Dalwhinnie 1986 Distillers Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky Double Matured in Oloroso Casks and bottled in 2002.
Dalwhinnie 1986 Distillers Edition Single Malt Whisky Tasting Notes;
Lovers of Dalwhinnieª will appreciate the way the fragrance of Oloroso sherry overlays.
However this does not mask, the heather honey distillery notes.
Strength: 43% ABV
Palate: A sweetness on the lips, moving to well-defined malt cask-wood flavours.
Finish: Rich, longer than usual, honey finish with hints of sweet oak.
Dalwhinnie Malt Whisky Distillery History.
The Dalwhinnie distillery is the highest in altitude of the Scottish distilleries at, 1057 feet above sea-level.
The pure abundant water from the Lochan an Doirre-uaine high in the mountains. An ample supply of peat and good communications by road and rail, were deciding factors in building the distillery at Dalwhinnie in 1898.
The distillery founded by a partnership of: John Grant (solicitor), George Sellar (Grocer) and Alex Mackenzie. Who designed the distillery.
Known as the Strathspey Distillery, as it was first called. At the end of the 1890’s speculative boom in the industry and only months after it first began production, sever recession hit the whisky market and the company went into liquidation.
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