The bottle was almost 'decanter' like, with matt black gloss. The whisky was titled "Cutty Sark Golden Jubilee".
But it looked like the 'jubilee' was a reference to Queen Victoria!
Can anybody tell me more ? Especially, does it contain any 50 yo malt ?
eelbrook wrote:But it looked like the 'jubilee' was a reference to Queen Victoria!
What specifically makes you think that?
eelbrook wrote:Can anybody tell me more ? Especially, does it contain any 50 yo malt ?
Doubtful--I would assume it's a commemorative bottling in honor of QEII's Golden Jubilee (50 years since coronation) a few years ago. The contents of such commemoratives are rarely anything special, and when they are, they make a point of letting you know about it. But I am making general observations without any knowledge of this specific bottle.
I found this.
Cutty Sark, Golden Jubilee Decanter (Queen Victoria)
Taken from whiskies blended 12-13 years ago and containing some malts over 50 years old, this is naturally golden in colour, very elegant with a rich, fruity nose. A good alternative to the finest Cognac.
Origin/Category: Scotland ; Scotch Whisky ; Cutty Sark Scots WhiskyAbout Cutty Sark Scots Whisky
Style: Ready, but will keep, 40% alcohol
Availability: Only 3 Bottle(s) Remaining.
GB Price £160.00
(inc UK VAT) per Bottle (70 cl)
Price equivalent to £171.43 per 75 cl bottle
at: http://www.bbr.com/US/db/product/58661B ... ia?ID=null
They do refer to Queen Victoria.
And here a picture
Key features of Cutty Sark Golden Jubilee.
Distilled and bottled in Scotland.
Blend including 50 year old Malts.
Beautiful bottle and packaging.
Golden Jubilee is a majestic Scots Whisky, rich and golden in colour, which has been matured in oak casks for many, many years to reach perfection. Each whisky that makes up Golden Jubilee has been carefully selected from Berry Bros & Rudd's private reserves in Scotland and then bottled in a faithful replica of a traditional 19th century bottle taken from their own historic collection.
Golden Jubilee is the ultimate gift and a celebratory whisky for the connoisseur.
Suggested Retail Pricing
Description Alc/vol Size Code Retail Price
Golden Jubilee. 43% 700ml 7670 249.95
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Last modified: August 22, 2000
Heavenhill New Zealand in 2000! No wonder we do not know it on this side of the planet. The figurine in the background of the picture is picturing Queen Victoria.
PS A bit late to celebrate HM Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee which was in 1896??!
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