Bowmore - 35 Year Old 1968 Celtic Heartlands

Lot Id: 182571

Bowmore - 35 Year Old 1968 Celtic Heartlands

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Isle of Islay whisky for auction
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The Celtic Heartlands are all in spectacular presentation cases and are certainly very special releases under the careful selection of Jim McEwan. The most well known man in whisky today, has just recently celebrated 50 years in the industry. He learned his craft at the oldest distillery on Islay, where he spent 38 years at Bowmore. In 2001, his journey with Bruichladdich and Murray McDavid began and the rest is history turning the once mothballed in the red distillery into the thriving vibrant distillery it is today. Whats more? You simply wont meet more humble, nicer guy.

If any perosn is qualified to be choosing a vintage Bowmore, James is your man. distilled in 1968, this expression was matured in American Oak casks for 35 years. 722 bottles were released.

A very low bottle number indeed, this is bottle number 3. 

  • Distillery: Bowmore Whisky for auction
  • Bottler: Celtic Heartlands
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Islay
  • Size: 70cl
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 35 Year Old
  • Number of Bottles: 722
  • Strength (%): 40.6%
  • Bottle No: 3
  • Cask Type: American Oak
  • Distillery Status: Operational
  • Fill Level: Into Neck
  • Lot Type: Full Size
  • Shipping Weight: 2.00 KG

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