Aberfeldy 18 Year Old Pauillac Finished
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Aberfeldy
  • Age 18 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
  • Cask number 2920
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • berries
  • citrus
  • woody
  • vanilla
  • honey
  • floral
  • strawberry
  • figs
  • sweet

Aberfeldy

18 Year Old Pauillac Finished (0.7l, 43%)

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A marvelously-aged Single Malt from Aberfeldy finished in Bordeaux Red Wine casks for a luscious experience.

Aberfeldy is a smaller production house in the Highlands along the River Tay. It was actually founded by John Dewer himself in 1896. And even though Dewers is a large producer and a subsidiary of Bacardi, Little Aberfeldy occupies a special spot in their history. In fact, Dewers has located their museum and "World of Whisky" attraction there.

They keep things simple at Aberfeldy. All of their grain is locally grown and they use only native Scottish yeasts. The water flows from a stream passing by the distillery — Pitilie Burn. All of their Whisky is aged in ex-Bourbon casks on site. Don’t you just love it when a division of a large company like Dewers and Bacardi keeps one foot firmly planted in the past like this?

We love a little Aberfeldy in the evening… or the mid-day… or just about anytime we can respectfully lay our thirsty lips to a dram. But when you can get your hands on one of these limited editions, it’s even better.

What we have here is batch #2920 of Aberfeldy’s 18 year-old French Red Wine Cask-Finished Single Malt. They have aged their signature Spirit for a full eighteen years in first-fill, refill, and re-charred Bourbon casks. That’s pretty special as it is. But they have finished this lovely dram up to five more months in those Bordeaux Red Wine barrels. And it doesn’t get much better than this.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Aberfeldy
  • Age 18 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
  • Cask number 2920
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Deep Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is rich with notes of berry cobbler, toasted granola, a twist of citrus, and mixed wood.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile builds upon Aberfeldy’s signature creamy / vanilla / honey / floral base note with note of strawberry and chewy fig newtons.

Finish
The finish is long and just a bit drying with a luscious sweetness.
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  • berries
  • citrus
  • woody
  • vanilla
  • honey
  • floral
  • strawberry
  • figs
  • sweet
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Aberfeldy is the only distillery founded by the Dewer Famliy. Water is ALWAYS important.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Aberfeldy is the only distillery founded by the Dewer Famliy. Water is ALWAYS important.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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