Well, the Mortlach 70 year old single malt whisky is officially the world's oldest whiskey at more than 70 years of age. Stunningly presented, immaculately matured - this is the absolute epitome of all that old whisky can be.
The Mortlach single malt whisky has the colour of sun-bleached polished mahogany. The aroma is a mellow nose, at once waxy and fruity. The taste is surprisingly lively tasted straight.
This 70 year old Mortlach Malt Whisky is supposed to be unbelievably good with no trace of damp wood or must or bung cloth. It is a delicate, fresh, vital, fruity whiskey, but with unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness.
Here is Claire Urquhart of Gordon and Macphail posing with a bottle of their Mortlach 70-year-old single malt whisky at Edinburgh castle in Scotland on March 11, 2010.
A 70cl bottle of the Mortlach malt whisky, sells for 10,000 pounds ($15,012) while the 20cl bottle sells for 2,500 pounds ($3753).