Glen Elgin 20 Year Old 1995 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in bourbon hogsheads and bottled 2015 by Cadenhead's for the Small Batch series. 474 bottles.
Nose: Initially grassy giving way to white pepper; hints of soft leather and hints of orange zest.
Palate: Toasted oats and raspberries with white chocolate. Lemon cheesecake with soft golden syrup.
Finish: Pistachio nuts; distant lime; soft spice and slightly drying.
Glen Elgin Distillery
Glen Elgin Single Malt Whiskey
Glen Elgin Distillery was designed by Charles C. Doig and established beside the Morayshire Railway in Fogwatt in 1898 by William Simpson and James Carle. This is a Speyside malt whiskey distillery equipped with six small stills and six round wooden worm tubs. It is one of the few distilleries in Scotland which continues to cool its spirits in traditional worm tubs. Glen Elgin contributes a large proportion of its whiskey to White Horse blends consequently the only distillery release single malt whiskey is the Glen Elgin 12 Year Old. Independent bottlings are available from the Coopers Choice, Cadenhead and Signatory Vintage ranges.