Monday, December 03, 2018


Leading whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail, has today announced the launch of two new additions to its Private Collection range.

Gordon & MacPhail 1968 from Caol Ila Distillery (52.5% ABV) limited to 199 bottles, was matured in a refill Sherry hogshead. Gordon & MacPhail 1954 from Glenlivet Distillery (41% ABV) limited to 222 bottles, was matured in a refill Sherry butt.

Gordon & MacPhail launch two new private collection bottlings

The newly redesigned ‘Private Collection’ range encompasses rare and exclusive single malt whiskies from celebrated, little-known, or closed distilleries, all of which have been specially selected for bottling by a member of the Urquhart family that owns Gordon & MacPhail.

Both of the two new Private Collection, limited editions comes presented in hand-blown crystal decanters, each of which encased within a handmade wooden veneer box.

Commenting on the news, Stephen Rankin, Director of Prestige and fourth generation member of the Urquhart family, said: “Our ’Private Collection’ range allows discerning whisky enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy some of the oldest and rarest single malts in the world. These latest releases epitomise the expertise and commitment that has gone into pairing spirit and cask over 123 years and four generations of the Urquhart family. Thanks to the foresight of my forefathers, we have one of the most extensive single malt whisky libraries in the world, with expressions from over 100 Scottish distilleries.”

Gordon & MacPhail 1968 from Caol Ila Distillery and the Gordon & MacPhail 1954 from Glenlivet Distillery, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, for the respective RRP’s of £7,500 and £9,950.

Posted by Steve Rush