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Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old

Lot: 323486
Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old
Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old
Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old
Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old
Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old
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Winning Bid: £27,000

Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old

Distillery:
Bowmore
Age:
52 Year Old
Vintage:
1965
Region:
Islay
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Bottle Strength:
42%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Bowmore 1965 Oloroso Sherry Cask 52 Year Old 

Islay’s oldest working distillery, Bowmore was established in 1779 and is now regarded as one of the most popular malts not only on Islay, but in the whole of Scotland. The distillery was acquired by Stanley P. Morrison in 1963, ushering in an era of iconic single malts, including the legendary Black Bowmore, credited by many as the genesis of whisky collecting, bottled in 1995. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year prior (they had been stakeholders since 1989), and it remains one of the most collectible brands in Scotch whisky today. Bowmore is one of the few remaining Scottish distilleries to use its own floor maltings, providing them with 40% of their requirements. 

The unique microclimate of the No.1 Vaults warehouse at Bowmore distillery means casks share very little with the angels, and has allowed the distillery to bottle some spectacular age-statements over the years. These early Morrison Bowmore era vintages are considered classics.

A spectacular whisky, this 1965 vintage Bowmore was produced just after the distillery had its steam heated stills installed. Since then it has been maturing at the distillery in a single Oloroso sherry cask for over 52 years!

This is the third release in Bowmore's fifty-year Vault series and is immaculately presented in a hand crafted Scottish oak cabinet.

A spectacular whisky, this 1965 vintage Bowmore was produced just after the distillery had its steam heated stills installed. Since then it has been maturing at the distillery in a single Oloroso sherry cask for over 52 years!

This is the third release in Bowmore's fifty-year Vault series and is immaculately presented in a hand crafted Scottish oak cabinet.

The decanter is one of only 232 released globally.

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