September 2017 Auction Results

Highlights from our September 2017 auction.

September 2017 Auction Results

Wray & Nephew 20 Year Old Jamaica Rum Bottled 1950s

A bottle of Wray & Nephew Finest Old Jamaica Liqueur Rum, aged in wood 20 tropical years. This was imported to the Italian market by Soffiantino & Co. We estimate this was bottled in the 1950s.

This Wray & Nephew 20 year old is considered a close relative to the historic Wray & Nephew 17 year old rum bottled in the 1940s.

Winning bid £11,500

Karuizawa Golden Geisha – Elixir Distillers

This lot contains two bottles of Karuizawa Golden Geisha, bottled for Elixir distillers. These bottles have mirror image labels and each is presented in a wooden case.

1 x Karuizawa 31 Year Old, matured in sherry cask #3667. This is bottle number 88 of 225
1 x Karuizawa 33 Year Old, matured in sherry cask #3579. This is bottle number 2 of 129

Winning bid £9,000

Glenfiddich 1952 17 Year Old

A bottle of Glenfiddich distilled on Valentine’s Day, 14 February 1952, and specially bottled for the opening of the Glenfiddich Reception Area on Saturday 5 July 1969.

Glenfiddich was the first Scottish distillery to open a visitor’s centre, and this bottling was exclusively distributed to friends and family to mark the occasion.

Winning bid £7,300

Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli

A bottle of Glen Garioch 1971, a peated expression matured in sherry casks and bottled by Samaroli.

This is bottle number 2148 of 2280.

Winning bid £6,500

Longrow 1974 14 Year Old

A bottle of Longrow 1974 14 Year Old bottled for the German whisky club Malt Scotch Whisky Company by owners J & A Mitchell & Co.

Longrow is Springbank’s heavily peated malt and this was the second year it was distilled.

The 16 and 25 Year old distillery releases of Longrow from the same 1974 vintage were both awarded 93 points by Whiskyfun’s Serge Valentin.

Winning bid £5,600

Springbank 1966 Local Barley

A bottle of Springbank 1966 Local Barley. This whisky was made with ingredients sourced within eight miles of the distillery. It was distilled in January 1966, then matured in a single sherry cask before bottling in June 1990.

This is bottle number 151; it was bottled from from cask number 442.

Winning bid £4,800

Macallan 1960 Campbell, Hope & King

A bottle of The Macallan 1960, bottled by Campbell, Hope & King. This was bottled for the Italian market and imported by Rinaldi, we estimate in the 1970s.

Winning bid £3,600

Bacardi 8 Year Old Millennium

A bottle of Bacardi 8 Year Old Millennium Sherry Cask Finish, presented in a Baccarat decanter with Bat stopper and a certificate of authenticity.

This is decanter number 2796 of 3000.

Winning bid £975


September 2017 Auction Results