Whisky believed to be 189 years old up for auction after being found in Scottish castle

Hayden Vernon
Wednesday 27 September 2023 20:44 BST
One of the world’s oldest whiskies up for auction after being found in castle

One of the world’s oldest whiskies will be auctioned off after being discovered in a Scottish castle.

The whisky was found behind a cellar door at 750-year-old Blair Castle, Perthshire, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Atholl.

Around 40 bottles of the rare Scotch whisky, said to be one of the oldest in the world, were discovered in late 2022 when Bertie Troughton, a resident trustee at Blair Castle, happened upon them in the cellar.

They are believed to have been distilled in 1833, bottled in 1841, then later rebottled in 1932.

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