Bowmore 1980 30 Year Old The Queen's Visit

Bowmore 1980 30 Year Old The Queen's Visit
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Winning bid: £2200.00
Lot number: 066-2084

The oldest distillery on Islay, Bowmore has been described as the Grande Dame of the island. It still has it's own floor maltings which make up about 30% of their requirements. Their No. 1 vaults are the oldest maturation warehouse in Scotland and the only one below sea level.

A very special Bowmore from a hogshead filled on August 9th 1980, the day that Queen Elizabeth II visited the distillery.

Cask #5774 was acquired by Jim Howat, then Chairman of Morrison Bowmore and was left in his will to the JTH Charitable Trust he created with his wife Christine.

In presentation box with certificate.

Distilled: 09.08.1980

Bottled: 07.09.2011

Age: 30 years old

Cask Type: Hogshead, American oak

Cask no: 5774

46.7% ABV 70cl

Bottle no: 71 / 156

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Featured in: The 66th Auction (September 23 – October 2, 2016)
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