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TULLIBARDINE  10 years old 40%            
Tullibardine Distillery Ltd.,
Blackford, Perthshire

TULLIBARDINE   13 years old 59,8%                 
South Highland
AUTHENTIC COLLECTION
Cask Strenght
Wood Type: Bourbon Hoghshead
No. of Bottles: 276  
Wm. Cadenhead Ltd.
Campbeltown, Argyll

TULLIBARDINE   11 years old 40%                   
THE MAJESTIC MALT
VINTAGE 1993
Best Procurable
Fine, rare, smooth & mellow
Non Chill-Filtered
Tullibardine Distillery Ltd.,
Blackford, Perthshire

TULLIBARDINE   16 years old 46%                  
THE QUINCENTENNIAL MALT
VINTAGE 1988
VINTAGE EDITION
Best Procurable
Fine, rare, smooth & mellow
Tullibardine Distillery Ltd.,
Blackford, Perthshire

TULLIBARDINE    Aged in oak 18 years 58,4 %   INFO      
SINGLE  CASK SCOTCH
MALT  WHISKY
Date distilled Nov 89
Cask type Refill Butt
Society Cask no. 28.17
Date Bottled Apr. 08
Outturn 621 Bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'May contain nuts'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TUlLIBARDINE   1 9 6 4   42,1 %                                                                                                                                                                                   47 years old                                                                                                                                                                                 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky                                                                                                                                                   Cask Type: H / HEA D                                                                                                                                                                                    Cask Number: 3354                                                                                                                                                                         Date Bottled: May 11                                                                                                                                                                                           224 Numbered Bottles                                                                                                                                                          Tullibardine Distillery,  Blackford, Perthshire.

Tullibardine Distillery sits in the site of Scotland's first ever brewery, a purveyor of fine
ales enjoying the royal patronage of King James IV.

Nestling at the foot of the Ochil Hills in Perthshire, the Distillery draws its water from the
same pure crystal spring that gave King James so much pleasure all those years ago.


TULLIBARDINE INFO
2 2 8  BURGUNDY  FINISH                      
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
"A drop of pure Highland Gold"
Distilled and Bottled in Scotland
Tullibardine Distillery Co,
Blackford, Pertshire.



Highland Malt
The Southern Highlands
TULLIBARDINE (1949-1995) (2004)

Blackford, Perthshire. Licentiehouder: Tullibardine Distillery Co, Ltd. Eigendom van The Invergordon Distillers Limited.
Blackford ligt dichtbij Gleneagles op de noordelijke uitlopers van de Ochil Hills en in deze omgeving stonden vroeger veel brouwerijen vanwege de uitstekende kwaliteit van het water van de Danny Burn.
In 1798 stond hier ook al een distilleerderij met de naam Tullibardine maar de juiste plaats is niet precies bekend.
De huidige distilleerderij werd in 1949 gebouwd in opdracht van Wm. S. Scott Ltd, architect was W. Delmé Evans ook de ontwerper van Isle of Jura (1963) en Glenallachie (1967).
Wat later werd Tullibardine overgenomen door Brodie Hepburn Ltd en in 1972 werd Tulli-bardine het eigendom van The Invergordon Distillers Group.
In 1974 werd er ingrijpend verbouwd waarbij de kapaciteit werd verdubbeld van twee naar vier ketels.
Bij Invergordon was er in 1988 een management buy-out en in Oktober 1991 was er een mislukt bod van Whyte & Mackay Distillers van E 350.000.000 op Invergordon Distillers Ltd.
Op 15 Oktober 1993 sluit American Brands, eigenaar van Whyte & Mackay zijn jarenlange jacht op de onafhankelijke whiskystoker Invergordon af met het bekend maken dat zij hun belang in Invergordon hebben vergroot van 41,2 % tot 54,7 % en er werd een bod uitge-bracht op de resterende aandelen.
De geboden prijs waardeert Invergordon op E 382,4 miljoen is ƒ 1,05 miljard.
De omzet van Invergordon was in 1992 E 85.000.000 die van Why te & Mackay E 150.000.000 in datzelfde jaar.
Op 3 Maart 1995 wordt Tullibardine (tijdelijk ?) gesloten.
Het gebruikte water komt van de Ochill Hills.
Er staat één mash tun met een inhoud van  ton en de acht wash backs hebben elk een .capaciteit van 38000 liter.
De twee met stoom gestookte wash stills van 21.500 liter, en de twee spirit stills van 16.200 liter kunnen ruim 2 miljoen liter spirit per jaar produceren.
Tullibardine gaat voornamelijk in de blends Scots Grey en Glenfoyle.
October 2001
Kyndall International neemt het Schotse deel van J B B Greater Europe over van Fortune Brands, eigenaar van wat eerder Whyte & Mackay en Invergordon was.
Het betreft vijf malt distilleerderijen: Dalmore, (Old) Fettercairn, Isle of Jura, Tam-navulin en Tullibardine en de Grain distilleerderij Invergordon.
Manager van Kyndall International wordt Brian Magson.
Vijftien maanden later verlaat Brian Magson Kyndall International,
Dit als gevolg van een meningsverschil met de Duitse West L B bank, de financier van Kyndall International.

