Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition
70cl / 46.8% abv
This Lowland single malt from the now lost Littlemill distillery was distilled on 11th October 1977 and matured for four decades in American oak and first-fill bourbon barrels before a three month finishing period in Oloroso sherry casks.
The oldest release from the distillery to date, the Celestial Edition is presented in a hand blown Glencairn Crystal decanter, complete with solid brass stopper. Each decanter is individually numbered and displayed in a stunning presentation case, decorated with the star chart from the night of the liquid's distillation. Limited to just 250 bottles worldwide.
Nose: honeysuckle, elderflower, honey and oak with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Palate: green apples, pineapple, grapefruit and lime, before dried fruits emerge with vanilla toffee.
Finish: long with layers of fruit and spice.