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Bowmore 1964 Bourbon Cask 38 Year Old

Lot: 284234

Bowmore 1964 Bourbon Cask 38 Year Old

Winning Bid: £10,500

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Lot: 284234
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
38 Year Old
Vintage: 
1964
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
Bourbon
Bottled Strength: 
43.2%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1964 Bourbon Cask 38 Year Old

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. 

The unique microclimate of the No.1 Vaults warehouse at Bowmore distillery means casks share very little with the angels, and has allowed the distillery to bottle some spectacular age-statements over the years. These early Morrison Bowmore era vintages are considered classics.

Distilled on the 11th of November 1964, this was matured in a bourbon cask for 38 years, this bottle has been presented in a lockable wooden box. Part of a trilogy of releases, the other two being Oloroso and Fino sherry matured.

Bottle number 195 of 300.

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