Bonhams first Whisky Sale of 2021 will highlight Scotch whisky in Hong Kong, and takes place on January 29th.
A decanter of Glen Grant-1948 — a 72-year-old by Gordon & MacPhail is a headliner this year. This rare spirit was bottled in 2020 and is making its debut at the auction this year. The bottle is numbered 88 out of the 290 bottles made — 88 is a symbolic number in Chinese culture which means wealthy. The 72-year-old has 52.6% alcohol by volume. The estimated retail price of this decanter sits at HK$300,000-380,000.
Macallan will sell more than 30 lots which span the 1950s to the 1990s, including Macallan Lalique 50-year-old — estimated at HK$700,000-950,000 and the Macallan Lalique Motor Car-1937-37-year-old estimated at HK$450,000-550,000.