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Invergordon 1973 Sansibar 45 Year Old

Lot: 5072286

Invergordon 1973 Sansibar 45 Year Old

Winning Bid: £200

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Invergordon
Age: 
45 Year Old
Vintage: 
1973
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Sansibar
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
52.8%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Invergordon 1973 Sansibar 45 Year Old

Invergordon began distilling in 1961. Traditionally Scottish grain producers were located in the Lowland region, where the variety of crops gave more diverse flavour profiles, and the market in England for grain neutral spirits for gin provided them with additional income. Invergordon broke the mould, capitalising on its nearby port, proximity to the malt distilleries of Glenmorangie and Dalmore, and an upturn in the Scotch market in the US. It was not long before it had moved into the blending business, opening the Ben Wyvis and Tamnavulin distilleries a few years later. Invergordon Distillers were acquired by Whyte & Mackay in 1993, and the distillery remains part of that portfolio today.

Distilled in 1973, this was selected by and bottled for Sansibar at 45 years old. One of only 234 bottles drawn from a single cask.

Sansibar Whisky is a German independent bottler, specialising in Scotch, Japanese whisky and rum. Founded by connoisseur, Jens Drewitz, he tastes and hand-selects almost every cask he purchases, on site at the distilleries. An impressive eye for quality, Sansibar have also supported other small independents, acting as the exclusive German distributor for Glasgow's North Star, and Hidden Spirits in Italy.

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