Glenfiddich Goodwood-42 year old-1979

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Glenfiddich Goodwood-42 year old-1979

Sold for £ 7,930 (US$ 9,597) inc. premium

Whisky Sale

7 Dec 2021, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Glenfiddich Goodwood-42 year old-1979
Exclusively Selected for the 79th Goodwood Members' Meeting to Raise Monies for Race Against Dementia.
Distilled 18-04-1979, bottled 01-09-2021. American Oak Hogshead Cask No. 11136. Exclusive Limited Edition Hand-Blown Baccarat Crystal Decanter 1 of 3. Selected by Malt Master Brian Kinsman. Distilled and Matured at the Glenfiddich Distillery. Presented in exclusive, expertly designed presentation case. Transfer printed and paper labelling. Level: very top shoulder. 700ml. Single malt, 47.1% volume

Including, 'Sir Jackie with Jim Clare between qualifying sessions at the Italian Grand Prix, Monza 1967', framed and glazed photographic print, Rainer Schlegelmilch, signed by Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE and photographer.

1 Baccarat crystal decanter and 1 photographic print

Footnotes

  • Tasting Notes:

    Colour: Amber

    Nose: Rich fruit notes with vibrant vanilla oak and creamy caramel. A drop of water releases a softer side with orchard spring blossom, delicate citrus and freshly grated nutmeg.

    Taste: Silky smooth, mellow and sweet. Rich in Glenfiddich's trademark ripe pear

    Fruitiness underpinned with oak tannin, woody spices and treacle toffee.

    Finish: Oaky, sweet and long lasting.

    Included in this lot is an exclusive VIP experience at Goodwood's 79th Members' Meeting

    Exclusive to members of the Goodwood Road Racing Club, the Members' Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport is a weekend of exceptional racing, thrilling high-speed demonstrations, and spectacular off-track festivities, including fireworks. The successful bidder of the Members' Meeting lot will have access, along with a guest, to The Duke of Richmond's private hospitality in the 'Old Control Tower' at the April 2022 event, as well as undertaking a paddock tour, private whisky tasting, and a passenger ride around the famous Goodwood Motor Circuit.

    The Goodwood Members' Meeting is an epic weekend of motor racing founded by the Duke of Richmond, which aims to recreate the atmosphere and camaraderie of the original BARC Members' Meetings held at Goodwood throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

    As well as a full programme of racing, the Members' Meeting features all kinds of cars from classic tin-tops and GTs, to motorcycles and open wheeled Formula 3 and F1 machines, offering visitors a friendly and intimate atmosphere with no crowds, thanks to being exclusively available to GRRC Members and Fellowship. A winning formula of spectacular cars, high-speed track demonstrations, fun-packed festivities and great entertainment; along with the very best food and drink. Joining the GRRC Fellowship is the only way to become a full GRRC Member.

    79th Members' Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport, Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 April 2022

    This lot has been specially created and auctioned to raise monies for Race against Dementia, set up by three-time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE, this charity supports pioneering research into the prevention and cure of dementia.
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