Coleburn 1979 - 21 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 59.4%

Coleburn 1979 - 21 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
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The Coleburn 1979 21 Year Old is part of Diageo's Rare Malts Selection, a series that offered cask-strength whiskies from operational and closed distilleries. Distilled in 1979 and bottled in October 2000, this release is presented at a natural cask strength of 59.4%. The Rare Malts Selection was active from 1995 to 2005, with the goal of showcasing lesser-known whiskies in Diageo's portfolio.


Age: 21 Years Old Size: 700 ml Strength: 59.4 % Vol. Bottling series: Rare Malts Selection Distillery: Coleburn Bottler: Distillery Bottling
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Recent Market Insights for Coleburn 1979 - 21 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
Latest Average Price

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14 April 2024 Rare Malts Coleburn 1979 21 Year Old LIVE Scotch Whisky Auctions UK 270.0 £
27 April 2024 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 214.4 £
27 April 2024 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 129.0 £
27 April 2024 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 142.6 £
Past: Recent Results

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Date Bottle Winning Bid
January 2023 Coleburn 1979 Rare Malts 21 Year Old / 59.40% PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK 450.0 £
January 2023 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 419.1 £
January 2023 Coleburn - 21 Year Old (1979) - Rare Malts 59.4% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK 500.0 £
December 2022 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 452.4 £
December 2022 Coleburn 1979 Rare Malts 21 Year Old / 59.40% PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK Reserve Not Met -
November 2022 Coleburn - 21 Year Old (1979) - Rare Malts 59.4% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK Reserve Not Met -
November 2022 Coleburn - 21 Year Old (Rare Malts 1979) PAST Whisky Hammer UK Reserve Not Met -
November 2022 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 444.8 £
November 2022 Coleburn, 21 y.o., 1979, Rare Malts Selection - 70cl / 59.4% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 444.8 £
November 2022 Coleburn - 21 Year Old (1979) - Rare Malts 59.4% PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK 460.0 £
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Clynelish 1972 - 24 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
Clynelish 1972 - 24 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 61.3%
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Glendullan 1978 - 26 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
Glendullan 1978 - 26 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection - 700 ml / 56.6%
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Mortlach 1972 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection
Mortlach 1972 - 23 Year Old - Rare Malts Selection - 750 ml / 59.4%
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Updated: 2024-04-12