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Highland Park 1955 Intertrade 30 Year Old Cask Strength

Lot: 322919

Highland Park 1955 Intertrade 30 Year Old Cask Strength

Winning Bid: £7,700

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Lot: 322919
Distillery: 
Highland Park
Age: 
30 year old
Vintage: 
1955
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
Intertrade
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
53.2%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Highland Park 1955 Intertrade 30 Year Old Cask Strength

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.

This is a spectacular 1955 vintage Highland Park, bottled for the company at cask strength. This is also the highest-scoring Highland Park on WhiskyFun with 96 points. 

Highland Park was built by David Robertson all the way back in 1798. The distillery's relationship with blenders, Robertson & Baxter, saw it acquired by Highland Distillers in 1937, who were subsequently bought by Edrington in 1999, who run it today. The modern Highland Park single malt brand was first officially bottled in the 1970s, with the release of an 8 year old age statement, but distillery bottlings first appeared around the 1950s. The look of the brand has changed many times over the years, but its cult following and popularity has never diminished. It remains one of the most recognisable single malts in the world to this day.

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