expensive because medallion steal is engraved on these bottles of whiskies and silver decoration has been done on these bottles. Leather box is used to pack these scotch bottles and manufacturers of these bottle also provide a book and a signed certificate in that leather box. These are the special attractions because of which these scotch bottles are heart favorite of everyone and from 1955 to till now 500 bottles have been manufactured and only 50 bottles come in market in every year.
8. Dalmore Selene 1951
Highly collectible and expensive, Dalmore Selene is one of the costly scotch whiskies in the world. These scotch whiskies are also famous because of the Damlore logo is printed on its front and has very attractive packing of leather around this bottle. This bottle is available in solid steel case with leather packing from outside. Cinnamon, coffee, chocolate and marmalade are the exclusive aroma elements which are considered its key manufacturing elements and this is the reason this scotch whiskey is highly collectible.
7. Mortlach 70 Years Old
With the sweet start taste of this whiskey gets waxy feel and this whiskey has very brightening appearance and this is the reason it is one of the most expensive scotch whiskies. This whisky has citric taste to some extent and its aroma resembles to tobacco, fig and other smoking related elements. Mellow and fruity taste can be feeling while you are having this scotch. This scotch whiskey is having 46.1% proof and it was introduced at Mortlach distilleries in Speyside when they were starting a cask at Mortlach distilleries.
6. Macallan 1928
At first, in 1928, this bottle was sold with price tag $80, but currently because of its astonishing taste this scotch is one of the most expensive scotch whiskies in the world. This bottle has strength of 38.6% proof, this bottle remain heart favorite of everyone for a very long time. From 1928 to till now this scotch is famous as James Bond has been seen having this scotch whiskey and in 2012 Daniel Craig was also having this scotch.
5. Dalmore Single Malt Scotch
From four single malts only dozen bottles of this scotch has been manufactured and this is the reason it is one of the most expensive scotch. From analysis it has been found that only six people all over the world has tasted this scotch since far and in Penny hill hotel, United kingdom this bottle was auctioned at price of $58,000. From 1868 to 1943 this scotch was produced on and off and now it is one of the most expensive scotch.
4. Macallan Fine and Rare 1926
After having this scotch taste of licorice comes and this feeling has revolutionized taste of scotch whiskies and at an auction this scotch whiskey was purchased by a Korean business man with price tag of $75,000 and this is the reason it is one of the most expensive scotch whiskies. At first it’s price was $38,000 but after getting auctioned at such price this scotch whiskey has won the title of one of the most expensive and tasty scotch all over the universe.
3. Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 1955
This scotch is famous because of a women named Janet sheed who died at age of 110 and in 1955 she preserved this whiskey from the cask of Glenfiddich and when she died in 2011 aroma of this scotch was resembling creamy vanilla and color of this scotch was pale and as it is one of the oldest scotch whiskies so this is the reason it is so much costly because it is an antique to some extent.
2. Dalmore 64 Trinitas
Special thing about this expensive scotch is that only three bottles has been manufactures till now and bottle design was different with limited edition tag. It is surprising but this scotch is the first scotch which was sold with six straight figures price tag and this scotch is made from spirit and dated black and has true aromas resembling spirits and in my list it is at second position out of top ten most expensive scotch whiskies in the world.
1.Macallan 64 Year Old in Lalique
Bottle of this scotch was designed by methodology of lost wax and this bottle of scotch has its own taste which depicts a classy decanter of its own class. In auction at New York this bottle of scotch was sold with price tag of $460,000 and after this scotch got the title and number one position regarding most expensive scotch all over the world.