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Bowmore 1964 Cadenhead's 29 Year Old 75cl / US Import

Lot: 222320

Bowmore 1964 Cadenhead's 29 Year Old 75cl / US Import

Winning Bid: £4,100
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 18 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
29 Year Old
Vintage: 
1964
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
49.4%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1964 Cadenhead's 29 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.

A 1964 vintage Bowmore, this was bottled in October 1993. These vintages fro the early years of Morrison Bowmore ownership and legendary, and considered by many to be the finest whiskies ever produced.

Islay’s oldest working distillery, Bowmore was established in 1779 and is now regarded as one of the most popular malts not only on Islay, but in the whole of Scotland. The distillery was acquired by Stanley P. Morrison in 1963, ushering in an era of iconic single malts, including the legendary Black Bowmore, credited by many as the genesis of whisky collecting, bottled in 1995. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year prior (they had been stakeholders since 1989), and it remains one of the most collectible brands in Scotch whisky today. Bowmore is one of the few remaining Scottish distilleries to use its own floor maltings, providing them with 40% of their requirements.  

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