Mortlach 1942 50 Years Old The Dram Taker's Book of Kells Decanter 40% 1942

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Distillery Mortlach
Bottler Gordon & MacPhail
Serie The Dram Taker's Book of Kells
Bottled for
Distilled date 31.12.1942
Bottling date 01.1993
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Age 50
Cask Type
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 40
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Wooden Case
Label Perfect
Stock 0

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A Whisky of Unparalleled Elegance from The Dram Taker's Book of Kells

Within the realm of Scotch whisky, Mortlach is hailed as a distillery that embodies prestige, excellence, and extraordinary craftsmanship. Among their remarkable offerings, the Mortlach 1942 50 Years Old stands as a testament to time and a true gem from The Dram Taker's Book of Kells, bottled by Gordon & MacPhail in January 1993. With a distillation date of 31st December 1942, this whisky represents a rare and precious find.

The Mortlach 1942 is a whisky that captures the essence of tradition and unwavering dedication to craftsmanship. Aged for an astounding 50 years, it is a testament to the patience and expertise required to produce such a refined and complex spirit. Each sip is an invitation to embark on a journey through time and experience the artistry that went into its creation.

Bottled at 40% ABV, the Mortlach 1942 exudes elegance and sophistication. Its rich amber hue entices the eye, while the aroma reveals a tapestry of flavors that have developed over half a century. The nose is greeted with a symphony of dried fruits, subtle spices, and hints of oak, inviting you to explore the depths of its complexity.

Upon tasting, the Mortlach 1942 envelops the palate with a velvety smoothness and a refined character. Layers of honeyed sweetness, decadent dried fruits, and gentle notes of oak intertwine harmoniously, creating a truly luxurious experience. Each sip is a celebration of the meticulous craftsmanship and time-honored traditions of Mortlach.

The exquisite decanter adorned with The Dram Taker's Book of Kells design pays homage to the ancient manuscript that has captivated the world with its artistry. Like the intricate illustrations within the Book of Kells, this Mortlach 1942 is a masterpiece in its own right, combining the rich history of Scotch whisky with the artistry of the past.

With limited availability, the Mortlach 1942 50 Years Old is a highly sought-after collector's item. Its rarity and exceptional quality make it a prized possession for whisky connoisseurs and collectors alike. Each sip transports you to a bygone era and offers a glimpse into the legacy of Mortlach and the remarkable world of whisky.

Whether enjoyed as a special occasion dram or treasured as a centerpiece in a whisky collection, the Mortlach 1942 50 Years Old is a whisky that epitomizes elegance, sophistication, and the enduring craftsmanship that has made Mortlach a revered name in the whisky industry.

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