Hazelburn 2002 8 Year Old Sauternes Wood

Hazelburn 2002 8 Year Old Sauternes Wood
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Winning bid: £145.00
Lot number: 081-3786

For a period, Campbeltown was the undisputed Whisky Capital of World, boasting over 30 distilleries operating simultaneously at its peak. Locally available peat, barley and coal, coupled with a quick steamship service to Glasgow meant this thriving industry lasted into the early 20th Century. Alas; ultimately (and perhaps inevitably) it proved unsustainable, and by 1935 the bubble had well and truly burst, with only Springbank and Glen Scotia distilleries remaining.

With the first distillation taking place in 1997, Springbank's triple distilled, un-peated Hazelburn expression was launched in 2005. Named after the original Hazelburn distillery, which was once the largest producing distillery in Campbeltown, and where the Grandfather of Japanese whisky, Masataka Taketsuru learned his trade; this light and fruity dram has proved a hit since its introduction.

This example has spent 5 years in refill Bourbon wood, before being transfered to Sauternes wine casks for a 3 year finishing period.

Distilled: June 2002

Bottled: February 2011

Age: 8 years old

Cask Type: Bourbon & Sauternes

55.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 9180 bottles released

Please note slight label 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 81st Auction (December 29, 2017 – January 7, 2018)
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