Ben Nevis 25 Years Old 1996 Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Xtra Old Particular Douglas Laing (700ml)
Cask Number: DL14201
Date of Distilling: April 1996
Date of Bottling: July 2021
Matured In: A Single Sherry Butt
Douglas Laing is an independent bottler of fine Scotch whisky established in 1948. The concept is to enable whisky lovers around the world a chance to come as close as they can to sampling whisky as it was straight from the cask or having a whisky experience like no other.
Ben Nevis Distillery is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. The distillery is nestled at the foot of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, which has a summit elevation of 4’406 feet above sea level giving it’s malt a renowned name ‘the dew of Ben Nevis’ . This imposing mountain provides an impressive background to a traditional Scottish craft. The distillery was founded by ‘Long John’ Macdonald (no he was not a pirate) in 1825 and in 1848 in a cunning way of promotion presented a cask to Queen Victoria when she visited Fort William. They produce both malt and grain whiskies simultaneously due to installation in 1955 of a special still.
The Exceptional Single Cask series encompasses Provenance, Premier Barrel, Old Particular and Xtra Old Particular. This Xtra Old Particular was matured in a single Sherry Butt for 25 years. Distilled in April 1996 and bottled in July 2021 at 53.1% abv.
|34 × 14 × 14 cm
Cask Strength, Sherry Cask
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