July 15, 2013 – Two of Scotland’s independent bottlers have released new ranges of single cask bottlings.
Wemyss Malts is shipping 6 new whiskies this week to distributors in the UK, Europe, and Asia:
“Apple Pastry” – a 1991 single cask from Linkwood (Speyside),
“Salted Caramels” – a 1991 single cask from Glen Scotia (Campbeltown),
“The Smokery” – a 1980 single cask from Caol Ila (Islay),
“Maritime Embrace” – a 1989 single cask from Bunnahabhain (Islay),
“Melon Cocktail” – a 1994 single cask from Aberfeldy (Highlands),
“Spiced Chocolate Cup” – a 1997 single cask from Clynelish (Highlands).
All six were selected by the Wemyss tasting panel led by Charles Maclean, and were named for their unique aromas and flavors.
Meadowside Blending Co., owned by Donald and Andrew Hart, is releasing five new single casks in its flagship “The Maltman” range:
Glenturret 30 Years Old – a single Bourbon cask bottled at 46% ABV (Highlands),
Glenrothes 18 Years Old – a single Bourbon cask bottled at 50.8% ABV (Speyside),
Isle of Arran 16 Years Old – a single Oloroso Sherry cask bottled at 46% ABV (Highlands),
Caol Ila 10 Years Old – a single Bourbon cask bottled at 46% ABV (Islay),
Ledaig 7 Years Old, a single Bourbon cask bottled at 46% ABV (Highlands).
The Maltman bottlings are available at whisky specialist retailers in North America and Europe.