The 96th Auction

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Can we get a drum roll please…? This month we have broken our record - in fact a world record - with the largest amount of scotch ever sold in one single auction!! Yes, well over 10,000 bottles are on board the Scotch Whisky Malt Cruise.Let’s not keep you waiting as we have a lot to talk about in all things Scotch.

SWA are delighted to offer another release from Glasgow Distillery. During this auction, Glasgow Distillery 1770 Release No. 2 is available to purchase on our website. By using the ‘Buy It Now’ button throughout the auction you will be able to get your hands on the 2019 release! This is a fantastic chance to own this latest release and is a one-time opportunity!

Okay whisky connoisseurs, sit down and get strapped in cos we’ve got some seriously aged whisky to talk about! I think we can all agree that Gordon & MacPhail are some of the finest curators of cask management. In this auction, we are lucky enough to have a healthy abundance of G&M’s finest Private Collection to date. To rattle off just a few, there is a Linkwood 1965 60 Year Old, Glenlivet 1943 70 Year Old, and a Mortlach 1939 75 Year Old! We also have a fantastic set of bottles from twin casks that were filled on the same day in 1965; however, as with the twin brothers Stuart and Richard Urquhart, 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.

Speaking of some seriously matured juice, for the first time we have the Bowmore 1965 52 Year Old. This is the third release in Bowmore’s 50-Year-Old Vault Series and what a colour it is! This gem has been aging for over half a century in one single Oloroso Sherry cask and was some of the first spirit to pass through Bowmore’s then new steam-heated stills.

Another first for us here - and standing out to us because we love the label artwork - is a Macallan 1993 from German bottlers Sansibar. However, if this contemporary bottling doesn’t float your boat, then why not bust your buck out on a Macallan Select Reserve 1948 51 Year Old. Yet again this has been maturing for over half a century with each of the 366 bottles filled on a different day of the year.

Now lets not get too bogged down with all these mature bottles! We also would like to mention one of Highland Park’s first special bottlings for the Hotel Waldhaus am See, St Moritz. The Alpine hotel is home to a fantastic wine cellar and the world’s largest whisky bar with 2500 different whiskies. This is not a standard expression from the Orkney distillery and is considered extremely rare to match the illustriousness of the bar itself.

Finally another curveball, however certainly worth a victorious mention is The Great Islay Swim Explorer’s Cask with Corryvreckan Water. In July 2017, Explorers Club Members, Chad Anderson and Justin Fornal accompanied by Suntory Ambassador, Johnnie Mundell completed the world’s first swim around the 100-mile coastline of Islay carrying with them a 30 gallon oak cask, filling it incrementally at each of the island’s active distilleries. After marrying for several months, the whisky was bottled and sold with all proceeds going towards the RNLI in Islay. In keeping with their incredibly fundraising, proceeds from the sale of this bottle will go to the Finlaggan Trust. What a fantastic story and a perfect way to sail into this auction.

So let’s weigh anchor, set sail and don’t lose your bottle!

Found 10398 lots

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Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-06012Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-04238Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-01277Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-02549Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-10208Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-10209Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-05323Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-04568Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-09798Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-02341Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-02101Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-03828Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-05361Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2Lot number: 096-09593Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2 6 x 70clLot number: 096-07407Winning bid: £750.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-10325Winning bid: £170.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-01972Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-01973Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-01974Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-01975Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No2 75clLot number: 096-02020Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No2 75cl , No3 & No4 2 x 70clLot number: 096-05280Winning bid: £340.00
Macallan Edition No2, No3 & No4Lot number: 096-07408Winning bid: £320.00
Macallan Edition No2, No3 & No4 75clLot number: 096-00017Winning bid: £320.00
Macallan Edition No2-4 3 x 75clLot number: 096-03889Winning bid: £420.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-05690Winning bid: £120.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-10339Winning bid: £120.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-06013Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-04237Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-01278Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-03749Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-03750Winning bid: £130.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-02547Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-02548Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-05322Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-04566Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-10238Winning bid: £140.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-10239Winning bid: £120.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-09812Winning bid: £110.00
Macallan Edition No3Lot number: 096-09813Winning bid: £110.00
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