Whisky Caperdonich, 38 Years Old, "Rarest of the Rare" 1972, gift box, 700 ml
Whiskey golden walnut color.
Rich taste of whiskey, very sharp, with notes of fruit, including - apples, hints of pepper and ginger, leather, rose petals. The finish is filled with nuances of anise, pepper, turmeric and rich oak notes.
The aroma of whiskey a rich, floral, extravagant, intense, with notes of sawdust, apple blossom, smoked meat, jam, spices - ginger and black pepper.
Whiskey is the perfect digestif, combined with a cigar and coffee.
Caperdonich 38 Years Old part of a unique and exclusive collection of rare whiskey "Rarest of the Rare", issued by Duncan Taylor. Over time, some plants have ceased to exist due to the vagaries of commerce. Many were demolished and now exists in name only. A number of these legendary names was raised thanks to the foresight of Duncan Taylor, who many years ago invested in whiskey barrels with long exposure of these plants. Whiskey matured and bottled in accordance with the standards of Duncan Taylor and his excellence in one barrel, with a cask strength, without any filtering, preserving the natural color, taste and aroma.
Malt whiskey Caperdonich 38 Years Old distilled in November 1972, aged in barrels №7440 for 37 years and was bottled in May 2011. Total 181 was released this rare bottle of whiskey.
Caperdonich plant was founded in 1898 by brothers Grant in the midst of a boom whiskey. The plant is located in front of the distillery "Glen Grant" and was named "Glen Grant №2". Four years later, in 1902, the factory was closed and inactive as long as six decades. In 1965 it was restored Glenlivet Distilleries and resumed production under the name Caperdonich (Gaelic "secret sources"). In the first year produced 350,000 liters of whiskey, mostly - for blending Chivas Regal. In 1967, the number of frames has been extended from two to four. In 1977, the factory was seized by the corporation Seagram, which in 2001 sold the plant of the company "Pernod Ricard". Already in 2002, "Pernod Ricard" decided to close Caperdonich. Were also closed and the other three they have acquired the distillery - Alt 'Bhainne, Benriach and Braeval. However, a few years later, these distilleries were reopened, which is not the Caperdonich. Today the plant Caperdonich not working and it is unlikely he will be re-opened. There are only a few independent releases issued by Duncan Taylor and Douglas Lang.