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Macallan 1937 Gordon and MacPhail 35 Year Old / Edward and Edward

Lot: 220388

Macallan 1937 Gordon and MacPhail 35 Year Old / Edward and Edward

Winning Bid: £3,600
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 20 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Macallan
Age: 
35 Year Old
Vintage: 
1937
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Gordon & MacPhail for Edward & Edward
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Macallan 1937 Gordon and MacPhail 35 Year Old / Edward and Edward

A very rare bottle of Macallan, distilled in 1937 and been bottled after 35 years by Gordon and MacPhail.

Gordon & MacPhail helped Macallan survive during the 1930s and 1940s by buying a regular batch of stock from them, which in turn allowed them to release a lot of these special Macallan bottlings to the Italian market. This was bottled especially for the legendary Italian bar owner, Edoardo Giaccone.

Giaccone was something of a trailblazer, and was importing specially bottled official single malts for his bar from the late 1960s, this is one of his earliest. He opened the famous venue in 1958, and it has been called a few different things over the years, including Garten, Edward & Edward (during the period this was imported), and La Taverna del Comandante.

Edoardo set the stage for later legendary bottlers such as Silvano Samaroli, Nadi Fiori and Ernesto Mainardi. Moon Import founder, Pepi Mongiardino said, "he was the first person I visited" when he became the distributor for Bruichladdich in 1981. Giaccone did not have any of his own labels or series, but was the first person in Italy to have official bottlings produced exclusively for him. Through his bar, Italy was treated to exclusive releases from Clynelish, Bowmore, Dalmore, Highland Park and even Jack Daniel's.

Imported for Edward & Edward by Co. Import, Pinerolo.

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