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Glen Grant 1959/1960 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1986, Royal Wedding) – 92/100

Balblair 10 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, late 1980’s) – 84/100

Caol Ila 1999 (50%, G&M for Asta Morris 2012, refill sherry hogshead #305341, 350 btl.) – 88/100

Ardmore 16 yo 1993 (54,7%, G&M for Van Wees 2009, first fill bourbon barrel #5746, 225 btl.) – 87/100

Longmorn 46 yo 1965 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for Limburg 2011, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #370) – 93/100

Mortlach 35 yo 1936 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice for Pinerolo Import 1972, 75 cl) – 95/100

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

Talisker 21 yo 1986 (45%, G&M Secret Stills 2007, cask #1361-1363, 1860 btl.) – 89/100

Ardbeg 1975 (40%, Jas. Gordon & Co. 1989, imported by Auxil France, 75 cl) – 91/100

Longmorn 34 yo 1972 (45%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2006, cask #1088, 607 btl.) – 91/100

Caol Ila 1969 (54,6%, Gordon & MacPhail for Meregalli 1986, Celtic label) – 93/100

Linkwood 18yo 1990 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky 2009, cask #6962) – 86/100

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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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  • Inchgower 1975 (Maltbarn)
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  • Spirit of Freedom 30 Years
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old

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