A gritty, textural ten-year-old single malt from the Craigellachie distillery, bottled by Campbeltown-based independent bottler Cadenhead.
This was distilled in 2009 and bottled in 2019 as a 10-year-old after matured in two ex-bourbon hogsheads. There are 522 bottles at 54%.
Nose: Pancakes with maple syrup and bacon. Gooseberries with nettles and chocolate powder.
Palate: Some dark chocolateand a faint trace of dry smoke. Soft brown sugar with some saltiness and a touch of roasted pineapple.
Finish: Grassy and herbal with hints of hay, sage, oregano and fresh cut grass.
Cadenhead is Scotland's oldest independent bottler, having being founded in 1842 as William Cadenhead Limited Wine & Spirit Merchants. It was family owned until it was bought by another family company J&A Mitchell & Co, owners of the Springbank distillery.
- Single Malt