First Editions Ben Nevis 2011
70cl / 46% abv
Only 885 bottles of this sherry-cask matured Highland single malt have been bottled as part of the First Editions series of single cask expressions from Glasgow-based independent bottler, Hunter Laing & Co. Distilled at Ben Nevis distillery under the shadow of Britain's highest peak in 2011 and matured in a sherry butt for 7 years before bottling in 2018 at a strength of 46% abv without chill-filtration or artificial colouring.
Nose: rich and fruity with sherry, herbs, tea and walnuts.
Palate: more sherry, accompanied by orange, honey and spice.
Finish: sweet with blood oranges, turning pleasantly bitter.