Glen Garioch 1994 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Aged for 17 years, this single malt earned a score of 94 points from Wine Enthusiast.
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Situated in the village of Old Meldrum in the Scottish Highlands, the Glen Garioch Distillery (pronounced Glen Geery) was founded in 1797 by John and Alexander Manson. The distillery is one of the oldest in Scotland, and takes its name from the Valley of the Garioch, which is situated adjacent to the distillery and is known for producing the finest barley in all of Scotland. The distillery — the most easterly in Scotland — enjoys the temperate climate and cool breeze that are ideal for the production and maturation of whisky. Glen Garioch Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made from barley harvested from the Valley of the Garioch. After the barley has been harvested, it is mashed and fermented with water drawn from the Silent Spring. In 1968, production of whisky at Glen Garioch Distillery was suspended as the area surrounding the distillery experienced a severe drought. Four years later, an incredibly pure spring was discovered upon a neighborhooding farm. The Silent Spring, as it came to be known, could neither be seen nor heard without modern instruments, and has been Glen Garioch's water source for over four decades. Once the barley has been fermented, it is distilled twice — first through Glen Garioch copper-pot wash still and then again through its spirit still. Glen Garioch 1994 Single Malt Scotch Whisky was distilled in 1994 and matured for 17 years in American oak casks that were previously used to mature bourbon. Following maturation, the whisky was bottled at cask strength (107.8 proof). The whisky has an aroma of toffee, brown sugar and maple syrup that gives way to notes of heather, smoked timbers, malt and creamy vanilla. The finish is long and smooth, with a touch of woody spice. The whisky earned a score of 94 points from Wine Enthusiast. Pick up a bottle today!
|Proof||107.8 (53.9% ABV)|
|Distiller/Bottler Name||Glen Garioch|
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Aroma of toffee, brown sugar and maple syrup that gives way to notes of heather, smoked timbers, malt and creamy vanilla on the palate. Finish is long and smooth, with a touch of woody spice.
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