De omzet in het eerste jaar na de aankoop was E 157.2 miljoen, de winst E 20.6 miljoen. Er werden 9,3 miljoen dozen whisky verkocht.
Kyndall International heeft 750 medewerkers.
Juli 2003
Michael Beamish, eerder directeur verkoop bij Drambuie, neemt Tullibardine over, samen met Alan Williamson, Doug Ross enAlastair Russel.
Bedoeling is Tullibardine het middelpunt te maken van een detailhandels centrum, de distil-leerderij ligt dichtbij de A 9, waar dagelijks 20.000 auto's passeren.
Douglas Ross: 'The combination of attractions would add considerably to the apppeal of the region. The way we have secured the future of the distillery is by differentiating and being innovative. This is not a traditional distillery purchase but the development and creation of an unique visitor attraction.
We believe that this venture to be the first of its kind in Scotland whereby the future of a whisky distillery and brand will be secured and supported by revenues generated from the sale of the surrounding land and the subsequent development of a major retail complex.'
De eerste huurder die zich aanmeldt is de Baxters Food Group.
Juni 2004
De eerste nieuwe expressie van Tullibardine wordt uitgebracht: De Vintage 1993.
Kyndal International Ltd.
In 2001 verstrekt Principal - Finance, onder leiding van Robin Saunders, en het eigendom van de Duitse West L B bank, een lening van E 188 miljoen, is 6 263 miljoen aan Kyndal International Ltd.
Tegelijkertijd wordt voor 40 % deelgenomen in Kyndal International, Robin Saunders en haar collega's nemen zelf voor een 4e deel in het aandeel van de West L B bank aandeel, in de vorm van aandelen voorkeursrechten.
De Amerikaanse bezitter van de groep was J B B Greater Europe, vroeger Jim Beam.
De naam van de onderneming wordt Whyte & Mackay, de oude naam van de onderneming van vóór de overname ooit door Jim Beam.
Het krediet heeft een looptijd tot 2013.
Aanvankelijk was het de bedoeling de lening af te lossen door aandelen uit te geven, maar vanwege de hoge kosten van deze uitgifte is daarvan afgezien.
In Augustus 2003 wordt in samenwerking met Bain & Co, management - begeleiders, een reorganisatie bekend gemaakt waarbij 200 van de 700 medewerkers worden ontslagen, en één van de twee bottelfabrieken wordt gesloten.
In 2003 verlaten vijf leden van het managements team het bedrijf.
Het is de bedoeling dat Whyte & Mackay zich meer gaat toeleggen op de verkoop van eigen merken, met als belangrijkste Whyte & Mackay, en de malt whisky Isle of Jura.
Tot nu toe was een heel belangrijk onderdeel van de verkopen de levering van whisky aan supermarkten.
De omzet in 2002, tot aan September was E 157 miljoen, met een winst van E 20,6 miljoen. Whyte & Mackay staat op plaats negen op de wereldranglijst van whiskyverkopen. Juli 2003.

