Wednesday, 28 September 2005

Murray McDavid Independent Bottlers

Murray McDavid draws on nine generations of experience to bring you the very best single malts Scotland has to offer, both unique and outstanding examples from familiar distilleries – and those no longer in existence.Each is rigorously selected and bottled at the ideal drinking strength, without being either chill filtered or coloured.The first three are from the maverick bottlings.Maverick. A cunningly devised small batch bottling created by Master Distiller Jim McEwan, from an eccentric marriage of traditionally matured whisky and novel, ideally matched casks selected by vintner Mark Reynier

Dufftown 1993 10 yr old 46% Maverick MMD

Aged in oak casks for 10 years. This bottling is the coming together of two types of casks that combined make something rather special. The Long Term Maturation in borbon caskhas beem freshened with a proportion of short term aging in Syrah wine casks from the Languedoc region of southern Franc, imparting a gentle hint of spicy fruitiness to the spirit