Aberlour A'Bunadh Very Early Batch

Aberlour A'Bunadh Very Early Batch
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Winning bid: £230.00
Lot number: 076-2703

One of the early A' Bunadhs with no Batch number on it.

A'bunadh is a cask-strength single malt whisky from the Aberlour Distillery. Though it has no age statement, it is released in limited run batches, each batch carrying a unique number on its label. Each batch of this whisky is blended from barrels ranging from 5 to 25 years old.

A'bunadh is exclusively aged in Spanish oak Oloroso sherry butts and therefore has a sweeter, softer flavour than most Scotches. A'bunadh is not chill filtered.

Rumour has it that when the second pair of stills were put in in 1975, a time capsule was discovered behind the name plate, containing an 1898 newspaper about the distillery fire wrapped around an 1898 bottle of Aberlour. The workmen who discovered the bottle polished off four-fifths of the bottle during their lunch break, but the remains of the bottle went off to the laboratories in Keith, and were analysed. A'bunadh is an attempt to recreate this single malt.

The word a'bunadh is roughly translated into English from Scottish Gaelic as "the Origin."

59.6% ABV / 70cl

Batch Number: Either Batches 1 through 5

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Featured in: The 76th Auction (July 28 – August 6, 2017)