West L B bank is deelgenoot in de televisie toestellen verhuurder Bos - Clever, nu in de problemen, de bioskoop keten Odeon, de water leverancier Mid Kent, de Pub keten Pubmasters en de warenhuisketen Bhs.
Alles via zijn onderdeel Principal Finance.

1844 Allan & Poynter gesticht, eigenaars van lagerpakhuizen voor whisky James Whyte werkt bij Allan & Poynter

1883 James Whyte en Charles Mackay gaan een compagnonschap aan en worden heel succesvol als whiskyblenders en nemen Allan & Poyter over

1960 Whyte & Mackay fuseren met de Mackenzie Brothers, en komen zo in het bezit van Dalmore

1973 Scottish and Universal Investments (S.U.I.T.S), het eigendom van House of Fraser, neemt Whyte & Mackay over

1973 Tomintoul wordt gekocht
1973 Old Fettercairn wordt gekocht

1974 Lonhro Group neemt Scottish and Universal Investments over, en komt zo in het bezit van Whyte & Mackay

1989 Lonhro Group verkoopt Whyte & Mackay Distillers Ltd aan Brent Walker

1990 Brent Walker verkoopt voor £ 165 miljoen, Whyte & Mackay aan American Brands, nu Fortune Brands, toen ook eigenaar van de tabakgigant Gallagher

1993 American Brands neemt voor £ 382 miljoen, Invergordon Distillers over, en komt zo ook in het bezit van Bruichladdich, Tullibardine, Tamnavulin en
1995 Tomintoul Whyte & Mackay doet Bruichladdich, Tamnavulin en Tullibardine in de mottenballen

1995 Whyte & Mackay verandert zijn naam in J B B Greater Europe
2000 Tomintoul wordt verkocht aan de blenders Angus Dundee

2000 Bruichladdich wordt verkocht aan een groep financiers onder de leiding van Murray McDavid Ltd

2001 Management buy out door de West L B Bank en het management van J B B Greater Europe voor £ 208 miljoen

2001 Nieuwe naam voor de groep Kyndal

2003 Kyndal verandert zijn naam in Whyte & Mackay

2003 Robert Tchenguiz bezit 35 %, West L B Bank 21 % van het aandelenkapitaal   

May 18, 2007   
United Breweries, owned and headed by the Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya, has bought the Scottish whisky distillers Whyte & Mackay in a £ 595 million deal = 868 Million G.
In a statement, Mr. Mallya said the deal would help expand the market for Whyte & Mackay in emerging economies such as India, it will also help U.B. Group add Scotch whisky to its portsfolio of products.
United Spirits, part of the U.B. Group of companies, planned to introduce Whyte & Mackay' s brands to the Indian market immediately.
Mr. Mallya said: 'The only missing link in our portfolio has been Scotch and, due to the shoratge and rapidly increasing prices of Scotch whisky, we needed a reliable supply source.
Whyte & Mackay owns the Invergordon Distillery, one of the largest with a capacity of producing 40 million litres of alcohol per annum (grain).
The bottling capacity at Grangemouth is 12 million cases per annum   


Whyte & Mackay is de eigenaar van Dalmore, Old Fettercairn, Isle of Jura and
          Tamnavullin

Lees ook Het Moutmysterie van Stefaan van Laere, verschenen bij Davidsfonds/ Literair, Belgie, het verhaal speelt zich deels af in Het Kompas


The history of Tullibardine for distilling and brewing is one of the oldest in Scotland.

Located in Blackford the gateway to the Highlands, it was here in 1488 that the young
King James IV of Scotland stopped by on his way to his coronation, to purchase beer
from the local brewery.  And  is recorded as the first public purchase of beer. In 1947
the brewery was converted to a distillery.

As well as the easy access from the north and the south, making it a perfect location for
distilling, there is also a plentiful supply of fresh spring water from the surrounding
Ochil Hills. The hills are also well known for the gold that was mined from them.

