Bowmore 1998 Gleann Mor 21 Year Old Rare Find
Gleann Mór is an independent whisky and spirits bottler, based in Edinburgh. It was founded in 2013 by Derek Mair, and is notable for its varied catalogue, often bottling casks acquired from private owners as opposed to through brokers. These are released under the A Rare Find label. The company also produces the popular Firkin gin, which is aged in small the cask type from which is derives its name.
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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