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Dallas Dhu 1921 Private Cask 64 Year Old #296

Lot: 220189

Dallas Dhu 1921 Private Cask 64 Year Old #296

Winning Bid: £15,500
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 39 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Dallas Dhu
Age: 
64 year old
Vintage: 
1921
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Private
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
80.6 us proof
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Dallas Dhu 1921 Private Cask 64 Year Old #296

In its time a key component of the Roderick Dhu blended Scotch, Dallas Dhu is a rarely seen single malt. As with much of the DCL (now Diageo) portfolio, the distillery was deemed surplus to requirements during the market downturn of the 1980s, and closed in 1983. It is now run as a distillery museum by Historic Environment Scotland. Very few official bottlings exist, and it is incredibly sought after when rare independent bottlings appear.

This is a stunning private single cask release, distilled back in 1921 and some of the last whisky distilled while the distillery was under ownership of J.P. O'Brian. It would be sold later that year to the Benmore Distillery Company, who were in turn procured by DCL in 1929. J.P. O'Brian only held the distillery for a short time, buying it from Wright & Greig at the close of the first world war. The company went into liquidation, necessitating its sale in 1921.

This was bottled in 1965 after an incredible 64 years in cask.

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