We're delighted to reveal the first new bottlings for 2014 of our exclusive Burns Malt range of single cask Scotch whiskey. A first for Robbie, coming from small Octave casks made from Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherried oak. Each cask holds 50-litres which yields only 79 bottles.
Invergordon Distillery sits on the northern shore of the Cromarty Firth in the northeast Highlands of Scotland. A grain Scotch whiskey distillery, founded in 1959 it is presently owned by Whyte & Mackay.
Invergordon 7 Year Old / 2006 / 61.55% / Oloroso Octave Cask #901446D
A huge sherry dram! The sweet Oloroso sherry has imparted a very dark nutty colour to the Scotch. The result, as you can see, is a very rich, sweet grain whisky brimming with treakle raisin flavours.
Nose: Huge sherry! dark roast coffee, stewed plums, dark chocolate coasted raisins, dired fruits and more sherry!
Palate: With water, hot and spicy, massive mouth-coating of sweet sherry, raisins, coffee, chocolate with a warming dry finish.
Invergordon 7 Year Old / 2006 / 60.2% / Pedro Ximenez Octave Cask #901446B @ £36.39 (£30.32 ex VAT)
Sweet, but altogether a different Scotch, the Pedro Ximenez oak deliveres coffee, chocolate and a rounder, jucier finish.
Nose: Sweet sherry, oak, plums, dried fruits, burnt caramel, walnut whip, rose perfume, mocha coffee and juicy sultanas.
Palate: with water huge mouth-feel, sultanas stewed in sherry, milk chocolate, mocha coffee with a long and rewarding sweet sherry finish.