Another 1926 Macallan has reset the world record for the world’s most expensive bottle of of Scotch whisky ever sold.
Christie’s auction house announced that the ultra-rare spirit, which is contained in a unique bottle painted by Irish artist Michael Dillon, fetched a truly staggering $1.53 million at auction.
Another Macallan expression of the same vintage set the record at $1.1 million just last month.
CNN has further details on the coveted scotch’s rich history:
The Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old was bottled in 1986, having spent six decades maturing in ex-sherry casks at The Macallan distillery near the River Spey in north-east Scotland.
But while Blake and Adami each produced labels for 12 individually numbered bottles, Dillon hand-painted a single bottle, depicting Easter Elchies House at The Macallan distillery, against the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands.
This particular example hadn’t been seen in nearly two decades.
“The Macallan were unsure that this bottle still existed,” said Tim
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