Burgundy Finish:

Barrels or "Pièces" as they are called in Burgundy, vary in volume from one region to
another, of tradition and the local history of winemaking. In Burgundy a
"Pièce" holds 228 litres. After a long maturation in ex bourbon oak casks, the Tullibardine
228 Burgundy Finish was re - casked into 228 litre Burgundy barrels from the world famous
Chateau de Chassagne Montrachet.

2008: Jim Murray in his Whisky Bible "We are getting to the stage where Tullibardine is
now becoming one of the true great single malts of Scotland"

TULLIBARDINE  DISTILLERY

Tullibardine Distillery was the first new distillery since 1900, built in 1949
Designed by William Delme - Evans
Operated by Brodie Hepburn Ltd 1953 - 1971
Tullibardine was taken over by Invergordon Distillers Ltd in 1971
In 1973 a second pair of stills installed
1974 Tullibardine closes
2003 a consortium buys Tullibardine from Invergordon for 1.1 million pound
Also included was the creation of a retail park
Subsequently a property development company takes ove
2011 Tullibardine is bought by Maison Michel Picard, a French family owned
spirits and wines company based in Chassagne Montrachet
Michel Picard sell more Tullibardine as a single malt whisky instead of selling
the whisky for blending to other parties.
2013 the launch of the new Tullibardine portfolio:
The Custodian Collection starts.

Malt: Unpeated, Concerto
Mashing: Semi - lauter 6 tonnes - 26 mashes a week
Fermentation: 9 stainless washbacks 30.000 litre capacity
56 hours fermantations
Wash stills: 2 a 15000 litres capacity
Spirit stills: 2 a 12.000 litres capacity
Output possibility: 2.7 million litres


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TULLIBARDINE DISTILLERY

HIGHLAND SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY

The requirements of a single malt house – which Tullibardine became – necessitated some tweaking of the spirit run (introducing more high-toned floral notes now coming to the fore, with the nuttiness being dialled down) and a more 21st century wood policy with a massive influx of fresh casks.


TULLIBARDINE

Alcohol has been produced in Blackford for over six centuries. A brewery was operational in 1488 when James IV [the King who famously asked Friar John Cor to make aqua vitae from eight bolls of malt in 1495] stopped to buy a barrel of ale after his coronation at Scone. It could lay claim to be the oldest ‘public’ brewery in the kingdom.

Distilling was also tried. In 1798, William & Henry Bannerman opened the first Tullibardine distillery, though it only ran for a year. In 1814, Andrew Bannerman (presumably a relative) tried again. This time it operated until 1837. By the 19th century, the town had a maltings and three breweries: the original one, Gleneagles Brewery, now owned by the Sharp family, the other two by the Eadie family. Both of Eadie’s plants closed by the turn of the 20th century, leaving Gleneagles to soldier on until 1927. At this point it seemed as if this rich tradition had finally ceased, but in 1949 the famous distillery designer William Delme-Evans bought the Gleneagles Brewery site and built a new distillery there. It was the first to be built in Scotland since 1900.

In 1953 it was bought by blender Brodie Hepburn which increased capacity (see Glenturret) and from there via Invergordon (which bought Brodie Hepburn) into Whyte & Mackay (which in turn bought Invergordon) which promptly mothballed it, though retaining its extensive warehousing.

Tullibardine lay silent from 1994 until 2003, when a business consortium snapped it up. Their idea was to sell off some of the site as a retail park, using the money raised to get distilling up and running again.  

In a similar fashion to Bruchladdich, the new owners found that most of the stock had been filled into old, tired casks which though suitable for some aspects of blending were not ideal for a stand-alone single malt brand. An extensive – and expensive – re-casking operation started along with the inevitable rash of ‘finished’ whiskies. The group sold their interest in 2011 to the French wine and spirit group, Picard which owns the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s brands and was looking for capacity.

The (failed) retail park venture has been bought back and a newly repackaged and reformulated range of single malts has been introduced.

In a nod to tradition, Tulibardine has joined with Bridge of Allan brewery to produce an ale, appropriately enough called 1488.

