A bottle of mezcal lands a world record for the most expensive bottle of its kind ever sold. Sasha Salama reports.
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The reason this bottle is getting the white glove treatment is it landed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive bottle of mezcal in the world.
(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) INTERNATIONAL LIQUOR BRAND DESIGNER, FERNANDO ALTAMIRANO RUIZ DE CHAVEZ, SAYING:
"The bottle 'The Shaman's Spell', finished in platinum, has been sold to a French citizen who boasts the most expensive, most exclusive and finest collection of wines and liquors in the world."
The French citizen paid $74,000 dollars for the bottle (55,000 euros).
The mezcal is made from Oaxaca agave in southwestern Mexico.
Only 400 other bottles of this alcohol exist in the world.
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