GLENTURRET DISTILLERY RELEASES ONLINE EXCLUSIVE SINGLE CASK BOTTLING
Exciting opportunity to purchase a bottle from the best cask of 1986
Glenturret Distillery has released a rare 28 year old single cask malt whisky, described as the best cask that has ever been released by Scotland’s oldest working distillery. Approximately 240 bottles of The Brock Malloy Edition #Cask 328 (70cl, bottled at cask-strength) will be available to buy online.
The History behind the Cask:
On the 16th December 1986, two local stillmen, Hugh Malloy and Chic Brock delicately filled Cask 328 and skilfully warehoused the precious container to mature in the silence of the stunning hills of Perthshire, where it has remained for the past 28 years. Although stillmen came and went, the cask required no repair work in its 28 years and when Neil Cameron, the current Distillery Manager, tasted its contents he described it as the best cask laid down from that year. This attention and care from skilled hands resulted in notes of walnuts with oranges and a hint of jasmine to the nose, with spicy ginger and honeycomb to the palate.
Official Tasting notes
Appearance – Deep burnished gold, clear and bright.
Aroma – Old polished wood, fresh orange peel, walnuts with oranges and hints of jasmine when diluted.
Taste – Honey, mellow oak, spicy (ginger) and vanilla.
Finish – Medium sweet, good length with lingering spiciness.
Stuart Cassells, General Manager of The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery said:
“Glenturret single malt is a hidden gem in the whisky world. A genuinely handmade malt crafted with passion and care, or as we like to say: By Hand and By Heart. Cask 328 has always been known to be special and I’m delighted we are able to give people the opportunity to sample and buy this rare and exceptional whisky.”
Neil Cameron, Distillery Manager at Glenturret said:
“In 1986, Chic Brock and Hugh Malloy were the two stillmen here lovingly crafting a Highland single malt in Perthshire, the same traditional way their relatives had 100 years before. You can taste the passion and the fine workmanship in the liquid. This has to be one of the best Glenturret malts I have ever tried.”
A genuinely handmade small batch product, The Glenturret doesn’t require many pairs of hands to produce it; just four to be. By hand and by heart, it’s the only way they create their unique whisky.
The Glenturret 28 year old will be available to purchase in May 2015 from http://experience.thefamousgrouse.com/store/ priced at £200. This exceptional whisky comes in a wooden gift frame made by Mike Dempsy, a local carpenter. Each bottle is hand numbered & signed by Neil Cameron, Glenturret’s Distillery Manager.