Mortlach 70 Year Old Scotch

Mortlach 70 Year Old Scotch

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Gordon & MacPhail's has launched its Mortlach 70 Year Old single malt Scotch, billing it as the oldest whisky in the world.

Category - Scotch whisky, single malt, Speyside, 46.1% abv

Available - Now. 54 70cl bottles and 162 20cl bottles.

Location - Globally, high-end retailers, Gordon & MacPhail website

Price - GBP10,000 (US$15,000) per 70cl bottle, GBP2,500 for 20cl.

Whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail has launched the whisky under its Generations umbrella brand.

A bottle of Mortlach 70YO was piped into Edinburgh Castle yesterday (11 March), escorted by guards from The Highlanders, for an exclusive launch tasting.

Pictures of the event and the bottle accompany this article.