Mortlach 1971 Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in 1st Fill Sherry Butts, bottled 2015 by Gordon & MacPhail.
Nose: Hints of dark chocolate, rich fruit cake and stewed apples. Sweet Sherry influences, Festive spices and subtle lemon aroma.
Palate: White pepper and orange and stewed pear. A subtle waxy texture develops with a touch a cocoa beans.
Mortlach Single Malt Whiskey
Mortlach Distillery was established in 1823 on the banks of the River Dullan in the Speyside whisky region. Mortlach is equipped with wooden worm tubs, six stills of assorted shapes and sizes and three spirit safes in order to run a unique two and a half times or partial triple distillation process. Official bottling of Mortlach single malt are few, however, independent bottlers recognise the great quality of Mortlach whisky particularly following long maturation in sherry casks. Gordon & MacPahil released a stunning bottling of 70 year old Mortlach single cask malt whisky distilled in 1938 and matured in a single sherry hogshead until bottling in 2009.