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Glenury Royal 1966 Cadenhead's 13 Year Old

Lot: 5079090

Glenury Royal 1966 Cadenhead's 13 Year Old

Winning Bid: £1,350
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 25 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Glenury Royal
Age: 
13 Year Old
Vintage: 
1966
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead
Bottled Strength: 
46%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Glenury Royal 1966 Cadenhead's 13 Year Old

Wm. Cadenhead are Scotland's oldest independent bottler, operating for over 175 years, but perhaps none of their bottlings are as sought after as these 'dumpy' style bottles. These were produced with brown glass and an iconic black label (white for the occasional grain whisky), with each distillery given its own letterpress font in homage to William Cadenhead's early career in the printing business.

This whisky was distilled in May 1966 and  bottled in September 1979.

Glenury Royal is so-called due to its earliest proprietor, Captain James Barclay, being a close friend of King William IV. The distillery is one of many picked up by DCL (now Diageo) during an era of optimism in the mid-20th century, before being closed down in the early 1980s after a market downturn created an oversupply. Indeed, Glenury closed in 1985 and subsequently demolished. As such, official bottlings are rare, especially those under the Downie and Garron brand names. Bottlings from independent labels like this are increasingly so as well.  

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