10 Jun This Rare $35,000 Scotch May Be the Last Father’s Day Gift You’ll Ever Have to Buy
If you’re searching for the ultimate Father’s Day gift—you know, the one that will erase every mistake you’ve ever made (or have yet to make)—look no further. The good craftsmen at the Macallan have once again teamed up with the artisans at iconic French crystal house Lalique to bring you an extremely rare single-malt whisky in a stunning glass decanter that’s sure to become the standout piece on the big guy’s bar cart. With any luck, you might even get to try some of the good stuff.
Peerless Spirit is the sixth and final bottle in Lalique’s Six Pillars Collection. Designed by Marc Larminaux, the brand’s creative director, it holds some of the Macallan’s oldest whisky, which was aged for 65 years in sherry-infused oak casks (just think of all that angels’ share). With only 450 decanters available worldwide, the $35,000 price tag (almost) feels like a steal for a bottle that’s all but guaranteed to become a collector’s piece. After all, according to a release, the Macallan has produced the ten most expensive whiskies sold at auction, including a 64-year that was sold through Sotheby’s in 2010 for an astronomical $460,000.
In a statement, Raul Gonzalez, brand director for the Macallan, said: “This stunning collection of decanters is the result of two kindred spirits, rooted in a shared passion for craftsmanship, detail, and mastery. This release continues to showcase the unwavering commitment of both the masters of Lalique and the Macallan to create beautiful and desirable objets d’art.” And with notes of vanilla, honey, and cinnamon, you could call this release the perfect marriage of style and substance, a whisky that ultimately tastes just as good as it looks—and would make any dad’s day.