Douglas of Drumlanrig
Decanted specialy for La Boutique du Chemin from Old Malt Cask OMC2136
Distilled : May 1990 – Bottled: December 2012 – Cask Number : 7967 – Alcool : 50% vol
“87/100 (= Very good to excellent whiskies definitely worth buying) nose 21,5 a rare example of a 21-y-o malt still showing some new make character: young, fresh, malty clean and lively ..;- taste 22 all kinds of brittle malty sugars crack against the palate as the vanilla takes its time to arrive; even a puff of smoke is detectable; – finish 22 at last a degree of age as the oak wells and thickens; – balance 21,5 a 21 year-old whisky going on 21 months. A third fill cask for sure, though of high quality. A few blenders would have killed for this cask…! “ (Jim Murray – Whisky Bibble 2013)
La distillerie Tomatin
La distillerie Tomatin se trouve dans la région de Speyside dans les montagnes Monadhliath, à 16 miles au sud d’Inverness et à 315 mètres au dessus du niveau de la mer est l’un des plus élevé de l’Ecosse.
On pense que le whisky a été distillé sur le site depuis le 16ème siècle, mais il faudrait attendre encore 3 siècles pour voir apparaître la distillerie Tomatin.
Tomatin est un whisky single malt vif et onctueux. Gras en bouche, il fait preuve de fermeté. D’un caractère bien affirmé, il se révèle être un single malt d’initiation très intéressant.
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The Bottler Hunter Laing – Douglas of Drumlanrig
Hunter Laing – a new company …… since the third generation
Although recently established and operational, Hunter Laing is a continuation of 60 years of experience and mastery in the Whisky.
Stewart Laing did give his middle name, Hunter, to form the name of the Company : Hunter Laing where he is joined by his sons Andrew and Scott, who brought in their own independent bottling company and its brand First Editions in Hunter Laing .
We are pleased to announce that the Douglas of Dumlanrig, First Editions, Sovereign, Hepburn’s Choice and Distiller’s Art in whisky and Kill Devil in single cask bottlings of Rum make part of the portfolio La Boutique du Chemin.
The Speyside is a region that forms a core within the Highlands and that stretches along the Spey River. It goes even further, far beyond the lands of the Spey. Thus, the distilleries placed along Livet, Fiddich, Avon, Lossie, Findhorn and Deveron are also considered as a part of the Speyside. As it is not a geological unit, the boundaries of that region have never been set and sometimes, one could argue about the region from which a distillery comes from. According to the way we establish the boundaries, 63 of the 90 distilleries still in operation in Scotland are in the Speyside.