Longmorn 1961 57 Year Old Cask #512 Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection
Lot number: 096-02720
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Founded in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail has been bottling single malt whiskies for 120 years and by the 1950s it held the largest range of bottled malt whiskies in the world. This family-run business has bottled the oldest single malt whisky in the world - a Mortlach 1939 75 Year Old - as well as being a distiller itself after buying Benromach in 1993. They bottle whisky across several ranges including Connoisseurs Choice, the Private Collection, and their most exclusive, Generations.
This is one of two casks that was filled with new make spirit on the same day in 1965 as twins much like Stuart and Richard Urquhart; however, as with the twins, the whiskies produced were distinctly different with one cask being a first fill American Oak Sherry hogshead and the other a first fill European Oak Sherry hogshead.
This is an extremely rare 1961 single malt and presented in a very special display case with a unique backstory.
Age: 57 Years Old
Cask Type: First Fill American Oak Sherry Hogshead
Cask Number: 512
40.8% ABV / 70cl
Bottle Number: 14 / 100
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