MORTLACH 12 ans 2006 D.Laing 48,4%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Speyside, 70cl, Ref: 57498
Founded in 1823, Mortlach is an iconic Sepyside distillery. Its distinctive style is delicious and very popular. It only opens its doors to visitors once a year, during the Speyside Whisky Festival, and tickets sell out in minutes. Old Particular is a range of single malts and single grains bottled in Single Cask. Depending on their age, they show a degree of 48.4%, 51.5% or cask strength. For this range, Douglas Laing carefully selects the best producers from different regions of Scotland, easily identifiable by a colour code. This range offers authentic whisky, without chill filtering or added colouring.
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- Nose : Frais, pomme à cidre, prunes juteuses, tabac doux.
- Palate : Velouté, confiture d’orange, poivrons rouges, pâte à choux.
- Overall : Longue et suave. Tarte tatin, fruits du verger.
- The brand
Founded in 1823, Mortlach is allegedly built on the site of a former illicit distillery. It was one of the rare distilleries allowed to produce alcohol during the second world war, right up until 1944. Using partial triple distillation and a traditional “worm tube” condensation system – also used by Talisker and Edradour – Mortlach produces a very delicate distillate. As is the case with many of the distilleries owned by the Diageo group, very few official bottlings of the malt exist outside of the Flora & Fauna and Rare Malts ranges released in the 1990s.
Established in Glasgow in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, the Douglas Lang company has, in recent years, made numerous changes to its structure. Fred Laing’s movement to the head of the company has contributed towards the business’s sound reputation. Known throughout the industry for the quality and variety of its cask selection (Douglas Laing still has casks from the most prestigious distilleries: Glenfarclas, Talisker, Ardbeg, etc.), the company has expanded its already rich range that includes historic selections such as Double Barrel, Premier Barrel and Director’s Cut, with two new collections guaranteed to please connoisseurs: Single Minded and Old Particular.
Launched in October 2013, Old Particular Single Cask is a series of single malts that have been individually selected from the best producers across all regions of Scotland. It is ‘particular’ in that it offers authentic whiskies, without chill filtering or the addition of colouring, which give them a richer aromatic profile due to the fatty acids and enzymes that are naturally present after distillation. Exceptionally, Douglas Laing is offering single casks at 48.4% for whiskies up to the age of 18 years-old and 51.5% for malt whiskies that have been aged for 19 years, all presented in an elegant box worthy of the finest Scottish single malts.
- Delivery and payment
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