Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Auchentoshan 9 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Auchentoshan Scotch Whisky Distillery Information
Founded In 1823 by John Bulloch
Location Lowland western region
Water Source Loch Concha
Distilling Equipment
Copper Topped Stainless Steel Mash Tun,
4 Oregon Pine Washbacks,
3 Pot Stills
Matured in a mix of American Oak and Spanish Sherry Casks (Oloroso, Pedro Ximenez).

Provenance Range. Single Cask bottling  by Douglas Laing.
Distilled in Autumn 2000 and bottled Summer 2010 from one Refill Hogshead DMG Ref : 6291
Auchentoshan 9 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting notes...
Distinctly gristy as it opens on the nose plus some citrus and lightly oaked tones. 
The palate is initially massively sweet, opening further to barley and nutty flavours -
 all neatly replicated plus more spice on the finish. (J)

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