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Talisker 1979 Cadenhead's 17 Year Old 75cl / US Import

Lot: 221156

Talisker 1979 Cadenhead's 17 Year Old 75cl / US Import

Winning Bid: £351

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Talisker
Age: 
17 Year Old
Vintage: 
1979
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
63.2%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Talisker 1979 Cadenhead's 17 Year Old 75cl / US Import

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 1979 vintage Talisker was bottled for the US market in September 1996.

For a long time, Talisker was the sole distillery on Scotland’s iconic Isle of Skye. Renowned for the quality of its output, the distillery has rarely changed hands, joining DCL (now Diageo) back in 1916. Despite this, releases were not the most common. An 8 year old was bottled officially and Gordon & MacPhail produced what are now classic and sought after vintage bottlings under official license from the distillery. When a 10 year old expression became a founding pillar of United Distillers’ Classic Malts range, the popularity of the distillery exploded, and it is now one of the most revered and exported in Scotland. As such, independent bottlings like this are scarce, and particularly sought after when they appear. 

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