Glen Moray - Elgin Classic 7yo - Feb 2018
Glen Moray – Elgin Classic – 7yo
Distillery: Glen Moray, Source is River Lossie
- Single malt whisky has been distilled on the banks of the River Lossie since 1897, just outside Elgin, one of Scotland’s oldest towns
- In its lifetime, the distillery has known only 5 distillery managers
- 2 million litres pa
This Whisky is their signature Single Malt. Aged for an average of seven years in entirely ex-bourbon casks, the majority of which are first-fill.
Colour: Light Gold
Nose: Fragrant and lightly drying with warming malty notes.
Butterscotch and shortbread with herbal grassy notes.
Taste: Malty toffee sweetness with blackcurrant and a fragrant lemongrass citrus.
Finish: Shortbread, fresh herbal notes and ginger marmalade.
With water: Melted toffee
Elgin Classic Sherry Cask Finish – Oloroso casks
Peated – ex-Bourbon casks
Port Cask Finish – Porto Cruz Casks
Chardonnay Cask Finish
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15yo aged in sherry and American Oak casks (£55)
18yo aged in their finest American Oak casks (£80)
Elgin Reserve 25yo aged in their finest Port casks; individually numbers bottles (£150)
Elgin Prestige Blend of rare whiskies aged in - 50yo bourbon casks, 40yo port casks and 30yo Madiera casks (£800)
"The fragrant evaporation of whisky that hovers in the air around the warehouses is said to be sipped by angels” - Graham Coull, distillery manager