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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 Rare Cask Black Masters of Photography Steven Klein EditionLot number: 096-04382Winning bid: £460.00
Macallan Re-AwakeningLot number: 096-08292Winning bid: £1200.00
Macallan Reawakening & Macallan 2002 Exceptional Cask #2Lot number: 096-10464Winning bid: £3000.00
Macallan ReflexionLot number: 096-06452Winning bid: £750.00
Macallan ReflexionLot number: 096-09842Winning bid: £650.00
Macallan Royal MarriageLot number: 096-02171Winning bid: £2400.00
Macallan Royal MarriageLot number: 096-10508Winning bid: £2800.00
Macallan Royal MarriageLot number: 096-04250Winning bid: £2700.00
Macallan Royal MarriageLot number: 096-09027Winning bid: £2700.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-07922Winning bid: £180.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-07519Winning bid: £190.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-03040Winning bid: £180.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-04321Winning bid: £210.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-05088Winning bid: £170.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-08610Winning bid: £170.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-02863Winning bid: £170.00
Macallan RubyLot number: 096-02864Winning bid: £180.00
Macallan Select OakLot number: 096-10356Winning bid: £40.00
Macallan Select Oak 1LLot number: 096-09169Winning bid: £30.00
Macallan Select Oak 1LLot number: 096-10357Winning bid: £40.00
Macallan Select Oak 1LLot number: 096-10358Winning bid: £40.00
Macallan Select Oak 1LLot number: 096-03981Winning bid: £35.00
Macallan Select Reserve 1948 51 Year Old With CertificateLot number: 096-00350Winning bid: £12500.00
Macallan SiennaLot number: 096-03983Winning bid: £70.00
Macallan SiennaLot number: 096-08550Winning bid: £65.00
Macallan SiennaLot number: 096-04299Winning bid: £60.00
Macallan Speaker Martin's 10 Year OldLot number: 096-08296Winning bid: £540.00
Macallan Special ReserveLot number: 096-06526Winning bid: £750.00
Macallan Speymalt 1945 70 Year Old Gordon & MacphailLot number: 096-07104Item failed to meet reserve.
Macallan Speymalt 1966 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-01989Winning bid: £1100.00
Macallan Speymalt 1967 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-01891Winning bid: £1600.00
Macallan Speymalt 1970 Gordon & MacphailLot number: 096-09807Winning bid: £1100.00
Macallan Speymalt 1973 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-02129Winning bid: £800.00
Macallan Speymalt 1996 Gordon & MacPhail Minis 5 x 5clLot number: 096-01751Winning bid: £55.00
Macallan Speymalt 1998 Gordon & MacphailLot number: 096-07527Winning bid: £90.00
Macallan Speymalt 1998 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-06788Winning bid: £90.00
Macallan Speymalt 2006 Gordon & MacphailLot number: 096-03529Winning bid: £70.00
Macallan Speymalt 2006 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-04805Winning bid: £50.00
Macallan Speymalt 2007 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-10482Winning bid: £80.00
Macallan Speymalt 2007 Gordon & MacPhailLot number: 096-10343Winning bid: £90.00
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