March 2017 Auction Results

Highlights from our March 2017 auction.

March 2017 Auction Results

Glenfarclas 10 Year Old Bottled 1960s – Esquin Imports

A bottle of Glenfarclas 10 Year Old, bottled for the US importer Esquin Imports, San Francisco. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s.

Winning bid £3,000

Caroni 1974 Full Proof Heavy Trinidad Rum 34 Year Old – Velier

A bottle of Caroni 1974 Full Proof Heavy Trinidad rum. This was bottled at 34 years old in 2008 for Italian importer Velier.

Winning bid £2,100

Royal Brackla 1924, 60 Year Old

Buchanan’s filled just 60 decanters with this whisky. Distilled in 1924 at Royal Brackla distillery and bottled in 1985 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Emperor Hirohito’s accession to the throne a year later.

Winning bid £8,100

Port Ellen 1981, 33 Year Old

A bottle of Port Ellen 33 Year Old, distilled in 1981 and bottled from a single cask in 2015. Presented in a white lacquer box. Cask no. 1295.

Winning bid £5,600

Karuizawa 30 Year Old Cask #5347

A bottle of Karuizawa 30 Year Old bottled for Speciality Drinks. This is one of a pair of mirror-image labelled bottles released at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2014. This is the sherry cask matured half of the duo.

Winning bid £3,700

Richard Hennessy Cognac Baccarat Crystal Decanter

A bottle of Richard Hennessy Cognac, blended from their finest eaux-de-vie and named after the founder of the house. Presented in a Baccarat crystal decanter with stopper.

Winning bid £1,500

Midleton Very Rare Bottled 1985

The 1985 release of Midleton Very Rare. Every year since 1984, a new release has been produced and bottled in limited quantities. This is signed by then Master Distiller, Barry Crockett.

Winning bid £925

North Port 1964 Cadenhead’s, 17 Year Old

A bottle of North Port 17 Year Old, distilled in 1964 and bottled in 1981 by Cadenhead’s.

North Port distillery was founded in 1820 under the name Townhead. It was renamed Brechin in 1832 and North Port in 1839. Throughout its life, most of the distillery’s output went into blends, though some independent bottlings of single malt, such as this one, do exist. The distillery closed in 1983.

Winning bid £875

Ardbeg 1963 Sestante, 30 Year Old

A bottle of Ardbeg 30 Year Old, distilled 1963 and bottled by Italian independent bottler, Sestante.

Winning bid £850


March 2017 Auction Results