Whisky "Whyte & Mackay" Old Luxury 19 years old, gift box, 700 ml
Reviews of purchase "Whyte & Mackay" Old Luxury 19 years old, gift box, 700 ml
Whiskey rich mahogany color with golden hues.
The taste of whiskey complex, round and soft, with a silky tones and perfect balance of grain and malt notes, velvety aftertaste and sweet.
Whiskey with a rich and refined bouquet, rich juicy notes of licorice and subtle hints of sherry.
Recommended to drink whiskey neat as a digestif.
For the production of a unique whiskey "Whyte & Mackay" Old Luxury used dual blend. Master blender combines the best of malt whiskey under 18 years of aging, and they are kept for a further year in barrels of sherry. Then there is a second blend - the best grain whiskey malt added to the blend.
At the moment the company Whyte & Mackay available 4 malt distilleries and a large grain, located in one of the main areas for the production of whiskey in Scotland - Glasgow. Until recently, the company produced its own brand of whiskey and other strong drinks. Drinks are exporting all over the world.
The history of the brand of whiskey Whyte & Mackay can be considered tragic. Its founders Coming from a family MacGregor, known in medieval times. During the reign of King David II the family lost its land holdings. MacGregors were left without land, without livelihoods and without the support of the law. To prove their case, they fought against the government, and thus only worsened the situation. According to the laws of that time, they had to give up on their behalf and take another name, little recognizable. White was chosen name. But the persecution of the family continued. Everything stopped when the power shift. The British Parliament authorized the clan MacGregor back his name.
White & Mackay company was founded in 1844 by Charles Mackay and James White. In honor of the victory of association and they came up with an interesting logo in the form of two lions. A few years later to the symbolism of the coat of arms of the changes and added lions became more furious. Symbolism was called "revolt lions."
The founders became engaged in blending different known whiskey, and through hard work has been allocated an interesting view of whiskey "Whyte & Mackay" with a very silky taste, which attracts lovers of this drink. While Europe preferred brandy, whiskey but it was considered a waste of money. However, the founders believed in the success of the business. They selected 35 kinds of different crops of all known regions of Scotland, and yet have come to reliable results. So was very interesting and unusual scotch whiskey, named "Whyte & Mackay".