2006 Craigellachie, 11 Years (IB: Hunter Laing) Old Malt Cask, , Speyside, (Sherry Cask), 50% 70cl
2006 Hunter Laing Old Malt Cask, Craigellachie, 11 Years, Speyside, (Sherry Cask), 50% 70cl
Old Malt Cask is unashamedly for connoisseurs of the finest expressions of Single Malt Scotch Whisky. As one of the most established brands in the single cask market, Old Malt Cask is trusted by thousands of Malt Whisky consumers all around the world as the selection which bottles some of the most noteworthy Scotches in the market.
Each month, the Hunter Laing tasting panel reviews the company stocks and, after careful consideration, selects only the casks which are of the highest quality. Whether the whisky was distilled in Speyside or Islay, the Lowlands or the Islands, they all have one thing in common – they have been bottled at exactly the right time to capture the unique characteristics of the cask.
Invariably bottled at 50% strength to maintain drinkability, each new expression is non-chillfiltered to ensure that the personality of each cask remains. Our expert blender also writes notes to guide the consumer through the tasting experience. We don’t have to do much with the whisky – we let it speak for itself.
An indie bottling of 11 year old single malt from the Craigellachie distillery, drawn from a refill butt that was filled in May 2006 and bottled in April 2018. Following maturation, it was bottled for the Old Malt Cask range by Hunter Laing, producing 717 bottles
Nose: Lemon peel, fried banana, soft sawdust and a touch of brown sugar.
Palate: Cadbury Flake, coffee bean, a touch of honey-dipped apple, barley.
Finish: Orange oil, more chocolate, mineral-y dryness.