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distilled in 1940

at Glenlivet distillery

Distilled in 1940 at the Glenlivet distillery in Speyside, Scotland,
this is the oldest whisky ever released from an era in which few distilleries were operational due to World War II.

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80 years old

liquid history

Bottled from a single cask that was laid down on the 3rd of February 1940, and carefully watched over for 8 decades. Cask No. 340 yielded just 250 decanters for world-wide release.

four generations

Gordon & MacPhail

George Urquhart and his father, John, had the extraordinary foresight and vision to lay down spirit from Glenlivet Distillery in a bespoke Gordon & MacPhail cask to be enjoyed by future generations.

This whisky was only made possible by the inter-generational dedication & passion of the Urquhart family and their team at Gordon & MacPhail.

a unique design

the collaboration

The bespoke decanter and oak plinth were designed by Sir David Adjaye OBE, one of the most acclaimed architects in the world. Working with Gordon & MacPhail and Glencairn Crystal, they have created one of the most striking bottles to hold whisky ever made.

expressions of interest

coming soon

This special release will be coming to New Zealand soon. For more information and expressions of interest for the Generations, please contact us below or phone our team on 03 3776824

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