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Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 42 Year Old

Lot: 6113252

Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 42 Year Old

Winning Bid: £17,500
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 17 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
42 Year Old
Vintage: 
1964
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
Sherry Cask
Bottled Strength: 
40.5%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 42 Year Old

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 of the No.1 Vaults warehouse at Bowmore distillery means casks share very little with the angels, and has allowed the distillery to bottle some spectacular age-statements over the years. These early Morrison Bowmore era vintages are considered classic in the whisky world.

This is the first of The Trilogy releases from the legendary 1964 Bowmore vintage, officially released in 2007 at 42 years of age.

The Black Bowmore was followed by the slightly older, Gold and White Bowmore.

One of only 827 produced.

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