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Glen Mhor 1977 Signatory Vintage 20 Year Old Miniature / Silent Stills

Lot: 223933

Glen Mhor 1977 Signatory Vintage 20 Year Old Miniature / Silent Stills

Winning Bid: £115

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Glen Mhor
Age: 
20 Year Old
Vintage: 
1977
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Signatory Vintage
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
59.3%
Bottle Size: 
5cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Glen Mhor 1977 Signatory Vintage 20 Year Old Miniature / Silent Stills

Glen Mhor was one of three distilleries based in Inverness along with Millburn and Glen Albyn, all of which closed within two years of each other. Glen Mhor was one of the earlier, in 1983, and it was demolished just three years later. A historically significant malt, this was just a small two still operation, but was bottled both as a single malt in the late 19th and early 20th century, as well as making its way into high profile blends such as the one discovered in ice under Ernest Shackleton's hut. The owners for the majority of its history were Mackinlays, who produced several official releases for the emerging Italian single malt market in the late 1960s, but this stopped when DCL took over 1972. They licensed the brand to Gordon & MacPhail until its closure, and Diageo later included it in the Rare Malts Selection series, all of which remain rare and increasingly sought after. Bottlings from independent labels like this are equally so.

Distilled on 12th May 1977, this was bottled within Signatory Vintage's Silent Stills range, which at the time showcased Scotland's finest discontinued single malts (some, such as Glenglassaugh, have since returned).

Cask #1552 produced 230 full size and miniature bottles.

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.

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