Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy 3 x 70cl

Winning Bid: £40,000.00
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy 3 x 70cl
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy
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Lot 130899
Distillery:
Bowmore
Age:
29, 30 & 31 Year Old
Vintage:
1964
Region:
Islay
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
Oloroso sherry casks
Bottle Strength:
See Lot Description
Bottle Size:
3 x 70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Trilogy 3 x 70cl

An icon of the whisky world, it's hard to fathom where whisky collecting would be today without the Black Bowmore.  

This lot comprises all three releases, all distilled in 1964 and matured within single Oloroso sherry casks. Sherry casks were used far more regularly in the 1960's than they are now, and this bottle is testament to the quality of such barrels.

The Black Bowmore are not just whiskies, but true artefacts from the history of the spirit, representing a turning point for single malts. Appearing at a zenith in the popularity of sherry-casked whisky, which was for the first time creating a fashionable buzz around single malt whiskies, seeing it replace cognac as the after dinner drink of choice at banqueting tables, with customers now willing to pay the heady sum of £120 for a bottle. We may look back and scoff at this now but this was a princely fee back in the early 90's when the Black Bowmore was first stocked by Oddbins in the UK.

  • Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 1st Edition 29 Year Old
    Bottled in 1993 at 50%, this is bottle number 541 of 2000 produced. 
  • Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 2nd Edition 30 Year Old
    Bottled in 1994 at 50%, this is bottle number 384 of 2000 produced. 
  • Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore Final Edition 31 Year Old
    Bottled in 1995 at 49%, this is bottle number 440 of 1812 produced. 

This lot has a 3 bottle shipping fee.

Currency Estimate

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Condition
  • 1st Edition - wax stamp detached, but included in lot. Large white stripe on back of box. Fill level mid-shoulder. 
  • 2nd Edition - fill level low shoulder. 
  • Final Edition - small tear to front label, peeling to edges. Fill level low shoulder. 
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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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