GLEN GRANT 2008 G&M 43%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Speyside, 70cl, Ref: 52999
This fruity single malt elaborated by the Glen Grant distillery has been left to sleep in first fill sherry casks conveying notes of dried sherry, candied apple and vanilla to the whisky.
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- The brand
Founded in 1840, Glen Grant for a long time remained the property of the Chivas Brothers group (Pernod Ricard), before winding up in the hands of the Campari group in 2005. Mainly matured in ex-bourbon casks and bottled as a five and ten year old, Glen Grant is a little known single malt, considering the production capacity of its distillery. Producing almost six million litres of pure spirit every year, Glen Grant has the fourth highest capacity in Scotland after Roseisle, Glenfiddich and Macallan. It’s known best amongst single malt amateurs for its first-fill sherry casks released by the independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail.
This independent bottler is without a doubt one of the most highly acclaimed in Scotland. It stands out, not for its age (though it is the oldest independent bottler in Scotland), but for its complete mastery of cask ageing. Gordon & MacPhail is the only bottler to have its own casks - carefully chosen for the purpose - filled by the distilleries themselves, instead of simply buying the ones suggested to them by the latter. This allows it to determine, in advance and with great precision, exactly how many years a whisky will need to reach ideal maturation.
The lineLa gamme Distillery Labels témoigne des relations toutes particulières qu'entretient Gordon & MacPhail avec une poignée de distilleries depuis plus d'un siècle. Se voyant confier année après année des new make spirits (les distillats), Gordon & Macphail a développé son art pour la maturation du whisky et met en valeur chaque expression sous une étiquette unique. Un honneur pour ces distilleries, aujourd'hui devenues emblématiques, qui n'embouteillaient pas, ou peu, leur single malt sous leur propre marque. En savoir plus
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