Gordon & MacPhail

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Coordinates: 57°38′51.42″N 3°18′54.04″W / 57.6476167°N 3.3150111°W / 57.6476167; -3.3150111

Gordon & MacPhail
TypeScotch Whisky
Country of originScotland
Websitewww.gordonandmacphail.com Edit this on Wikidata

Gordon & MacPhail is an independent bottler and distiller of Scotch Whisky, founded in 1895 and located in Elgin in the north-east of Scotland. It is a family business owned by the Urquhart Family. Gordon & MacPhail is the Trading name of Speymalt Whisky Distributors Ltd.[1]

Independent Bottler[edit]

Gordon & MacPhail has been bottling single malt whiskies for over 115 years, and now bottles over 350 different expressions from around 70 distilleries.[2]

The World's Oldest Whisky[edit]

On 11 March 2010, Gordon & MacPhail made history by launching Mortlach 70 Years Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the world’s oldest bottled single malt whisky.[3][4]

On 8 March 2011, Gordon & MacPhail released the 2nd in the Generations series by launching Glenlivet 1940 70 Years Old.[5]

On 20 September 2012 Gordon & MacPhail released Generations Glenlivet 1940 70 Years Old (Release 2). This second, and final, release from Cask 339 created worldwide interest,[6] with a number of these bottles distributed as far as Australia through Alba Whisky.[7]

The Shop[edit]

Gordon & MacPhail's retail shop is located on South Street in Elgin. The shop is split into four sections. The Deli, The Wines and Spirits Department, The Grocery Department, and The Whisky Room, which has one of the largest collections of whisky in the world.


In 1993 Gordon & MacPhail purchased Benromach Distillery in Forres.


  1. ^ "Gordon & MacPhail page on Scotchwhisky.net". Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Gordon & MacPhail Official Page". Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. ^ "'World's oldest' whisky unveiled in Scotland". The Independent. 13 March 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2011.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Gordon & MacPhail Generations". Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  5. ^ "Gordon & MacPhail Generations – Glenlivet". Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Gordon & MacPhail Generations – Glenlivet (2nd Release)". Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Alba Whisky – Australian Distributor". Retrieved 30 September 2014.

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