Ardnamurchan 2016 Aged 6 Years Single Malt Scotch Whisky – North Star (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 58.5% Age: 6 Years Old Country: Scotland
Cask Number: Batch 22
Date of Distilling: December 2016
Date of Bottling: April 2023
Matured In: First Fill Oloroso Sherry Butt
The Ardnamurchan distillery isLocated on the most westerly point of the British mainland sits the Ardnamurchan Distillery. Probably one of the most sustainable distilleries in the United Kingdom if not the world, plenty of thought has been given to the environment before designing and developing this distillery. There’s a local hydro-electric generator that provides the cooling water and local forest wood chips that are used to heat the hot water for mashing. The draft left behind after the mash is used to feed local cattle and the pot ale is used for fertilising local fields. Owned and operated by Adelphi the distillery it boasts 2 stills and 7 wash backs. The owners of the distillery are also a very well know quality independent bottler.
North Star Spirits is an independent bottler based in Glasgow, Scotland. They pride themselves on bottling the finest single malt Scotch whisky, blended whisky and blended malt Scotch whisky. Producing artisan single cask whisky from various regions of Scotland as well as bottling rums, gins and Bourbon whiskey. All products are small batch, bottled at cask strength.
An independent bottling from one of Scotland’s newer distilleries which is very rarely seen. Distilled in 2016 and matured for 6 years in a first fill ex Oloroso Sherry Butt. Bottled in 2023 at 58.5% abv with only 396 bottles available.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: A hint of smoke, then rich stewed plums, figs and dates, dried dark fruits with an orange spice and earthy vanilla with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Palate: Blueberries and raspberries combine with a nutty oak, there’s freshly cracked black pepper and a toasted malt combination.
Finish: Long with orange citrus and baking spices.
|Dimensions||35 × 18 × 18 cm|
Cask Strength, Sherry Cask
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