On 19th April 2014 at
2pm, Spink China is honoured to host the 'Silver Seal &
Independent Bottlers Single Malt Whisky and Rum Event'
The 82 lot auction will also
include an exclusive tasting session and lecture with Mr Massimo
Righi, the owner of Silver Seal and the legendary Sestante
Based in Italy, Silver Seal is one
of the few renowned independent bottlers in Europe to send their
own bottles and labels to Scotland for bottling, earning the
respected title 'Scotch'.
Spink Specialist, Anna Lee
commented "In addition to the Silver Seal being internationally
recognised and served in Michelin starred establishments worldwide,
the name Sestante is considered very prestigious amongst whisky
collectors and investors alike"
The auction consists of Gaelic malt
whisky and rum from the Caribbean, including five extremely sought
after Silver Seal crystal decanters, featuring Ardberg,
Bunnahabain, Highland Park, Macallan and Port Ellen, accompanied by
a certificate of authenticity for both the crystal and its whisky
At the forefront of the sale is lot
52, a single cask filled to the equivalent of 174 bottles of the 25
year old 1989 Macallan Scotch whisky, one of the five best-selling
single malts of the world. There is also the unique opportunity to
work with Silver Seal to create a personalised label and luxury
packaging for the cask.
This will be the first time a lot
of this kind has been sold at public auction, estimated HK$650,000
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