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Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old, Distillery Bottled

Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old, Distillery Bottled

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Description:
Delicatly honied with fruit and peat-smoke characters.
Origin:
Highland
Alcohol %:
43
Colour:
Single Malt Whisky
Country:
Scotland
Group:
Scotch Whisky
Bottle Size:
70cl
Closure:
Cork
Wine Code:
2247
Other Info:
Dalwhinnie sits at an altitude of 351 m. It is one of the coldest villages in the UK, having an average annual temperature of 6.5oC, making it suitable for winter walking and mountaineering. It is north of Drumochter, just off the A9 road from Perth to Inverness. It is about 2 to 2½ hours drive from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, 25 miles from Aviemore, 13 from Newtonmore and 17 from Kingussie. Dalwhinnie railway station lies on the Highland Main Line from Perth to Inverness. Diageo owns the local distillery, the highest-elevation working distillery in Scotland.

JIM MURRAY'S WHISKY BIBLE - 94 POINTS - 'Sublime stuff: a curious mixture of coke smoke and peat-reek wafts teasingly over the gently honied malt. A hint of melon offers some fruit but the caressing malt stars; that rarest of combinations: at once silky and malt intense, yet at the same time peppery and tin-hat time for the tastebuds, but the silk wins out and a sheen of barley sugar coats everything, soft peat included; some cocoa and coffee notes, yet the pervading slightly honied sweetness means that there is no bitterness that cannot be controlled; a malt it is hard to decide whether to drink or bath in: I suggest you do both. One of the most complete mainland malts of them all. Know anyone who reckons they don't like whisky? Give them a glass of this - that's them cured. Oh, if only the average masterpiece could be this good.'

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