Malts of Islay 1989 Aged 31 Years Vatted Scotch Whisky – Murray McDavid (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 40.3% Age: 12 Years Old Country: Scotland
Matured In: Initial Refill Bourbon Hogsheads then Finished in 1st Fill Murça Tawny Port
No. Of Bottles: 324
Murray McDavid are highly respected in the Scotch whisky industry, mainly for independently bottling whisky after selecting and ageing the spirit in high quality oak casks. Established in 1996 by Mark Reynier, Simon Coughlin, and Gordon Wright at the closed site of the Coleburn distillery in Speyside, Scotland. They are also known for the purchase of the closed Bruichladdich Distillery in 2000 and reopening this dormant distillery. They did such a good job of restoring production it was sold to Remy Cointreau in 2012 with a considerable profit.
This independent bottling by Murray McDavid is a vatting of 90% Bowmore single malt whisky and 10% Laphroaig single malt whisky. It has been initially matured in a Bourbon Hogshead and was then finished in1st Fill Murça Tawny Port casks. After being matured for no less than 31 years in high quality oak casks it was bottled at 40.3% ABV as part of the Murray McDavid The Vatting limited release series. Only 324 bottles were produced for worldwide distribution.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Orchard fruits and tropical fruits fight for positioning, garden herbs and coastal peat smoke.
Taste: Stewed tropical fruits, floral heather, subtle oak and orchard fruits.
Finish: Honey sweetness, poached pears, bonfire embers.
|Dimensions||35 × 13 × 13 cm|
Bourbon Cask, Peat Smoke, Port Cask
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