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Glenlochy 1980 Signatory Vintage 35 Year Old Cask Strength

Lot: 5001254

Glenlochy 1980 Signatory Vintage 35 Year Old Cask Strength

Winning Bid: £1,000
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 11 bids

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35 Year Old
Signatory Vintage
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Glenlochy 1980 Signatory Vintage 35 Year Old Cask Strength

Signatory Vintage were established in 1988 by Andrew Symington and are one of Scotland's most prolific independent bottlers. Their offices and bottling facility are located next to Edradour distillery, which they have also owned since 2002.

There are not many Glenlochy bottlings around. Signatory Vintage bottled this one in December 2015 as part of their Cask Strength Collection.

A rising demand for imported Scotch in 1930s America saw Glenlochy acquired and re-opened after many years of closure, by National Distillers in 1937. National Distillers were one of the "big 4" American distilling companies to emerge after the repeal of Prohibition, but they were hit hard by the second world war, eventually selling off their assets in the Scottish whisky industry. Glenlochy was purchased by DCL (now Diageo) in 1954, who ran it for two briefs stints to provide malt for their blends, but closed it for good, like many others, in 1983. Glenlochy is extremely rarely seen as a single malt, and no official bottlings were produced in its lifetime. The Rare Malt Selections are the only distillery bottlings produced by Diageo, and examples from the independent labels are increasingly sought after.


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