Bottle of The Macallan Auctions for $250,000

A specialty lot of an exclusive, limited-edition version of The Macallan’s recent release of Distil Your World New York achieved $250,000 at Sotheby’s first whisky and  whiskey online sale of the year in New York, .

The auction offered collectors the only, rare opportunity to acquire one of two bottles created of Distil Your World New York Single Cask Edition, as the second bottle will be kept in The Macallan archive.

The extraordinary multi-component lot included the Distil Your World New York Single Cask Edition bottle housed in a striking blue presentation box featuring an engraved aerial map of New York, a booklet about the bottle and Distil Your World New York series that is signed by the talent featured in the Distil Your World New York documentary that aired with the release of the original bottle, and a dining experience at El Celler de Can Roca for the lucky collector and three guests.

Proceeds of this sale will benefit ChaShaMa, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City that nurtures artists by transforming unused real estate into affordable work and presentation spaces. Support from The Macallan will benefit small businesses, underserved NYC communities, and the arts in NYC.