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St Magdalene-Linlithgow 1973 Cask Strength 30 Year Old

Lot: 6146434

St Magdalene-Linlithgow 1973 Cask Strength 30 Year Old

Winning Bid: £1,700

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Lot:
Distillery: 
St Magdalene
Age: 
30 Year Old
Vintage: 
1973
Region: 
Lowland
Bottler: 
Official
Bottled Strength: 
59.6%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

St Magdalene-Linlithgow 1973 Cask Strength 30 Year Old

St Magdalene, also known as Linlithgow (after its home town) was a large distillery who's output was almost entirely for the purposes of blending. It was built in the 18th century, but was acquired by DCL (now Diageo) in 1912, who operated it until its closure in 1983. Like many others, it was deemed surplus to requirements as the blended Scotch market hit a downturn, leaving DCL over-supplied. As a result of this, its single malt is particularly rare. It was only officially bottled three times by Diageo, but a number of increasingly sought after releases have been bottled by independent companies over the years. The collectability of which is likely only to increase, as unlike other members of the 1983 club, St Magdalene was demolished and is not in line for a resurrection.

One of the few official bottlings from this incredible distillery. Distilled in 1973 and matured for 30 years, Diageo chose to release this as part of their famous annual Special Releases in 2004.

Limited to only 1,500 bottles.

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