Gordon & MacPhail, has today announced the launch of a new collection of rare single cask whiskies from closed distilleries across Scotland.
The first three releases from the new annual Recollection Series, are comprised of whiskies from the St Magdalene, Glen Mhor and Lochside distilleries.
|Gordon & MacPhail Recollection Series|
All the whiskies in the collection have been matured in Gordon & MacPhail’s own casks, and are said to exemplify the Elgin based companies patient approach to maturation, guided by the principle that ensuring quality is always the key motivating factor.
Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection 1982 from St Magdalene Distillery (54.8% ABV) from the Lowland based distillery which closed in 1983, is a 39 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky, matured in a refill American hogshead. Limited to 165 Bottles – RRP: £2249.99.
Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection 1982 from Glen Mhor Distillery (50.8 ABV) from the Highland based distillery which closed in 1986, is a 40 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky, matured in a refill Sherry hogshead. Limited to 174 Bottles – RRP: £2249.99.
Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection 1981 from Lochside Distillery (49.2% ABV) from the Highland based distillery which closed in the early 1990s, is a 40 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky, matured in a refill Sherry hogshead. Limited to 141 bottles – RRP: £3199.99.
Commenting on the launch, Stuart Urquhart, Operations Director at Gordon & MacPhail, said: “We’re excited to release a series that revives and celebrates the spirit and character of these closed distilleries from across Scotland. Each remarkable expression is vanishingly rare and captures an unrepeatable moment in Scotland’s rich liquid heritage. Having carefully assessed the progress of each spirit down the decades, we feel now is finally the right moment to reveal these landmark single malts. We hope the annual series will excite single malt enthusiasts keen to try something different, and irreplaceable.”
The first three releases in the new Gordon & MacPhail Recollection Series, will be available later this month from selected specialist retailers.
Posted by Steve Rush