Most expensive whisky in the world, the Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue earns $460,000

Time to raise a toast; to the most expensive whiskey globally, the Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue! A classic 64-year-old single malt Scotch whisky in a stunning crystal flask saw the hammer come down at $460,000 at Sotheby’s, New York. The special decanter was designed and created by famed French designer Lalique. The bottle contains 1.5l of the rare ‘The Macallan’ whisky. The special decanter is crafted with a unique “cire perdue” or “lost wax” method. Proceeds from the auction, which came to $600,000, is said to be earmarked for the clean-water charity Water.

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