Springbank 2004 9 Year Old Gaja Barolo

Springbank 2004 9 Year Old Gaja Barolo
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Springbank 2004 9 Year Old Gaja BaroloSpringbank 2004 9 Year Old Gaja Barolo
Winning bid: £105.00
Lot number: 083-2716

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!

This limited edition expressions has spent 4 years in refill Boubon wood before being transferred into fresh Gaja Barolo wine casks for a further 5 years.

Distilled: February 2004

Bottled: October 2013

Age: 9 Years Old

Cask Type: Refill Bourbon & Fresh Gaja Barolo

54.7% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 11000 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)
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