Whisky Cragganmore 12 Years Old, 200 ml
Reviews of purchase Cragganmore 12 Years Old, 200 ml
Whiskey amber-golden color.
Rounded, complex, rich flavor of the whiskey is filled with notes of fruit, flowers, honey, flavored cake and caramel malt bright colors and shades of sweet wood smoke and sandalwood. The finish is long, malty, with a touch of smoke and a hint of sweetness.
The aroma of the whiskey is complex, with sweet floral notes, hints of peat, coastal grasses and flowers, honey and vanilla nuances.
Whiskey blends well with a cigar, coffee, fruit.
Cragganmore Distillery was founded in 1869 by John Smith, who is known as the most experienced distiller of his day. John worked at the distillery Macallan, Glenlivet and Wishaw, rented Glenfarclas Distillery and eventually built a plant in Ballindalloch, near the train station Strathspey. It was the first plant, intentionally located near the railroad tracks and enjoy it. John Smith himself was a great lover of the railways, but since he weighed 140 pounds and was too wide to get into the car, he was forced to move in a special car for protection. Distillery Smith got its name from the nearby hill Craggan Mor. This location was chosen by John because of the quality of water nearby river Kragan. John Smith, the greatest producer of whiskey, came up with an unusual stills, the upper part of which was T-shaped when ordinary cubes have a curved shape, such a project was created to give the drink an aristocratic character.
John died in 1886, leaving the business to his son Gordon, who largely reconstructed the plant in 1901, although two pairs of flat cubes designed by John Smith were saved. Despite further changes of ownership and two world wars, Cragganmore continues to produce complex, highly prized malt whiskey, which is very revered blenders leading companies and used it to create the famous blends Speyside.