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Bowmore 26 Year Old The Vintner's Trilogy II / French Oak Barrique

Lot: 280875

Bowmore 26 Year Old The Vintner's Trilogy II / French Oak Barrique

Winning Bid: £190

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Lot: 280875
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
26 Year Old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
see lot description
Bottled Strength: 
48.7%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 26 Year Old The Vintner's Trilogy II / French Oak Barrique

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.

Released in 2017, this Bowmore has been aged for 13 years in ex-bourbon barrels before spending an additional 13 years in French oak wine barriques.

It was the second instalment of the Vintner's Trilogy, which also boasted a Manzanilla cask finished 18 year old, and a 27 year old port cask single malt.

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