The Whisky Cellar ‘House Malt’ 2011 – 57.1%

£50.00

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Description

699 bottles from a 1st Fill Oloroso Sherry butt.

We can’t say too much about the origins of this malt whisky other than to say that it’s a ‘Blended Malt’ by law but, in reality, it is a tea-spooned single cask. The vast majority of the spirit is from a Lowland distillery but don’t let that fool you into thinking it is light and delicate. This whisky has been matured for 10 long years in a first fill American Oak Oloroso Sherry Butt. We’ve taken the ABV down very slightly from its natural cask strength to a traditional 100° proof (57.1%) to ensure the weight of the spirit is balanced with the impact of the oak. It’s a perfect signature ‘House Malt’ and we’ve bought a few casks of this style for future releases.

Colour: Chestnut brown.

Nose: Buttery toffee. Sultanas and sponge-cake spices.

Palate: Sweet notes of caramelised pecans with orange zest, violets and cherries.
Finish: Incredibly smooth. Lingering sweet, soft toffee and toasted nuts.