On the 20th of March 2014, Spink China will hold an
evening sale of 'Exceptional Spirits and Collectible
Starting at 6PM, 155 Lots of Whisky, Cognac and Armagnac from
around the world will draw the attention of connoisseurs and
collectors from across the globe.
Spink Specialist, Anna Lee, draws upon the connotations of the
"There is certainly a beautiful connection between them and when
it comes to old and rare whisky and cognac…there seems to be a
spirituality in these old spirits that is beautiful to both taste
Highlights of the auction include lot 5, a 70cl hand blown lead
crystal decanter filled with Glenfiddich ultimate, representing the
pinnacle of Glendiffich's 125 years of experience distilled into an
exclusive and rare expression. Aged for 38 years, the sublime
single malt has a deliciously smooth expression and it is rich gold
Its beautiful flavour is reflected in its estimate of HK$70,000
ESTIMATE - HK$70,000 - 80,000
Lot 25 is another key item within the sale that is worthy of
paying attention to.
A 1946, 70cl Macallan within a wooden presentation box including
Unusually, this was made with peated malt due to the high
post-war prices of coal, which coincidentally resulted in becoming
one of the greatest Macallans ever released.
Estimated HK$70,000-100,000, it is one of the most valuable
malts up for sale.
ESTIMATE - HK$70,000 - 100,000
In the latter part of the auction, Spink China is offering lot
117, "Timeless" by Hennessy. A limited edition 70cl Baccarat
bottle, 43.5%, it showcases the company's past and outward look
onto the future. Blended from 11 finest vintages of the
20th Century and overseen by master blender Yann
Fillioux, this item is truly a stunning cognac.
Luminous gold in colour with aromatic bouquet of floral and
fruit aromas it has a very harmonious combination with good length
on the palate.
Alongside of this beautiful nectar, Spink is also giving the
winning bidder a once in a lifetime invitation for two to spend a
night at the Chateau de Bagnolet as Hennessy's guests. This
includes a private and personalised tour of the company's cellars
to sample the rarest and most exceptional of Hennessy's
With an estimate of HK$150,000-200,000, this item is truly one
ESTIMATE - HK$150,000-200,000
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