Aberlour 1998 18 Year Old Distillery Reserve Collection 50cl

Aberlour 1998 18 Year Old Distillery Reserve Collection 50cl
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Aberlour 1998 18 Year Old Distillery Reserve Collection 50clAberlour 1998 18 Year Old Distillery Reserve Collection 50clAberlour 1998 18 Year Old Distillery Reserve Collection 50cl
Winning bid: £80.00
Lot number: 077-4013

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!

Chivas Brothers created this special cask strength range to be sold exclusively at the visitor centres at their respective distilleries. A unique reward for fans prepared to make the pilgrimage.

Distilled: 10.12.1998

Bottled: 08.05.2017

Age: 18 years old

Cask Type: 2nd Fill Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 7317

59.7% ABV / 50cl

Bottle Number: 187 / 828

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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