Tobermory 1972 Moon Import 33 Year Old Private Stock

Lot: 148861
Tobermory 1972 Moon Import 33 Year Old Private Stock
Tobermory 1972 Moon Import 33 Year Old Private Stock
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Winning Bid: £1,150.00

Tobermory 1972 Moon Import 33 Year Old Private Stock

Distillery:
Tobermory
Age:
33 Year Old
Vintage:
1972
Region:
Island
Bottler:
Moon Import
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
49%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Tobermory 1972 Moon Import 33 Year Old Private Stock

Moon Import was founded by Pepi Mongiardino in 1980. Heeding the advice of the late, great, Silvano Samaroli, he opted to be "free from the big companies," and became the official distributor for Islay's Bruichladdich, and later Tamnavulin and Tullibardine, preferring however to procure casks from private owners. Mongiardino bottled his first whisky in 1982, titled the Half Moon series. Always beautifully labelled, Pepi is acclaimed for designing the packaging for Moon Import bottles himself, often using images found in old books. These iconic designs, coupled with the quality of the liquid saw Moon Import steadily grow in popularity, and with the help of Intertrade founder, Nadi Fiori, they exported their first bottles to Japan in 2001. Moon Import now occupies an important place in the pantheon of historic whisky greats, and we are delighted to bring this unrivalled collection to market in this exclusive auction.

There are few vintages from Tobermory which are quite as remarkable as 1972, if you haven't experienced one of the best the distillery has produced - grab one now!

Distilled in 1972 and bottled at a cask strength of 49%, 33 years later. This was drawn from Mongiardino's private stock.

Bottle number 171 of 960, from cask #9.

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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.

May Auction starts this Friday, 24th May 2019.

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