A 2002 vintage Edradour, which was aged for over 8 and a half years in a hogshead before being transferred to an ex-Chateauneuf du Pape cask for 2 and a half years. Released as part of the distillery's on-going Straight From the Cask series of bottlings which use a variety of different wine casks to finish their whiskies.
A 2002 vintage whisky from popular Distillers Edradour. This whisky was aged for just under 9 years in a hogshead, before being finished for a little over 18 monmths in a Marsala Cask. Bottled at cask strength at the age of 11 years.
A richly coloured Edradour, finished in a red wine cask as part of its 11 years of maturation. Distilled on 28th March 2002, matured in a hogshead until 28th February 2011 and then finished in a Barolo hoggie until bottling on 9th December 2013.
A wine finished entry in Edradour's Straight from the Cask series, spending just under 2 years in a Burgundy cask before bottling. The spirit was distilled on 26th March 2002 and stayed in a hogshead until 28th February 2011, when it was transferred to a Burgundy hogshead until bottling on 20th February 2014.
A Straight from the Cask Edradour finished in Barolo casks. It was distilled on March 26th 2002, matured in a hogshead until February 28th 2011, moved to a Barolo hogshead and then bottled on 20th February 2014.
A 2002 vintage Craigellachie from independent bottlers signatory as part of their Cask strength Collection. Distilled on 20th August 2002, this was aged for 11 years in sherry butt number 900077 before being bottled on 23rd August 2013.
More madness from Murray McDavid, starting with a 1995 vintage distillate from Bowmore. They first matured the spirit in ex-Bourbon before finishing the whisky in Viognier white wine casks from Guigal in Condrieu, for a total of 11 years in wood. They may also have spelled Viognier as Voignier on the label...
A 1994 vintage Longrow from independent bottlers (and Springbank distillery's subsidiary) Cadenhead's. This was distilled just two years after Springbank's on-site maltings reopened and was bottled at 11 years of age.
The third cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Auchentoshan in the Lowlands - the only Scottish distillery to triple distil every drop. This was distilled in January 1979 and bottled 11 years later in September 1990 presumably, judging by the colour, from a sherry cask.
The second ever cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Imperial distillery in Speyside. This was distilled in October 1979 and bottled 11 years later in July 1991. The distillery closed firstly in 1985 and, despite a brief reopening in 1989, shut down for good in 1998.