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St Magdalene 1982 Gordon and MacPhail Rare Old Lot RO/13/01

Lot: 6153981

St Magdalene 1982 Gordon and MacPhail Rare Old Lot RO/13/01

Winning Bid: £550

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Lot:
Distillery: 
St Magdalene
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
1982
Region: 
Lowland
Bottler: 
Gordon & MacPhail
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
46%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

St Magdalene 1982 Gordon and MacPhail Rare Old Lot RO/13/01

Discontinued in the spring of 2018 and replaced with the decadently revamped Private Collection range, Rare Old was the former premium range from Gordon & MacPhail. It was intended to showcase Scotland's legendary closed distilleries, as well as some of their oldest and finest stocks from those still in operation.

This St Magdalene was distilled in 1982 and bottled in 2013.

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.

 

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