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Longrow 2000 7 Year Old Bottled 2008 70cl / 55.8%
A bottle of Longrow 7 Year Old, a heavily peated malt distilled at Springbank distillery. This was distilled in October 2000, first matured for five and half years in refill bourbon barrels, and for one and half years in fresh Gaja Barolo barrels before bottling in January 2008.
Springbank is a family-owned Campbeltown distillery, founded in 1828. The distillery has been owned by the Mitchell family since 1837, when John and William Mitchell purchased it from their brother-in-law and distillery founder William Reid. Springbank survived the crash of the 1920s while many of its Campbeltown neighbours closed down. Following a period of closure between 1979 and 1987, a decision was made to no longer supply blenders and focus solely on single malt bottlings. With the maltings reopened in 1992, the complete process of whisky production is carried out on site, from malting the barley to bottling the whisky. Three distinct whiskies are produced at Springbank distillery: in addition to the eponymous single malt there is the triple-distilled, unpeated Hazelburn, and the heavily peated Longrow. Today, it is one of only three distilleries remaining in Campbeltown.
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