Ten of the most expensive spirits launches of 2017

29th August, 2017 by Annie Hayes - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Regardless of whether you can afford to shell out or not, exorbitant spirits bottlings are truly the stuff of fascination. As the year hurtles by, The Spirits Business takes a moment to reflect on the most expensive spirits bottlings of 2017 to date.

SB reflects on the most expensive spirits bottlings of 2017 to date

As consumers become increasingly willing to spend more on better products, luxury spirits producers are starting to reimagine the super-premium-plus category and take cues from the ‘craft’ craze.

However among the most expensive new bottlings on the global market the same old vision resides. Expensive, rare, and old = luxury. As such, our top 10 list is largely made up of Scotch whisky bottlings, interrupted by a few welcome appearances from Cognac and Bourbon.

From silent distillery drams and anniversary releases to unusual barrel maturations, we’ve selected some of the most expensive new spirits to hit the market in 2017. If we’ve missed a corker, let us know in the comments below.

Click through the following pages to discover 10 of the most expensive spirits launches of the year so far.

For an in-depth look at the luxury spirits market, see the September 2017 edition of The Spirits Business, out soon.

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