Macallan Valerio Adami whisky was sold for £848,750 at an auction in United Kingdom.
It is now emerged as the world’s Most Expensive whisky ever sold.
It was bent in 1926 and bottled in 1986.
A rare bottle of Macallan Valerio Adami whisky was recently sold for £848,750 at an auction in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
It is now emerged as the world’s most expensive bottle of whisky ever sold. It was bent in 1926 and bottled in 1986.
Professionals call it as the ‘Holy Grail’ of whiskies because of its rarity, vintage and unique artwork.
In 2009, The Herald reported that Macallan was “the world’s third largest-selling single malt (behind Glenfiddich and Glenlivet) with over 500,000 cases a year, and second largest by value”.
Beginning in 2004, The Macallan introduced a new main product, the Fine Oak series, with the whisky mellowed in bourbon oak casks as well as sherry ones.
In 2007, a bottle of 1926 The Macallan was sold for $54,000, making it one of the most expensive bottles of whisky ever sold.
In 2010, a bottle of The Macallan 64-year-old single malt whisky in a one-of-a-kind “Lalique: Cire Perdue” crystal decanter was sold for $460,000.