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Bowmore 7 Year Old Sherriff's 1960s / Cogis Import

Lot: 6168003

Bowmore 7 Year Old Sherriff's 1960s / Cogis Import

Winning Bid: £2,999
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 17 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
7 year old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 7 Year Old Sherriff's 1960s / Cogis Import

Islay’s oldest working distillery, Bowmore was established in 1779 and is now regarded as one of the most popular malts not only on Islay, but in the whole of Scotland. The distillery was acquired by Stanley P. Morrison in 1963, ushering in an era of iconic single malts, including the legendary Black Bowmore, credited by many as the genesis of whisky collecting, bottled in 1993. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year after (they had been stakeholders since 1989), and it remains one of the most collectible brands in Scotch whisky today. Bowmore is one of the few remaining Scottish distilleries to use its own floor maltings, providing them with 40% of their requirements.

This is an incredibly rare Bowmore from the 1960s, still bearing the name of JB Sherriff & Co, who were proprietors from 1925-1950. This is one of the earliest bottlings from the Stanley P. Morrison era, and one of several sought after releases bearing the Sherriff's name.

Aged 7 years, this was imported to the Italian market by Venetian importers, Cogis.

 

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