Glen Mhor - 1978 Vintage (Gordon & MacPhail)

LOT #703
£180.00 €207.59$250.36
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Sold 29/05/2016

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Highlands
  • Distillery status: Demolished
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 62.2%

About the distillery

Glen Mhor distillery was founded in 1892 by John Birnie (formerly Managing Director of Glen Albyn (1910 to 1916 mayor of Inverness) and John Mackinlay under the name of Glen Mhor ("glen vohr", Scottish Gaelic gleann mhor), named after the tectonic rejection of the Great Glen in which it lay.  The distillery began producing whisky on 8 December 1894.

On March 8, 1983, the last whisky was distilled and the buildings were demolished in October 1986.  Today there is a supermarket on the site.

Other Information

A 1978 Vintage Glen Mhor Bottled at matured natural cask strength direct from the cask, bottled by Gordon & MacPhail in October 1993.  This was distilled just five years before the distillery closed for good in 1983, being demolished on 1986.

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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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29/05/16 19:12 £180.00 €207.59$250.36