Whisky "The Antiquary" 12 years old, gift box, 0.7 L
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Reviews of purchase "The Antiquary" 12 years old, gift box, 0.7 L
Whiskey in light walnut color.
The taste of whiskey differs amazing smoothness and depth, with subtle fruity and spicy shades, nuances of apple, lemon, nuts, honey and a long soft finish with a spicy tingling.
The main fruity and malty notes of fragrant bouquet gradually join shades of vanilla, butter and spices.
Whisky is great as a digestif, goes well with a cigar, fruit can be consumed with water.
The range of whiskey "antiquary" got its name in honor of the novel by Sir Walter Scott. "Antiquary" 12 years - an excellent, well-balanced Scotch whiskey category "Deluxe", created from the finest malt and grain whiskey plants Speyside and Highland. Whiskey is aged in American oak barrels for at least 12 years of age. "The Antiquary" 12 years old is available in unusual faceted diamond shaped bottle.
Whiskey "Antiquary" 12 years twice - in 2006 and 2007 - won a silver medal at the International Wine & Spirits Competition, twice - in 2005 and 2008 - a silver medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, a bronze medal and characterization of "exceptional" from the International Review of Spirits 2006, USA, The Beverage Testing Institute.
Whiskey Antiquary made on Distillery Tomatin, which was built in 1897 in the mountains Monadhliath, just south of Inverness, the capital of Highlands of Scotland. Tomatin is one of the highest distilleries in Scotland, because it is located at an altitude of 315 meters above sea level. Soft and clean water of the river Alt-na-Frith, which flows through the mountains Monadhliath, helping to create a whiskey with a delicate flavor, rich and soft style.
Tomatin among the ten best distilleries in Scotland. Today, the plant produces 2 million liters of alcohol a year, although production capacities allow to produce 12 million liters, as it was in the 70s of XX century. Historically, Tomatin was producing malt for companies that are engaged in the manufacture of whiskey blends, but now the company is focused on creating high-quality single malt whiskey. The product line consists of 12, 18, 25, 30 and 40-year-old whiskey and some numbered vintages. Tomatin is also one of the few plants in Scotland, which has retained its cooperage.