Bottle quantity 88 of Glen Grant’s oldest single malt so far fetched CNY380,000 (US$58,922) at an public sale in Shanghai, China.
The 60-year-old comes from a single ex-oloroso Sherry cask, #5040, which was stuffed on 24 October 1960. Will probably be the distillery’s oldest bottling in its 181-year historical past.
The brand new bottling was unveiled at a launch occasion at The St Regis resort in Shanghai final week, which culminated in a stay public sale of bottle quantity 88 of the whisky. The quantity is symbolic in China for good luck and fortune.
The sale marked the very best worth ever paid for a bottle within the area for Campari Group’s portfolio.
“The Glen Grant The Dennis Malcolm sixtieth Anniversary Version is a 60-year-old single malt Scotch whisky that pays tribute to one of many longest standing grasp distillers in Scotland and a globally recognised Scotch whisky craftsman, Dennis Malcolm,” stated Matteo Fantacchiotti, managing director Asia Pacific, Campari Group.
“This extraordinarily uncommon and distinctive liquid is the hallmark of Dennis Malcolm’s profession and a once-in-a-lifetime expertise obtainable to only 360 discerning whisky connoisseurs globally, lots of them residing right here within the Asia Pacific area.”
The Glen Grant Dennis Malcolm sixtieth Anniversary Version is available for purchase globally from October, and in choose markets in Asia from November 2021. Solely 360 decanters can be found, priced at €25,000 (US$29,500) every.