The Perfect Collection by Mr. Richard Gooding
The Perfect Collection by Mr. Richard Gooding

In 2018, Whisky Show: Old & Rare's Jonny McMillan was asked to value a mysterious whisky collection in America. That collection turned out to be an unknown hoard of more than 3,900 bottles built up over decades by US businessman and philanthropist Richard Gooding. The Perfect Collection by Mr Richard Gooding will come to sale through Whisky Auctioneer across two dedicated auctions in early 2020 and will represent the largest private collection, by both value and volume, ever sold at auction.

 

The Gooding family has given permission for a one-off preview tasting of The Perfect Collection to be held at Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2020. Iain McClune, founder of Whisky Auctioneer, will join Jonny to open seven standout bottles from the collection. With a focus on rare US exports, a particularly exciting and significant element of the collection, the tasting will include a 1920 bottling of Talisker and a 1968 Bowmore as well as five more rarely-seen whiskies.

Join Iain and Jonny for this unique opportunity to experience whiskies that have never or exceedingly rarely been seen before, let alone opened and tasted. 
 
NOTE: You must have a valid ticket to Whisky Show Old and Rare on Saturday 29 February to attend the masterclass. 
 
 

The Line-up

  • Bowmore 1968 Signatory 32yo 46% #1428 USA Import

    Bowmore 1968 Signatory 32yo 46% #1428 USA Import

  • Glen Garioch 1960 Bicentenary 37yo 43%

    Glen Garioch 1960 Bicentenary 37yo 43%

  • Old Vatted Talisker G F Heublin bottled c. 1920

    Old Vatted Talisker G F Heublin bottled c. 1920

  • Glen Grant 15 YO Lehmann USA import 86 proof c. 1940

    Glen Grant 15 YO Lehmann USA import 86 proof c. 1940

  • Glendronach 1970 Signatory 20 YO 56% dark sherry

    Glendronach 1970 Signatory 20 YO 56% dark sherry

  • Glen Grant 1954 BB&R 43%

    Glen Grant 1954 BB&R 43%

  • Cardhu 1974 Signatory 26 YO 50.3% dark sherry #3164 USA Import

    Cardhu 1974 Signatory 26 YO 50.3% dark sherry #3164 USA Import

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