Rosebank - 27 Year Old (1976, Signatory Vintage)

LOT #9917
640.00
£640.00 €708.86$861.95
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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Lowland
  • Distillery status: Closed
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 27
  • Bottles Produced: 159
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 56.7%
Lowland

About the distillery

The Rosebank distillery was situated in Camelon on the banks of the Forth and Clyde canal between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Its name originated after the roses which grew along the side of the canal.

Rosebank was once considered one of the premier lowland whiskies but United Distillers mothballed the distillery in 1993.  The reason given for the mothballing was that its effluent treatment would have required a £2m upgrade in order to comply with European standards of the time, this did not make it commercially viable. At the time of its closure, it still retained many historical features in the production of the whisky.

Other Information

Distilled at the now closed Rosebank distillery on the 10th November 1976, before bottling on 7th October 2004 after maturation in a hogshead cask (No. 2702) for 27 years. 

Bottle number 154 of 159.

 

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