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Teaninich 39 yo 1973 (41,8%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13011, 198 btl.) – 89/100

Glencadam 39 yo 1973 (44,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, bourbon hogshead, 221 btl.) – 89/100

Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1972 (57,5%, OB for Germany 2012, refill butt #2896, 516 btl.) – 93/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (54,1%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2012, sherry hogshead MoS 12006, 78 btl., 35 cl.) – 90/100

Tomintoul 39 yo 1972 (45,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 116 btl.) – 88/100

GlenDronach 39 yo 1972 (49,9%, OB 2011, oloroso cask #712, 466 btl.) – 93/100

Glenallachie 39 yo 1973 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 218 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (48%, Whisky-Doris 2011, sherry hogshead #11395, 163 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-sherry cask, 119 btl.) – 92/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2010, first fill sherry hogshead #10031) – 90/100

GlenDronach 39 yo 1971 (48,8%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry butt #489, 541 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 39 yo 1969 (42,2%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 84/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1970 (49,1%, Duncan Taylor 2009, cask #3492) – 91/100

Glenrothes 39 yo 1970 (47,9%, Duncan Taylor for The Nectar 2009, cask #10567, 127 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 39 yo 1970 (54,4%, The Perfect Dram 2009, first fill oloroso butt, 240 btl.) – 89/100

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