The Macallan's $631,850 Whisky
on 25 January 2014
At a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong, Scotch Whisky brand The Macallan has set a staggering new record for the most expensive single malt ever sold. They stripped the record from themselves; having sold another spirit for $460,000 in 2010. There were only four six-liter Imperiale "M" Decanters made by Lalique in conjunction with The Macallan, and the liquid within has been highly praised to date—all warranting such a steep price. And to sweeten it all, proceeds from the sale will benefit Hong Kong charities.