A Vietnamese businessman has been revealed as the owner of the world’s most valuable whisky collection.
Mr Viet Nguyen Dinh Tuan’s collection was estimated to have an auction hammer price of nearly £10.8m by valuation experts at Rare Whisky 101 (RW101).
The Ho Chi Minh City resident’s collection comprises 535 of the world’s rarest, oldest and finest bottles of Scotch and Japanese whisky.
The record was confirmed by Guinness World Records.
The collection includes one of the world’s only complete Macallan Fine and Rare collections, including the iconic 1926 “Fine and Rare”.
Only 40 bottles of the Macallan 1926 were ever released. Mr Viet owns three.
A bottle of The Macallan 1926 sold recently for a hammer price of nearly £1.5m, including buyer’s premium.
Mr Viet’s collection includes