Whisky "Caperdonich", 41 Years Old, "Rarest of the Rare", 1969 (cask №3245) Speyside, gift box, 700 ml
Whiskey beautiful light golden color.
Whisky has a sweet taste with hints of oak, mint, anise and malt supplemented notes of fruit, vanilla and honey. The finish is long, with hints of malt and pepper.
In the aromatic palette of strong drink is dominated by notes of hot spices and oak, polished soft nuances of malt, barley and honey.
Whiskey is the perfect digestif, combined with a cigar and coffee.
Malt whiskey Caperdonich 41 Years Old distilled in November 1969, aged in barrels №3245 for 41 years and was bottled in March 2011. In all there were 176 bottles of this rare whiskey.
Single malt whiskey - a traditional strong alcoholic drink Scotch, which is used when creating malt previously fumigated peat smoke. In the technology of the drink is a mandatory process double distillation. Culture creation of single malt whiskeys are available in other countries, although in each of the corners of the world production technology of this drink are somewhat different. The Irish, for example, dried malt in special closed ovens, and distillation process is carried out three times. The most famous and won worldwide popularity of whiskey with the Scottish island of Islay, the secret is in the unique impacts of marine climate that brings a soft drink and finesse.
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.
Duncan Taylor (Duncan Taylor) - one of the leading companies in the production of single malt whiskey. Earlier, the "heart" of the company was in Glasgow and they are mainly engaged in the production brokerage shotladsky whiskey. Not so long ago, the company moved to Speyside - closer to known regions, famous for the creation of strong drink, and they decided skontsentrirovatsya on creating and marketing their own brands. To date, "Duncan Taylor" carefully controls the entire process of creating a whiskey - from the time of collection of malt to bottling and packaging design, leaving the quality of their own products to their top priority.