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Black Bull 40 Year Old 7th Release

Lot: 290095

Black Bull 40 Year Old 7th Release

Winning Bid: £525

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Lot:
Distillery: 
N/A
Age: 
40 Year Old
Vintage: 
1966-1974
Region: 
Scotland
Bottler: 
Duncan Taylor
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
47.6%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
Operational
product Details

Black Bull 40 Year Old 7th Release

Duncan Taylor was founded in Glasgow in 1938 as a cask broker and trading company. Its modern history began in 2001 when a former Glendronach employee, Euan Shand, purchased the firm and moved it to Huntly in Aberdeenshire, using the impressive cask portfolio it has amassed over the 20th century to become one of the premier independent bottlers in Scotland.

Released in 2016, this is the seventh release of 40 year old Black Bull, a premium blend produced by Duncan Taylor.

With an impressive malt to grain ratio of 86:14, the flagship forty year old contains Aberlour 1975, Bunnahabhain 1968 and 1969, Bowmore 1968, Caperdonich 1972, Glen Grant 1974, Glenfarclas 1966, Glenlivet 1968 and 1970, Highland Park 1967 and 1970, as well as a Macallan 1969! 

The grain component includes from the closed Carsebridge, Caledonian, Lochside, North of Scotland and Port Dundas, among others.

This bottle is being sold from the Pat's Whisk(e)y private collection which, numbering in excess of 9,000 bottles and over 2,000 miniatures, is the single largest collection of whisky ever to be brought to auction. Pat's Whisk(e)y is the result of over fifteen years of passion and dedication to the goal of creating one of the most complete libraries of whisky and whiskey ever amassed by an individual collector. It contains bottles from over 150 different Scottish distilleries, as well as bourbon, rare Scotch releases from sought-after independent bottlers in Europe, and whisky from other distilleries across the globe. Whisky Auctioneer is delighted to have partnered with Pat's Whisk(e)y to offer this collection across a number of exclusive and spotlight auctions. For more information, please click here.

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