Blair Athol 31 Year Old Authors' Series
70cl / 45.6% abv
Blair Athol 31 Year Old Authors' Series Description
The First Editions Authors’ Series is a range of single cask expressions, created by the prestigious blenders and bottlers, Hunter Laing & Co, in celebration of pioneering writers. This is a limited edition expression, inspired by the life and works of Arthur Schnitzler.
Distilled in May 1989 at Blair Athol distillery, this single malt was matured in a sherry hogshead for 31 years before bottling in March 2021. This is the 50th release in the series. The expression is limited to just 236 bottles, each one presented at 45.6% abv.
Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931) was an Austrian author and playwright. Best known for his works Anatol, Dream Story, and Fraulein Else, Schnitzler is remembered for his willingness to engage in writing about controversial topics.
Nose: sweet, smoked meat, vanilla.
Palate: complex, leather, plenty of spice.
Finish: long, smoky, warming.