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Gordon & MacPhail Launches 70yo whisky priced £10,000

Gordon & MacPhail Launches 70yo whisky priced £10,000

Gordon & MacPhail has released a 70 year old single malt whisky. Mortlach, the oldest in a new series by G&M called Generations, will cost £10,000 for a standard bottle and £2,500 for a 20cl. There are 54 standard bottles and 162 20cl bottles. The product was unveiled at Edinburgh Castle on the 70th day on 2010 (March 11). According to Michael Urquhart, 3rd generation G&M, this is the oldest single cask of scotch malt ever to be bottled and offered for sale. In 1938, a sherry hogshead was filled at the Mortlach distillery - the first distillery to be built in Dufftown. It was bottled in 2008 and went on sale yesterday (March11). The product is 46.1%abv and no pre-sales were made before the launch. G&M has a presence in 50 markets and expects the whisky to be popular with independent specialist retailers as well as high end on-trade outlets [...more]

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