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Arran 2007 James MacTaggart

Arran 2007 James MacTaggart
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Winning bid: £50.00
Lot number: 096-04718

Situated in the Firth of Clyde, the island of Arran was once a hotbed of illicit distillation and smuggling. Eventually though the dreaded Excise men got the best of Arran's renegade stillmen, and the island was without a working distillery from 1837. That all changed in 1995 when the Arran distillery at Lochranza started production.

Although it is a relative youngster, Arran's investment in quality casks has paid dividends, and its popularity continues to soar like the Golden Eagles that nest nearby. This quick success, combined with high visitor numbers at the Lochranza distillery, have enabled the company to construct another distillery at Lagg, on the south of the island, that will focus on creating peated whisky.

Bottled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of James McTaggart, the company's Master Distiller.

Distilled: 2007

Age: 10 Years Old

Cask Type: 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel

54.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of 12,000 bottles released

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Featured in: The 96th Auction (March 29 – April 7, 2019)