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23 July 2019

Bowmore 1967 40 Year Old - Premier Range 5cl / 44.1%
Bowmore 1967 40 Year Old - Premier Range 5cl / 44.1%
Bowmore 1967 40 Year Old - Premier Range 5cl / 44.1%
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Lot 62759

Bowmore 1967 40 Year Old - Premier Range 5cl

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Lot Information

40

Distillery Bottling

5 June 2008

bourbon

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Scotland

Islay

Premier Range

44.1%

1967

Description

A miniature bottle of Bowmore 40 Year Old. This was distilled on 20 October 1967, matured in bourbon casks, and bottled at cask strength on 5 June 2008 as part of the Premier Range series.

Bowmore started distilling in 1779, though there is no evidence of whisky production until John Simpson was granted a licence to distill in 1816. The distillery passed through several hands, and even supplied a cask to Windsor Castle, before it was purchased by perhaps its most famous owner, Stanley P Morrison, in 1963. Bowmore maintains its own floor maltings which supply 40% of its barley, and is known for its medium-peated character. The whisky is left to mature in the No.1 Vaults, which is said to inhabit a unique microclimate, perfect for long periods of maturation.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition.
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.
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

Base of neck

Approx. shipping weight

0.20kg
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