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Glen Grant Private Collection 1952 - Gordon & MacPhail 70 Year Old - The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 70cl / 52.3%
This bottle was donated by Gordon & MacPhail to Chris Porter to raise money for the Distillers’ (Registered Charity 1038763) in celebration of the 350th anniversary of The Worshipful Company Of Distillers.
A decanter of Glen Grant Private Collection 1952 from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, released to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee. This whisky was filled into a first fill sherry butt on 26 January 1952 and matured for 70 years before bottling in 2022 on 6 February, the same date as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne.
This is decanter 3 of 256.
Nose: Notes of beeswax polish give way to ripe fig aromas, toffee and orange zest. Aged leather tempers rum and raisin.
Taste: Stewed blackberry compote, sweet clementine and milk chocolate flavours are followed by a menthol undertone.
Finish: A long finish with a touch of smoke and a hint of pepper.
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The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.