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Ardbeg 1975 Samaroli

Lot: 159645

Ardbeg 1975 Samaroli

Winning Bid: £3,100
(Reserve not met) This lot currently has: 12 bids

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Lot: 159645
Distillery: 
Ardbeg
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
1975
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
R.W. Duthie for Samaroli
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
57%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Ardbeg 1975 Samaroli

A 1975 vintage Ardbeg from Silvano Samaroli.

Samaroli is perhaps Italy's most revered independent bottler of Scotch whisky. With an impeccable taste in single cask whiskies, and an eye for aesthetics (if not English spelling at times!), he is regarded by many as a visionary. Many of his bottles now occupy deserved sports in pantheon of whisky greats.

This bottling was bottled for Samaroli in Scotland by R.W. Duthie & Co. in 1987, and is bottle number 284 of 648. Almost unbelievably, Samaroli reportedly had great difficulty selling the first release in this series, the 1974 vintage from 1983. It was not until a few years later that demand for the peaty flavours began to increase in Italy.

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