Port Dundas 36 Year Old 1978 Sovereign #11052

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£128.93
ABV: 59.7%
Age: 36 Year Old
Vintage: 1978
Cask Type: Single cask
Cask #: #11052
Bottler: Hunter Laing & Co.
Region: Lowland
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl
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Port Dundas 36 Year Old 1978 Vintage single grain Lowland Scotch whisky. Single cask #11052 bottled November 2014 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Sovereign series. 172 bottles.

Tasting Notes

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A bright, gold coloured whisky with a nose of vanilla, red berries and peaches in syrup..On the palate there is vanilla, burnt caramel and a hint of citrus peel. The finish is long and dry with just a touch of oak.

Distillery

Distillery

Port Dundas Distillery

Port Dundas Single Grain Whisky


Port Dundas Distillery was established by Daniel McFarlane in 1811 in the Port Dundas area of Glasgow. The area developed rapidly into an industrial complex which included three distilleries all named Port Dundas. The first was established in 1811, the second in 1813 and the third operated for just a short period during the late 1830s. In 1845 both operating distilleries were producing grain spirit and in that year both installed Coffey stills. In 1877 they amalgamated and by 1885 Port Dundas Distillery had developed into the largest distillery in the world and was processing corn and barley and rye, and importing grain from America. In 1886 the distillery was operating with two malt kilns and five grain kilns, thirty-five washbacks, three Coffey stills and five pot stills. In 2010 port Dundas Distillery closed and demolition began shortly thereafter.

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