Clynelish - 30 Year Old (1990) Casks Of Distinction #3656 - Bottle #2

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£800.00 €883.12$1,040.72
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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Highlands
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 30
  • Bottles Produced: 54
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 47.4%

About the distillery

Clynelish Distillery is a distillery near Brora, Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland.

The original distillery was built in 1819 , adjacent to the new Clynelish. The original Clynelish closed in the year 1967 as the new Clynelish distillery had been built. The old distillery was renamed Brora Distillery and production of a peated spirit continued until 1983.

Pronunciation : "kline-leesh"

Other Information

This is a bottle from Cask of Distinction #3656; a 1990 vintage Clynelish from a single cask, distilled on 8th May 1990 and matured in a refill American oak cask for 30 years before being bottled on 12th May 2020. 

With a yield of only 54 bottles, these bottles are thought to be one of the rarest Clynelish in existence!

This is a unique opportunity to own bottle number 2 of 54.

Diageo's "Casks of Distinction" is a programme designed to offer the private sale of individual casks of rare and uniquely exceptional Single Malt Scotch Whisky, hand selected by Diageo’s team of four Master Blenders. Each Cask of Distinction is chosen on the basis of its age, rarity and/or special character. Diageo then assist their clients to bottle these casks at request, using the specially deigned bottles and labels which set these bottles apart.

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