Whisky Mortlach 12 Years Old, "NC2", 1998, in tube, 700 ml
Whiskey delicious nut-brown.
Mortlah whiskey has a complex, sufficiently dense and buttery taste with creamy shades, joined by notes of coconut, wild herbs and spices. Superb long chocolate aftertaste, which is gradually becoming more and more saturated with bitter smoky flavor.
The aroma of whiskey perfectly complements its creamy taste, shading his pleasant caramel notes, fruity tones, rich colorful exotic notes of mango, sweet peach and fresh notes of melon. Also there is a familiar shade of smoke.
Whiskey is recommended to use pure ice, as well as the addition of a small amount of water, the drink is perfect as an aperitif, digestif or in combination with a cigar.
Mortlach 12 Years Old - this is an exceptional single malt Scotch whiskey, distilled in 1998 and aged for 12 years in barrels of bourbon. Mortlach 12 YO belongs to a series of "NC2", created by Duncan Taylor. Each barrel is taken personally Taylor to fill. Whiskey maturation takes place in an environment where they were distilled, and only when they reach optimum maturity and quality, they poured into the bottle. Whiskey bottled in this series without cold filtering and staining. Whiskey Mortlah 12-year-old shows a bright character and style, plenty of flavor and aromatic nuances.
Mortlach - the first of seven plants Dafftauna - was created in 1823. Over the years, the plant outbid different companies reorganitsazii occurred. In 1837 Mortlach bought brothers John and James Grant of the "Glen Grant". They rented a distillery equipment and halted production is likely to reduce competition. After that, the plant "silent" for ten years. During this time, it was used as a brewery and, more surprisingly - as a church. Opened in 1851 under the leadership of Alexander Gordon, Mortlach some time let the whiskey with the name "John Gordon". The next owner - the son of Gordon George Cowie - Refurbished, increasing the number of distillation cubes, paving the railroad that linked the factory to the station Dafftaun installing electric lighting and hydraulic lifts in warehouses. Since 1925, the plant belongs to the "John Walker & Sons". Today, the production capacity of Mortlach is 2,910,000 liters per year. Since the days of George Gordon Cowie, Mortlach has one of the strangest of distillation - 3 double distillation of the cube, all different sizes, unpaired. However, the result - the highest quality whiskey, considered one of the best in Speyside, speaks for itself.