|Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
|Age: 17 Year Old|
|Release: 2019, Cask 2499, Bottle 276 of 294
To obtain its extremely fruity distillate, Aberlour’s second distillation last 7.5 hours. The heart of the run (new make) is then collected over two hours at between 73% and 63% ABV before being put into casks. Maturation of this bottling in a first-fill sherry hogshead is a real rarity – and only one in 10,000 casks are accorded this privilege. Tastings of this version are therefore an opportunity not to be passed up and it is worth really taking the time to appreciate a palette of flavours full of emotion and promise.
Producer's Tasting Notes
Nose: Rich and fruity with notes of ripe plums, moist raisins, treacle and cinnamon.
Palate: Moist fruit cake and treacle toffee followed by rich dark chocolate notes, liquorice and a touch of marmalade.
Finish: Incredibly long with an exquisite sherry character.