Springbank (Hazelburn) 1998 Aged 22 Years Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky – North Star (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 46% Age: 22 Years Old Country: Scotland
Cask Number: Batch 012
Date of Distilling: May 1998
Date of Bottling: November 2020
Matured In: a single Sherry Hogshead
The Springbank Distillery is unique, it is the oldest independent family owned distillery in Scotland. Founded in 1828 on the site of Archibald Mitchell’s illicit still, the Springbank Distillery is now in the hands of his great great great grand son, Hedley G. Wright. Owned by Mr Wright’s J&A Mitchell & Co Ltd, Springbank is the only distillery in Scotland to carry out the full production process on the one site. One hundred percent of the traditional floor malting, maturation and bottling is completed at the distillery in Campbeltown.
It produces the most hand made whisky in Scotland, with traditional production methods being used throughout the process, and human involvement at each and every stage. The only distillery in Scotland to have never chill-filtered, nor do they add any artificial colourings to any of our single malts. It is the only distillery in Scotland to produce three different single malts, Springbank, Longrow and Hazelburn, using three different production methods. Springbank is a whisky that is in a class of its own which is why it is considered its own region and stands tall amongst some world favourites.
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 Springbank Distillery in 1998. It was matured for a 22 years asingle Sherry Hogshead. Bottled as part of the Cask Series 011 only 230 bottles were produced with a much smaller amount making it to Australia. Bottled at 46% abv.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Raisins and sultanas, dark chocolate truffles, espresso, toffee crisp bars, figs and some underlying cinnamon.
Palate: Old sherry barrels, espresso and more dark chocolate, salted caramel and some Christmas cake spices.
Finish: Dried dark fruits, toasted walnuts, cloves and oak spice.
|Dimensions||43 × 14 × 14 cm|
Cask Strength, Sherry Cask
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