World’s Oldest Malt Whisky Hits the Market

When the 70-year-old Mortlach Speyside single malt Scotch whisky was introduced to the market, it caused ripples all over, as it’s each bottle cost an astronomical amount of £10,000! This historic event was held at the Queen Anne’s Room of the Edinburgh Castle.

On tasting this matured whiskey, most of the whiskey connoisseurs were swept off their feet. After years of perseverance and wait, this whiskey has become overwhelmingly flavorful and has no competition in today’s date. Gordon and MacPhail’s Generations brand has made this whiskey available to the market, but they have just released 54 full-size bottles which are priced at £10,000 each and 162 small-size bottles which are priced at £2,500 .

This whiskey dates from 15th October, 1938. The grandfather of David and Michael Urquhart, the firm’s managing directors, had taken the decision of preserving this ‘golden-water’, despite the family’s urges to open the cask, they still managed to preserve it for 70 long years!

The bottles, in which this epoch-making whiskey is being sold, are no less than the quality of the whiskey itself. The bottles are made of pure crystal and have been given a shape of a teardrop along with it comes a stopper, which is made of pure silver!


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