Caol Ila Distillery

Whisky 1974 Caol Ila Signatory

Single Islay Malt Scotch Whisky, Bottled November 1991, Cask No. 5-9, Bottle No. 143 of 3000, Luxury Presentation Box

Provenance: Private purchase

$ 1,649.00
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Size 75 cl
Vintage 1974
Alcohol 61.0 %
Age 17 year old
Bottled 1991
Classification Single Malt
Fill level High shoulder
Packaging Original Luxury Presentation Box
Region Islay

Whisky

By the time Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World, religious orders in Scotland and Ireland had established a blooming whisky industry. In Scotland in 1494 Friar John Cor received a shipment of malt, “wherewith to make aqua vitae.” While the monks used distillation to produce beverages for religious rites, Cor’s delivery was large enough to produce some 1,500 bottles, indicating that whisky distillation had already transcended the spiritual world and entered the secular.

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