Jean-Marc XO, $50 Finding an expensive vodka isn't hard. Finding one that's odorless and flavorlessas vodka legally should beyet still distinctive, that's tough. Jean-Marc XO, from the Cognac-producing Daucourt family, does this better than any vodka I've ever had. Made from wheat and distilled nine times, it's as silky and classically elegant as an Hermès scarf.
Value Pearl, $21 Made from winter wheat, this vodka from Canada is focused and pure, without any burn.