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Glengoyne’s last bottle of 40 Year old

Posted on 11 Feb 2013 by Glengoyne Distillery

Until recently, Glengoyne distillery had just two decanters of the Limited Edition Glengonye 40 Year Old whisky left, the oldest, most valuable and possibly finest ever whisky to be released by the distillery.

Whisky enthusiasts Mr & Mrs Bonello in St Julians, Malta, purchased one of the bottles just before Christmas. Tour guide Arthur MacFarlane and sales & marketing coordinator Yvonne Granger delivered the decanter personally to them at the end of January, as a mark of this momentous occasion. 

Whilst in Malta, the team also took the opportunity to attend several tastings. The first at the elegant Corinthia Palace Hotel, St George’s Bay where the Teapot Dram, Distillery Cask and 15yo Single Cask were sampled. This coincided with the hotels’ recent stock of Glengoyne’s core range and was very well received.  

The second was at Ten Green Bottles in Zebbug, a wine and spirit store that is owned by a Master of the Quaich member. The Cask Strength, 15yo and 18yo were thoroughly enjoyed by guests.

An extremely successful trip and a significant moment equally enjoyed by both Glengoyne and Mr and Mrs Bonello. We hope they enjoy this very special decanter of Glengoyne.

The final bottle of Glengoyne 40 Year Old will go to the winner of the Glengoyne family competition, which will be announced in March. 

For further information about the Glengoyne 40 Year Old please visit