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Clynelish 1997 A.D. Rattray 17 Year Old

Lot: 314860

Clynelish 1997 A.D. Rattray 17 Year Old

Winning Bid: £130

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Lot: 314860
Distillery: 
Clynelish
Age: 
127 Year Old
Vintage: 
1997
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
A.D.Rattray
Cask Type: 
Bourbon
Bottled Strength: 
53%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Clynelish 1997 A.D. Rattray 17 Year Old

Clynelish distillery as it is recognised today, was built in 1967 to replace the smaller distillery next-door, which was the original site of that name. The first distillery was closed, but later re-opened, changing its name to Brora (but that’s another story). Clynelish is part of the Diageo stable, having been taken over by DCL in 1912. Despite being an important part of the Johnnie Walker blends, it has long been bottled as a single malt.

An independent bottling of Clynelish by A.D. Rattray, distilled in 1997 and bottled in 2015 as a 17 year old.

Re-established in 2002, the A.D. Rattray company is headed up by Stanley Walker Morrison, grandson of the Stanley P. Morrison who owned Bowmore distillery. The A.D. Rattray company came into the family through the marriage of Stanley to the daughter of William Walker, who's William Walker & Co had acquired the firm in 1920. When Beam Suntory acquired full ownership of the Morrison Bowmore in 1994, the family revived the A.D. Rattray name in order to find a new avenue back into the whisky trade. This is part of their Cask Collection range, which was launched in 2004.

Matured in a single bourbon cask #12387

One of only 252 bottles.

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