Aberlour 16 Years Double Cask Matured 750ML
Sku: 1769
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Aberlour 16 Years Double Cask Matured
Product Information
Country: Scotland
Region: Highland
Type: Single Malt Whiskey
ABV: 40.00%


Price:
$94.99


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Double cask matured in a combination of American Oak casks and the finest Sherry casks. Rich, dry scented floral and sweet raisin aromas with spicy nuttiness. Smooth, full, sweet floral and spicy flavours with a soft plum fruitiness and gentle oak.
Producer
The Aberlour Distillery, estd 1879, lies in the village of aberlour in the heart of Speyside, the country’s premier whisky-making region which is renowned for producing whiskies of subtle depth and elegance. Aberlour is an historical place and its story stretches back over a thousand years. In the ancient past, a druid community lived in the valley. The druids valued oak trees and water and believed you could hear the water spirits talking to each other. Aberlour is a Gaelic word meaning ‘mouth of the chattering burn’ (stream). Water and an oak tree still feature today on the Aberlour label.

Ultimate Beverage Challenge 97 points - A toasty nose with aromas of hazelnut, toffee and sugar cookies. Spicier on the palate with plenty of cinnamon, nutmeg and mace, there is a back note of toasted oats and light vanilla accents. The supple mouthfeel is silky all the way through. (Apr 2016)