Whisky "Scapa", 2001, 700 ml
Reviews of purchase "Scapa", 2001, 700 ml
Whiskey light straw color.
The taste of whiskey is smooth, dry, rich, very pleasant, creamy, salty marine notes, nuances of cedar, pine and fruit, long finish with subtle hints of caramel and toffee.
The aroma of whiskey combines the tones of heather, honey, vanilla and spicy notes burbonovye, shades of dried herbs, flowers and foliage. In combination with water are shown notes of lavender and cedar.
Whiskey is an excellent aperitif and digestif.
Scapa Distillery belongs to the so-called "BUTIKOV" distilleries. It is very small and there are only three people. Translated from the Celtic "Scapa" means "boat", because namely on boats in the old days of whiskey brought to the mainland. Dimensions Scapa Distillery whiskey cause limited production - only 200 thousand. Liters per year (compared to medium-sized distillery produced annually more than one million liters of whiskey). For this reason, whiskey Scapa - rare whiskeys, referring to the collector.
Distillery "Scapa" was created by John Townsend in 1885 in the Gulf of Scapa, Orkney Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean just 10 km from the north coast of Scotland. These islands are just wonderful, they are famous for spectacular coastal scenery, abundant seabirds, as well as the largest cluster of prehistoric sites in Europe. Whiskey Orkney Islands - is the northernmost single malt Scotch whiskey. During the Second World War, the factory was virtually destroyed by fire, but he was rescued by a Navy that was placed nearby. Two warehouses of those times have been preserved until today in their original form. Today, the plant produces only single malt whiskey.