For information, here are the specs of the first two batches of The
Type: Vatted Malt. A blend of single malts from different distilleries.
Tasting Notes: A natural, deep, gold-brown colour and a rich nose
with spices such as clove and nutmeg, and sweet stewed fruits.
Palate is soft, sweet, deep and rich with a malt whisky fruitiness
embellished by rich spice. Very long.
Lead Distilleries: Dailuaine, Teaninich and two other malt whiskies
distilled in the villages of Brora and Longmorn.
Wood: 100% first-fill Bourbon barrels and first-fill, recharred
American oak hogsheads for the primary maturation. A portion of
the whisky went through a secondary maturation on new (virgin)
French Sessile oak, heavily toasted. Our inaugural batch (labelled
as such on the front and back labels) had one toast level. Our
second batch, released April 2006, had several different toast
levels for a slightly more subtle yet complex flavour profile,
but definitely similar to the inaugural batch.