salty
caramel
honey
slightly sweet
vanilla
slightly spicy
dark chocolate
orange
passion fruit
Spiral Old Pulteney 2000 Flotilla

Old Pulteney

2000 Flotilla

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Pale gold.
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Sweet and floral, with hints of licorice, iodine, citron, orange, chocolate, malt, vanilla and coconut.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate
Full, spicy, with caramel, toffee and chocolate notes. Also, butterscotch, citron and vanilla. Soft and oily
 
Finish
Long, round and warm.
 
Comment
Limited edition bottling for the famous boat-race »Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012«. 
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A Fleeting Dram.
 
The Old Pulteney Distillery, founded in 1826 by James Handerson and named in honour of Sir William Pulteney is located in Wick, a fishing village in the far north-east of Scotland. The barley for Whisky Production at this distillery was brought in by sea, and Whisky was shipped out the same way. The location at sea gives its drams a specific characteristic from the exposure to sea air. The Old Pulteney Whisky became an important part of the Ballantine's blends.
 
Old Pulteney 2000 Flotilla is a part of their new range named "The Lighthouse Series" inspired by three historic lighthouses situated near the costal distillery in Wick. Each of these expressions offer a different maturation angle. The 2000 Flottilla, or the Noss Head, is matured in American Oak Ex-Bourbon Casks and aged for 12 years. 

  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
    Highland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46.4%
  • Distillery
    Old Pulteney
  • Bottler
    Old Pulteney
  • Chill Filtered?
    No

Old Pulteney

2000 Flotilla

(0.7l, 46.4%)


8.9/10
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