Glenkinchie Distillers Edition

Glenkinchie

Distillers Edition

(0.7l, 43%)


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A superb exemplar of a Lowland Scotch.

Glenkinchie distillery is set on a farmland, 15 km from Edinburgh. It was established in 1825 by brothers George and John Rate. Originally named Milton distillery, the brothers renamed it around 1837.

In 1969 Glenkinchie stopped malting its own grain and malting floors were transformed into a museum of malt Whisky. Two decades later, in 1989, the brand was revived by United Distillers, when they started marketing it under their classic malt brands. Today it is one of the few remaining distilleries in the Lowland region.

Glenkinchie 1996 Distillers Edition was distilled in 1996 and bottled in 2010. It has undergone a second maturation, or finish, in Amontillado casks (a variety of Sherry) giving it a superb flavour profile. This 14 year old Scotch is hard to come by and it is a superb exemplar of a Lowland Scotch Whisky.

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  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
    Lowland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
    Glenkinchie
  • Bottler
    Glenkinchie
  • Age
    14 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

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honey
vanilla
fruit
sherry
peach
black pepper
nutmeg
pear
nutty
What does Glenkinchie Distillers Edition taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Glenkinchie Distillers Edition and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

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Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most single malts are matured longer).

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Medium amber.

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Mixed fruit cocktail with honey, vanilla, hints of polished wood and nutmeg.

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Honey, more of that fruit cocktail, vanilla, just a tiny hint of cheese and pepper.

Finish
Long, slightly fruity. 
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