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Glendronach 1970 Velier Reserve Cantarelli

Lot: 220284

Glendronach 1970 Velier Reserve Cantarelli

Winning Bid: £1,000

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Glendronach
Age: 
22 year old
Vintage: 
1970
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Velier
Cask Type: 
sherry wood
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Glendronach 1970 Velier Reserve Cantarelli

Glendronach was built in 1826 by James Allardice, and rebuilt following a fire in 1852 by an individual named Walter Scott (although not the one you might be thinking of). It eventually passed into the hands of perhaps Scotland's greatest distilling dynasty, the Grant's of Glenfiddich. Charles, the youngest son of William Grant procured the then-silent distillery from the government in 1920, and it remained in the family until they sold it to Wm. Teacher 40 years later. The Grant's and Teacher's were early champions of the single malt category, and distillery bottlings of Glendronach were produced for most of the 20th century until it was mothballed by Allied Distillers in 1996. The distillery was revived in 2002, and has since become one of the strongest single malt brands in the world. 

This 1970 bottling was produced by Signatory Vintage for Velier in Italy. It is one of 1200 drawn from sherry casks #546 and #547 in June 1992.

Velier was founded in Genoa in 1947 as a wine and spirits importer and distributor. They selected their first single cask whiskies in 1992, bottled for them by Signatory Vintage, and have gone on to become one of the most collectible brands in the industry. Luca Gargano's involvement with the company has also positioned them as the one of the foremost authorities and bottlers of collectible rum as well.

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