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Linkwood 1991-2013 - 22 Year Old - Duncan Taylor - Dimensions - Single Cask 11152

LOT ID: 0124-649

End Date : Feb 14 2024 08:10 PM

Total Bids: 25   

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Linkwood 1991 - 2013. 22 Year Old. Bottled by Duncan Taylor for their Dimensions series. Cask number 11152. One of 253 bottles. 700ml. 52.4%. In presentation box.


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Distillery:  Linkwood

Distillery Status:  Working

Bottler: Duncan Taylor

Region: Speyside

Distilled Year: 1991

Bottling Year: 2013

Age: 22

Bottles Produced: 253

Limited Edition: yes

Cask Number: 11152

Category: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Bottle Size: 70cl / 700ml

ABV: 52.4%

Linkwood is a large Speyside distillery making top class single malt whisky for owner Diageo’s portfolio of blends. Such is Linkwood’s importance to the blending industry that very little of its production is officially released, with only the mediocre Flora & Fauna edition and one horribly overpriced Special Release appearing in the last decade or so.

Much more rewarding are the terrific Rare Malts editions of Linkwood bottled from 1995-2005, all from 1970s vintages that showcase the distillery’s fantastically pure spirit style to great effect. There have also been numerous outstanding long-aged Linkwoods by Gordon & MacPhail, who were licensed bottlers of Linkwood for many years and have bottled the oldest Linkwoods yet released, the Private Collection editions from 1953 and 1956, both of which were over 60 years old.

Duncan Taylor was founded in 1938, originally as a cask broker. The Glasgow-based company was acquired in the 1960s by the American blender and entrepreneur Abe Rosenberg, who amassed a large stock of maturing casks. Following Rosenberg’s death in 1994 the Duncan Taylor business lay dormant until the early 2000s, when the trustees offered some casks to businessmen Euan Shand and Alan Gordon. 

Shand and Gordon were so impressed with Duncan Taylor’s stock that they bought the company in 2002 and began bottling some of Rosenberg’s best casks. A string of extraordinary bottlings of Longmorn, Macallan, Bowmore and Springbank were released under the now defunct Peerless range and today Duncan Taylor, with Shand in full control since 2006, is established as one of Scotland’s most interesting independent bottlers.


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Last Bids £75.00 14th February 2024 19:56