Mortlach 25 Year Old Platinum Old & Rare
70cl / 58.8% abv
Awarded "Whisky of the Year 2018" in the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge
Distilled in September 1992 at Mortlach distillery in Speyside, this single cask expression is part of Hunter Laing & Co's Platinum Old & Rare series. Matured for a quarter of a century in a single sherry butt, only 319 bottles were filled in September 2017, each one at a natural cask strength of 58.8% abv, free from chill-filtration and artificial colouring.
Nose: sweet Christmas cake with marzipan, aged cognac and a touch of cigar leaf.
Palate: richly textured and sweet, becoming drying towards the finish.
Finish: incredibly long and warming.