Christie’s New York October Wine Sales

Christie’s New York announces its Fall Wine auctions, kicking-off with two consecutive New York sales on October 20 and October 21. Magnificence in Focus will offer one of the most impressive single owner collections of superlative wines in recent years, highlighted by exceptional Bordeaux and Burgundy. The evening sale includes rare wines of the Côte […]

A Whisky for the Ages

For many connoisseurs and collectors, a whisky bottled by Gordon & MacPhail is a precious commodity. The company, which was founded by James Gordon and Jon Alexander MacPhail in 1895 and has been owned by the Urquhart family since 1915, specializes in bottling rare single malts sourced from a range of Scottish distilleries. In 2010 […]

Old and Fateful

The first release of the Glenlivet’s new Winchester Collection represents a rendezvous with destiny. In September, the Glenlivet announced Vintage 1964, the inaugural release of the distillery’s Winchester Collection of 50-year-old whiskies. Although a mere 100 bottles of this rare offering, each priced at $25,000, will make their way to the marketplace, other 50-year-olds in […]

The Glenlivet Cellar Collection 1973 Whisky

From one of the largest cellars of aging single malts in Scotland, three of the most exemplary casks from 1973—one ex-sherry butt and two refilled American oak hogsheads—were selected by master distiller Alan Winchester to produce this onetime offering. Green apple, black olive, and citrus predominate. Only 240 bottles of this 36-year-old single malt are […]

The Glenlivet XXV Scotch

Tasting Notes Glenlivet’s trademark honey and floral nuances are heightened by rich sherry undertones of fruit and spice. Worth Knowing Aged for a quarter of a century in ex-bourbon barrels, this rare spirit was then finished in first-fill oloroso sherry casks for a minimum of two additional years. Each bottle is numbered. Note Prices are […]