Glen Grant Devotion 70-Year-Old Sells for $101,300 at Auction

Sotheby's completed the sale of the first of seven total decanters, each one-of-a-kind, and each housing a 70-year--old single malt whiskey, the oldest release from Glen Grant Distillery.

Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Royal Scottish Forestry Society, in support of the preservation of local woodland in the Speyside area. This auction, in partnership with Sotheby's, is the first of its kind for The Glen Grant distillery.

Glen Grant Devotion is an exquisite 70-year-old single malt whisky, inspired by the remarkable reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and a tribute to her 70 years of resolute service and lifelong devotion.

The Glen Grant Devotion Decanter Number One is the first of seven one-of-a-kind decanters presented in a sculptural masterpiece. Each unique piece represents one decade of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and of exquisite whisky maturation and has been created through the combined talents of Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm OBE and the distillery team, award-winning craftsman John Galvin and hot glass master Brodie Nairn of Glasstorm.  

"This record-breaking sale of the oldest whisky ever released from the distillery has marked a pinnacle moment for The Glen Grant," said Samantha Leotta, Global Director of Scotch Whisky at Campari Group. "It is a true testament to the skill and mastery of all those who contributed to this historic release, from The Glen Grant's founding to today. We are incredibly grateful to the successful bidder for this meaningful contribution to the Royal Scottish Forestry Society, which will be used to replant and restore woodland in Speyside."

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