Auchentoshan - 24 Year Old 1981 Murray McDavid

Lot Id: 182581

Auchentoshan - 24 Year Old 1981 Murray McDavid

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Founded by 3 gentlemen in 1996, Mark Reynier, Simon Coughlin, and Gordon Wright. Murray McDavid would be most famous for the purchasing of Bruichladdich on the 19 December 2000 which lay dormant at the time. Murray McDavid was bought over by Aces in 2013 but that wasn’t the end for the company, their legacy continued by bottling exceptional single malts without chill-filtering or adding colour. They really ACEd this market, a term coined referring to “Additional Cask Enhancement” which involved additional finishing of casks. The large majority of the whisky community attribute the success of both Bruichladdich and Murray McDavid to a gentleman, James McEwan who has more than 50 years of experience in the whisky industry. He lead from the front and was distillery and production manager.

This lowland expression has been matured in bourbon & syrah oak casks for 22 years. It was distilled at Auchentoshan distillery in 1981 and the release had just 708 bottles.


This is bottle number 003.

  • Distillery: Linkwood Whisky for auction
  • Bottler: Murray McDavid
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Lowland
  • Size: 70cl
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 24 Year Old
  • Number of Bottles: 708
  • Strength (%): 46%
  • Bottle No: 003
  • Cask Type: Bourbon/Syrah
  • Distillery Status: Operational
  • Fill Level: Into Neck
  • Lot Type: Full Size
  • Shipping Weight: 2.00 KG

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