How Good is a $628k Bottle of Scotch?

junkyardarts January 26, 2014 Comments Off on How Good is a $628k Bottle of Scotch?
How Good is a $628k Bottle of Scotch?

Good is such a relative distinction.  Wine that is ‘good’ to me means it doesn’t taste like vinegar, has a cute label, and is under $20.  Good can mean a whole lot of things to a whole lot of people, and to someone at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, that meant dropping $628,205 on a 6-litre crystal decander of The Macallan single malt.

So this brings up a lot of questions, including:

1. What occasion would ever be huge enough to actually drink The Macallan?

2. Where do you store a 6-litre crystal decanter?

3.  Do you think this is the same guy that paid $460,000 for 64 year old The Macallan in 2010?

4. How good could a $628k bottle of anything be?

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