1 bottle clynelish 17 year old. manager's dram. bottled 1998. no box. 70cl. 61.8%. level in neck. good condition. this bottle is part of a remarkable set of manager’s drams in this month’s auction, with a nearly complete run of bottlings from 1988-2014 (missing benrinnes 1988, oban 1990 & linkwood 1999) which was collected by the vendor in the course of a long career at united distillers/diageo. the casks for the manager’s dram bottlings were selected from legendary tasting sessions where the managers of each of ud/diageo’s distilleries would all bring a sample of their favourite cask from their distillery to decide which was the best. these bottles have long been highly collectable, particularly as they are only ever available to diageo employees and have never been put on general sale.Read More
1 bottle Clynelish 17 Year Old. Manager's Dram. Bottled 1998. No box. 70cl. 61.8%. Level in neck. Good condition.
This bottle is part of a remarkable set of Manager’s Drams in this month’s auction, with a nearly complete run of bottlings from 1988-2014 (missing Benrinnes 1988, Oban 1990 & Linkwood 1999) which was collected by the vendor in the course of a long career at United Distillers/Diageo.
The casks for the Manager’s Dram bottlings were selected from legendary tasting sessions where the managers of each of UD/Diageo’s distilleries would all bring a sample of their favourite cask from their distillery to decide which was the best.
These bottles have long been highly collectable, particularly as they are only ever available to Diageo employees and have never been put on general sale.
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