Glen Elgin 1969 Private Collection Gordon & MacPhail

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ABV: 40.4%
Age: 40 Years Old
Vintage: 1969
Cask Type: N/A
Cask #: N/A
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Speyside
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl
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One of three new 2010 releases for the Private Collection by Gordon & MacPhail.

Distilled on 7 November 1969 and matured in cask #7354, a First Fill Sherry Hogshead, this single malt was bottled at 40.4% in June 2010. Only 50 bottles released.

Tasting Notes


Glen Elgin 1969 is a powerful whiskey, deep brown in colour. It is sweet, with a velvet-like texture and yields a resinous, sherried character with spices, tobacco leaf, boiled sweets and a delicate smokiness. 



Glen Elgin Distillery

Glen Elgin Single Malt Whiskey

Glen Elgin Distillery was designed by Charles C. Doig and established beside the Morayshire Railway in Fogwatt in 1898 by William Simpson and James Carle. This is a Speyside malt whiskey distillery equipped with six small stills and six round wooden worm tubs. It is one of the few distilleries in Scotland which continues to cool its spirits in traditional worm tubs. Glen Elgin contributes a large proportion of its whiskey to White Horse blends consequently the only distillery release single malt whiskey is the Glen Elgin 12 Year Old. Independent bottlings are available from the Coopers Choice, Cadenhead and Signatory Vintage ranges.


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