GLENBURGIE 20 ans 1998 Elixir 58,6%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland, 70cl, Ref: 56140
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- Type / Subtype : Whisky / Single Malt Whisky
- Brand / Distillery : Glenburgie
- Country / Region : Scotland / Ecosse
- Merchant : Elixir Distillers
- Line : The Single Malts Of Scotland
- Bottling :
- Strength : 58,6%
- Volume : 70cl
- Vintage : 1998 Vintage
- Age : 20 Yo
- Peated : Unpeated
- Packaging : Case
- SKU : 56140
- Nose : Frais, citron, pomme à cidre, cake aux fruits.
- Palate : Boisé, cannelle, tarte à l’abricot, fruits tropicaux.
- Overall : Longue, banane, orange, gingembre.
- The brand
Founded in 1829 (or 1810 according to certain sources), the Glenburgie distillery has always been linked with the Ballantine’s blend and the Allied Domecq company. Since 1958, Glenburgie had the unusual feature of housing two Lomond type stills, which are very rarely used in the industry. They were replaced by traditional pot stills in 1981. Interestingly, its malt can also be found under the name Glencraig, in tribute to William Craig, a former director of production at Ballantine’s.
A wine merchant recently founded by the Singh brothers, the owners of The Whisky Exchange in the United Kingdom, Speciality Drinks offers three ranges of very different single malts. The first, Port Askaig, is composed of four bottlings of an Islay single malt, including an expression with no age statement and a 30 year old! The second, Elements of Islay, celebrates the different distilleries on the island, each easily identified by their initials. The third, simply dubbed Speciality Drinks, offers a wide selection of single malts from Scottish distilleries.
The lineSingle Malts of Scotland: Over the years, Speciality Drinks has been acquiring top quality casks of maturing single malt whisky. Since 2005 we have been releasing these whiskies as ‘The Single Malts of Scotland’. Each Single Malts of Scotland bottling is individually selected for its particular quality & character.
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