July 2019 Auction: Daftmill European Exclusive Charity Lot

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30.07.2019

Find out more about this European Exclusive Daftmill which features in our current auction.

Daftmill Charity Lot

Find out more about this European Exclusive Daftmill which features in our current auction.

Find out more about this European Exclusive Daftmill which features in our current auction.

Daftmill 2006 Single Bourbon Cask #77 / Europe - Charity Lot

One of only 213 bottles, this first fill ex-Heaven Hill bourbon barrel was filled on the 16th December 2006 and is a sister cask to those bottled for the 2018 Daftmill Winter Batch release. This cask was bottled exclusively for retail in Europe.

This bottle scored an impressive and consistent 84 points by Dave Broom at ScotchWhisky.com, and Serge Valentin at WhiskyFun.com.

Bottle 7 from cask #77 has been kindly donated by Daftmill distillery proprietors, Francis and Ian Cuthbert, to Mr James Aitken to help raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease Scotland (registered SC217735). All proceeds from the sale of this bottle will be donated to the charity.

 

About Daftmill Distillery

Daftmill is a farm distillery, owned and run by the Cuthbert family, who grow all of the barley used in their whisky on-site. The distillery is only operational during the farm's quiet periods in mid-summer and mid-winter, sometimes producing as few as 100 casks per year. Daftmill was granted a license to begin producing spirit in 2005, and had not bottled a single drop of that first distillate until 2018 when it produced just 629 bottles of its inaugural release.

 

Charitable Efforts

In addition to auctioning this bottle, Jim will be completing a cycle ride over the Forth Road Bridge on 4th August, and an abseil down the bridge in October. If you would like to find out more about this, and donate to his cause, you can do so here:

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JimAitken

MND Scotland

MND Scotland is the leading Scottish charity providing support to, and campaigning on behalf of, people affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND), as well as funding research into finding a cure. MND is a rapidly progressing terminal illness, which stops signals from the brain reaching the muscles. This can cause someone to lose the ability to walk, eat, speak and breathe unaided. There is no cure for MND and the average life expectancy from diagnosis is just 20 months.

https://www.mndscotland.org.uk/

 

You can view this Daftmill 2006 Single Bourbon Cask here. It will feature in our current auction, which finishes on 5 August from 19:00 BST.

Eilidh Jack
Next Auction starts Friday 22nd November 2019. Deadline for entries is Monday 11th November.

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