Glencadam Aged 17 Years Triple Cask Portwood Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
Volume: 700 ml ABV: 46% Age: 17 Years Old Country: Scotland
The Glencadam distillery was founded in 1825 and produces 1.5 million litres of spirit annually. The distillery has two stills and is situated near the River Esk in the Highland region of Scotland. It takes the water for its spirit from nearby springs in the surrounding green hills. The current owners are Angus Dundee plc who purchased the distillery in 2003 and also own the Tomintoul distillery in Speyside. The whisky produced at this distillery is an important component of Ballentine’s blends. Expect floral with notes of orange and citrus fruits. It has a refined dark oak undertone and is an elegant single malt whisky.
Glencadam Highland Single Scotch Malt Whisky Aged 17 Years Triple Cask Portwood Finish is a fine example of centuries of craftsmanship and tradition. “The rather exquisite” malt with a beautifully balanced, pure flavour. This is a multi award winning limited edition release which is first matured in ex bourbon casks before being transferred to a trio of hand selected Portwood hogsheads to finish the whisky for a number of years. It has been highly rated on whisky forums worldwide and has collected many awards in top competitions.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Red fruits and delicious caramel notes, cherries, blueberries, raisins and vanilla. Orange zest and spice.
Taste: Silky and soft, lashings of red fruits and caramel, plums and cherries. Creamy vanilla oak and some slight bitterness.
Finish: Long and very enjoyable. dark chocolate, orchard fruits and toffee sweetness leads to oak and spice.
Awards and Reviews
Received a MASTER from Scotch Whisky Masters 2015 (Highest possible award)
Received a score of 93.5 in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2018
Gold at the IWSC for the whisky category of Scotch Single Malt Highland 14-19 YO Cask Finish
|Dimensions||35 × 10 × 10 cm|
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