Whisky Dalmore "Connoisseur's Choice", 1999, gift box, 700 ml
Whiskey dark straw color.
The taste of whiskey a well-balanced, creamy and sweet, with hints of spice and red berries, soft nuances of cocoa and marshmallows. The finish is long, sweet and fruity.
The fresh scent of whiskey filled with notes of roasted malt, developing floral notes, touches of vanilla and oak.
Whiskey is excellent as a digestif and will give its owner a lot of pleasant moments in combination with a good cigar.
Dalmore plant 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 by the 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.
It is of high quality alcohols of this plant oenologist of Gordon and McPhail and created today elegant whiskey Dalmore, which for long 13 years matured in barrels of sherry before being born into the world with its own unique style.
The company Gordon & MacPhail, producing high-quality whiskey since 1895, is the oldest and most respected in Scotland. From the very first days of its existence, the company bought alcohol from the best of Scottish producers, and then kept them in barrels until such time as the whiskey did not reach the best flavor characteristics. To date collection of whiskeys, Gordon and McPhail is considered one of the world's largest and oldest temples in the collection are more than 50 years.
In the 60s of the last century, George Urquhart, father of the present owner of Gordon and McPhail, realized the need to create a unique collection of alcohol distilleries, which at that time threatened bankruptcy and extinction. Just so was born the light collection «Connoisseurs Choice», which means "Select a connoisseur," which reflects the styles of more than 40 distilleries in Scotland. To create it developed a general concept of packaging design, but most importantly, the best were selected seasoned alcohols, which will satisfy the most discerning connoisseurs of single malt whiskey.