A bottle of Glenfiddich Ultimate 38 Year Old, exclusively bottled for the Chinese market. This whisky is matured in a combination of American oak barrels and European oak butts, then transferred for a further two months’ maturation in Warehouse number 8. This is presented in a crystal decanter decorated with 24K gold and comes with crystal stopper in a presentation box. The bottling code indicates this was bottled in 2013.
Winning bid £7,900
A bottle of Port Ellen 37 Year Old presented in a wooden case. This bottling comes from a single hogshead filled on 15 April 1981, which was selected by Dr Craig A Wilson for bottling on 15 August 2018.
Winning bid £5,500
Macallan 30 Year Old Sherry Oak
A bottle of The Macallan 30 Year Old Sherry Oak. This was the last edition of the 30 year old to be released before the introduction of the Fine Oak series.
Winning bid £5,000
A bottle of The Macallan 1956 bottled by Campbell, Hope & King. This was imported to Italy by Rinaldi, we estimate in the 1970s.
Winning bid £4,000
A bottle of Bisquit-Dubouché & Co. Année 1811 Grande Fine Champagne Cognac. We estimate this was bottled in the 1930s.
Winning bid £4,000
A bottle of Talisker 34 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky from the Isle of Skye. This was distilled in 1975, matured in a single American oak refill cask, and bottled at natural cask strength. This is presented in a boat-shaped cabinet which includes a copper ingot from Talisker’s wash still, and comes with a pair of Glencairn Crystal tumblers. This is bottle number 116 of 250; it was bottled from cask number 4982.
Winning bid £2,600
A bottle of Pierre Ferrand 1806 Cognac, Reserve Marie Domain. This is bottle number 7 of 60. The label reads: In 1806, when Napoleon was still Emperor of France, Pierre Domain ordered this Cognac to be distilled to honor the birth of his daughter Marie. It has been passed from generation to generation and is now part of a collection of 60 bottles.
Winning bid £2,500
A mini vertical set of four vintages of ‘Super Second’ growth Château Pichon-Longueville Baron; 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. These come in a leather case made by Alexandre Mareuil.
Winning bid £2,000
A bottle of Longmorn 1964. This was distilled on 27 March 1964, matured in a single first fill sherry hogshead and bottled in June 2010 by Gordon & MacPhail as part of the Private Collection. This is bottle number 25 of 164; it was bottled from cask number 1534.
Winning big £1,800