Macallan Whisky Consignment
When you are ready to sell Macallan scotch whisky or consign a rare Macallan cask collection, Sotheby’s Wine can help you realise the highest price at an upcoming spirits auction. In fact, some special bottles might fetch more than you dreamed, and that’s the excitement of auction.
In April 2020, Sotheby's New York held a momentous spirits sale with a phenomenal collection of fine & rare Macallan consigned by Californian retailer Wing Hop Fung. The collection realised $1.5 million and offered vintages spanning the ages from 1937 to 1972, including the coveted Fine & Rare 56 Year Old 1945. In 2019, the Macallan Fine & Rare 60-year-old 1926 sold at Sotheby's London for £1.5 million, making it the world’s most expensive bottle of wine or spirit sold at auction.
If you are wondering about the value of your Macallan collection, simply submit an inventory list through our easy-to-use online estimate form for a complimentary estimate, and let Sotheby's help you realise the highest price.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Does Sotheby's sell spirits online?Absolutely. Today’s collectors are in search of fine spirits through live auctions, private sales and online through sothebys.com. When you submit your special Macallan single malt whisky or other rare spirits on our website, our specialists will consider it for consignment in both live and online sales. Now is the perfect time to consign rare Macallan whisky to sell for top dollar. In fact, Sotheby’s top 15 spirits since 2010 have achieved an average price of 195 per cent of their low estimates.
- May I sell Macallan Scotch Whisky at a Sotheby’s wine auction?Yes, we offer wine and spirits auctions in our three sale locations: London, Hong Kong and New York. Generally speaking, we schedule wine auctions and spirits auctions as separate events, but the two categories are sometimes combined. Learn more about consigning fine wine here . In 2020, total wine and spirits sales exceeded $45 million with $24 million wines and spirits sold online.
- What is the most expensive Macallan?The highest value ever achieved for any bottle of wine or spirit was £1.5 million for the Macallan Fine & Rare 60 Year Old 1926, which sold at Sotheby’s in October 2019 as part of The Ultimate Whisky Collection. This collection sold for a total of £7 million, making it the most valuable whisky collection ever sold at auction. The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars is also highly desirable amongst collectors. In fact, our highest online bid in 2020 of $312,000 was for the Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars collection.
Sotheby’s Wine is your best resource to buy, consign and sell Macallan Fine & Rare, Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars, Macallan whisky, Macallan Scotch 25, Macallan 18, Macallan 12, Macallan 72, Macallan 21, Macallan Single Malt Scotch whisky, Macallan 64 in a Lalique Cire Perdue crystal decanter, Macallan Gold Double Cask, Macallan rare cask or other spirits from the Macallan distillery.