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Welcome to our June auction where summer is in full flow here in sunny Glasgow and so are the drams...This month we have a fantastic selection of mouthwatering mothballed malts in store for you and a heavy dose of the latest 2018 peat for all you smoke heads out there!

Let's not waste time and jump straight in with The Karuizawa 48 Sumo Wrestler Set. These three bottles come in a sleek presentation case with each bottle depicting a mass of sumo wrestlers in the midst of dueling! The distillery closed its doors in 2011 making this Japanese malt highly sought-after so if you’re into sumo wrestling and whisky then you’ll have to put up a hard fight for this trio. May the best person win!

Continuing with our Karuizawa theme we bring your attention to the second glorious set we have for you. Karuizawa 1981 35 Year Old The Tale Of Genji In The Snow Cask! These stunning bottles and box depict the love story of the couple.The illustrations present a snowy love story from the eponymous Hikaru Genji’s adventures in the style of ukiyo-e painting; a Japanese artwork genre literally translating to ‘’pictures of the floating world’’. Limited to just 162 sets worldwide, this is a very rare and very beautiful set to get your hands on!

Last but by no means least on our tour of Karuizawa, we are delighted to present The Karuizawa 1981 35 Year Old Kawanakajima Casks. This limited set also comes within an exquisitely decorative presentation box; this time with images interpreting a symbolic representation of the fighting generals from the battles of Kawanakajima. This was a crucial period in Japanese history known as the sengoku-jidai (‘age of warring states’). Get bidding to own yourself a piece of Japanese liquid history in more ways than one.

Continuing on the topic of mothballed distillery - however this time back on home turf - we give you The Brora 1972 40 Year Old. At the time of release this was the oldest, rarest and most expensive liquid to have been bottled by Diageo. Bottled at cask strength, this golden malt has since garnered fantastic reviews which have described the aromatic flavours of concentrated wood-smoke and ash with soothing honey, a hint of liquorice and toasted hazelnut. And don’t be fooled by its modest wooden case for this has been handcrafted by the Queen’s cabinet makers: combining this with the crystal stopper, even the presentation screams quality. The Scottish Wild Cat etched on the front was also the crest of the Duke of Sutherland, the distillery’s founder. How’s that for a touch of royalty?!

Now we couldn’t fly through this month without mentioning the Feis Ile on Islay could we..?! We have a full spread of all the malt delicacies found at this year’s 2018 festival, so get tucked in. Something worth the Islay spotlight for all you avid collectors out there is Bowmore 8 Year Old Sherriff's 26 2/3 Fl Oz. A first appearance for us here at SWA in this pear-shaped bottling! This great little bottle roughly dates back to the 1960s when Morrison Bowmore Ltd took over the distillery.Worth keeping an eye on this little curveball!

Okay folks, not much more to say other than enjoy, get searching, and for goodness sake...don’t lose your bottle!

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Tomatin 2002 Single Cask For Robbie's Whisky MerchantsLot number: 087-1456Winning bid: £45.00
Tomatin 2005 Single Cask Bottled For Calle Cask No. 2Lot number: 087-2068Winning bid: £40.00
Tomatin 25 Year OldLot number: 087-3098Winning bid: £130.00
Tomatin 36 Year OldLot number: 087-0818Winning bid: £500.00
Tomatin 36 Year OldLot number: 087-1655Winning bid: £360.00
Tomatin 36 Year Old Small Batch Release Batch #1Lot number: 087-4940Winning bid: £500.00
Tomatin Cù Bòcan 1989 Cask StrengthLot number: 087-1475Winning bid: £145.00
Tomatin Cù Bòcan 1989 Cask StrengthLot number: 087-3336Winning bid: £140.00
Tomatin Cask StrengthLot number: 087-4657Winning bid: £35.00
Tomatin Cask StrengthLot number: 087-1508Winning bid: £55.00
Tomatin Cuatro 12 Year Old Fino FinishLot number: 087-3411Winning bid: £55.00
Tomatin Cuatro 12 Year Old Manzanilla FinishLot number: 087-3415Winning bid: £60.00
Tomatin Cuatro 12 Year Old Oloroso FinishLot number: 087-3417Winning bid: £55.00
Tomatin Cuatro 12 Year Old Pedro Ximenez FinishLot number: 087-3414Winning bid: £95.00
Tomatin DecadesLot number: 087-0179Winning bid: £95.00
Tomintoul 16 Year OldLot number: 087-3227Winning bid: £30.00
Tomintoul 1967 43 Year Old A.D. RattrayLot number: 087-0545Winning bid: £380.00
Tomintoul 1976 17 Year Old The Master Of Malt Hogmanay DramLot number: 087-0244Winning bid: £120.00
Tomintoul 21 Year OldLot number: 087-1461Winning bid: £90.00
Tomintoul 27 Year OldLot number: 087-3408Winning bid: £120.00
Tomintoul 27 Year Old 75clLot number: 087-0793Winning bid: £105.00
Tomintoul TiathLot number: 087-3219Winning bid: £25.00
Tomintoul-Glenlivet 12 Year Old Perfume BottleLot number: 087-3404Winning bid: £65.00
Tomintoul-Glenlivet 12 Year Old Perfume Bottle 75clLot number: 087-0876Winning bid: £50.00
Tormore 1988 28 Year Old First Editions Author's Series Frederick DouglassLot number: 087-0594Winning bid: £290.00
Tormore 1988 28 Year Old First Editions Authors' Series Frederick DouglasLot number: 087-3057Winning bid: £260.00
Tormore 1988 28 Year Old Old Malt CaskLot number: 087-2748Winning bid: £140.00
Tormore 1992 25 Year Old XOPLot number: 087-2915Winning bid: £175.00
Tormore 1992 Mackillop's ChoiceLot number: 087-1473Winning bid: £55.00
Tormore 2000 Cask Strength Gordon & MacphailLot number: 087-0886Winning bid: £40.00
Travellers 2007 10 Year Old Belizean Rum The DuchessLot number: 087-3315Winning bid: £45.00
Tres Vielle Reserve Cognac Selected By Lafite Rothschild 75clLot number: 087-2022Winning bid: £600.00
Triumph Roseisle Distillery Opening Commemorative BlendLot number: 087-3722Winning bid: £70.00
Tullamore Dew Ceramic DecanterLot number: 087-1343Winning bid: £35.00
Tullamore Dew Cider Cask FinishLot number: 087-2304Winning bid: £30.00
Tullamore Dew Collector's EditionLot number: 087-2309Winning bid: £25.00
Tullamore Dew Rum Cask FinishLot number: 087-2306Winning bid: £25.00
Tullibardine 1966 VintageLot number: 087-2129Winning bid: £620.00
Tullibardine 1993 24 Year Old MaltbarnLot number: 087-2543Winning bid: £85.00
Tullibardine 1993 Pedro Ximenez FinishLot number: 087-3022Winning bid: £60.00
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