TIMELINE

1949
William Delme-Evans purchases the Gleneagles Brewery and builds a distillery
1953
The distillery is sold onto blender Brodie Hepburn
1971
Brodie Hepburn is bought out by Invergordon Distillers
1973
Tullibardine's stills are increased to four
1993
Whyte & Mackay purchases Invergordon Distillers
1994
The distillery is closed down
2003
A consortium of investors purchases Tullibardine for £1.1m and brings it back into operation
2011
The site is sold to French wine and spirits group, Picard Vins & Spiritueux
2014
The Tullibardine Custodians Collection is released
OWNERS

Picard Vins & Spiritueux logo
PARENT COMPANY

Picard Vins & Spiritueux
CURRENT OWNER

Terroirs Distillers
2011 - present
PREVIOUS OWNERS

Michael Beamish and Douglas Ross
2003 - 2011
Invergordon Distillers
1971 - 1993
Brodie Hepburn
1953 - 1971
William Delme-Evans
1949 - 1953


PICARD VINS & SPIRITUEUX PROFILE

Picard Vins & Spiritueux SA produces and trades still and sparkling wines and spirits. It is based in Chassagne Montrachet, France and markets a wide range of wines produced on the company’s own land.

These include the prestigious Chassange Montrachet estate in Burgundy, along with parcels of vines in Puligny-Montrachet, Saint-Aubin, Corton, Mercurey, Givry, Rully and Montagny, amounting to a total of 135 hectares of vines on five estates

Picard also makes French aperitifs, including Girard pastis, spirits such as Moyroud pear brandy, and Savannah rum, distilled on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Picard is family-owned and has a presence in more than 50 countries, with three distilleries in France and Scotland and four bottling plants. As well as producing blended brands, the company is a major supplier of private label and third-party brands. Its Scotch-related assets, operated under the Terroirs Distillers subsidiary, are Tullibardine distillery and the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s blended Scotch whiskies, with the Muirhead name also being used in relation to a range of Speyside single malts.



The company was founded in 1951 by members of the Picard family with winemaking as its base, and the third generation is now at the helm of the significantly diversified enterprise.

Picard’s first foray into Scotch whisky came with the acquisition of the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s brands from Glenmorangie in 2008. The Muirhead’s blend has its origins in Edinburgh’s port of Leith, with Charles Muirhead and Sons being established in 1824. Highland Queen was created in 1893, when Roderick Macdonald set up in business under the name of Macdonald and Muir.

Picard purchased a Scottish distillery in 2011, buying Tullibardine distillery at Blackford from a group of private investors who had brought the distillery back into production in 2003 after it had been mothballed for 10 years. Prior to its purchase of Tullibardine, Picard had sourced malt whisky from the distillery for the previous three years.



Highland Queen
SCOTCH WHISKY
Muirhead's
SCOTCH WHISKY
Tullibardine
HIGHLAND SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY




Picard Vins & Spiritueux SA produces and trades still and sparkling wines and spirits. It is based in Chassagne Montrachet, France and markets a wide range of wines produced on the company’s own land.

These include the prestigious Chassange Montrachet estate in Burgundy, along with parcels of vines in Puligny-Montrachet, Saint-Aubin, Corton, Mercurey, Givry, Rully and Montagny, amounting to a total of 135 hectares of vines on five estates

Picard also makes French aperitifs, including Girard pastis, spirits such as Moyroud pear brandy, and Savannah rum, distilled on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Picard is family-owned and has a presence in more than 50 countries, with three distilleries in France and Scotland and four bottling plants. As well as producing blended brands, the company is a major supplier of private label and third-party brands. Its Scotch-related assets, operated under the Terroirs Distillers subsidiary, are Tullibardine distillery and the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s blended Scotch whiskies, with the Muirhead name also being used in relation to a range of Speyside single malts.

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PICARD VINS & SPIRITUEUX HISTORY

The company was founded in 1951 by members of the Picard family with winemaking as its base, and the third generation is now at the helm of the significantly diversified enterprise.

