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Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III with Gordon & MacPhail

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Gordon & MacPhail, a renowned Scotch whisky brand, has announced the upcoming release of a rare single malt whisky from Glen Grant Distillery. The Private Collection 1948 is released in honour of the coronation of King Charles III in May. Only 281 bottles of this incredibly rare whisky will be available, priced at £25,000 each. The Private Collection 1948 is a first-fill Sherry cask whisky that has been maturing for over seven decades at a cask strength of 50.4%, retaining its vibrancy and fragrant profile. Its tasting notes include festive spices, mulled berries, a hint of raisin, and lemon zest. The whisky was bottled on 15th December, which happens to be the anniversary of His Majesty’s christening. Gordon & MacPhail has been bottling spirits from Scottish distilleries for over a century and has long-established relationships with many of them. Last year, they introduced a 70-year-old single malt to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Before that, they celebrated the reopening of Benromach Distillery by none other than HRH Prince Charles, who is now known as King Charles III. To mark the release of this extraordinary single malt, Gordon & MacPhail is donating £25,000 to the Prince’s Foundation, a charity that promotes education, training, and sustainable development in heritage crafts, horticulture, and hospitality. The charity supports communities by creating future legacies, which aligns with King Charles III’s long-standing vision. Stephen Rankin, Director of Prestige at Gordon & MacPhail expressed his admiration for His Majesty’s contributions and said, “This release has been carefully nurtured for… Read More