A Destination Cellars Exclusive Limited Release from Glenglassaugh
*This has just arrived and will be posted from June 1st
We are thrilled to be chosen as the Australian exclusive retailer for the Glenglassaugh 2009 11 Year Old Limited Release Madeira Cask single malt whisky that yielded only 382 bottles.
Glenglassaugh has been described as a 'coastal' distillery, being located at the east end of the beautiful Sandend Bay on the north coast of Speyside near Glen Deveron and Banff. This single cask has been split between Australia, New Zealand & Canada with Australia taking the lion's share. The products are here awaiting customs clearance and will be with us soon.
This single cask expression shows great depth of character and finesse, a harmonious and seductive combination of gentle spirit bursting with tropical fruit flavours from the Madeira cask. Bottled at 54.7%, with natural colour and is non chill filtered.
Cask Type: Madeira Puncheon
Cask number: R11-008-1
Spirit Type: Classic Unpeated
ABV: 54.7%, natural colour & non chill filtered
Tasting notes from Master Distiller Rachel Barrie:
Colour: Sunset gold
Nose: Dried apricot and mandarin with Oregon pine, salted caramel and toasted almond
Palate: Burst of tropical fruit syrup with papaya, lychee and the lingering balance of pine nut oil
700ml | 54.7%abv | Banffshire, Scotland