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Alex Barclay Miniature Auction Part 2

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Auction 2 of 5 It’s time for the next instalment of our auctions dedicated to the Alex Barclay Miniature Collection. A couple of months ago, Wayne, Harrison & Sarah travelled to Birmingham to collect over 5000 miniatures from Alex Barclay, president of the Mini Bottle...

AUGUST AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Our latest auction closed with more than a few surprises. Not least around the upper end of the sale where the top lot was, unsurprisingly, a hogshead of 1989 Macallan. However, with a hammer price of £70,200, it suggests that prices are beginning to cool off a little for...

AUGUST AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

         Mortlach 1938 Crystal Decanter 60-Year-Old Taking the spotlight in our August auction is a very special and historic whisky that was ahead of its time when bottled in 1999. We’ve not seen this bottle appear in an online auction since we last auctioned it...

Mortlach 1938 60 Year Old Gordon & MacPhail

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

  Rare pre-war Mortlach goes under the hammer 29th August – 5th September We’re very excited to present this extremely rare bottling of Mortlach 60 year old.  Distilled on 20th October 1938, the spirit was matured in Cask 2657 – which had previously held a...

AUGUST AUCTION – MORE CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Two Tobermory Whisky Casks For Sale Joining the 1989 Macallan in our August whisky sale are two 1994 Tobermory casks. Cask #39 was originally filled on the 14/12/1994 into a First Fill Hogshead. This cask would currently yield approximately 244 x 70cl bottles of whisky...

AUGUST AUCTION – FULL CASK HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Macallan Whisky Cask For Sale Coming up in our August auction is a selection of casks held in bond. Highlighting the bunch is this 1989 Macallan. Originally filled on 06/03/1989 into a refill Hogshead with 249 bulk Litres.  This cask is held at Macallan Distillery, Easter...

FREE WHISKY VALUATION DAY IN ELGIN, 22ND AUGUST

Categories: Auction, Selling Whisky

Our valuers Wayne & Harrison will be up in Elgin again this month offering free valuations and auction advise. It doesn’t matter whether you have a single bottle or a collection numbering in the hundred’s, Wayne & Harrison will be able to assist you. Where is it?...

JULY AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results, Records

The last time we sold a Dalmore 50-year-old was in May 2017 when it fetched an impressive £18,600. Fifteen months later, last night, bottle number one finished up at £28,000 on the nose. At one time such a result would have been pretty staggering but it says a lot about the...

JULY AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

         Dalmore 50 Year Old, Crystal Decanter Highlighting our July auction is the magnificent Dalmore 50 year old.  This whisky is regarded as the best Dalmore ever bottled and probably the best 50 year old in the World. This was distilled during the 1920s and bottled...

Berry Bros & Rudd Tasting Notes

Categories: New Products, Whisky Tastings

We’ve always rated Berry Bros & Rudd as excellent independent bottlers, so we were delighted recently to receive samples of some of their recent bottlings covering a spread of ages and vintages ranging from 1983 to 2002. Without further ado, here’s Tim’s tasting notes...

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