Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection: Explore Auction Sales Data & Price Trends

Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection

The Caol Ila 1978 23 Year Old is a notable inclusion in the Rare Malts Selection, a series of cask-strength whiskies released by Diageo between 1995 and 2005. This particular expression was distilled in 1978 and bottled in May 2002. Presented at natural cask strength of 61.7%, it exemplifies the Rare Malts commitment to un-chillfiltered bottlings, maintaining the integrity of the whisky.


Age: 23 Years Old Size: 700 ml Strength: 61.7 % Vol. Bottling series: Rare Malts Selection Distillery: Caol Ila Bottler: Distillery Bottling
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Recent Market Insights for Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
Latest Average Price

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Sales Summary
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Auction sales and price statistics for the past 3 months

This calculation includes all Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection auctioned from March 2024 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 6 months

This calculation includes all Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection auctioned from December 2023 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 12 months

This calculation includes all Caol Ila 1978 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection auctioned from June 2023 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics by year, cumulative total 2006-2024

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Past: Recent Results

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Date Bottle Winning Bid
March 2023 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 498.4 £
February 2023 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 529.4 £
January 2023 Rare Malts Caol Ila 1978 23 Year Old PAST Scotch Whisky Auctions UK 580.0 £
January 2023 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 529.4 £
January 2023 Caol Ila - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts 1978 61.7% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK 660.0 £
November 2022 Caol Ila - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts 1978 61.7% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK Reserve Not Met -
November 2022 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 470.0 £
November 2022 Caol Ila - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts 1978 61.7% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK 580.0 £
September 2022 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 635.9 £
August 2022 Caol Ila, 23 y.o., 1978, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 61.7% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 599.8 £
Rare Malts Selection series:
Inchgower 1976 - 27 Years old - Rare Malts Selection
Inchgower 1976 - 27 Years old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 55.6%
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Hillside 1969 - 25 Years Old - Rare Malts Selection
Hillside 1969 - 25 Years Old - Rare Malts Selection - 750 ml / 61.9%
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Blair Athol 1975 - 27 years old - Rare Malts Selection
Blair Athol 1975 - 27 years old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 54.7%
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Aultmore 1974 - 21 years old - Rare Malts Selection
Aultmore 1974 - 21 years old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 60.9%
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Royal Lochnagar 1972 - 24 Years Old - Rare Malts Selection
Royal Lochnagar 1972 - 24 Years Old - Rare Malts Selection - 750 ml / 55.7%
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Updated: 2024-06-14