Whyte & Mackay, has today announced the launch of two new vintage Dalmore Distillery Exclusive bottlings, which will be available exclusively from Harrods.
Dalmore Distillery exclusives, are normally only available to those visiting the Highlands based distillery, but due to the shifting travel and tourism landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the brand has partnered with Harrods to make these premium limited-editions available to whisky enthusiasts.
|Dalmore launches two vintage bottlings exclusive to Harrods|
The Dalmore 2003 Vintage (55.2% ABV) limited to 100 bottles, was initially matured in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels, before being finished in Premier Grand Cru Bordeaux wine barriques. The Dalmore 2006 Vintage (55.8% ABV) limited to 450 bottles, was initially matured in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels, before being finished in Marsala wine casks.
The Dalmore 2003 Vintage, is said to deliver notes of creamy caramel, sweet figs, Bakewell tart and banana bread on the nose, followed by notes of Sanguinello blood oranges, heather honey and vanilla panna cotta on the palate.
The Dalmore 2006 Vintage, is said to deliver notes of tangerine, cotton candy, honey-suckle and demerara sugar on the nose, followed by notes of vanilla pod, toffee and soft liquorice on the palate.
Commenting on the news launch, Richard Paterson, Dalmore Master Blender, said: “I cherish my visits to our magical distillery in the Scottish Highlands. For 50 years I’ve been keeping a watchful eye over the alchemy of our whiskies as they mature and harmonise in the finest casks from around the world. Each one carries the spirit of the relentless creators of The Dalmore before me, bowing to nature and always striving to create the best. These whiskies are offered at cask strength - they are our gift to you and I hope you choose to enjoy them with those who matter most - time with loved ones has never been so important.”
The Dalmore 2003 and 2006 Distillery Exclusive vintages, are now available online and instore at Harrods, for the respective RRP’s of £1,500.00 and £200.00.
Posted by Steve Rush