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St Magdalene 1975 Speymalt Single Cask Spirit of Scotland

Lot: 5106596

St Magdalene 1975 Speymalt Single Cask Spirit of Scotland

Winning Bid: £600

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Lot:
Distillery: 
St Magdalene / Linlithgow
Vintage: 
1975
Region: 
Lowland
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
47.5%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

St Magdalene 1975 Speymalt Single Cask Spirit of Scotland

St Magdalene, also known as Linlithgow (after its home town) was a large distillery who's output was almost entirely for the purposes of blending. It was built in the 18th century, but was acquired by DCL (now Diageo) in 1912, who operated it until its closure in 1983. Like many others, it was deemed surplus to requirements as the blended Scotch market hit a downturn, leaving DCL over-supplied. As a result of this, its single malt is particularly rare. It was only officially bottled three times by Diageo, but a number of increasingly sought after releases have been bottled by independent companies over the years. The collectability of which is likely only to increase, as unlike other members of the 1983 club, St Magdalene was demolished and is not in line for a resurrection.

An independent bottling of the legendary lost distillery St Magdalene / Linlithgow distilled in 1975 bottled 27th June 2008

One of 257 bottles.

 

 

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