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Aultmore 1973 Samaroli / Handwritten Labels

Lot: 344372

Aultmore 1973 Samaroli / Handwritten Labels

Winning Bid: £2,200

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Aultmore
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
1973
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
R.W. Duthie for Samaroli
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
58%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Aultmore 1973 Samaroli / Handwritten Labels

Aultmore distillery was procured by John Dewar & Sons in 1925. So key is it to their blends, that it has been part of their outfit ever since, and has rarely been bottled as an official single malt. United Distillers included in the Flora & Fauna range of the 1990s, but it was not until after Bacardi acquired Dewar's in 1998 that the distillery's excellent spirit was rewarded with its own fully fledged single malt brand. Thankfully, casks have always been made available for independent bottlings like this.

A 1973 vintage, this was bottled in the 1980s by R.W. Duthie for Samaroli.

Samaroli is perhaps Italy's most revered independent bottler of Scotch whisky. With an impeccable taste in single cask whiskies, (if not English spelling at times!), he is regarded by many as a visionary. Many of his bottles now occupy deserved sports on the pantheon of whisky greats.

This is part of the Handwritten Labels series. While Samaroli was famed for his keen eye for aesthetic in designing his own labels, this series simply features his own elegant calligraphy reproduced on them.

Bottle number 141 of 180.

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