Blair Athol 2006 Aged 16 Years Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky – North Star (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 49.5% Age: 16 Years Old Country: Scotland
Cask Number: Batch 021
Date of Distilling: September 2006
Date of Bottling: November 2022
Matured In: a single refill Hogshead, then a finished in a single Oloroso Sherry Hogshead
The Blair Athol Distillery is located near Pitlochry in the Highlands of Scotland. Blair Athol was originally the estate village of the picturesque Blair Castle, at whose gates the distillery now stands. The distillery was licensed in 1825, on the site of an older distillery, and was purchased by Arthur Bell and Sons in 1933. Since then the distillery was purchased by the Guinness Group in 1985. Running 4 stills, the distillery produces approximately 2,300,000 litres annually.
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.
This North Star bottling was distilled at the Blair Athol Distillery in September 2006. It was initially matured in a refill Hogshead before being transferred to a single Oloroso Sherry hogshead. Bottled as part of the Cask Series 21 only 287 bottles were produced with a much smaller amount making it to Australia. Bottled at 49.5% abv.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: A wonderful aroma of almond biscuits, hints of honey, caramel, shortbread and shaved dark chocolate
Palate: Warming dark hot chocolate, toasted hazelnuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Finish: Long with Espresso, dark chocolate, fudge and baking spices.
|Dimensions||43 × 14 × 14 cm|
Bourbon Cask, Cask Strength, Sherry Cask
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