Aberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old Particular

Aberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old Particular
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Aberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old ParticularAberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old ParticularAberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old ParticularAberlour 1995 20 Year Old Old Particular
Winning bid: £65.00
Lot number: 077-2250

Pernod Ricard's share of the Scotch Whisky market is second only to Diageo's, a fact that is in no small part down to their acquisition of Aberlour distillery in 1974. Despite being unlucky enough to suffer two catastrophic fires (in 1879 and 1898), Aberlour has enjoyed stable production throughout most of life, and under the current regime its popularity has exploded. Especially in France where it has overtaken Glenfiddich as the biggest selling single malt.

This roaring success could be attributed to the delicate berry flavour spirit that runs from its swan necked stills, or enormous popularity of it's heavily sherried A'bunadh batch releases. Perhaps even the fact that the Distillery Manager used to serenade the slumbering casks with the soothing tones of the bagpipes. Okay, maybe not the last thing!

Bottled by Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular range, for Formosa Inn Taiwan.

Distilled: February 1995

Bottled: February 2015

Age: 20 years old

Cask Type: Refill Hogshead

Cask Number: 10679

52.3% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 214 bottles released

Please note the top of the foil capsule is peeling.

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

Featured in: The 77th Auction (August 25 – September 3, 2017)
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