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Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof

Lot: 166074
Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof
Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof
Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof
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Winning Bid: £6,700

Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof

Distillery:
Glen Garioch
Age:
N/A
Vintage:
1971
Region:
Highland
Bottler:
Samaroli
Cask Type:
Sherry Wood
Bottle Strength:
59.6%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Glen Garioch 1971 Samaroli Sherry Wood Full Proof

This is one of Silvano Samaroli's earliest forays into the realm of independent bottling, following his successful collaboration with Cadenhead's in 1979. This was bottled in the same year. As an official Italian distributor for Glen Garioch, Samaroli had great access to top quality casks and it shows here.

Glen Garioch was a peaty single malt in the 1970s, and this is considered one of the finest examples of balancing the strong characters produced by peat and sherry casks, along with another Samaroli classic, the Laphroaig 1967.

This is the first of two 1971 vintage Glen Garioch released by Silvano, bottled at full proof. The second was single cask homage to this, bottled much later in 1997 at a lighter 43%.

Bottle number 967 of 2280 produced.

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Condition
  • Slight discolouration on label
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