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Issue 39 - Collector'scorner

Whisky Magazine Issue 39
May 2004

 

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Collector'scorner

JohnRoseprovidesanotherselectionofcollectiblebottles

Aberfeldy19yearoldTheManager'sDram

Distillation:DistilledatAberfeldyDistillery,Aberfeldy,Perthshire.

Bottling:Aberfeldy19yearold,singlemaltfromasherrycask,bottled1991bytheproprietor.Nocontentsstatement.

Strength:61.3%Naturalcaskstrength.Presentation:Bottleproducedwithoutapresentationcarton.

Comments:ThisAberfeldyManager'sDramwasspeciallyselectedfortheMaltDistilleryManagerswithinUnitedDistillersin1991.Thelabelissignedbythedistillerymanager.

PriceGuide:£110-£140

BlackBowmoreFinalEdition

Distillation:DistilledatBowmoreDistillery,IsleofIslay,Argyllin1964byStanleyP.MorrisonLtd.

Bottling:Limitededition70cl.Bowmoresinglemaltmaturedinsherrywood,bottledbytheprop.in1995.

Strength:49%vol.

Presentation:Numberedbottlecontainedwithinit'soriginalwoodenpresentationboxwiththeyearofbottlingembossedonthefront.Bottleno.printedonrearlabel.

Comment:BlackBowmorewasproducedinalimitededitionof2,000bottlesin1993at50%vol.,followedin1994byanother2,000bottlesalsoat50%vol.Thefinaleditionin1995produced1812bottlesat49%vol.(duetotheangel'sshare).

PriceGuide:£900-£1000

Bowmore1968

Distillation:DistilledatBowmoreDistillery,Bowmore,IsleofIslay,Argyll,in1968byMorrisonBowmoreLtd.

Bottling:Limitededitionof1,860700ml.bottlesof32yearoldBowmoresinglemalt,bottledbytheprop.

Strength:45.5%

Presentation:Bottlecontainedwithinitsoriginalsilklinedpresentationcase.Comment:TheseverylimitededitionbottlesweregiventoguestsatacelebrationluncheonheldatBowmoredistilleryonthe26thFebruary1996,tocommemoratethedist...

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