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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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Glenmorangie 1995 Single Cask #3170 75clLot number: 087-4172Winning bid: £250.00
Glenmorangie 1995 Single Cask #3170 75clLot number: 087-3743Winning bid: £220.00
Glenmorangie 25 Year Old Quarter Of A CenturyLot number: 087-4194Winning bid: £330.00
Glenmorangie ArteinLot number: 087-0360Winning bid: £240.00
Glenmorangie ArteinLot number: 087-0411Winning bid: £240.00
Glenmorangie Astar 2017 ReleaseLot number: 087-4382Winning bid: £60.00
Glenmorangie Astar 2017 ReleaseLot number: 087-2648Winning bid: £65.00
Glenmorangie BacaltaLot number: 087-0355Winning bid: £80.00
Glenmorangie BacaltaLot number: 087-2649Winning bid: £80.00
Glenmorangie Cellar 13 1LLot number: 087-3887Winning bid: £165.00
Glenmorangie Commemorative Millennium Bottling 50clLot number: 087-2237Winning bid: £290.00
Glenmorangie CompantaLot number: 087-0354Winning bid: £110.00
Glenmorangie CompantaLot number: 087-4813Winning bid: £105.00
Glenmorangie CompantaLot number: 087-0605Winning bid: £105.00
Glenmorangie CompantaLot number: 087-4778Winning bid: £100.00
Glenmorangie CompantaLot number: 087-3588Winning bid: £105.00
Glenmorangie DornochLot number: 087-0608Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie EalantaLot number: 087-4633Winning bid: £240.00
Glenmorangie EalantaLot number: 087-0362Winning bid: £210.00
Glenmorangie EalantaLot number: 087-4625Winning bid: £220.00
Glenmorangie FinealtaLot number: 087-0353Winning bid: £340.00
Glenmorangie FinealtaLot number: 087-0412Winning bid: £330.00
Glenmorangie Madeira Wood Finish Old StyleLot number: 087-2651Winning bid: £70.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's DramLot number: 087-3150Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's DramLot number: 087-4810Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's DramLot number: 087-4811Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's Dram 2017Lot number: 087-0356Winning bid: £35.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's Dram 2017Lot number: 087-0361Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's Dram 2017Lot number: 087-4878Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie Midwinter's Dram 2017Lot number: 087-4879Winning bid: £40.00
Glenmorangie MilseanLot number: 087-0359Winning bid: £85.00
Glenmorangie MilseanLot number: 087-0662Winning bid: £65.00
Glenmorangie Port Wood Finish Old StyleLot number: 087-3888Winning bid: £65.00
Glenmorangie Port Wood Finish Old StyleLot number: 087-1351Winning bid: £65.00
Glenmorangie Sherry Wood FinishLot number: 087-0340Winning bid: £70.00
Glenmorangie Sherry Wood Finish 1LLot number: 087-3471Winning bid: £70.00
Glenmorangie Sonnalta PXLot number: 087-0352Winning bid: £470.00
Glenmorangie TùsailLot number: 087-4814Winning bid: £65.00
Glenmorangie TùsailLot number: 087-0347Winning bid: £55.00
Glenmorangie TaghtaLot number: 087-4792Winning bid: £55.00
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