Glen Moray distillery is a Speyside distillery producing Single Malt Scotch whisky, situated on the bank of River Lossie just outside the town, Elgin – the capital of Scotland’s Speyside region.
Glen Moray distillery is a Speyside distillery producingSingle Malt Scotch whisky, situated on the bank of RiverLossie just outside the town, Elgin – the capital ofScotland’s Speyside region.
Glen Moray began production in 1897 at the end of thelate 19th century whisky boom.
The distillery began as a brewery run by Robert Thorne& Sons which dated back to 1897, the continued to rununtil 1910. When it was closed it was pruchased by theMacDonald and Muir families, Edinburgh based wine andspirits merchant, which also owned a share of theGlenmorangie Distillery, in 1920. Production resumed in1923.
In 2004, French luxury goods producer Louis VuittonMoët Hennessy (LVMH) took control of Glen Moraywhen it bought its parent company Glenmorangie. Thedistillery was sold in 2008 to the French spiritscompany, La Martiniquaise- who also own Glen Turner,Cutty Sark, Label Five, North American company OldVirginia and Canadian whisky brand – Sam Barton.
Glen Moray also source a wide variety of casks that allowwhiskies to mature in casks such as port pipes, sherrybutts and chardonnay barrels. There is also a peatedsingle malt whisky and an expression finished in casks ofrhum agricole from the St. James distillery in Martinique.
At auction a 24 year old Glen Moray sold for £725.
Louis Vuitton loved it as much before Jean-Pierre bought it. The only other Louis Vuitton owned whisky’s are Ardberg & Glenmorangie that’s how highly Louis Vuitton viewed Glen Moray. So if they viewed it this highly and loved it as an investment and their not stupid then you should to.
A bottle of Glen Moray 25 year old port cask finnish retails at £216.
Based on this information, if you were to hold your cask for 25 years, rather than 10, the return will be considerably more.