Wolfburn Aurora Single Malt Whisky is matured in a combination of bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks.
From the newly built Wolfburn distillery (Thurso) now mainland Scotland’s most northern distillery. Taking over from Old Pulteney at Wick.
The location is close to the old Wolfburn Distillery that closed down during the 1860s.
May 2011 saw the initial work for the new distillery and the following May the land, purchased. Construction started in August 2012. Forsythes of Rothes chosen for the design and construction of the distilling equipment.
Commissioning completed, the new make spirit started to flow on the 25th of January 2013.
Wolfburn Aurora Single Malt Whisky Tasting notes :-
Nose : Sherry sweetness accompanied by dried fruits and malt.
Palate : Rich and fruity from the sherry cask. While autumn fruits and nutty flavours, with a hint of spice are noticeable in the background.
Finish : Wonderfully smooth and mellow.