- A bottle of Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old just shattered public sale information for the most expensive bottle of whiskey ever sold.
- It sold for a mind-blowing $1.5 million.
- The sale comes a mere two months after one other bottle of Macallan 60-Year-Old set a briefly-held record when it sold for $1.1 million in early October.
In October, a bottle of Macallan 60-Year-Old scotch whiskey set a record when it sold at public sale for $1.1 million.
As of November 29, that is outdated information – and small fry: Another bottle of Macallan 60-Year-Old just smashed that record, promoting for over $1.5 million on Thursday.
According to a Christie’s press launch, the bottle sold as half of Christie‘s Finest & Rarest Wines & Spirits public sale in London.
Both noteworthy bottles are half of a 24-bottle assortment of the 1926 malt: 12 of these bottles featured paintings designed by Peter Blake and 12 featured paintings by Valerio Adami. The bottle sold in October was half of the Valerio Adami assortment.
This bottle, nevertheless, was a good rarer exception: It was hand-painted by Irish artist Michael Dillon.
According to the press launch, the bottle “depicts the Easter Elchies House of The Macallan in opposition to the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands” and “is truly one-of-a-kind.”
Here’s a have a look at the record-breaking bottle: