Christmas Auction 2018 - Highlights

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Christmas Auction 2018 - Highlights

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We always like to try and make this special annual extended Christmas whisky auction packed to the rafters with great bottles at all price levels and this year’s sale is no exception.

Christmas Auction finished on 7th Jan 2019

Karuizawa 1981 35 Year Old Noh Whisky 56.5% 70cl

Opened in 1955 Karuizawa Distillery was mothballed in 2000 after many years of producing high quality single malt whisky. It is now considered a legendary whisky with fewer than five casks thought to be unbottled.

Independent bottling of Karuizawa by No.1 Drinks for their Noh range.

An extra-ordinary bottling of an extra-ordinary distillery,

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Macallan Special Reserve 1985 Easter Elchies 43% 70cl

Traditionally, they insisted on maturing their spirit solely in the highest quality sherry casks, sourced directly from Jerez, Spain:  in fact, the Edrington Group, which owns the brand, has even invested in sherry vineyards to ensure the continuing supply of their precious oak, thus giving them the oversight they need to maintain quality.  The exclusive use of

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Macallan 1972 18 Year Old 43% 75cl

Traditionally, they insisted on maturing their spirit solely in the highest quality sherry casks, sourced directly from Jerez, Spain:  in fact, the Edrington Group, which owns the brand, has even invested in sherry vineyards to ensure the continuing supply of their precious oak, thus giving them the oversight they need to maintain quality.  The exclusive use of

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Macallan Easter Elchies Black 2018 Release 49.2% 70cl

Traditionally, they insisted on maturing their spirit solely in the highest quality sherry casks, sourced directly from Jerez, Spain:  in fact, the Edrington Group, which owns the brand, has even invested in sherry vineyards to ensure the continuing supply of their precious oak, thus giving them the oversight they need to maintain quality.  The exclusive use of

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Glen Grant 1958 54 Year Old Gordon & MacPhail

Though not particularly well-known in Scotland, Glen Grant is one of the biggest-selling whiskies in the world, dominating the Southern European market and reaching the number one spot in Italy. It is nevertheless a highly regarded dram for those who know it well and remains one of the best single malts available.

Independently Bottled Glen Grant by Gordon

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Ardbeg 25 Year Old Lord of the Isles 46% 70cl

Following the road from Port Ellen along the south coast of Islay, home to the boldest and most intense of all peat monsters, the adventurous whisky explorer will pass two world-famous distilleries, Laphroaig and Lagavulin, before coming to rest at Ardbeg distillery, where the road comes to an end. 

Official bottling of Ardbeg Lord of the Isles.

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Bowmore 25 Year Old - The Gulls

Situated in the capital of Islay, the town that gives it its name, the distillery maintains as much of the traditional method as is feasible for such an in-demand product:  they maintain their own floor maltings, source as much barley as possible from the island, and cut their peat from the adjacent fields. 

Bowmore 25 year old bottle in the1990's in a

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Glen Grant 1958 40 Year Old Gordon & MacPhail 40% 70cl

Though not particularly well-known in Scotland, Glen Grant is one of the biggest-selling whiskies in the world, dominating the Southern European market and reaching the number one spot in Italy. 

Independent bottling of Glen Grant by Gordon & MacPhail.

Distilled 1958, bottled 1998.

40 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

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