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Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Final Edition Bottled 1995 70cl / 49%
The final edition of Black Bowmore 1964 Finest Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, bottled in 1995.
The Bowmore distillery underwent an extensive upgrade in late 1963 to 1964 under new owners Stanley P Morrison. This included converting the stills from direct coal firing to indirect steam firing, and this bottling comes from the first distillation following the conversion. The spirit was filled into oloroso sherry casks and matured for 31 years below sea level in the distillery vaults, before bottling at 49% ABV in 1995. Each bottle is numbered and signed by James McColl, Bowmore Distillery Manager from 1960 to 1968.
This is bottle number 545 of 1821.
Please note, this shows signs of leaking in the past, but appears to be secure. We recommend this lot for collection only, and cannot guarantee it will not leak further if shipped.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear. Please note the low fill level. This shows signs of leaking in the past, but appears to be secure. We recommend this lot for collection only, and cannot guarantee it will not leak further if shipped.
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.