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Bowmore 1970 40 Year Old Signatory

Bowmore 1970 40 Year Old Signatory
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Winning bid: £960.00
Lot number: 070-0285

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

Signatory was founded by Andrew Symington in 1999. After discovering single cask single malt whisky while managing Prestonfield House Hotel, Andrew bought his first cask, a Glenlivet 1968, and is now one of the largest independent bottlers in Scotland. As of 2002, Signatory Vintage Whisky company is also the owner of the Edradour distillery.

Distilled: 15.09.1970

Bottled: 25.10.2010

Age: 40 years

Cask Type: Oloroso Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 4467

43.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 349/489

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Featured in: The 70th Auction (January 27 – February 5, 2017)