27th Mar, 2024 10:00

Whisky | From Highland To Lowland

 
Lot 59
 

BOWMORE LEGEND AND BOWMORE 12 YEAR OLD
ISLAY SINGLE MALT

Both 40% ABV / 70cl

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Sat on the picturesque shore of Loch Indaal, Bowmore is a distillery steeped in mythology and legend, ranging from tales of Sea Dragons and Devils in churches to, er, seagulls. Making use of Islay’s abundant peat, Bowmore whisky can be smoky and briny, but it distinguishes itself from its contemporaries with notes of tropical fruit and Parma Violets.
Most famous among whisky auction regulars are its outstanding “Black” releases. These 1964 vintage sherry bombs were available for a snip when they made their debut in the early 1990s, but are now capable of commanding five figure sums at auction.

 

A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.

 

Sold for £65
Estimated at £80 - £140


 
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