Rare Vintage & Specialty Product Auction
Fine Wine & Good Spirits is offering the opportunity to participate in a sealed bid auction for two bottles of scotch from The Macallan’s Fine & Rare Series:
- The Macallan 1949 Cask No. 935 Single Malt Scotch Highland
- The Macallan 1989 Cask No. 3247 Single Malt Scotch Highland
The Macallan 1949 Cask No. 935 Single Malt Scotch Highland Code 77543
Tropical and citrus fruits with peaty Islay-like notes on the nose, followed by a fruity and peaty palate with a light hint of vanilla toffee, wood and spice. Finishes with tones of complex fruits, peaty dryness and light malted cereal.
Strength: 41.1% (82 Proof)
Colour: Rich Rosewood
Year Bottled: 2002
Age of Whisky: 52 Year Old
Minimum Bid: $25,000*
The Macallan 1989 Cask No. 3247 Single Malt Scotch Highland Code 77542
Starts with aromas of rich dried fruits, orange grove and chocolate with hints of nutmeg, clove and cinnamon, followed by lingering burnished oak. The palate is initially characterized by resinous oak, leading to wild forest fruits with hints of crème caramel. Finishes with soft oak wood spices and dried fruits (date and fig).
Strength: 55.2% (110 Proof)
Colour: Dark Elm Burr
Year Bottled: 2010
Age of Whisky: 21 Year Old
Minimum Bid: $9,000 *
Fine Wine & Good Spirits is currently accepting bids for each of these products. All bids must be received by 4 p.m. EDT on April 5, 2019.
To participate in the Rare Vintage & Specialty Product Auction, consumers must:
- Set up an online account here.
- Read the terms and conditions.
- Complete a bid sheet found at the link below.
- Obtain a $2,500 cashier’s check or certified check as bid surety.
- Mail or hand deliver the bid packet, including bid sheet and surety, to:
PLCB Purchasing & Contract Administration Division
Northwest Office Building, Room 312
Harrisburg, PA 17124-0001
Licensees may participate in this product auction so long as they hold a retail license in active/operational status authorizing the resale of wine and spirits for on-premises consumption. For more information on licensee bid submissions, click here.
Auction participants may submit multiple bids for one or more products, but each bid must be submitted on a separate bid sheet. A separate bid surety must be included for each product for which a bid is submitted. Bids must be in whole dollar amounts, clearly written on the bid sheet, and must meet or exceed the minimum bid amount established for each product.
The highest eligible bidder for each product will have 15 days to remit full bid payment (less the $2,500 surety) by ACH debit, once notified they are the highest bidder. Once full payment has been received, the product will be hand delivered to the winning bidder’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits store of choice.
Questions regarding the product auction may be submitted to RA-LBProductAuction@pa.gov until March 8. Answers to questions received will be posted on this page by March 15, 2019.