Le Clos Breaks Whisky World Record With $1.2m Sale of The Macallan 1926

on 05/07/2018 - 01:04 pm
  • Dubai Airport based retailer Le Clos sets world record for most expensive whisky bottles ever sold at US$1.2m
  • Two extremely rare bottles of The Macallan 1926, with labels commissioned by artists Sir Peter Blake and Valerio Adami, bought by private collector
  • Bottles originally retailed for £20k, and the last known individual bottle sold in 2007 for US$75,000

Two extremely rare bottles of The Macallan 1926 have today set the world record for the most expensive whisky bottles ever sold after they changed hands for US$1.2m. The pair are labelled with original artworks by renowned artists Sir Peter Blake and Valerio Adami. The bottles were sold by Le Clos, the Dubai-Airport based luxury spirits retailer, to an international businessman for his private collection. Each bottle was sold for US$600,000.

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