Most Expensive Whisky – The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60 Year Old
Sure, these weren’t released this year, but it’s hard to ignore the fact that there seems to be a new world record price paid for a bottle of The Macallan every other month lately. Dubai Airport based retailer Le Clos set a world record for the most expensive bottle of whisky ever sold when they sold two bottles of The Macallan 1926, with special limited-edition labels by Sir Peter Blake and Valerio Adami, for AU$795,000 each in April. Less than a month later, a similar pair of bottles went under the hammer at Bonhams’ Fine and Rare Wine and Whisky auction in Hong Kong and absolutely smashed the Dubai record – the Blake labelled bottle going for AU$1,345,000, and just three hours later, the Adami one went for a whopping AU$1,458,000. We can fairly safely assume the new owners won’t be mixing it with Coke… Fanta maybe?