Independent bottling Whisky brand Angel's Share recently made huge waves in the recent Sotheby’s Auction by becoming one of the most expensive bottles sold by an independent bottler. After some aggressive bidding, The final hammer price eventually fell at an eye watering $525,000 HKD (just over $67,000) At this time of writing. What’s all the more astonishing, is the release itself is actually the first bottle Angel’s Share has ever sold from their IB.
Bernard Yeung, CEO of Angel’s Share shared this “ We’ve been genuinely shocked and incredibly humbled by this fantastic auction”. He added “ This sets a precedent for indie bottling brands. It suggests that buyers in the market are looking for something different beyond what is being currently offered by distilleries. It’s quite remarkable and it is probably one of the top 5 record prices achieved in auction for an independent bottler.”
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