Dailuaine - 16 Year Old Flora and Fauna - Speyside Malt Whisky 70cl Bottle

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Dailuaine - 16 Year Old Flora and Fauna
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70cl Bottle
£58.72
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Description:
Appearance: Dark amber.

Body: Medium to full.

Nose (unreduced): Rich rum toffee and molasses with a slight smokiness.

Nose (30%): Hot and peppery with much sherry and malt. Overall quite a dry impression.

Taste: Smooth, with an interesting balance of sweet and dry, again with rich sherry with malt, some fruit and woody notes.

Finish: Becomes much more dry with a short, slightly bitter finish.

(Pronounced 'dale-YOU-an').



Category(s):     Single Malt Whisky
Group(s):     Flora & Fauna Selection
Producer: Dailuaine
ABV:   43%
Age:   16 Year Old
Brand:   Dailuaine
Country of Origin:   Scotland
Distillery:   Dailuaine
Region:   Speyside

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Dailuaine - 16 Year Old Flora and FaunaIn Stock   70cl Bottle£ 58.72
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Pronounced "dal-u-ayn", many visitors to Speyside would be blissfully ignorant of the existence of this gem. A mile off the main Aberlour to Grantown road, the only evidence of its whereabouts are the plume of steam and unmistakeable smell of the Dark Grains plant.
The location inspired Alfred Barnard to write, "Here the whole glory of the scenery below suddenly burst upon us, and new points of beauty presented themselves, Never was there such a soft, bright landscape of luxuriant green, of clustering foliage, and verdant banks of wild flowers, ferns and grasses."
The undoubted beauty was not the reason the site was chosen - good quality water from the Bailliemullich Burn, the local supply of barley and the proximity to the Speyside Railway Line are more likely reasons.
Dailuaine has seen several significant changes. It was one of the few distilleries to replace its floor maltings with Saladin Boxes. A Dark Grains plant was commissioned to process pot ale and draff into a high protein cattle feed. The splendid granite double-storey dunnage cask warehouses lie empty, as all Dailuaine whisky is tankered away to be filled into casks at a central warehousing complex.
As with Alfred Barnard, your lasting impression of Dailuaine is the beauty of its location.

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