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Cambus 1991 Cadenhead's 30 Year Old / Vienna Shop

Lot: 5075927

Cambus 1991 Cadenhead's 30 Year Old / Vienna Shop

Winning Bid: £189

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Cambus
Age: 
30 Year Old
Vintage: 
1991
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead
Cask Type: 
ex-Oloroso sherry hogshead Finish
Bottled Strength: 
53.3%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Cambus 1991 Cadenhead's 30 Year Old / Vienna Shop

Cambus distillery was built in 1806 by John Moubray, on the site of an old mill in Alloa, and initially distilled whisky from malted barley. Production swapped to grain thirty years later, which was fully modernised in 1851 by the installation of a coffey still. Cambus became a founding member of DCL in 1877, who bottled its single grain for the first time in 1906 during a battle with malt distillers over the use of the term "whisky." Occasional runs of distillery bottlings continued to appear during the 20th century, but the distillery was sadly closed down in 1993 during a mass reorganising of their portfolio by its owners, United Distillers. The site now houses a Diageo cooperage, opened in 2011. Independent releases like this have often appeared over the years, and are increasingly sought after as the remaining stocks begin to thin.

This grain whisky was distilled in 1991 and has been aged in a single ex-Oloroso sherry hogshead since March 2020. It was finally bottled in 2021.

Wm. Cadenhead is Scotland’s oldest independent bottler, founded in 1842 by George Duncan. His brother William Cadenhead joined the company in 1952, taking over after George’s death in 1958. The company got into the whisky bottling business after 1904, when his nephew Robert Duthie took over, and since its sale to J&A Mitchell in 1972, Wm. Cadenhead has become on of the most sought after names in whisky. Its Authentic Collection is the flagship brand, but the portfolio of the company has expanded in recent years with labels like this.

This is part of the annual Cadenhead's Shop releases, with each of the company's store-fronts featured on the front of a special bottling each year. 

One of 270 bottles.

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