Bladnoch 17 Year Old Californian Red Wine Cask Finish Single Malt has just recently joined the range.
Bladnoch 17 year old is rich and malty, finished in Californian red wine casks. Non-chill filtered, natural colour and bottled at 46.7% /abv.
This limited release malt was originally filled into ex Bourbon barrels in 2001 and disgorged and refilled into red wine casks that imparted sweet and spicy dried fruit.
Colour: Copper red.
Nose: Rich and composed, dried fruit, coffee, cherries, toffee, vanilla and sweet oak.
Palate: Lively but smooth. Spicy oak, prunes, orange marmalade, cherries, with hints of liquorice and cinnamon.
Finish: Quite complex, malty, dried fruits, shortbread and spicy lightly peppery oak.
Tasting Notes Courtesy of Bladnoch Distillery.