Glen Elgin - 16 Year Old (Manager's Dram)

LOT #957
330.00
£330.00 €384.68 $457.71
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Sold 31/07/2016

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Speyside
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 16
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 60%
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

This 16 year old whisky from the Glen Elgin distillery is part of the Manager’s Dram series of whiskies which were available exclusively to employees of what is now known as Diageo. These whiskies were specially selected by distillery managers within Diageo and bottled at natural cask strength.

Bottled in 1993

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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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31/07/16 18:55 £330.00 €384.68 $457.71
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