Platinum Jubilee Glen Grant 1952-70 Years Old ( Gordon & MacPhail) (52.3% abv)


Producers Notes:We are pleased to reveal a very special single malt whisky available for pre-sale today to honour the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.The Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection 1952 from Glen Grant Distillery has spent the past 70 years maturing in a first fill Sherry butt. It was bottled on 6th February, the date of the Queen’s accession, and serves as a fitting tribute, exemplifying how character, patience and wisdom can mature over decades to deliver an exceptional legacy.In support of the Queen’s ‘green canopy’ initiative and build on the successful 2021 partnership with Scottish charity Trees for Life, Gordon & MacPhail is donating a further £20,000 from the proceeds of the release.Ewen Mackintosh, Gordon & MacPhail Managing Director, said: “It’s an honour to release this exceptional single malt whisky to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.“Last year, our release of the oldest whisky in the world – the Generations 80 Years Old from Glenlivet Distillery – saw Gordon & MacPhail provide a significant financial contribution to a charity partner, Trees for Life, to help fund its tree nursery. And this summer’s Jubilee presents a natural opportunity to build on this commitment, aligning with Her Majesty’s ‘Green Canopy’ initiative to provide a meaningful benefit for future generations.”Only 256 bottles of the ultra-rare commemorative whisky are available worldwide from the single cask laid down in 1952, some of the oldest Glen Grant whisky ever released from Gordon & MacPhail’s revered warehouse in Elgin.Tasting notes – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection 1952 from Glen Grant distilleryCOLOURDark Gold.AROMANotes of BEESWAX POLISH give way to HONEYED ripe FIG aromas, TOFFEE and ORANGE ZEST. Aged leather complements RUM and RAISIN.TASTESTEWED BLACKBERRY compote, SWEET CLEMENTINE and MILK CHOCOLATE flavours are followed by DRIED TOBACCO LEAF and a MENTHOL undertone.FINISHA long finish with a touch of SMOKE and a hint of PEPPER.

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