Strathisla 1957 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. 49 Year Old matured in First fill Sherry butts #1717 & 1718. Distilled 30th October 1957 and bottled 23rd April 2007 by Gordon & MacPhail.
AROMA WITHOUT WATER: Sweet, soft fruits - brambles and blackcurrents. Hints of menthol and spearmint with toasted oak aromas.
TASTE WITHOUT WATER: Rich, sherrywood with treacle and spices - aniseed and cinnamon. Drying, smoky edge.
AROMA WITH WATER: Herbal with waxy notes - polished leather. Hints of cooked fruits - apples and gooseberries. The Sherry influence lingers in the backround.
TASTE WITH WATER: Smoky initially followed by Sherry and charred oak. Burnt sugar and aniseed notes also present.
Strathisla Distillery was founded in 1786 and is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland. Strathisla Distillery was built on the site of a brewery on the banks of the River Isla in Scotland’s Speyside whisky region. Now equipped with two pagoda roofs over the old malt kilns, classical stone walls and slate roofs, a water wheel now catching your gaze from the front wall and pulling you into the splendid heather garden of this iconic Scottish distillery. Strathisla Distillery welcomes visitors at the distillery visitor centre where tours of the distillery are available. Strathisla Distillery participates in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.