This Aultmore, distilled in 2000 and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail in the Choice Connoisseur range, has a fresh and fruity profile. Since 1968, the 'Connoisseurs Choice' collection brings together rare and sought after single malts from some of Scotland’s longest established distilleries.
Profile: Fresh, fruity. Citrus fruits, cut hay, eucalyptus, quince jam.
Gordon & Macphail independent bottler is without a doubt one of the most highly acclaimed in Scotland. It stands out, not for its age (though it is the oldest independent bottler in Scotland), but for its complete mastery of cask ageing. Gordon & MacPhail is the only bottler to have its own casks - carefully chosen for the purpose - filled by the distilleries themselves, instead of simply buying the ones suggested to them by the latter. This allows it to determine, in advance and with great precision, exactly how many years a whisky will need to reach ideal maturation.