Littlemill 1984 Moon Import 75cl / Le Fanciulle dell'800

Lot: 148879
Littlemill 1984 Moon Import 75cl / Le Fanciulle dell'800
Littlemill 1984 Moon Import 75cl / Le Fanciulle dell'800
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Winning Bid: £1,300.00

Littlemill 1984 Moon Import 75cl / Le Fanciulle dell'800

Distillery:
Littlemill
Age:
n/a
Vintage:
1984
Region:
Lowland
Bottler:
Moon Import
Cask Type:
n/a
Bottle Strength:
55.1%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Closed

Littlemill 1984 Moon Import 75cl / Le Fanciulle dell'800

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.

A very elegantly bottled Littlemill, distilled in 1984 at the now closed distillery and bottled in 2008.

Part of the Le Fanciulle dell'800 series, meaning "The Girls of the 1800's," each of which has a different female portrait on the label.

Released for the Japanese market.

Bottle number 185.

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Condition
  • Slight abrasions on label
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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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