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Jono
11-17-2010, 09:44
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1330402/Whisky-record-rare-bottle-Macallan-single-malt-fetches-290k-auction.html

1,000 a sip: Whisky record as rare bottle of single-malt fetches 290,000 at auction

By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 8:47 AM on 17th November 2010

Hmm, in a Lalique Cire Perdue decanter.

John Hansell had an article too:

http://www.whatdoesjohnknow.com/2010/04/09/the-macallan-in-lalique-cire-perdue/

April 9th, 2010
The Macallan in Lalique: Cire Perdue

John Hansell

Macallan has announced their newest release in the Lalique decanter line. This time it’s 64 years old, just one bottle, and it will be auctioned off for charity. (Press release below.)

unclebunk
11-17-2010, 09:48
Wow. That's amazing! I'm guessing it'll end up in the collection of a wealthy Japanese businessman but I'd be afraid to ship the damned thing.

Jono
11-17-2010, 09:51
Wow. That's amazing! I'm guessing it'll end up in the collection of a wealthy Japanese businessman but I'd be afraid to ship the damned thing.

At least a charity(ies) will benefit.

velocci
11-17-2010, 09:58
I was at the auction actually. I was outbid by $459,800. :(

SMOWK
11-18-2010, 13:27
Wow. That's amazing! I'm guessing it'll end up in the collection of a wealthy Japanese businessman but I'd be afraid to ship the damned thing.

I think shipping would involve a motorcade and hand delivery.