The Glen Grant releases a stunning 60-Year-Old Special Edition Whisky that pays tribute to Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm.
Paying tribute to a true master of the distilling arts, The Glen Grant Dennis Malcolm 60th Anniversary Edition is a true collector’s dram. The highest vintage official bottling ever for the 181-year-old brand, the first bottle of the 60-Year-Old release was snapped up at auction in China for over RMB380k (US$59,450).
Limited to 360 individually numbered bottles worldwide, The Glen Grant The Dennis Malcolm 60th Anniversary Edition is an extremely rare and precious liquid, a luxurious expression that can only be achieved with years of time and dedication. The spirit has been aged for 60 years and was selected from the rare Oloroso Sherry barrel No. 5040 filled on October 24, 1960. It has been bottled at 52.8% ABV and non-chill filtered to retain optimal flavour and aroma.
With a deep chestnut colour, the aroma starts with notes of vibrant Seville orange that give way to an unravelling of rich fruits and nuts including apricot, peaches, raisins, pecan nuts, and a hint of cigar smoke. Rich and fruity in taste with a beautiful balance of dark chocolate layered with treacle toffee, the taste has elements of a liquid fruit cake, finished with long, lingering flavours of figs, dates, liquorice, and a slight hint of smoke.
The whisky is presented in a stunning decanter that has been crafted from hand-blown crystal glass by world renowned Glencairn Studio, and which is was inspired by the design of the distillery’s unique tall slender pot stills. Nestled in an elegant presentation case crafted from sustainable walnut, each decanter required over 15 hours of expert craftsmanship, and features the Master Distiller’s signature engraved as well as a Certificate of Authenticity, signed by Dennis Malcolm.
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