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Chartreuse Green 'El Gruno' Bottled 1965-1966 - Tarragona 37.5cl
A half bottle of green Chartreuse liqueur bearing the embossed coat of arms known as 'El Gruño'. This was bottled in Tarragona, Spain, we estimate in 1965 to 1966.
This type of bottle was produced for a short period. The embossed coat of arms was prone to breakage during transport.
There is no size or ABV stated on the label.
Chartreuse has been produced by Carthusian monks in France since 1737. In the early 20th century, the monastery and distillery were nationalised by the French government. The monks, unwilling to give up their secret recipe, moved production to Tarragona, Spain. They later returned home and today all Chartreuse is produced in France.
This Chartreuse Green 'El Gruno' sold at our online auction for £240
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note damage to the label and to the capsule.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.
Base of neck