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Bowmore 1982 Duncan Taylor 27 Year Old The Octave

Lot: 6131557

Bowmore 1982 Duncan Taylor 27 Year Old The Octave

Winning Bid: £460

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
27 Year Old
Vintage: 
1982
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Duncan Taylor
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
50.6%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1982 Duncan Taylor 27 Year Old The Octave

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.

Distilled in October 1982 and bottled in 2009 after 27 years in cask including a 3 month finishing period in reconstructed ee-sherry wood octave #378770.

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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