AGED: 17 years
DISTILLED ON: September 30, 1996
BOTTLE ON: July 28, 2014
MATURED IN: Hogshead
CASK NO: 4350
BOTTLE NO: of 342
Sir Alexander Ramsay opened Fettercairn in a refurbished corn mill in 1824. The distillery, which was only the second legalized distillery under the Excise Act, is located in Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland’s Eastern Highlands. Now owned by Whyte & Mackay, the distillery blends light, balanced whiskies.
NOSE: malt extract, sesame thins and thick, rich turbinado sugar.
TASTE: sweet, green apple with caramelized brown sugar.
FINISH: tarte tatin fades into crème brûlee, with a suggestion of old oak.
PER CS: 6