This is what a £700,000 bottle of whisky looks like

For most of us, if we had £700,000 ($927,920), spending it all on whisky would be highly unlikely. Well, there are some people that are not like most of us.

World famous auctioneers Bonhams will next month (March 6) be selling a bottle of single malt whisky which is expected to fetch between £500,000 and £700,000.

The bottle is a 60-year-old limited edition from Macallan, a Scottish whisky distillery, and was first distilled in 1926 and bottled 60 years later. What makes this bottle particularly special is that it is one of only 12 bottles that have labels specially designed by Sir Peter Blake, creator of The Beatles' 1967 Sgt, Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover as well as other popular album covers.

Describing the whisky Bonhams Whisky specialist Martin Green said, "It is dark honey-gold in color, and is almost inconceivably smooth with a luscious hint of dry-sweetness in the malt."

If you are wondering where the other 11 bottles are, one was sold at an auction in May 2018 for £751,703. Another is said to have been destroyed in an earthquake in Japan in 2011 and a third is thought to have been open and drunk. No one knows for sure what's happened to the other bottles


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