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.
This Glen Grant Private Collection 1952 - Gordon & MacPhail sold at our online auction for £10,600