The first sale of the year proved to be a great success with all bar one lot selling, most making in or above estimate.

449 – A Jeroboam of Chateau Pichon Longueville 2002 Comtesse De Lalande Grand Gru Classe Pauillac, 13% vol 600cl, in wood case – £620

431 – A bottle of Grand Reserve 1855 Armagnac, bottled 1938, retailed by Sandeman & Calrow, London & Glasgow – £410

409 – A bottle of The Macallan 10 Year Old Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky, matured in sherry wood, 1990’s bottling, 40% vol, 70cl – £360

414 – A bottle of The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky, distilled at Banffshire, Tun 1509 batch No1, 47.1% vol, 700ml in card tube with paperwork – £310

401 – A 1929 bottle of John Dewar and Sons White Label Finest Scotch Whisky of Great Age with spring cap, dated 4/29 bottom right hand corner – £300

407 – A bottle of Connoisseurs Choice Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Distilled in 1988 at Rosebank Distillery, bottled in 1997 by Gordon & Macphail Elgin, 40% vol, 70cl – £230