Smoke & Glory – 2007 Ledaig Whisky – Cask 800022 – 70cl

£96.00

151 in stock

Age: 13 years
Distilled At: Tobermory Distillery – Ledaig
Cask Type: Bourbon Hogshead (First Fill)
Cask Number: 800022
Bottle Size: 70cl
Bottles Produced: 276
Date Distilled: 29/03/2007
Date Bottled: 19/08/2020
Vol: 53.0%
Description

As the mist rises from the forest floor, shafts of light break the clouds revealing dark mountains and ancient hills. Mythical beasts scurry amongst the fescue as the beithir rise in the loch for their first taste of the peaty glen air. Hand selected single cask expressions, but only for the brave. Consumed by smoke and glory.

Tasting Notes

The aroma of rain after a storm, fiery beacons ignite in your mouth as you as you tuck into your glazed bbq smoke salmon at the end of an outdoor expedition. As the sun sets, the air smoulders, the embers die and you snuggle into your sleeping bag. No Experience Necessary.

Distillery

Tobermory distillery is situated on the Island of Mull, Scotland in the town of Tobermory. The distillery was formerly known as Ledaig, was founded in 1798. It is the only distillery on Mull, it is currently owned by Burn Stewart Distillers, a subsidiary of Distell Group Limited of South Africa. The distillery produces whiskey mostly used for blends, but also produces a smaller amount of peated whisky, which remains known under the former name, Ledaig.

Cask Type

Bourbon hogsheads are made from American white oak, these are toasted and charred before being filled.  Hogsheads hold around 225-250 litres and are the second-most common type of cask used in maturing Scotch whisky. These casks are often built from staves originally taken from bourbon barrels and the larger size makes them better suited for a slightly longer period of maturation.

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