facebook twitter pinterest instagram You Tube

Gordon & MacPhail Releases World’s Oldest Whisky

Kristin Jones

After decades of anticipation, family-owned Scottish spirit and wine producer Gordon & MacPhail has finally unveiled its Mortlach 70 Years Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the oldest in the world. The first in the distiller’s exceptionally rare “Generations” series, the Mortlach 70 Years Old has already merited high praise from such connoisseurs as Charles MacLean, who deemed the spirit “remarkable” and called it “a delicate fresh, vital, fruity whisky, but with unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness.”

To commemorate the rare offering, Scotland’s Navyblue Design fashioned a tear-shaped, hand-blown crystal bottle and sterling-silver topper for the Mortlach 70 Years Old, which is available in 54 700 ml and 162 200 ml decanters. These rare containers sit on a sophisticated silver base for display and come in a handmade Brazilian rosewood box. The 92-proof whisky retails for about $3,720 for the 200 ml decanter and $14,880 for the 700 ml decanter. (+44.134.354.5111, www.gordonandmacphail.com)

Read Next Article >>
Highland Park is made today with the same enduring belief and integrity,...
Mezcal is sometimes referred to as “Mexico’s other spirit,” since it is...
Château Cordeillan-Bages —a Relais & Châteaux hotel built around a...
In June, Hennessy and Robb Report hosted an exclusive tasting at the New...
Pop Art Late last year, Phillip Dunn took charge of one of the best...
Over the last two years, wine apps have evolved from entertaining gizmos...
The Last Drop 50 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky ($4,000) is composed of 82...
Until fairly recently, there were only three categories of tequila: blanco...
The Numanthia 2010 Termanthia Toro ($206, www.numanthia.com ), which comes...
Copyright by Packshot factory
A relative newcomer to the world of fine scotch, whisky maker John Glaser’...