The Arran Sauternes Finish SIngle Malt Scotch Whisky

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Size750mL Proof14 Year Old: 92 (46% ABV); Sauternes and Port: 100 (50% ABV) each
Distilled by one of the last independent distilleries in Scotland, these whiskies are a testament to Scotland's rich heritage and tradition.

This product is available in: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, VA, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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About The Arran Sauternes Finish SIngle Malt Scotch Whisky

Arran Single Malt Whisky is made exclusively from unpeated Scottish barley, which is malted and then fermented using a proprietary strain of yeast. Once the barley has been fermented, the wash is distilled twice — first through Arran's copper-pot wash still and then again through Arran's copper-pot spirit still. The stills were custom designed, says MacTaggart, and "shaped to allow the lighter vapors to come up through the stills." As a result, Arran Single Malt Scotch Whisky has an appreciably softer and more delicate flavor profile as compared to other Scotch whiskies.

Following distillation, Arran 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky was aged in a combination of first fill sherry and first fill bourbon casks. As a result, the whisky has a copper gold color, along with an aroma of dried fruits, vanilla and toffee. Notes of caramelized oranges and apples on the palate are followed by touches of hazelnuts, dates and tea cake, and lead to a warm, layered finish. The whisky earned the Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2012 and the title "Best Island Single Malt"at the World Whisky Awards in 2011.

Arran Single Malt Whisky Sauternes Cask Finish was matured for approximately eight years in traditional oak casks. Following its initial beauty rest, the whisky was finished in used Sauternes casks sourced from an artisan producer of the iconic Bordeaux sweet white wine. During the finishing process, the whisky was carefully monitored by MacTaggart to ensure that it developed the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and fruity notes. The whisky has a golden yellow color, along with an aroma of honeysuckle, melon and bananas. The aroma gives way to notes of honeyed oak, figs and salty tang, and leads to a long, rich finish.

Arran Single Malt Whisky Port Cask Finish was matured for approximately eight years in traditional oak casks. Following its initial beauty rest, the whisky was finished in used Port casks sourced from Portugal. Much as with Arran Sauternes Cask Finish, the whisky was closely monitored by Arran's master distiller in order to ensure that the whisky was well-balanced yet bold. The whisky has a reddish-bronze color, along with an aroma of red fruits, roasted nuts and vanilla spices. The palate is layered, with touches of fruits and spices complementing notes of cinnamon, apples and raisins, and leading to a sweet, honeyed finish.

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About Arran

Arran Distillers is a whisky producer from Scotland’s Isle of Arran, which was founded in 1994 by Harold Currie, a former managing director at Chivas, and two associates. A year later, the company’s first distillery opened in the island’s northernmost village of Lochranza, which was selected for the high quality of its water. This marked the return of whisky making to the island, which at various times in the early 1800s had over 50 illicit distilleries making superlative spirit. The island’s only licensed distillery then was in Lagg, operating from 1825 to 1837. The Arran distillery’s Visitor Centre was opened on 9th August 1997 by none other than Her Majesty The Queen, who was presented with two casks for Princes William and Harry on the occasion. These casks are still slumbering peacefully in Warehouse 1. In 1998, the first cask of Arran Single Malt Scotch Whisky was opened after 3 years of maturation by Scottish film star Ewan McGregor. This was the first legal dram on Arran for over 160 years.

About Scotch

Scotch is the most popular whisky in the world and is considered the king of them all! There are five whisky regions in Scotland (six if you count the not officially recognized Islands), and each of them produces spirits with unique properties and distinct tasting notes. (The type of grain used determents the type of the scotch.)


Malt whisky is made of malted barley, and grain whisky uses other grains like corn or wheat. Most of the time, a whisky is blended from different distilleries hence the name blended scotch, but if a malt whisky is produced in a single distillery, we get something extraordinary called a single malt.


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14 Year Old: Copper-gold color. Aroma of dried fruits, vanilla and toffee. Notes of caramelized oranges and apples on the palate are followed by touches of hazelnuts, dates and tea cake. Warm, layered finish.
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