Auchnagie Archivist | Highland style whisky | 46% ABV

Auchnagie Archivist | Highland style whisky | 46% ABV

Auchnagie Archivist | Highland style whisky | 46% ABV

  • £60.00

  • Ex Tax:£50.00

*please note: this item is discounted due to old-style packaging*




A modern interpretation of the legendary Auchnagie Distillery in the Highlands, featuring a marriage of 100% aged Single Malt Scotch Whiskies (on average a quarter of a century.) Not chill filtered, 700ml, ABV 46%, presented in a deluxe gift tin.


TASTING NOTES


Appearance: Dull gold

On the Nose: Poached pears, pink grapefruit, fresh orange peel, a light biscuit note and a trace of smoke. 

Palate: Sweet mouthfeel, rich with spice across the tongue.

The Finish: Warm and long with a touch of vanilla sponge cake. A wonderfully balanced dram.


ABOUT AUCHNAGIE DISTILLERY


Auchnagie was one of several small farm distilleries in the Ballinluig area of Perthshire. All have been destroyed except Edradour and Glenturret which continue to flourish to this day. Auchnagie was founded by James Duff had a varied existence and went through numerous stages of ownership before fall into the hands of John Dewar & Son who dismantled it in 1912. When Barnard visited, Auchnagie had an output of between 19,000 and 24,000 gallons and a warehousing capacity of 40,000 gallons. The water source was the nearby Auchnagie Hills, the barley was sourced very locally and the peat came from Loch Broom.

Description
Description Auchnagie was a small farm distillery in the Ballinluig area of Perthshire. Founded by farmer James Duff it went through numerous stages of ownership before falling into the hands of John Dewar & Son who dismantled it in 1912 to poor transport links to the distillery.
Origin Styled on the original Highland distillery in Tulliemet, Perthshire
Volume, ABV 700ml, 46% ABV
Comment Presented in a deluxe gift tube
Description of Taste
Tasting note Appearance: Dull gold On the Nose: Poached pears, pink grapefruit, fresh orange peel, a light biscuit note and a trace of smoke. Palate: Sweet mouthfeel, rich with spice across the tongue. The Finish: Warm and long with a touch of vanilla sponge cake. A wonderfully balanced dram.
Anon 03/04/2018

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