Whisky Dalmore 1973, wooden box, 700 ml
Whiskey color of polished mahogany, with luxurious shades.
The taste of whiskey is smooth, slightly sweet, dry, with hints of citrus peel, pear and mango, nuances of blackberry, cranberry, and licorice. Long finish with notes of chocolate and spices. By drinking water taste is more sweet and not so dry, there are notes of brown sugar, oak and sweets with liquor, hints of truffles in the aftertaste.
The aroma of whiskey rounded, layered. The first wave - with hints of Christmas cake, marzipan, cherry, fruit jam and vanilla. The second wave is full of deep flavors of coconut oil and sandalwood.
Whisky is great as an aperitif or digestif. It goes well with a cigar, coffee, fruit and desserts. Can be used with water.
"Dalmore 1973" - single malt whiskey, released a limited edition of 1,000 copies. Specially selected casks of American white oak whiskey made this "work of art". Then whiskey spent several years in barrels from the Cabernet Sauvignon. These were rare vintage drums with impeccable pedigree of Chateau Haut-Marbuzet (Chateau Haut-Marbuzet), located in Bordeaux, Saint-Estephe. Dalmore whiskey in 1973 comes in a luxury wooden box, emphasizes its importance and exclusivity.
Dalmore distillery is located in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland, on the north shore of the Bay of Firth of Cromarty, among the rich natural resources: deep clean Loch Mori and coastal soils of the Black Isle (Black Isle), give birth to a gorgeous golden barley. Dalmore exclusively engaged in the production of single malt whiskey since 1839. For nearly a century distillery was owned Clan Mackenzie. Adorns each bottle deer head is taken from the coat of arms of the Mackenzie. The story goes that in 1263 a distant ancestor Mackenzie saved on the hunt of King Alexander III, killing a deer with one arrow. In gratitude, the king granted him the right to represent the coat of arms deer head with twelve branches on the horns, which means "royal", and the slogan "Save the King." Despite the fact that today the plant changed owners, a decisive influence on the Mackenzie clan plant appears to this day. Save Style whiskey formulation of its production and even old equipment. Some distillation cubes, set at the factory, dated 1874 year. Unusual design cubes. Four of them have flat tops rather than the usual "swan neck" that allows heavier alcohols and characteristic. The remaining four cubes have a unique water of the outer cylinder around the "neck", which provide continuous cooling copper and more thorough cleaning with alcohol. Another feature of the plant Dalmore - ways of aging whiskey. There is an old Scottish proverb: "The tree makes whiskey." By law, Scotch whiskey must be aged in oak barrels. In Dalmore uses two types of drums - from the American and European oak. Each type brings its scents, displacing whiskey heavier unwanted. Used and old barrels of bourbon or sherry, which also adds the whiskey nuances of aroma and taste. When the master distiller plant Dalmore believes that whiskey has matured and is ready for bottling, he chooses whiskey barrels from both species and combines them together. Then, he again returns already mixed in whiskey barrels for another four months to calm down components, fully united and coordinated with each other. As a result, whiskey gets an excellent balance of flavors: original fresh fruit complemented by notes of sweet vanilla and coconut from American barrels of bourbon and aromatic spices with hints of dried fruit from the European red oak sherry.