Our Master, Chris Porter, has made a very special whisky in a beautiful decanter available in the Whisky.Auction September sale (closing on 13th September.) The Glen Grant Private Collection 1952, Gordon & MacPhail. 70 Year Old – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 70cl.
This bottle was donated by Gordon & MacPhail to Chris Porter to raise money for the Distillers’ (Registered Charity 1038763) in celebration of the 350th anniversary of The Worshipful Company Of Distillers
This is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a piece of history and to celebrate the Master’s very special year.
Auction proceeds will go to The Distillers’ Charity, providing vital support to our charity partners: Vocational Training & Education for the next generation of distillers, Action Fund in Scotland, The Drinks Trust, The Alcohol Education Trust and The Lord’s Mayor City Appeal.
For those wishing to find out more, the sale can be found here: https://whisky.auction/auctions/lot/137330/glen-grant-private-collection-1952-gordon-macphail
A decanter of Glen Grant Private Collection 1952 from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, released to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee. This whisky was filled into a first fill sherry butt on 26 January 1952 and matured for 70 years before bottling in 2022 on 6 February, the same date as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne.
This is decanter 3 of 256.
Nose: Notes of beeswax polish give way to ripe fig aromas, toffee and orange zest. Aged leather tempers rum and raisin.
Taste: Stewed blackberry compote, sweet clementine and milk chocolate flavours are followed by a menthol undertone.
Finish: A long finish with a touch of smoke and a hint of pepper.
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