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Balblair 1990 Bottled 2014 - 2nd Release 70cl / 46%
Donated by Gordon Stevenson of Inver House.
The second release of Balblair 1990 Highland single malt Scotch whisky. This was distilled in 1990 and bottled in 2014 after 21 years' maturation in 2nd fill American bourbon barrels and three years in 1st fill oloroso sherry butts.
The bottle and the box are signed by John MacDonald, Distillery Manager.
Balblair distillery was built in 1790 by the Ross family, who would run the distillery for the next 100 years. In 1872, production was shifted to a new site to take advantage of the newly built railway between Wick and Inverness. The distillery closed in 1911, and was commandeered by the military during World War II, after which it resumed production. In the 1990s, Balblair was acquired by Inver House, and from 2007 released only vintage malts, the first of which were 1979, 1989 and 1997.
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.
Base of neck