NEW RECORD FOR YAMAKAZI 50 YEAR OLD AT BONHAMS HONG KONG WHISKY AUCTION
A new world record price at auction was set for a bottle of Yamazaki 50 year old (3rd Edition) when it sold for HK$588,000 at Bonhams Fine and Rare Wine, Cognac and Single Malt Whisky sale in Hong Kong on 18 November. There was a strong showing for Macallan with all vintage bottles selling including the Macallan Lalique 62 year old which sold for HK$269,500. In total, the sale made more than HK£14,000,000.
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