Springbank 1919

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2015-06-26 10:49:40

Springbank 1919 is a vintage single malt scotch whisky made by Springbank Distillery. The whisky

Springbank 1919 was distilled in the year 1919 and bottled in the year 1969. Only 24 of these bottles of whisky are known to have been produced. Only three of these bottles are known to exist today.

Springbank 1919 was, at one point, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most expensive whisky in the world, with a retail price of £14,000.

Springbank

Main article: Springbank Distillery

Springbank Distillery is the oldest family owned independent distillery in Scotland.

It was founded in 1828 on the site of Archibald Mitchell’s illicit still, Spingbank distillery is now run by Mitchell’s great great grandson, Hedley G. Wright.

Springbank is the only distillery in Scotland that carries out its own full production process on site in Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

Springbank distillery produced three different single malt whiskies using different production techniques.

Notable sales

In August, 2009, McTear’s Auctioneers sold a miniature bottle of Springbank 1919 for £1,800. This is the world record price for a miniature bottle of whisky.

A bottle of Spingbank 1919 was sold by Christie’s in London for £2,035 on May 20 1999.

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