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Glenlossie 1938 43 Year Old CC 75cl

Glenlossie 1938 43 Year Old CC 75cl
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Glenlossie 1938 43 Year Old CC 75clGlenlossie 1938 43 Year Old CC 75clGlenlossie 1938 43 Year Old CC 75cl
Winning bid: £860.00
Lot number: 0631961

Founded in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail have been bottling single malt whiskies for 120 years and by the 1950s they held the largest range of bottled malt whiskies in the world. This family run business has bottled the oldest single malt whisky in the world as well as being distillers themselves after buying Benromach in 1993.

Given that Glenlossie was named as one of only twelve 'top class' malts by blenders in 1974, it is perhaps surprising that the distillery is so little-known. The reason, however, is easy to determine - the blender's high regard means that demand for Glenlossie remains extremely high, and as a result less than 1% of the distillery's output is kept back for single malt.

The only official bottling of Glenlossie currently available is the 10 yo Flora & Fauna release available since the 1990s. This range is being gradually phased out, however, and it remains to be seen what plans Diageo have for this distinguished, yet obscure, workhorse.

Distilled: 1938

Age: 43 years

40% ABV / 75cl

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Featured in: The 63rd Auction (June 24 – July 3, 2016)