Gordon & MacPhail's Glenburgie 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Aged for ten years, this whisky is produced at a distillery that rarely releases single malts.
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Situated in the Speyside region of Scotland, Glenburgie Distillery (pronounced glen-burg-ee) sits just off the main Aberdeen-Inverness road between the burghs of Forres and Elgin. The distillery was founded in 1810 by William Paul, who originally named it Kilnflat. In 1878, however, the distillery changed hands and was renamed Glenburgie. The distillery's unique location and water source — it is surrounded by temperate and fertile terrain and sources water from local springs on nearby Burghie Hill — contribute to the fruity, floral whisky that Glenburgie produces.

In 1935, the distillery was acquired by Hiram Walker; since then, the whisky produced at Glenburgie has been an essential component in Ballantine's Whisky. As a result, there are few official bottlings of Glenburgie Single Malt Whiskey and the chance to obtain one is exceedingly rare.

Founded in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail is a family-owned, independent bottler of Scotch whisky. The company was founded by James Gordon and John Alexander MacPhail, who opened "in New, Centrical, and Commodious Premises, No's 38 and 40 South Street... a Family Grocers, Tea, Wine & Spirit Merchant,"reported the Elgin Courant on May 24, 1895. Among the company's first employees was John Urquhart, a fifteen year-old apprentice who helped James Gordon select and purchase casks of whisky to bottle and sell at the store. When MacPhail retired in March 1915, Urquhart became a partner in the business, and when Gordon died suddenly just two weeks later, Urquhart became the senior partner. By 1950, Gordon & MacPhail held one of the largest inventories of bottled malt whiskies in the entire world, many of which were not available anywhere else.

Today, the fourth generation of Urquharts — direct descendants of John Urquhart — leverage their experience and deep industry connections in order to obtain unique expressions of Scotch whisky.

Glenburgie 10YO Single Malt Whisky is a single malt whisky aged in first fill sherry butts and refill sherry hogshead casks. It has a unique, fruity nose with hints of citrus, mulled fruit and toasted malt. The palate begins with notes of rich fruits, particularly grapefruits, and opens up to hints of oak, pepper and vanilla. The medium, complex finish has notes of sherry and toffee, with a touch of sweetness.

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Proof 86 Proof (43% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Glenburgie Distillery
Size 750mL
Aroma of mulled fruit, citrus and toasted malt. The palate has notes of grapefruit that are complemented by spicy notes of oak, pepper and vanilla. Medium complex finish with hints of sherry, toffee and a touch of sweetness.
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