Diageo hat soeben zwei neue Abfüllungen angekündigt, die exklusiv in den jeweiligen Destillerien erhältlich sind. Es handelt sich dabei um das15 Jahre alte Cragganmore 150th Anniversary Bottling und den Glenkinchie 2019 Distillery Exclusive.
Vom Cragganmore 150th Anniversary Bottling wird es 1869 Flaschen geben, die mit 48,8% Alkoholstärke abgefüllt sind. Verkaufspreis: £150 für 70cl. Der Whisky ist in stark gekohlten Hogsheads aus amerikanischer Eiche doppelt gereift. Addendum: Laut einem Leser ist das Jubiläumsbottling in der Destillerie bereits seit Mai zu haben…
Das Glenkinchie 2019 Distillery Exclusive Bottling wird in eine Auflage von 6000 Flaschen erhältlich sein und £85 kosten. Abgefüllt ist dieser in American Brandy Casks und speziell gekohlten Hogsheads gereifte Whisky mit 48% Alkoholstärke.
Weitere Infos finden Sie in den beiden Presseaussendungen, die wir hier zusammengefasst haben:
CRAGGANMORE LAUNCHES DISTILLERY ONLY BOTTLING TO CELEBRATE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPEYSIDE FOUNDING
Cragganmore Distillery has released a limited-edition anniversary Single Malt Scotch whisky, available to purchase exclusively from the Speyside distillery. Double matured in heavily charred American oak hogsheads casks, this highly prized release has been specially selected by the expert team at the distillery as a unique celebration of the Cragganmore history.
Expertly blended using local spring water and Scottish barley, the unique run of 1,869 bottles harks back to the distillery’s founding in 1869 by Speyside whisky legend John Smith.
The perfect piece of distillery history, each bottle will be available to those who make the pilgrimage to the distillery to experience it first-hand, taking in the liquid’s high approaches and hidden valleys of flavour.
Home to one of the most complex and characterful malt whiskies of the Speyside region, Cragganmore distillery is nestled on the banks of the legendary Salmon river at Baillindalloch, using the unique source of fresh spring water in each bottle’s production. Originally located for connection to the Great Highland Railway Line, Cragganmore, meaning ‘Great Rock’ in Gaelic, takes its name from the mountain in whose shadow it sits.
The limited edition Distillery only bottling of Cragganmore is a single malt scotch whisky, designed to showcase the depth of character influenced by its flat-topped stills. Skilfully created to deliver a delightful balance of distillery character and cask influence, the 15-year-old bottling has a palate of strong malty flavours, which is accompanied by an aromatic wisp of smoke. The finish is long and oaky with warmer hints vanilla and fruity sweetness.
Andrew Millsopp, the distillery manager at Cragganmore adds:
“We are incredibly proud to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the distillery this year with a unique bottling hand-chosen by our distillery experts. We wanted to create an extra special piece of whisky history, bringing a taste of the bredth of our years to those who have been with us on this journey since 1869. Using double maturation to deliver another unique layer of flavour, this new bottling celebrates our iconic distillery as well as ‘Malt Whisky Country’ Speyside, which we have called our home for the last 150 years.”
Bottles are available now at RSP £150 from Cragganmore distillery.
- RSP: £150
- ABV: 48.8%
- AGE: 15 years
- No. of bottles: 1,869
- Available from: Only available to purchase at the Distillery.
- In brief: Malty flavour, hints of vanilla, deep fruity sweetness, drying oak finish.
TAKE HOME A PIECE OF WHISKY HISTORY: GLENKINCHIE LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION DISTILLERY-ONLY SINGLE MALT
Glenkinchie Distillery has released a limited-edition Single Malt Scotch whisky, available to purchase exclusively from the distillery in East Lothian. Matured in American brandy casks and specially charred Hogsheads, this highly prized release has been specially selected by the expert team at the distillery. A unique celebration of the distillery’s history, this limited edition is inspired by the unique and personal stories of those who are closely entwined with the liquid and its heritage.
Expertly blended from the Glenkinchie reserves, this unique and number one batch of just 6,000 bottles is the perfect piece of distillery history, only available to those who make the pilgrimage to the distillery to experience it.
Just thirty minutes from Edinburgh, Glenkinchie Distillery is one of the best-loved in the Lowlands and attracts more than 40,000 visitors each year.
The Distillery limited edition bottlings are single malts, skilfully created to deliver a delightful balance of distillery character and cask influence. This bottling has a palate of rich fruity flavours, which is accompanied by an oaky, almost pepper-like spice. The finish is long and lingering with hints of cinnamon. A creamy fudge character emerges bringing notes of caramel, vanilla and subtle notes of demerara sugar.
Ramsay Borthwick, the Senior Site Manager at Glenkinchie adds:
“We wanted to create an extra special piece of whisky history with our first batch, just for those who come through our distillery doors. This unique bottling is a celebration of our heritage and plays homage to our skilful team of experts. This team hand-select from our reserves and combine with clever cask techniques to deliver outstanding one-off releases, just like they’ve done with this one.”
Bottles are available now at RSP £85.00.
- RSP: £85.00
- ABV: 48%
- AGE: NAS
- No. of bottles: 6,000
- Available from: Only available to purchase at the Glenkinchie Distillery.
- In brief: Rich fruit and sweet flavours with a hint of oaky spice, which fades to notes of fruitcake and vanilla.