Mortlach, Retirement Gifts, Vintage Years
43.4% vol. / 50cl
This is the 18 year old single malt Scotch whisky from Speyside Distillery, Mortlach, released in 2014 as part of an exclusive new range. Matured in a combination of Sherry and refill American oak casks, this expression is rich and well rounded. It is presented in a very striking bottle, which was designed to reflect Victorian engineering designs in a tribute to one of the key figures in Mortlach's history, George Cowie, a civil engineer.
Nose: Initially sweet, fresh and malty. With a subtle fruits and hints of orange in the background.
Palate: Light and delicate with hints of candied fruits. A rounded flavour, with apples and a touch of spice.
Finish: Long, and the sherry tones create a mouth-warming feel.
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