- Blair Athol 25 Year Old 1989 Xtra Old Particular
Blair Athol 25 Year Old 1989 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10440 bottled October 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Xtra Old Particular series. 309 bottles.
Nose: Clean & fresh – sweet & distinctly honey’d – sweetly gristed + spiced poached fruit.
Palate: Opens sweetly with a barley sugar quality – carrying an attractive citrus character.
Finish: Medium long – still fresh & crisp – remaining fruity with sweet Seville oranges.
Blair Athol Distillery
Blair Athol Single Malt Whisky
Blair Athol Distillery was established in 1798 in Pitlochry and with footprints in four centuries it is one of oldest working malt whisky distilleries in Scotland. Purchased by Arthur Bell & Sons in1933 it is the spiritual ‘home’ of Arthur Bell’s range of blended scotch whisky complete with distillery visitor centre and Blair Athol Distillery tours. Although a large proportion of Blair Athol’s malt whisky cascades into blends, Bell’s to be precise, independent bottlings of Blair Athol single malts feature in the popular Connoisseurs Choice and Signatory Vintage ranges.