Wolfburn Morven

Wolfburn Morven

(0.7l, 46%)


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Wolfburn steps out of the “Highland” box and delivers a lightly peated Single Malt.

Thurso is the northernmost town on the British mainland. The first Wolfburn distillery was born on the site in the early 1800s. But by 1872, production had ceased. In 2011, Single Malt industry veterans Shane Fraser and Lain Kerr revived the namesake far northern spirit. They broke ground in May of 2012 and had the first completed buildings by September, with production starting the following year. They haven’t looked back — developing a range of Single Malts and periodic small batch special releases.

Wolfburn is a Highland distillery with all that this entails — including the fruit forward style of Whisky-making. But the good people at Wolfburn also like to think a bit outside the box. So they released Wolfburn Morven in 2017 — a lightly peated version of their signature Highland Single Malt. Make no mistake. This is NOT an Islay peated phenol smack in the face. This is a well-crafted, fruit-forward Highland Single Malt with a light peat smoke used to dry the malted barley. It’s a rebels Single Malt with zero additives, no chill-filtering, and it’s bottled at a perfect 46% ABV.

Smartass corner:
“Morven” can refer to several things. There are three mountains with that name in Scotland. But in the case of Wolfburn Single Malt, it likely refers to a peninsula in the far northwestern Highlands.

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smoky
cherry
biscuit
pepper
bitter oak
dried fruit
nutty
apple
grape
What does Wolfburn Morven taste like?

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First-class Whisky is taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Warm Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The briny whiff of smoke is the first thing to reach your nose, followed by the aromas of oak, white grapes, tart apple, and warm earth.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The taste is rich and nutty with notes of pipe-smoke, candied cherry, biscuits, and pepper.

Finish
The finish is a bit sweet with a hint of baking spice.

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Ratings & Reviews
Mirosław
Mirosław,
I wouldn't consider it as very peaty, however indeed it gives a strong accent and has mostly smoky profile.
 
James
James,
I got this as part of a sample pack. Great Scotch!! Can't wait till my bottle gets here !!
 
Giulio
Giulio,
Very peaty, opens up a little with water but retains a strong smoky profile. The peat covers most other flavors but if you like smoke it's a pleasant finish
 
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