Caperdonich - 36 Year Old 1972 (Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare)

LOT #418
250.00
£250.00 €291.63$346.03
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Sold 31/07/2016

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Speyside
  • Distillery status: Demolished
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 36
  • Bottles Produced: 158
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 47.8%
Speyside

About the distillery

The Caperdonich distillery was a producer of single malt Scotch whisky that operated between 1898 and 1902 and then again between 1965 and 2002. Caperdonich whisky was a component of some blends of Chivas Regal.

The distillery was sold to Seagram in 1977 and sold again to Pernod Ricard in 2001. One year after purchasing Caperdonich, Pernod Ricard closed the distillery. In autumn 2010 the distillery was demolished.

Pronunciation : "kappa-doe-nick"

Other Information

The Speyside Caperdonich distillery closed in 2002, just 1 year after it was bought by Pernod Ricard.  In autumn 2010 the distillery was demolished.

This expression was distilled in November 1972 and bottled in July 2009 by independent bottler Duncan Taylor as part of their 'Rarest of the Rare' series.  

Only 158 bottles were available of this 36 year old single malt from cask #7449 of the now extinct Caperdonich distillery.

Bottle number 146 of 158.

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