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Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Havana Reserve

Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Havana Reserve
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Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Havana ReserveGlenfiddich 21 Year Old Havana Reserve
Winning bid: £140.00
Lot number: 073-1323

Glenfiddich was founded by William Grant who had learned his craft at Mortlach and the first spirit ran from the stills on Christmas Day 1887.

Glenfiddich is also credited with creating the world's interest in single malt whisky with the launch of the Straight Malt in 1963. Still family owned, it was the first single malt brand to sell 1 million cases in a year.

The story goes that when this bottling was released it caused a stir in the US markets due to the associations with the dreaded Cuba that its label implied.

This led to its name being changed on later batches to 'Gran Reserva' and later to 'Caribbean Rum Finish'.

It's still pretty much the same whisky inside the bottle but the history makes these first releases under the 'Havana' banner spark a fair few glints in most collectors' eyes.

Age: 21 years old

40% ABV / 70cl

Please note fill level.

Please examine the images of the bottle, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 73rd Auction (April 28 – May 7, 2017)