Picard’s first foray into Scotch whisky came with the acquisition of the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s brands from Glenmorangie in 2008. The Muirhead’s blend has its origins in Edinburgh’s port of Leith, with Charles Muirhead and Sons being established in 1824. Highland Queen was created in 1893, when Roderick Macdonald set up in business under the name of Macdonald and Muir.

Picard purchased a Scottish distillery in 2011, buying Tullibardine distillery at Blackford from a group of private investors who had brought the distillery back into production in 2003 after it had been mothballed for 10 years. Prior to its purchase of Tullibardine, Picard had sourced malt whisky from the distillery for the previous three years.



Highland Queen
SCOTCH WHISKY
Muirhead's
SCOTCH WHISKY
Tullibardine



During its Invergordon era, Tullibardine was set up to produce a light, nutty malt which was mostly used when young and aged in refill casks for buyer-own blends.



The requirements of a single malt house – which Tullibardine became – necessitated some tweaking of the spirit run (introducing more high-toned floral notes now coming to the fore, with the nuttiness being dialled down) and a more 21st century wood policy with a massive influx of fresh casks.



Alcohol has been produced in Blackford for over six centuries. A brewery was operational in 1488 when James IV [the King who famously asked Friar John Cor to make aqua vitae from eight bolls of malt in 1495] stopped to buy a barrel of ale after his coronation at Scone. It could lay claim to be the oldest ‘public’ brewery in the kingdom.

Distilling was also tried. In 1798, William & Henry Bannerman opened the first Tullibardine distillery, though it only ran for a year. In 1814, Andrew Bannerman (presumably a relative) tried again. This time it operated until 1837. By the 19th century, the town had a maltings and three breweries: the original one, Gleneagles Brewery, now owned by the Sharp family, the other two by the Eadie family. Both of Eadie’s plants closed by the turn of the 20th century, leaving Gleneagles to soldier on until 1927. At this point it seemed as if this rich tradition had finally ceased, but in 1949 the famous distillery designer William Delme-Evans bought the Gleneagles Brewery site and built a new distillery there. It was the first to be built in Scotland since 1900.

In 1953 it was bought by blender Brodie Hepburn which increased capacity (see Glenturret) and from there via Invergordon (which bought Brodie Hepburn) into Whyte & Mackay (which in turn bought Invergordon) which promptly mothballed it, though retaining its extensive warehousing.

Tullibardine lay silent from 1994 until 2003, when a business consortium snapped it up. Their idea was to sell off some of the site as a retail park, using the money raised to get distilling up and running again.  

In a similar fashion to Bruchladdich, the new owners found that most of the stock had been filled into old, tired casks which though suitable for some aspects of blending were not ideal for a stand-alone single malt brand. An extensive – and expensive – re-casking operation started along with the inevitable rash of ‘finished’ whiskies. The group sold their interest in 2011 to the French wine and spirit group, Picard which owns the Highland Queen and Muirhead’s brands and was looking for capacity.

The (failed) retail park venture has been bought back and a newly repackaged and reformulated range of single malts has been introduced.

In a nod to tradition, Tulibardine has joined with Bridge of Allan brewery to produce an ale, appropriately enough called 1488.

TIMELINE

1949
William Delme-Evans purchases the Gleneagles Brewery and builds a distillery
1953
The distillery is sold onto blender Brodie Hepburn
1971
Brodie Hepburn is bought out by Invergordon Distillers
1973
Tullibardine's stills are increased to four
1993
Whyte & Mackay purchases Invergordon Distillers
1994
The distillery is closed down
2003
A consortium of investors purchases Tullibardine for £1.1m and brings it back into operation
2011
The site is sold to French wine and spirits group, Picard Vins & Spiritueux
2014
The Tullibardine Custodians Collection is released
OWNERS

Picard Vins & Spiritueux logo
PARENT COMPANY

Picard Vins & Spiritueux
CURRENT OWNER

Terroirs Distillers
2011 - present
PREVIOUS OWNERS

Michael Beamish and Douglas Ross
2003 - 2011
Invergordon Distillers
1971 - 1993
Brodie Hepburn
1953 - 1971
William Delme-Evans
1949 - 1953

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