June 2018 Auction Results

Highlights from our June 2018 auction.

June 2018 Auction Results

Bowmore 1973 43 Year Old

A limited edition bottle of Bowmore 43 Year Old. This was distilled on 10 May 1973, and bottled from six hand-selected bourbon hogsheads maturing in the No.1 Vaults. This was bottled on 2 June 2016 at 43.2% ABV. The bottles is presented in a wooden case, and comes in the original outer cardboard box.

This was bottled from cask numbers 3883-3888.

Winning bid £6,000

Remy Martin Louis XIII Black Pearl

A bottle of Rémy Martin Louis XIII Black Pearl.

Rémy Martin Black Pearl was drawn from a single 100 year old tiercon (blending cask) that contained small quantities of 1200 different eaux-de-vie (some of which were over 100 years old).

This is decanter number 685 of 786; it was bottled from tiercon number C100-29.

Winning bid £12,000

Glen Grant 1949 Single Cask 67 Year Old

A bottle of Glen Grant 67 Year Old, exclusively bottled for Polish company Wealth Solutions. This was distilled in 1949, matured in a single cask for 36 years at Glen Grant distillery, then it was transferred to Gordon & MacPhail’s bonded warehouse on 2 April 1985. This was bottled on 13 May 2016 by Gordon & MacPhail. This is presented in a numbered decanter with stopper, and a round wooden box. The booklet details the history of Glen Grant distillery, as well as independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail and Wealth Solutions.

This is bottle number 125 of 177; it was bottled from cask number 187.

Winning bid £5,000

Brora 1972, 22 Year Old Rare Malts

A bottle of Brora 22 Year Old. This was distilled in 1972 and bottled for Diageo’s now-discontinued Rare Malts Selection range.

Winning bid £4,600

Longmorn Glenlivet 1974, bottled 1985 – Samaroli

A bottle of Longmorn Glenlivet 1974, matured in sherry wood and bottled at natural strength in 1985 for Italian importer Samaroli.

This is bottle number 470 of 600.

Winning bid £3,900

Glenfarclas 50 Year Old Crystal Decanter – The Whisky Exchange 

A crystal decanter of Glenfarclas 50 Year Old, one of 64 bottled for the tenth anniversary of The Whisky Exchange in 2010. This comes in a fitted pine presentation box with a crystal stopper.

Winning bid £2,800

Hibiki 30 Year Old Kagami Crystal

A bottle of Hibiki 30 Year Old blended Japanese whisky. This is a critically acclaimed blend from Suntory and is presented in a Kagami crystal decanter.

This is bottle number 69869.

Winning bid £2,700

Chateau De Fontainebleau 1811 Fine Champagne Cognac

A bottle of Château de Fontainebleau 1811 Vieille Fine Champagne Cognac. This is sealed with a cork covered in wax. The label reads ‘Cave de L’Empereur’, and the shoulder is embossed with an ‘N’ and a crown.

Château de Fontainebleau is located 55km south of Paris and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medieval castle and subsequent palace served as a residence for the French monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III.

Wining bid £2,200


June 2018 Auction Results