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Laphroaig 1967 Gordon and MacPhail Miniature

Lot: 325555

Laphroaig 1967 Gordon and MacPhail Miniature

Winning Bid: £81

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Lot: 325555
Distillery: 
Laphroaig
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
1967
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Gordon & MacPhail
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
40%
Bottle Size: 
5cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Laphroaig 1967 Gordon and MacPhail Miniature

Laphroaig is the largest of the three heavyweight Islay distilleries in Kildalton, out-stripping the production capacity of neighbours, Ardbeg and Lagavulin, by over 1 million litres per annum. Despite its traditional appearance, Laphroaig was always a forward-thinking distillery. It was bottled as a single malt as early as the 1920s, an unfashionable option at the time, especially for a peated whisky. They were also shrewd in capitalising on post-Prohibition America to add trademark sweetness to their spirit through the use of imported ex-bourbon casks, and hired Scotland’s first ever female distillery manager, Bessie Williamson, in 1954. Laphroaig is one of only a handful of distilleries in Scotland to still use in-house maltings, providing them with 20% of their annual requirements, and contributing to the distillery’s unique flavour profile.

This whisky was distilled in 1967 and bottled by Gordon & MacPhal as part of the Connoisseurs Choice range.

The Connoisseurs Choice label is one of the most recognisable independent bottlings on the market. It was initially created for renowned Italian importer, Edoardo Giaccone in the early 1970s, but became a mainstay of the core Gordon & MacPhail portfolio in 1979.

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