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Old Elgin - 8 Year Old

Old Elgin - 8 Year Old

Country of Origin

Scotland

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  • ABV40
  • BottlerGordon and MacPhail

Between the Moray Firth and the Hills of Cromdale, stands the City and Royal Burgh of Elgin, the home of Gordon & MacPhail. The cathedral depicted on the label was burnt down in 1390, by the feared Wolf of Badenoch - the illegitimate son of a Scottish King. There are over 30 distilleries within the vicinity of Elgin and this vatted malt is an apt tribute to the quality malts they produce.

Colour:Golden brown.

Nose without water: Sweet - vanilla and fudge aromas balanced with a spicy fruity note - toffee apples.

Palate without water: Sweet, creamy caramel flavour with spicy, earthy notes and a subtle floral edge.

Nose with water: Floral/perfumed with a spicy fruity note - balanced.

Palate with water: Dry, slightly peppery and a hint of smoke. Subtle dried fruit in the background.

Body: Medium.

Finish: Fruity - raisins & sultanas.

Whisky Style: Balanced - nice array of aromas and flavours.

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