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Springbank 1993 Moon Import / 35th Anniversary

Lot: 235077
Springbank 1993 Moon Import / 35th Anniversary
Springbank 1993 Moon Import / 35th Anniversary
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Winning Bid: £362

Springbank 1993 Moon Import / 35th Anniversary

Distillery:
Springbank
Age:
N/A
Vintage:
1993
Region:
Campbeltown
Bottler:
Moon Import
Cask Type:
Hogshead
Bottle Strength:
45%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Springbank 1993 Moon Import / 35th Anniversary

Moon Import was founded by Pepi Mongiardino in 1980. Heeding the advice of the late, great, Silvano Samaroli, he opted to be "free from the big companies," and became the official distributor for Islay's Bruichladdich, and later Tamnavulin and Tullibardine, preferring however to procure casks from private owners. Mongiardino bottled his first whisky in 1982, titled the Half Moon series. Always beautifully labelled, Pepi is acclaimed for designing the packaging for Moon Import bottles himself, using images found in old books. The famous Birds, Animals, Costumes and Sea series were all labelled using pictures he discovered in an 18th century German encyclopaedia. These iconic designs, coupled with the quality of the liquid saw Moon Import steadily grow in popularity, and with the help of Intertrade founder, Nadi Fiori, they exported their first bottles to Japan in 2001. Moon Import now occupies an important place in the pantheon of historic whisky greats.

This Springbank was distilled in 1993 and bottled in 2015 from hogshead #99 to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the company. 

One of 300 bottles.

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