Braeval 15 Year Old 1998 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #9989 bottled August 2013 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Old Particular series. 329 bottles.
Nose Opens with a surprising strawberry sweetie style + spicy toffee & sweet grist.
Palate Still sweet – attractively spiced + creamy butterscotch & milk chocolate.
Finish: Long – now running drier + warming spices & a dried fruit cake character.
Braeval Single Malt Whiskey
Braeval Distillery is situated on the north-eastern edge of the Grampian Mountains at Chapeltown in Speyside. Opened by Chivas Brothers as Braes of Glenlivet in 1973 and re-named Braeval in 1995, this malt whiskey distillery sits at an altitude of 352m making it the highest working distillery in Scotland. A modern pagoda roof towers over an attractive and modern works with white-washed walls and dark slated roofs. Production from six stills is geared up for the blending market and whilst there have been no distillery releases it may be found in the Old Malt Cask and Signatory Vintage ranges.