December 2015 Auction Results

Highlights from our December 2015 auction

December 2015 Auction Results

MacLivet’s Bottled 1940s

A bottle of MacLivet’s blended Scotch whisky. This bottle is from the collection of Bill Pigati, whose family have owned Del Rio, a famous restaurant near Chicago, since the 1920s.The majority of the bottles in the collection were purchased in the 1940s and early 1950s, and it is mainly comprised of blended scotch whiskies, which were very popular during the period.

Winning bid £210

Karuizawa 1980 & 1981 “Artifices Series” LMdW Cask #6476 & #136

This is an incredibly rare opportunity to bid on a pair of excellent single cask whiskies from a legendary Japanese distillery – Karuizawa. Both whiskies were distilled in the early 1980s and were carefully selected by French spirit specialists La Maison du Whisky. They were launched at Whisky Live Paris 2014 as part of the “Artifices Series”, featuring labels designed by a number of different artists – both Karuizawa labels were designed by Warren Khong from Singapore.

Winning bid £3,100

Ardbeg 1975 Sherry Cask #4718

A legendary single-sherry-cask 1975 vintage Ardbeg hand-bottled at cask strength for the Italian market and imported by Velier in 1999.

Winning bid £1,650

Port Ellen 1979 First Release

A very rare Port Ellen, this is the first annual release, bottled in 2001 from the 1979 vintage at 22 years of age – a very limited batch of just 6,000 bottles.

Winning bid £1,600

Macallan 1965 17 Years Old Special Selection

A 1983 bottling of 1965-vintage Macallan. The whisky was distilled in 1965 and matured in sherry casks.

Winning bid £925

Dalmore 12 Years Old Bottled 1970s

This 1970s Dalmore is a 12-year-old expression made for the travel market.

Winning bid £270

Miltonduff 1974 The Birds

A mega-rare Miltonduff 1974 bottled by the Italian company Moon Import for their much sought-after ‘The Birds’ series.

Winning bid £210


December 2015 Auction Results