Knockando 1979

Knockando 1979
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Winning bid: £95.00
Lot number: 081-4674

Founded by John Thomson in 1896, Knockando distillery owns the sole rights to tap the Cardnach spring before it reaches the Spey. In 1904, the distillery was purchased by London gin giants, W&A Gilbey, who utilised Knockando’s pale, golden coloured malt in their signature blend, J&B.

Loosely translated from the Gaelic for ‘little black hill’, Knockando’s distillery, which is simply named after the Moray town it is located in, is now best known for producing Diaego’s fifth best selling malt in France and Spain. These light, Speyside whiskies quirkily declare both the vintage and the age on their bottling.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 1994

40% ABV / 70cl

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Featured in: The 81st Auction (December 29, 2017 – January 7, 2018)
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