ARRAN 14 YEAR OLD 46%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Highlands-arran, 70cl, Ref: 15799
A blend of bourbon casks and first- and second-fill sherry casks, this version is a perfect illustration of the old adage “slowly but surely”.
The Isle of Arran distillery is both modern and traditional. A distillery that takes care of the environment, two large eagles regularly fly over the distillery, and Arran uses these as the symbol of the extreme purity of the location, incorporating them
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AwardsDouble Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2012
- Appearance : vibrant gold.
- Nose : firm, it is woody and vanilla-scented. Presence of medicinal (tiger balm, arnica) and fruity (white peach, fresh grapes) notes. It evolves with pine tar, eucalyptus and vetiver.
- Palate : patisserie-like (marzipan, lemon tart), it has a grainy texture (sand). Mineral (chalk, slate), the mid-palate opens up into exotic fruits (papaya, honeydew melon).
- Overall : a perfect synthesis of the nose and palate, it continues into ripe fruits (white peach, apricot), spice (nutmeg) and camphor.
- The brand
The Isle of Arran has come a long way and their 10 year old whisky, bottled for some years now, has raised the distillery to the ranks of the great whisky producers. The particularity of Arran whisky is in its finishes, carried out in a wide variety of casks that previously contained wine (from Champagne, Margaux or Marsala) or even brandy (Cognac, calvados). The distillery is also known for producing whisky with various forgotten types of barley, as well as a series of vintage single casks, often bottled at cask strength. Produced on an island near the Scottish mainland, its style is more like Highland malt. Find out more
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