Christmas Auction 2018 - Whisky Auction

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Christmas Auction 2018 - Whisky Auction

Welcome to Global Whisky Online Auction's Christmas Auction.

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 will start on 21/12/2018 at 04 pm (BST)

Good luck and happy bidding and have a fantastic time this Christmas and New Year. We’d like to thank everyone who has participated in our auctions this year, whether as a buyer or a seller your continued custom means we can continue to put together sales of this scope and quality.

Balvenie 10 Year Old Founder's Reserve Discontinued 40% 70cl

Next door to the world-famous Glenfiddich sits its sister distillery, Balvenie, less well-known but commanding a devoted fanbase.  The two distilleries are, to this day, owned by the same company, which carrying the name of Balvenie’s founder, William Grant.  He learned the tricks of the trade in Mortlach (another of Dufftown’s seven stills) before founding his


Benriach Birnie Moss Peated 48% 70cl

Previously a producer of bland blending fodder, BenRiach has become one of the most innovative and dependably high-quality single malts on the market.  They alone seem to be able to use any type of cask finish to produce a malt that is enhanced (rather than restricted) by its wood type every time; they have used old blending stock to produce a bewildering array of


Balblair 2003 Vintage 12 Year Old 46% 70cl

Balblair’s location, just up the road from Glenmorangie, had long been known as the ‘parish of the peats’ for its abundant peat sources - little wonder it had been the site of illicit distilling long before Balblair’s ‘official’ 1790 founding date.  Despite being relocated and rebuilt in its entirety a century later, the distillery still uses the original water


Bowmore 9 Year Old Sherry Cask 40% 70cl

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. 

Official Bottling of Bowmore - Limited Release 


Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old 46.3% 70cl

The tongue-twisting name means “mouth of the river”, referring to the Margadale river that provides the distillery’s water - familiarise yourself with (non-anglicised) Gaelic spelling, and the pronunciation actually becomes quite simple!

Official Bottling of Bunnahabhain.

12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

46.3% ABV, 70cl. Non Chill-


Cardhu Gold Reserve

Originally spelt “Cardow”, Cardhu distillery was established by a notorious whisky smuggler who had decided to go straight following the introduction of the Excise Act regulating taxation on whisky production in 1824. 

N.B. - Please note the condition of the labels and packaging and also the fill levels of any bottle before bidding.


Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Reserva Rum Cask Finish

It was in 1963 that the Glenfiddich Distillery Co. produced an official bottling of a single malt, which was virtually unheard of at the time:  just ten years later, they were selling 120,000 cases a year.

Glenfiddich 21-year-old finished in Caribbean Reserva Rum barrels.

N.B. - Please note the condition of the labels and packaging and