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Talisker 1978 Samaroli Sherry Wood / Curved Distillery Label

Lot: 315162

Talisker 1978 Samaroli Sherry Wood / Curved Distillery Label

Winning Bid: £2,010
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 15 bids

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Lot: 315162
Distillery: 
Talisker
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
1978
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
R.W. Duthie for Samaroli
Cask Type: 
sherry wood
Bottled Strength: 
46%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Talisker 1978 Samaroli Sherry Wood / Curved Distillery Label

A beautifully coloured bottling of Talisker from Silvano Samaroli, distilled in 1978 and bottled in 1992. This is part of series of classic labels, affectionately termed as the 'Curved Distillery Name' series, released between 1986 and 1992.

This was one of the later releases, and one of the last where Samaroli was still in business with Aberdeen bottlers R.W. Duthie (their commitments to Cadenhead's were so time consuming by the early 1990s that this brought an end to the partnership).

Samaroli is perhaps Italy's most revered independent bottler of Scotch whisky. With an impeccable taste in single cask whiskies, and an eye for aesthetics (if not English spelling at times!), he is regarded by many as a visionary. Many of his bottles now occupy deserved sports on the pantheon of whisky greats.

Bottle 495 of 1572.

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