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St Magdalene 1982 Cadenhead's 32 Year Old

Lot: 6156578

St Magdalene 1982 Cadenhead's 32 Year Old

Winning Bid: £1,300

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Lot:
Distillery: 
St Magdalene
Age: 
32 Year Old
Vintage: 
1982
Region: 
Lowland
Bottler: 
Wm. Cadenhead
Cask Type: 
Butt
Bottled Strength: 
58.1%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

St Magdalene 1982 Cadenhead's 32 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.

This whisky was distilled in 1982 and laid to rest in a Butt for 32 years before being bottled by Cadenhead's in January 2015.

Wm. Cadenhead is Scotland’s oldest independent bottler, founded in 1842 by George Duncan. His brother William Cadenhead joined the company in 1952, taking over after George’s death in 1958. The company got into the whisky bottling business after 1904, when his nephew Robert Duthie took over, and since its sale to J&A Mitchell in 1972, Wm. Cadenhead has become on of the most sought after names in whisky.

One of 282 bottles.

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