Top 10 most investible Scotch brands 2015

8th February, 2016 by Amy Hopkins

5. Port Ellen

Port-EllenDown 1 place

Closed in 1983 after 150 years of operation, Port Ellen, based on Islay’s south coast, has become one of the world’s most sought-after single malt Scotch whiskies. A number of independent bottlers, such as Douglas Laing & Co., continue to release Port Ellen variants, while ultra limited editions have featured in Diageo’s annual Special Releases series since 2001. Despite their continuing popularity and renowned reputation among connoisseurs, Port Ellen whiskies continue to slip down the Investors’ Index, with RW101 last year blaming its “rapid increase in retail prices on the primary market”.

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