Prestons Jameson 10 Year Old 1/2 Bottle

35 cl

This bottle comes from the old firm of Prestons in Drogheda. Prestons can trace their history back to the 1300’s when wine was first traded in the town. The Prestons would import from Bordeaux and trade with various ports across England, Scotland and Ireland. The firm became one of the biggest wine and spirits merchants in the country and owned a brewery and distillery in the town. 
They had close ties with the company that was to become Grants of Ireland throughout the 1900s. 1960 saw the formation of Preston Bros and Co and later in 1964 the company officially became Grants of Ireland. This bottle is almost certainly from around 1964 as both companies are mentioned on the label. Later Preston’s was officially absorbed into the firm of Grants and most of the company’s operations ceased in the town in 1968. 
Even when their own distillery was in production they acted as independent bottlers, maturing and bottling Jameson under their own brand. This comes from the old spherical pot stills that made whiskey in Bow St in Dublin. It was one of the first samples sent out to members of our Celtic Whiskey Club and was very well received. It has typical grassy, engine oil notes with some hints of spice and honey and a classic prickly pot still character.
 
This half bottle is in good condition with some wear and tear to the label. The fill level is good. 
 
  • €122.97
Prestons Jameson 10 Year Old 1/2 Bottle
This bottle comes from the old firm of Prestons in Drogheda. Prestons can trace their history back to the 1300’s when wine was first traded in the town. The Prestons would import from Bordeaux and trade with various ports across England, Scotland and Ireland. The firm became one of the biggest wine and spirits merchants in the country and owned a brewery and distillery in the town. 
They had close ties with the company that was to become Grants of Ireland throughout the 1900s. 1960 saw the formation of Preston Bros and Co and later in 1964 the company officially became Grants of Ireland. This bottle is almost certainly from around 1964 as both companies are mentioned on the label. Later Preston’s was officially absorbed into the firm of Grants and most of the company’s operations ceased in the town in 1968. 
Even when their own distillery was in production they acted as independent bottlers, maturing and bottling Jameson under their own brand. This comes from the old spherical pot stills that made whiskey in Bow St in Dublin. It was one of the first samples sent out to members of our Celtic Whiskey Club and was very well received. It has typical grassy, engine oil notes with some hints of spice and honey and a classic prickly pot still character.
 
This half bottle is in good condition with some wear and tear to the label. The fill level is good. 
 
Fact Sheet
Bottler/Producer Prestons-Grants.
Distillery Old Bow St, Jameson.
Fluid 35 cl
Alcohol % 40

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