Whisky "Old Pulteney" 12 years, gift box, 0.7 L
- Barrel aging:
Reviews of purchase "Old Pulteney" 12 years, gift box, 0.7 L
Dark amber whiskey with a pinkish tinge.
The taste of whiskey, dry, medium fullness, smooth, with notes of melon, orange syrup and peanuts.
The aroma of whiskey balance between medium-intensive and intense, dry, with hints of sea air, flowers and wood.
Whiskey good use as a digestif.
Alcohols whiskey "Old Pulteney 12 years" only kept in barrels of bourbon. This feature adds even more complexity, depth and character of the excellent whiskey. "Old Palteni 12 years of aging" has won two gold medals at the "San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2006", as well as the Gold medal and the title of "Best in Class" in the "International Wine & Spirits Competition 2006"; awarded ratings - 7, 75 ball from Michael Jackson and 8, 25 points from Jim Murray (magazine Whisky Magazine № 12).
Old Pulteney factory was founded in 1826 by James Henderson in the fishing town of Vic in the extreme north-east of Scotland. The city, which in the XVI century called Pulteneytown, situated next to the River Vic. Interestingly, in the middle of the XIX century reconstruction of the city led by engineer Thomas Stevenson, father of the famous writer Robert Louis Stevenson. Distillery Old Pulteney, as the city was named in honor of Sir William Palteni, Governor of the British Society of Fisheries. In the XX century the plant was mothballed for 20 years and reopened only after 1951. Who owns the plant Inver House Distillers. There are still using two distillation cube old model. One of them have a conventional apparatus for the bent neck. Legend has it that when the cube was taken to the place, he was too tall to fit in the factory building. Solve the problem is very simple, cut the top part of the machine. Bulbous neck design modern bottle Old Pulteney distillery resembles the shape of a cube.