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Glendronach 1971 Single Oloroso Cask 38 Year Old #483 / Batch 1

Lot: 6141588

Glendronach 1971 Single Oloroso Cask 38 Year Old #483 / Batch 1

Winning Bid: £4,009

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Glendronach
Age: 
38 Year Old
Vintage: 
1971
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Bottled Strength: 
49.4%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Glendronach 1971 Single Oloroso Cask 38 Year Old #483 / Batch 1

Glendronach was built in 1826 by James Allardice, and rebuilt following a fire in 1852 by an individual named Walter Scott (although not the one you might be thinking of). It eventually passed into the hands of perhaps Scotland's greatest distilling dynasty, the Grants of Glenfiddich. Charles, the youngest son of William Grant procured the then-silent distillery from the government in 1920, and it remained in the family until they sold it to Wm. Teacher 40 years later. The Grants and Teachers were early champions of the single malt category, and distillery bottlings of Glendronach were produced for most of the 20th century until it was mothballed by Allied Distillers in 1996. The distillery was revived in 2002, and has since become one of the strongest single malt brands in the world.

This was a 2009 addition to the popular Glendronach single cask range. It was distilled on 25th February 1971 and fully matured in Oloroso sherry butt #483.

One of 544 bottles.

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