Whisky Glenturret 10 Years Old, gift box, 700 ml
Whiskey in light walnut color.
The taste of whiskey a rich, fruity, with a thick woody sweetness and balanced tannins, with notes of orange zest, vanilla, fresh hay and earth. The finish is medium length with a pleasant sweet nuances.
The aroma is full of hints of whiskey malted barley, toasted grains and nuts, with hints of oak, honey sweetness, hints of fruit, citrus and herbal nuances.
Whiskey good use as a digestif, with a cigar and coffee.
History of the plant rather vague. In the Midlands at the beginning of the XIX century was a factory named "Glenturret", but it worked for a couple of decades. It is known that the plant "Hosh" bought brand "Glentarrit" in 1875 and was renamed. The very same "Hosh" built in 1775 by a group of smugglers. Under the name "Glenturret" factory worked for about 50 years, of which the time was used as a warehouse, and then all was closed for a long 36 years. In 1957, James Fairley bought an old factory building, completely renovated and refurbished them, so that from the historical connection with the old factory only the name. The last owners of the plant - in 1999 it is "Edrington Group" - in 2002, created on its territory museum "The Famous Grouse Experience". Now it is not only the distillery, but also a major tourist center. With its convenient location near the center of Crieff in Perthshire, near the river Loch Turret, the plant is the most visited in Scotland, attracting over 200,000 visitors a year. Today, the plant produces a range of high-quality single malt whiskey "Glentarrit" and components for whiskey "Famous Grouse". Production capacity - 340,000 liters per year.