Another 1926 Macallan has reset the world record for the world’s most expensive bottle of of Scotch whisky ever sold at Christie’s in London. The bottle sold for $1,528,800 in the auction houses’s Finest & Rarest Wines & Spirits sale.
The rare liquid rests in a bottle featuring an image of the Macallan’s spiritual home, Easter Elchies House against the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands, hand-painted by acclaimed Irish muralist Michael Dillon. The record-setting whisky was extracted from cask # 263, which was filled in 1926.
Tim Triptree MW, Christie’s international director of wine, spoke on the sale: ‘The results confirm the strength of the market for whisky and the continued success of Christie’s in offering the finest spirits to our collectors across the globe.’ He added: “This whisky is basically the finest and most collectable single malt produced in the 20th century.” Discover Opulent Club on Apple News.