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Dufftown 1979 Cadenhead's 12 Year Old / 150th Anniversary

Lot: 220959

Dufftown 1979 Cadenhead's 12 Year Old / 150th Anniversary

Winning Bid: £1,050

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Dufftown
Age: 
12 Year Old
Vintage: 
1979
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead'
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
59.7%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Dufftown 1979 Cadenhead's 12 Year Old / 150th Anniversary

The Authentic Collection was launched by Wm. Cadenhead in 1991, and included whiskies from several rare closed Scottish and Irish distilleries, bottled for the company's 150th anniversary. It would later go on to become a mainstay of their portfolio, as the cask strength alternative to the Original Collection, which replaced their famous "dumpy" bottlings in the early 1990s. The Authentic Collection is now the flagship Cadenhead brand, and one of the most recognisable independent labels on the market.

This 12 year old Dufftown is one of the original 150th anniversary releases.

Dufftown was built in 1896, becoming part of the Arthur Bell & Sons portfolio in 1933. As with Blair Athol, Dufftown was regularly bottled as a single malt, despite its importance to the Bell's blends. When the company was bought by Guinness in 1985, these bottlings stopped, but a Dufftown distillery bottling returned in 1991 as part of United Distillers’ Flora & Fauna series, later becoming part of The Singleton stable. Prior to the construction of Roseisle, Dufftown was Diageo's largest distillery. 

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