EDINBURGH – A bottle of whisky has almost a million at an auction in Edinburgh. The extremely rare Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 has sixty years in a barrel before, message the BBC. An expert from the auction house talked about the “holy grail of whiskies.”
The unknown buyer, when auction house Bonhams 848.000 pounds (more than 955.000 euros) down for the exclusive whisky. It is not the first time that someone deep in the pockets scans for the popular drink. Another bottle went earlier this year for more than 814.000 pound under the hammer in hong Kong. That was when, according to Bonhams, the highest amount ever at a public auction has been paid for a Scotch whisky.
Broke during earthquake
The whiskey sat since 1926 in a barrel and, in 1986 bottled. The name refers to the artist Valerio Adami, who is the label designed. In total there are only twelve bottles, one of which was reportedly in 2011 is broken during an earthquake in Japan. Also would definitely one bottle already soldier.