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Issue 70 - Under the hammer

Whisky Magazine Issue 70
February 2008

 

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Under the hammer

Now you can find both of John Rose's superb articles about collecting whisky in one place. In collections,he looks at some of the latest bottles to come up at auction. In questions,he fields your enquiries

GLENMORANGIE MOUNT EVEREST
Distillation Glenmorangie Distillery,Coy,Tain,Rossshire.
1993.Bottled by the proprietor, 70 cl
Strength 46 % Vol
Presentation Label signed by the distillery manager
and Rebecca Stephens,bottle number also stated.
Comment On the 17th May 1993 Rebecca Stephens
was the first woman toreach the summit of Everest.Ten
years later in 2003,to celebrate the 10th anniversary of
Rebecca's achievement and the 50th anniversary of the
first ascent of Everest by Hillary & Tenzing,408 bottles
werefilled byhand and sold for charity
Price Guide £300 - £350
LINKWOOD OVER 12 YEARS
Distillation Linkwood Distillery,Elgin,Morayshire.
Bottled by the proprietor.75 cl
Strength 40 % Vol.
PresentationWhite coloured embossed screw cap
black letters,tall clear glass bottle,main label white
background black and gold letters,rear label white
background black and gold letters
Comment This Linkwoodwas produced in
the 1980s
Price Guide £180 - £220
GLEN GRANT8YEARS OLD
Distillation Glen Grant Distillery,Rothes,
Morayshire.Bottled by Peter Thomson 26 2/3 fl ozs
Strength 70 Proof
PresentationWhite coloured embossed plastic
screw cap black letters,dumpy square clear glass
bottle,main label white and grey background
sketch of two highlanders in the centre,black and
grey letters
Comment This Glen Grant 8 years old was
produced in the 1970s
Price Guide £80 - £120

GLEN ELGIN 19 YEAR S OLD
Distillation Glen Elgin Distillery,Longmorn,Elgin,
Morayshire.Bottled by the proprietor.70 cl
Stre...

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