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Springbank 1993 21 Year Old Luvians

Springbank 1993 21 Year Old Luvians
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Winning bid: £320.00
Lot number: 083-0380

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.

The family owned Springbank is unique in that it remains the only distillery in Scotland where 100% of the production process is carried out on site, and while it produces three distinct styles (in Springbank, Longrow, and Hazelburn), its eponymous Springbank expression still accounts for the lion's share of production. A medium peated, two and a half times distilled spirit, Springbank is complex, robust and never boring!

Bottled by Luvians of Cupar and St. Andrews for the 2015 Open played at St Andrews's iconic Old Course.

Distilled: 10.12.1993

Bottled: 08.06.2015

Age: 21 Years Old

Cask Type: First Fill Sherry Hogshead

57.3% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 184 bottles released

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 83rd Auction (February 23 – March 4, 2018)