A bottle of Scotch whisky called “the most sought-after” globally, set a new auction record by selling for a staggering $2.7 million.
The Macallan Adami 1926 was sold after a fierce war between buyers as the bottle was on display at Sotheby’s in London on Saturday.
Bottle Breaks 2019 Record
Only 40 bottles of the Macallan 1926 bottles were produced in 1986, but was in the cask for 60 years, the Associated Press said.
At auction, only one, the Macallan Adami, with an exclusive Valerio Adami label was sold for a record-breaking $2.7 million.
“The Macallan 1926 is the one whisky that every auctioneer wants to sell, and every collector wants to own,” Jonny Fowle, Sotheby’s global head of spirits, said.
How Does It Taste Like?
Macallan’s Master Whisky Maker Kirsteen Campbell, who gave a little sniff during the reconditioning phase said it contained rich dark fruits and a blend of sticky dates.
“Rich dark fruits, black cherry compote alongside sticky dates, followed by intense sweet antique oak.” she said.