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Longmorn 1965 Intertrade 21 Year Old Cask Strength

Lot: 321107

Longmorn 1965 Intertrade 21 Year Old Cask Strength

Winning Bid: £2,100

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Lot: 321107
Distillery: 
Longmorn
Age: 
21 year old
Vintage: 
1965
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Intertrade
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
55.8%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Longmorn 1965 Intertrade 21 Year Old Cask Strength

A cask strength bottling of Longmorn, bottled by Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade in Italy. Distilled in 1965 and bottled 1986.

Intertrade was established in Italy in the early 1980s by Nadi Fiori, the owner of the Taverna degli Artisti bar in Rimini. The company was a collaboration with beer distributors, the Turatello Brothers, and the Intertrade name appears on Fiori's bottlings up to around 1989. Fiori selected his whiskies from the Gordon & MacPhail catalogue, but as a collector himself, and a contemporary of his fellow connoisseur countrymen, Silvano Samaroli and Ernesto Mainardi, he knew the importance striking label designs and requested many of his bottlings at cask strength. Whether under the Intertrade, Turatello or High Spirits banner, Fiori's bottlings are some of the most sought after on the market.

Longmorn is a popular Speyside distillery, and an essential component in many blends over the years. As such, much of its production is reserved for this purpose and although distillery bottlings first appeared in the 1980s, it was rarely seen before the 15 year old expression was relaunched in 1993. The distillery has long been prominent on the independent scene however, and has cult following in Japan, perhaps in no small part to its connection with Nikka founder Masataka Taketsuru, who modelled the stills at Yoichi on those at Longmorn.

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