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Balvenie 1963 Single Cask 50 Year Old #4570

Lot: 329240

Balvenie 1963 Single Cask 50 Year Old #4570

Winning Bid: £20,000
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 25 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Balvenie
Age: 
50 Years Old
Vintage: 
1963
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
45.9%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Balvenie 1963 Single Cask 50 Year Old #4570

The following lot is for a truly stunning single cask from Balvenie. 

Balvenie was built by William Grant in 1892 and remains part of his family's company to this day. In the early part of its history, its purpose was primarily for the provision of malt for Grant's blends, however following the global success of Glenfiddich, the Balvenie single malt brand was launched in 1973. It remained a rarity though, and it was not until the opening of Kininvie in 1990, and later Ailsa Bay in Girvan, that the distillery was given the freedom to focus on its single malt. Today it is one of the best recognised brands in the world. In 1993 they launched the 12 year old "DoubleWood," an expression credited with pioneering the use of cask-finishing, and this has become a key motif for the distillery's output in recent times.

This incredible malt was distilled in 1963 and laid to rest in single cask #4570 before being bottled in 2014.

The bottle is presented in a beautiful wooden hand carved cylindrical case created by Scottish designer and craftsman Sam Chinnery.

Bottle 104 of 128.

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