Auchroisk 1996 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in Refill Sherry Hogsheads and bottled 2014 by Gordon & MacPahil for the Connoisseurs Choice series.
Nose: Fresh and fruity with ripe plum and kiwi aromas. Toasted malt and subtle herbal notes with hints of old leather and aniseed.
Taste: The palate is peppery initially with stewed plums and lemon flavours. A lingering milk chocolate edge develops.
Auchroisk Single Malt Whiskey
Auchroisk Distillery is a relatively modern malt whiskey distillery which was established in 1972 by Justerini & Brooks (Scotland) Ltd. Auchroisk Distillery is situated at Mulben in the heart of Scotland's Speyside whiskey region and is equipped with eight copper stills. Only a small proportion of production is released by the distillery for bottling as official single malt whiskey, much of the remainder is destined for blending. Morrison & MacKay are among the independent bottlers to release expressions of Auchroisk single cask malt whiskey and Auchroisk single malt features in the Gordon & MacPhail's Connoisseurs Choice series.