- Ben Nevis 45 Year Old Director's Cut Sherry Cask
Douglas Laing Old Director's Cut series.
Single sherry hogshead #8193. Distilled June 1966 and bottled February 2012.
Nose: Spicy, with a Sherry trifle style and a drier/oaky backdrop.
Palate: Warmly spiced & tingling – heads drier to cloves in oranges.
Finish: A cough drop quality – mentholated! – dry yet warming.
Ben Nevis Distillery
Ben Nevis Single Malt Whiskey
Ben Nevis Distillery is a Highland malt whiskey distillery established by John McDonald in 1825 at Inverlochy just north of Fort William and rests at the foot of Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain. A Coffey's Still was installed in in 1955 and both malt and grain whiskies were produced simultaneously until 1981. The core range comprises Ben Nevis 10 Year Old, McDonald's Traditional and single cask bottling are released from time to time. The distillery is owned by Nikka of Japan.