Strathisla - 40 Year Old Gordon & Macphail

LOT #2306
410.00
£410.00 €477.94 $568.67
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Sold 04/12/2016

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Speyside
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 40
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 43%
Speyside

About the distillery

Strathisla distillery is the oldest continuously operating distillery in Scotland. It was founded as the Milltown Distillery by George Taylor and Alexander Milne in 1786 as an alternative to the waning of flax dressing industry. He leased the land from the Earl of Seafield.

By 1830, the distillery was owned by William Longmore, later William Longmore Ltd. In 1879, the distillery suffered terribly from a fire, but was rebuilt with a bottling plant. Bought in 1940 by Jay Pomeroy, a fraudulent financier, it was later acquired in 1950 by James Barclay of Chivas Bros.

Pronounced: "strath-eye-la"

Other Information

Produced at Strathisla the oldest Speyside distillery and matured and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail.

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Insurance against breakage or loss during transit is available at checkout at a cost of 3% of the hammer price.

 

Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against leakage in transit.

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04/12/16 17:25 £410.00 €477.94 $568.67
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