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Bowmore 1972 Signatory Vintage 36 Year Old Cask Strength

Lot: 5055061

Bowmore 1972 Signatory Vintage 36 Year Old Cask Strength

Winning Bid: £1,455

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
36 Year Old
Vintage: 
1972
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Signatory Vintage
Cask Type: 
Sherry Butt
Bottled Strength: 
45.4%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1972 Signatory Vintage 36 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.

A rare old vintage Bowmore from 1972, this was bottled within the Cask Strength Collection by Signatory Vintage. It was distilled on 21st June 1972 and bottled on 29th July 2008 from single sherry butt #3890.

One of 540 bottles. 

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. The unique microclimate in their iconic No.1 vaults shares very little with the angels, meaning casks are readily available for independent labels like this, many of which are spectacular.

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