The 65th Auction

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Hello and welcome to our 65th Auction,

This month's auction is positively chock-a-block with delightful drams, brilliant bourbons and wonderful whiskies.

Big Peatrie gives us all a preview of the beautiful bottles in this month's auction here.

Fighting for the top spot this month are two remarkable 50 year old whiskies from two of the greatest distilleries who have produced some simply stellar bottles over the years.

Starting alphabetically we have the Balvenie 1937 50 year old, this whisky was distilled before the Second World War broke out and was one of the oldest Single Malt whiskies bottled when it was released in 1987.

Next is the Dalmore Candela. This simply incredible whisky is 50 years old and some of the whisky in this bottle was distilled in 1868. Indeed the stock used for this masterpiece dates from 1868 - 1951. Bottled in handmade decanters these beautiful vessels have been adorned with Sterling Silver. To quote Master Distiller Richard Patterson, "This is your chance to taste perfection".

Next we have a 35 year old whisky from the first whisky distillery in Japan. This Yamazaki Single Malt was aged in special sherry casks and contains spirit from 1966 and 1970. As a result of such long ageing in Japan's climate only 200 bottles were released. Nikka Taketsuru 35 year old is blended from whiskies from the Yoichi and Miayagikyo distilleries and released as one of only 1000 bottles.

We have a cavalcade of wonderful bottles from the 1960s and in particular 1967. We start with another Dalmore this one bottled at 61.9%, then we have a Glenugie 1967 Connoisseurs Choice, a Tomintoul 1967 44 year old bottled by Samaroli, a Highland Park 1967, Glenlivet sneaks in a bottle from 1964 and one from 1967 and a Glenfarclas 1967 43 year old bottled for the Spirit of Speyside Festival in 2011. Lastly there is also a Glengoyne Christmas Day and a Kinclaith to close out our 1967 parade, (there is also a Kinclaith from 1968)

We have a Balvenie 40 year old Batch 1 which offers a masterclass in how to assemble a single malt of such age and complexity. Bowmore presents us with whisky from 1965. Aged in cask 811 it is one of only 57 which was bottled for World Duty Free in Terminal 5 of Heathrow.

There is a wonderful chance to compare and contrast two whiskies from the same distillery and year of distillation with two different Balblairs from 1966. First is a 38 year old official bottling and after that is a 39 year old Connoisseurs Choice, why not buy both?

68 years in the cask was the ageing regime for the Macallan Speymalt 1945 from Gordon & Macphail and distilled one year later we have a Macallan Select Reserve 1946 52 year old.

Springbank brings us a beautiful collection of Door Gods, six bottles in one stunning collection as well as a Springbank 1965 Local Barley, a 1965 from the Lombard Collection as well a private bottling by the "The Scotch Doc" of 1965 35 year old whisky.

We also have wonderful bottles from Karuizawa, the SMWS and Auchentoshan. This month we also feature lots for two worthy charities; MD UK and Revive MS Support.

There are, as always, plenty of delicious drinking drams and many more exciting whiskies from all over the globe in this month's auction so please take time to get in and have a look around. And remember, Don't Lose Your Bottle! All the best from us here at SWA HQ!

Found 3232 lots

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Macallan Masters Of Photography RankinLot number: 065-1341Item failed to meet reserve.
Macallan Metal PlaqueLot number: 065-1730Winning bid: £25.00
Macallan Nick Veasey The Finest Cut Fine Oak 12 Year OldLot number: 065-0335Winning bid: £65.00
Macallan Oscuro Lalique Kazak Rearing HorseLot number: 065-2421Winning bid: £960.00
Macallan Over 25 Year Old Anniversary Malt 1958 75clLot number: 065-1568Winning bid: £2700.00
Macallan Private EyeLot number: 065-0626Winning bid: £1800.00
Macallan Rare Cask BlackLot number: 065-0987Winning bid: £310.00
Macallan Rare Cask BlackLot number: 065-1602Winning bid: £310.00
Macallan Re-AwakeningLot number: 065-1603Winning bid: £290.00
Macallan Robert Burns SemiquincentenaryLot number: 065-2048Winning bid: £1900.00
Macallan Royal MarriageLot number: 065-2049Winning bid: £1350.00
Macallan Royal Marriage 1948 and 1961 75clLot number: 065-2725Winning bid: £1900.00
Macallan Select Reserve 1946 52 Year Old With Certificate & KeysLot number: 065-2292Winning bid: £8400.00
Macallan Speymalt 1945 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 065-1990Winning bid: £4900.00
Macallan Speymalt 1966 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 065-1960Winning bid: £900.00
Macallan Speymalt 1970 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 065-1063Winning bid: £620.00
Macallan Speymalt 1991 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 065-0703Winning bid: £85.00
Macallan Speymalt 1993 G&MLot number: 065-2437Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Speymalt 1998 G&MLot number: 065-2641Winning bid: £80.00
Macallan Speymalt 2002 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 065-3231Winning bid: £50.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-0391Winning bid: £340.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-0392Winning bid: £340.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-1535Winning bid: £340.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-1536Winning bid: £350.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-1188Winning bid: £340.00
Macallan The Archival Series - Folio 1Lot number: 065-1667Winning bid: £350.00
Macallan Water JugLot number: 065-2985Winning bid: £75.00
Macallan Water Jugs x 2Lot number: 065-2319Winning bid: £90.00
Macallan Whisky Maker's EditionLot number: 065-0775Winning bid: £75.00
Macallan-Glenlivet "As We Get It" 102.9°ProofLot number: 065-1250Item failed to meet reserve.
Macallan-Glenlivet 1987 17 Year Old Cadenhead'sLot number: 065-1246Item failed to meet reserve.
Macallan-Glenlivet 1987 17 Year Old Cadenhead'sLot number: 065-1564Winning bid: £195.00
Macallan-Glenlivet 1989 25 Year Old Cadenhead'sLot number: 065-1069Winning bid: £165.00
Macallan-Glenlivet 1992 Cask EndLot number: 065-2331Winning bid: £290.00
Mackinlay's Legacy 12 Year Old 26 2/3 Fl OzLot number: 065-2923Winning bid: £30.00
Mackinlay's Shackleton Replica 1st EditionLot number: 065-3258Winning bid: £90.00
Mackinlay's Shackleton Replica 1st EditionLot number: 065-1400Winning bid: £80.00
Madam Speaker's OrderLot number: 065-2764Winning bid: £65.00
Madame Geneva Gin RougeLot number: 065-2786Winning bid: £25.00
Manager's Dram Dalwhinnie 12 Year OldLot number: 065-2094Item failed to meet reserve.
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