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Girvan 40 Year Old 1979 Sovereign Exclusive #16642

$242.09
ABV: 49.8%
Age: 40 Year Old
Vintage: 1979
Cask Type: Refill Hogshead
Cask #: #16642
Bottler: Hunter Laing & Co.
Region: Lowland
Type: Single Grain Scotch
Volume: 70cl

Description

Details

Girvan 40 Year Old 1979 vintage Lowland single grain Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #16642 distilled May 1979 bottled May 2019 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Sovereign series. Selected and bottled exclusively for The Whisky Barrel. 291 numbered bottles.

Tasting Notes

Details

This golden whisky has a nose of blackcurrants, toffee apples and mint. The palate is mellow but sweet with notes of raspberries, blackberries and green herbs. The finish is long, with lingering spice.

Distillery

Distillery

Girvan Distillery

Girvan Single Grain Whiskey


Girvan Distillery is a Scottish Lowland grain whiskey distillery situated on the Ayrshire coast. It looks out to the island of Ailsa Craig the source of granite from which curling stones are shaped. William Grant and Sons Ltd opened this distillery in 1963 to supply grain whiskey to their blends of scotch but with careful maturation in quality casks Girvan is also able to produce excellent single grain whiskies.

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