Machrie Moor second edition. Batch 2 is a limited edition peated (14ppm) expression of Aran single malt release of 12,000 bottles.
The bottle depicts Bran, favourite dog of the legendary warrior Fingal who is said to have tethered the dog to the standing stone Fingal’s Cauldron Seat. One of the many stone circles and standing stones that are strewn across Machrie Moor on the Isle of Arran.
Nose: Stormy beach - sublte notes of apple.
Palate: Classic Arran notes of apple and vanilla, back by iodine, parma violets and smoky citrus. Add water to find briny rockpools and fresh dulse mixing with orchard fruits.
Finish: Saltiness is more apparent with a twist of spice mingling alongside baked apples and honeysuckle.
Arran Distillery was commissioned by the Isle of Arran Distillers in 1995 to produce Arran malt whisky. Arran Distillery is situated just south of Lochranza on the northern tip of the Isle of Arran off the west coast of Scotland. Set in a stunning location between mountains and sea Arran is a small distillery is equipped with two stills, dunnage warehouses, a visitor centre offering distillery tours and a distillery café. Arran malt whisky is matured in sherry, bourbon, port and wine casks in order to produce an ever-evolving and expanding range of whiskies including Arran single malts and Arran blended scotch. The Sleeping Warrior release comprises Arran single malt whisky matured in both European and American oak casks. Arran Machrie Moor is a peated expression of Arran malt whisky.