US-based public sale home Sotheby’s has shared the images of the world’s oldest whisky to be ever auctioned– 81-year-old The Macallan The Attain. Connoisseurs can bid for the whisky, positioned for public sale on Sotheby’s web site, at a price of 110,000 to 200,000 GBP until October 5. The Macallan The Attain was distilled in 1940 and crafted from a single, sherry seasoned oak cask.
The successful bidder will get a bespoke small bronze sculpture and revel in a distillery expertise at The Macallan Property. The Macallan will award the proceeds of the sale to artisans to assist and perpetuate key generational abilities and crafts.
As per the Sotheby’s itemizing, the bottle of The Macallan The Attain – Bottle quantity 3/288– put for public sale is encased in a show cupboard lined in pink leather-based slightly than the cream leather-based which options on the unique whisky launch. Contained in the show cupboard, the bottle is stored in a mouth-blown decanter and a bronze sculpture of fingers, created by Saskia Robinson. This cupboard has been made utilizing wooden from an elm tree thought to have been on The Macallan Property in 1940.
The Macallan The Attain is a deep auburn single malt whisky with an intensely rick, candy and smoky end. “Age, rarity and provenance mix to spectacular impact on this one among one model of the oldest single malt whisky ever to be launched by The Macallan,” Sotheby’s Head of Whisky and Spirits for North America and EMEA Jonny Fowle stated.
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