Brora 1982 Rare Old (2015) Lot #R0/15/01

$1,049.75
ABV: 46.0%
Vintage: 1982
Cask Type: Sherry Puncheon
Cask #: Lot #R0/15/01
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Highland
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl

Description

Details

Brora 1982 Vintage Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in a Refill Sherry puncheon lot #R0/15/01 bottled 2015 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Rare Old series. 365 bottles.

Tasting Notes

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Nose without Water Fragrant green apple aromas enhanced with lemon and lime and subtle menthol notes. A sweetness develops with hints of milk chocolate. Palate without Water White pepper, ripe banana, blueberry, and cardamom spice flavours are complemented by an underlying peat smoke edge. Nose with Water Subtle vanilla with fresh green apple, pear, and orange notes complemented by hints of Parma Violets. Palate with Water Peppery with hints of banana, dark chocolate, and orange zest. An undertone of dried tobacco is present. Body Light to medium. Finish Medium in length, smooth and creamy with traces of smoke.

Distillery

Distillery

Brora Distillery

Brora Single Malt Whiskey


Brora Distillery is situated close to the Sutherland coast on the edge of Brora. Established in 1819 as Clynelish Distillery by the Marquis of Stafford and his wife the Countess of Sutherland on their Sutherland estate to produce fine Highland malt whiskey. Re-named Brora Distillery in 1975 its surviving but precarious buildings include a round red brick chimney, malt kiln with pagoda roof, bellcote topped with a gilded weather cock, two big wooden worm tubs, miniscule gauger's house and two wee copper stills. Brora Distillery closed in 1983 and is a lost Scottish malt whiskey distillery.

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