Glenturret - 27 Year Old 1978 Murray McDavid

Lot Id: 182570

Glenturret - 27 Year Old 1978 Murray McDavid

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Founded by 3 gentleman in 1996, Mark Reynier, Simon Coughlin, and Gordon Wright. Murray McDavid would be most famous for the purchasing of Bruichladdich on the 19 December 2000 which lay dormant at the time. Murray McDavid was bought over by Aces in 2013 but that wasn’t the end for the company, their legacy continued by bottling exceptional single malts without chill-filtering or adding colour. They really ACEd this market, a term coined referring to “Additional Cask Enhancement” which involved additional finishing of casks. The large majority of the whisky community attribute the success of both Bruichladdich and Murray McDavid to a gentleman, James McEwan who has more than 50 years of experience in the whisky industry. He lead from the front and was distillery and production manager.

This release comes part of the mission selection number 5 series. The Glenturret distillery in the Highlands has distilled this malt in 1978 and bottled 27 years later from Bourbon casks. Only 384 bottles were produced.

This is bottle number 9. 

  • Distillery: Glenturret Whisky for auction
  • Bottler: Murray McDavid
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Highlands
  • Size: 70cl
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 27 Year Old
  • Number of Bottles: 384
  • Strength (%): 46%
  • Bottle No: 9
  • Cask Type: Bourbon
  • Distillery Status: Operational
  • Fill Level: Into Neck
  • Lot Type: Full Size
  • Shipping Weight: 2.00 KG

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