Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Murray McDavid Scotch Zoom Tasting w/Raj Sabharwal

Murray McDavid Scotch Zoom Tasting w/Raj Sabharwal owner of Glass Revolutions
Wednesday, September 2nd
6:45-8:30pm Tasting starts at 7pm

Welcome back, Murray McDavid! It’s been a while since the independent bottler has been available in the states, August 6th, we welcome Raj Sabharwal, importer, spirits expert and one of the true gents in the industry to talk about Murray McDavid, independent bottling and whiskey in general.

Murray McDavid is based at the disused Coleburn Distillery in the Scotch whisky-producing region of Speyside, where a lot of its casked whiskies mature under bond in a traditional, dunnage warehouse. Murray McDavid whiskies are released in strictly limited editions, often single-cask.

Purchase a minimum of one bottle to be included in the zoom tasting
Pick any one of the Murray McDavid expressions below and we’ll email you the Zoom invite.
Grab all three and save! Regular price $160.97 for all 3 , sale price $145 for all 3 bottles plus the Zoom invite.

All whiskies are bottled Non-chillfiltered and at 46% abv

2003 Murray McDavid Ordha Meas 13 Year Blended Scotch ...$43.99

Bourbon Hogshead, finished in a Sherry Butt
Batch # 002, 742 Bottles
Blend of Highland Park, Glenrothes, Glengoyne, Port Dundas, and Cameronbridge

Murray McDavid Benchmark Craigellachie 8 Year Old..$59.99
Distilled 2007 712 bottles
Bourbon Barrel also Coleburn drum and Koval casks

Murray McDavid The Vatting Peatside 6 Year Old...$56.99
Bottled from 6 Casks, Limited Release 2266 bottles
Bourbon barrel finished in Port pipe and PX sherry butt

A little background on our guest, Raj Sabharwal:
Raj was born in England, grew up in Toronto, Canada and so far has lived in 18 cities in 5 countries. After 25 years in the corporate world Raj decided to follow his passions for fine wine and spirits and in 2010 started Purple Valley Imports USA LLC. In 2016 Purple Valley Imports changed their name to Glass Revolution Imports. The new name reflects their focus to revolutionize what is in the consumer’s glass. Raj is an avid wine and spirits collector and is WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) Level 3 certified and a Certified Wine and Spirits Educator. In 8 years Raj and his two partners have grown their company from representing 1 brand in 3 states to today representing 10 brands in over 45 States. Glass Revolution is an importer specializing in world class spirits from independent distilleries. Raj personally selects the brands and selections offered. Glass Revolution were the first to import Single Malt Whiskies from India, England and Australia, into the USA. Purple Valley Imports has been recognized as “Whisky Importer of the Year” for 2013, 2014 and 2015 by Whisky Magazine’s Icons of America Whisky. In 2017 Whisky Magazine recognized Raj as World Whisky Ambassador (Highly Commended) with their American Icon’s of Whisky. Glass Revolution’s portfolio includes a number of multi-award winning products, including 3 World Whiskies of The Year.

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