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The 66th Auction

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Hello and welcome to our 66th Auction. This month's auction is bursting at the seems with a dazzling array of drams from across the world and back through time as well.

Big Peatrie's vLog once again gives us all a preview of the beautiful bottles here.

Starting us off this month is the distillery that launched the single malt revolution, Glenfiddich. In particular we have a wonderful 1939 50 year old. One of the world's most sought-after whiskies, this outstanding bottle leads a parade of older vintages including ones from 1964, 1968, 1976 - the Concorde Exclusive, and two from 1978, here & here.


Glenfiddich's sister distillery Balvenie offers us a wonderful 1967 40 year old single cask that was bottled exclusively for Heathrow's Terminal 5 and is one of only 109 bottles.

Karuizawa makes a sizeable contribution to the top table this month with several cracking bottles. First up is 45 year old which is rumoured to have been the last of the 1967 casks left when it was bottled in 2012. There is also a wonderful but delicate Karuizawa from 1965. This 21 year old was bottled by Mercian for its Ocean brand. We also have a bottle of the Uniting Nations 40 year old Essence of Karuizawa, a wonderful blend of 45 year old Karuizawa and 40 year old single malt from an unnamed Scottish distillery.


Blended whisky offers us more wonderful examples this month and in a league of its own stands the Directors Blends from Johnnie Walker. This complete collection of rare and wonderful whiskies represents the pinnacle of the blender's art. There is also a bounty of blended beauties in the shape of a Black & White from 1928, a rare old Vat 99, a Sandy MacDonald Spring Cap, a Bulloch, Lade & Co. Gold Label, a Thomson's Deer-Stalker and an Antiquary 1977.

Next up is a wonderful old Glendronach which hails from the 1930s and proclaims itself as, "Most suitable for medicinal purposes". Also from the 1930s is a wonderful Linkwood 1939 bottled by Gordon & Macphail. Gordon & Macphail once again brings us some venerable Mortlachs, two that are 50 years old, one is from 1938 and the other is a mini distilled in 1936. This auction also sees a 20cl bottle of Gordon & Macphail's 70 year old.

Dalmore shines brightly again this month with Constellation 19 year old, a 10cl sample of its magnificent 50 year old and an 40 year old Astrum. Bowmore brings us one of its legendary bottlings in a bottle of its Black distilled in 1964 and bottled at 42 year old. We also have 30 year old bottled from a hogshead filled on the day of the Queen's visit in 1980.

There are many magnificent Macallans in this month. This long list starts with a 1946 52 Year old, we then have a 1949 40 year old from Signatory, a series of Sixties distillations; 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966 and a lovely little Fine & Rare mini from 1972. Springbank, Strathisla, Ord, Glen Moray, Longmorn and Laphroaig all bring us some wonderful examples of whisky distilled in the 1960s.

There is a wonderful Van Winkle Hand Made 16 year old, a Yamazaki 1993 which was bottled for Maison du Whisky, a Midleton 1984 Very Old and a Richard Hennessy cognac which contains spirit that is nearly 200 years old!

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 3638 lots

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Boutique-y Whisky Co Aberfeldy Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3262Winning bid: £65.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Aberlour Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3296Winning bid: £110.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Ardbeg Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-0229Winning bid: £150.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Ardbeg Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3260Winning bid: £155.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Ardbeg Batch #7 12 Year Old 50clLot number: 066-2460Winning bid: £110.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Arran Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3265Winning bid: £55.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Arran Batch #2 50clLot number: 066-2435Winning bid: £45.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Arran Batch #3 50clLot number: 066-2434Winning bid: £45.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Auchentoshan Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3294Winning bid: £75.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Aultmore Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3290Winning bid: £50.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co BenRiach Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3298Winning bid: £65.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Benrinnes Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3271Winning bid: £55.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Blended Malt Batch #1Lot number: 066-3252Winning bid: £50.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Bowmore Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3302Winning bid: £90.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Braes Of Glenlivet Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3288Winning bid: £75.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Bunnahabhain Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3273Winning bid: £90.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Caperdonich Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3300Winning bid: £140.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Caperdonich Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-0228Winning bid: £150.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Clynelish Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3244Winning bid: £100.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Deanston Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3269Winning bid: £45.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Highland Park Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3254Winning bid: £105.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Inchmurrin Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3246Winning bid: £60.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Invergordon Batch #1Lot number: 066-3267Winning bid: £100.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Islay Blended Malt Batch #1Lot number: 066-3495Winning bid: £70.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Kilchoman Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3258Winning bid: £105.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Lagavulin Batch #2 10 Year Old 50clLot number: 066-2458Winning bid: £140.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Macallan 25 Year Old Batch #5 50clLot number: 066-3527Winning bid: £450.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Macallan Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-0230Winning bid: £220.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Macallan Batch #3 50clLot number: 066-0231Winning bid: £170.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Mortlach Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3250Winning bid: £145.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Secret Distillery Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3256Winning bid: £75.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Springbank Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3292Winning bid: £125.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Tobermory Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3248Winning bid: £75.00
Boutique-y Whisky Co Tormore Batch #1 50clLot number: 066-3275Winning bid: £60.00
Bowmore 12 Year OldLot number: 066-1266Winning bid: £80.00
Bowmore 12 Year Old & Queen MargotLot number: 066-1961Winning bid: £25.00
Bowmore 15 Year Old DarkestLot number: 066-1329Winning bid: £50.00
Bowmore 15 Year Old MarinerLot number: 066-0504Winning bid: £145.00
Bowmore 1980 30 Year Old The Queen's VisitLot number: 066-2084Winning bid: £2200.00
Bowmore 1984 VintageLot number: 066-1758Winning bid: £300.00
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