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Highland Park 1966 The Whisky Fair 38 Year Old

Lot: 6127012A

Highland Park 1966 The Whisky Fair 38 Year Old

Winning Bid: £1,400
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 16 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Highland Park
Age: 
38 Year Old
Vintage: 
1966
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
Duncan Taylor
Cask Type: 
bourbon hogshead
Bottled Strength: 
42.4%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Highland Park 1966 The Whisky Fair 38 Year Old

Highland Park was built by David Robertson all the way back in 1798. The distillery's relationship with blenders, Robertson & Baxter, saw it acquired by Highland Distillers in 1937, who were subsequently bought by Edrington in 1999, who run it today. The modern Highland Park single malt brand was first officially bottled in the 1970s, with the release of an 8 year old age statement, but distillery bottlings first appeared around the 1950s. The look of the brand has changed many times over the years, but its cult following and popularity has never diminished. It remains one of the most recognisable single malts in the world to this day.

An independent single cask Highland Park, this was distilled in in 1966 and bottled by Duncan Taylor for The Whisky Fair in Limburg in 2005.

Duncan Taylor was founded in Glasgow in 1938 as a cask broker and trading company. Its modern history began in 2001 when a former Glendronach employee, Euan Shand, purchased the firm and moved it to Huntly in Aberdeenshire, using the impressive cask portfolio it has amassed over the 20th century to become one of the premier independent bottlers in Scotland.

 

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