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Lot 60070

Ardbeg 10 Year Old Bottled 1990s 70cl / 40%

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Lot Information

10

Official Distillery Bottling

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Scotland

Islay

40%

Ardbeg Auction

Islay Whisky Auction

Description

A bottle of Ardbeg 10 Year Old Finest Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. We estimate was bottled in the early to mid 1990s.

Ardbeg distillery began producing whisky commercially in 1815 and quickly became a valued fixture in the Islay community, with housing, a school and even a bowling green on the site. The distillery went through tough times in the early 20th century, and was acquired by DCL and Hiram Walker in 1959. An increased demand for peated whisky in the 1960s and '70s saw Ardbeg source malt from nearby Port Ellen and the late 1970s marked the end of an era of self-sufficiency for the distillery. Mothballed in the 1980s and purchased by Glenmorangie in 1997, today it is part of LVMH. Despite its turbulent history, the distillery maintains a cult following, with over 120000 members of the Ardbeg Committee worldwide.

This Ardbeg 10 Year Old sold at our online auction for £430

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label. This contains a small amount of sediment.

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.

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.

Fill Level

Into neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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