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Mortlach 1992 Casks of Distinction 26 Year Old

Lot: 300067

Mortlach 1992 Casks of Distinction 26 Year Old

Winning Bid: £1,300

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Mortlach
Age: 
26 years old
Vintage: 
1992
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
American Oak
Bottled Strength: 
52.3%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Mortlach 1992 Casks of Distinction 26 Year Old

Mortlach was founded in 1823 and was the first of Dufftown's "Seven Stills" to be licensed. It rose to pre-eminence under George Cowie & Son, who's unique distillation regime produced a famously "meaty" whisky, which was highly prized by blenders. It was for this reason that it was acquired by John Walker & Sons, and so important to them was it that little stock was left available for bottling as a single malt. The Flora & Fauna release was the first official distillery bottling, but it was not until 2014 that Mortlach was bottled under its own fully fledged single malt brand.

A vatting of specially selected Mortlach single malts, distilled in 1992 and married togehter in a specially selected cask.

This Mortlach is part of Diageo's Casks of Distinction programme. Casks of Distinction is the private sale of individual casks of rare and exceptional Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Diageo’s extensive stocks in Scotland. Hand selected by a team of whisky experts under guidance from Master Blender Dr. Craig Wilson, each cask is entirely unique and incredibly rare. Each Cask of Distinction is chosen on the basis of their quality, representing the most exceptional and singular expression of the distillery’s character.

Bottled in 2019, this is one of 414 bottles.

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