Producer´s Tasting Notes:
Rich mahogany holds a deep crimson edge.
Fascinating depths and layers develop from figs and prune syrup to delicate apricot and hints of blackberry. All carry invitingly subtile soft Belgian chocolate and intriguing hints of rosy coffee.
The exclusive mellow, yet full-bodied, character gives a rich, complex symphony of red fruit preserve, touches of treacle and the slightest mountain herb influence. Gentle clove oil, distant sour cherries and the softest peppery oak add a memorable sophistication to its rare vintage.
The rarity of the vintage mirrors the rarity of the unique characteristics of the whisky. Combining many facets of its ever-changing nature as it opens on the palate, the style and elegance of this rare whisky is to be savoured.
Specially selected by Master Distiller Billy Walker, the whisky from this barrel, 1963 cask number 3301, has been maturing in our coastal warehouses for over 51 years. Distilled and filled to cask on the 15th of February 1963, this is the oldest cask in our inventory. Non chill filtered, of natural color and bottled at cask strength on the 14th of May 2014...