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Bowmore 1964 Fino Cask 37 Year Old 75cl

Lot: 331591

Bowmore 1964 Fino Cask 37 Year Old 75cl

Winning Bid: £15,500

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Lot: 331591
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
37 Year Old
Vintage: 
1964
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
Fino Sherry
Bottled Strength: 
49.6%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Bowmore 1964 Fino Cask 37 Year Old 75cl

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 1993. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year after (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.

This whisky was distilled on 5th November 1964 and laid to rest in ex-Fino Sherry casks for 37 years before being bottled in 2002.

The bottle is displayed in an individual oak presentation case, hand crafted by the Master Cabinet Makers of Charles Kirkby & Sons of Sheffield, England. Each case has an individually numbered brass plaque which corresponds with the bottle number on the back label. 

Bottle number 239 of 300 produced. 

 

 

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