All about making whisky
In 2007, the Diageo group launched a new range of single malts under the generic name “The Singleton”. Owners of the Glen Ord distillery, a 12 year old version of its single malt was released on the Asian market, while Glendullan was launched in the USA, and Dufftown in Europe. This version of Glen Ord was then followed by two other releases in the 90s and at the beginning of the millennium. With a production capacity of five million litres of pure spirit every year, Glen Ord is one of the largest distilleries in Scotland. Its malt makes an essential contribution to the blends Johnnie Walker and Dewars.
One man is behind this young German retailer - Carsten Ehrlich - a man who is similar to his bottlings, which are straightforward with precise and refined flavours. Various “joint-bottlings” resulted from our meeting with him. The first, Bunnahabhain 1975, which is aged in sherry casks, was chosen by the members of our amateurs club last June. The second is a great favourite of the Maison du Whisky team from the closed distillery of Littlemill, released in a completely exclusive bottling aged in a first-fill sherry butt. The last (but by no means least) is the first edition of Redbreast 15 Year Old, which was launched in 2006.