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Lagavulin 1976 Cask Strength 37 Year Old

Lot: 307936

Lagavulin 1976 Cask Strength 37 Year Old

Winning Bid: £2,400

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Lot: 307936
Distillery: 
Lagavulin
Age: 
37 Year Old
Vintage: 
1976
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
See Lot Description
Bottled Strength: 
51%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Lagavulin 1976 Cask Strength 37 Year Old

Lagavulin distillery is one of the quintessential Islay producers, built in the early 19th century before eventually finding itself in the hands of White Horse blenders and their infamous proprietor, Sir Peter Mackie. It has truly captured the imagination of the whisky world in modern times, with the 16 year old becoming an instant (if unexpected) favourite when introduced as one of United Distillers' Classic Malts in 1988. The company had not expected the smoky flavours to be as popular as lighter offerings such as Dalwhinnie and Glenkinchie. Lagavulin was also home to the legendary (and near mythical) Malt Mill distillery in the first half of the 20th century.

A very well aged Lagavulin, this was released in late 2013 as part of Diageo's annual Special Releases.

Distilled in 1976 and matured in refill American oak and European oak casks, yielding 1,868 bottles.

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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