Glen Elgin - 32 Year Old (1971)

LOT #1587
300.00
£300.00 €332.28$404.04
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Sold 23/10/2016

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Speyside
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 32
  • Bottles Produced: 1500
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 42.3%
Speyside

About the distillery

Glen Elgin Distillery nestles quietly in the heart of Speyside. Situated approximately 3 miles south of Elgin on the road to Rothes, it was the last distillery to be built during the boom years of the 1890s. The architect, Charles Doig, stated it would be the last one built in Speyside for 50 years. His prediction was remarkably accurate with Tormore being the next distillery built, in 1958.

Until the 1950s the distillery was entirely operated and lit by paraffin. All machinery was driven by a paraffin engine and a water turbine. It was a full-time job to keep the paraffin lights burning. Today, the distillery still proudly depicts the White Horse emblem and is part of UDV's "Elgin Group", along with Linkwood, Glenlossie and Mannochmore. The whisky is still a key component of White Horse blended whisky, which is exported to over 200 countries worldwide.

Other Information

A limited edition whisky from Glen Elgin.  Distilled in 1971 and bottled at 32 years old, this is one of only 1500 bottles.

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