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Highland Park 1982 Moon Import / Menses

Lot: 6142486

Highland Park 1982 Moon Import / Menses

Winning Bid: £410
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 13 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Highland Park
Vintage: 
1982
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
Moon Import
Bottled Strength: 
46%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Highland Park 1982 Moon Import / Menses

Moon Import was founded by Pepi Mongiardino in 1980 and he bottled his first whisky in 1982. Always beautifully labelled, Pepi is acclaimed for designing the packaging for Moon Import bottles himself, often using images found in old books. These iconic designs, coupled with the quality of the liquid saw Moon Import steadily grow in popularity. The company is still going strong, and their early releases are some of the brightest gems in any whisky collection.

This 1982 vintage Highland Park was bottled for Moon imports as part of the Menses range. Menses means 'months' in Latin, however the series was stopped short at just 6 bottles.

Bottled in 2002, this is one of 412.

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.

 

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