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Braes of Glenlivet 1979 Signatory Vintage 17 Year Old

Lot: 222405

Braes of Glenlivet 1979 Signatory Vintage 17 Year Old

Winning Bid: £170

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Braes of Glenlivet (Braeval)
Age: 
17 Year Old
Vintage: 
1979
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Signatory Vintage
Cask Type: 
sherry cask
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Braes of Glenlivet 1979 Signatory Vintage 17 Year Old

Signatory Vintage were established in 1988 by Andrew Symington and are one of Scotland's most prolific independent bottlers. Their offices and bottling facility are located next to Edradour distillery, which they have also owned since 2002.

This is a 1979 vintage Braes of Glenlivet, bottled from a sherry cask in 1997.

Braes of Glenlivet was built by Seagram in 1973, who reportedly were seeking to replicate the quality of the neighbouring Glenlivet distillery. So much so in fact, that the distillery name needed to be changed to Braeval in 1994 to avoid any confusion between the two. Pernond-Ricard acquired the distillery in 2001 after Seagram collapsed, and promptly mothballed it until 2008. Occasional distillery bottlings have appeared since, but there has never been a permanent range, and most of its single malt has been bottled by independent labels like this.  

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