Glen Scotia 25 Year Old (48.8% ABV) has been matured in American oak barrels, before then being married in first fill bourbon casks for a final 12 months.
|Glen Scotia 25 Year Old|
Founded in 1832, Glen Scotia distillery is one of three surviving distilleries in Campbeltown, which is one of Scotland’s five recognised regions of Scotch whisky production. The Argyll town was known as the “Victorian Whisky Capital of the World” when there were over 30 distilleries operating on the Kintyre Peninsula.
This latest release, from the multi award-winning Campbeltown based distillery, was officially launched last week at this year’s Campbeltown Whisky Festival.
Commenting on the launch, Michael Henry, Master Blender for the Loch Lomond Group, said: “I created the 25 year old with the history of Campbeltown in mind. For many years, trade has come through this port town bringing fruits and spices from all over the world on its salty sea breezes. I wanted the liquid to reflect this. The signature nose has hints of vanilla oak, interwoven with subtle notes of sea spray and spicy aromatic fruits. On the palate, it boasts tangy orange and juicy red apples mixed with a caramel sweetness. Its finish is a long lingering taste of sea salt with a spicy note of ground ginger.”
Glen Scotia was recently named the Best Campbeltown Distillery of the Year, at the 2017 Berlin International Spirits Competition.
Glen Scotia 25 Year Old, will be available next month from specialist retailers, for a RRP of £250.00.
Posted by Steve Rush