Whisky Magazine Issue 114
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?Our collections expert heads out into the unknown
?Three sets of wounded service personnel seek to challenge and inspire as they tackle The Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge 2013. At the event launch, HRH Prince Harry, the Expedition Patron, revealed that he would be joining Team U. K. In December, they will race the gruelling 335km across Antarctica against teams from the Commonwealth and America. Glenfiddich, the U. K. Team sponsor, will release a Glenfiddich 29 Years Old at the end of the year to coincide with the Challenge. The cask for this single malt whisky was signed by supporters as it toured around the U. K. in July, akin to ex-Glenfiddich ambassador Heather Greene's clever concept implemented with the Cask of Dreams. Don't miss the planned charity auction of a unique bottle of Glenfiddich Spirit of a Nation bottle carried to the South Pole and signed by the U. K. team members after their adventure, hopefully raising money and awareness. Meanwhile, ‘Support the Walk' while we raise a glass to other intrepid bottlings out there. ?
Glenmorangie Mount Everest 1993 Anniversary Edition 46%
Bottler: The Glenmorangie Company
WM tasting scores: N/a
Recent auction price: £190
Auction: Taylor's, Montrose
Date: June 2013
Comment: This rare single cask Glenmorangie was filled into cask No. 2036 on the day Rebecca Stephens MBE became the first British woman to become an Everest summiteer. A picture was released to mark the 20th anniversary of that achievement showing the ...