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The Singleton of Glen Ord 2022 Special Release 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

SKU d8e52154e68a Categories Whiskey, Scotch, Spirits Tags Single Malt Whiskey, traditional oak casks

$197.99

Size
750ml, bottle

This limited-edition single malt from The Singleton of Glen Ord offers a unique twist on their standard 15-year-old expression. Aged for 15 years in traditional oak casks, it receives an additional eight years of finishing in wine casks. This special treatment results in a rich and complex whisky with layers of fruit and spice.

Description

The wine cask finish adds a distinct layer of flavor to the base 15-year-old malt. 

The Singleton Character

Expect a foundation of smooth, malty notes characteristic of The Singleton of Glen Ord. Hints of honey, vanilla, and maybe a touch of citrus might be present.

Wine Cask Influence

The type of wine used for the finish isn’t disclosed, but generally, wine casks can impart:

Fruity Notes: Depending on the wine, expect hints of berries (red or dark), stone fruits (plum, peach), or even tropical fruits.

Spices: Red wine casks might contribute hints of pepper or clove, while white wine casks could introduce a touch of ginger.

Tannic Dryness: Wine casks can add a slightly drying quality to the finish, complementing the sweetness of the malt.

Overall Experience

The Singleton of Glen Ord 2022 Special Release promises a luxurious and complex single malt experience. The well-aged base offers a smooth foundation, while the wine cask finish adds exciting layers of fruit, spice, and a touch of dryness. This limited-edition release is a great opportunity to explore the unique influence of wine cask finishing on a classic Highland single malt.

Additional information

Product Type

Whiskey

Style

Single Malt

abv

54%

Country

United Kingdom

Brand

The Singleton

Size

750ml, bottle

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Tasting Notes

Nose

Nose

Dry, spicy, woody notes of oak shavings and beech; tart red berry fruit and creamy vanilla

Finish

Finish

Lengthy and palate-drying with a lingering pepper-heat

Taste

Taste

Barley-sugar sweet with a pinch of salt and suggestions of gooseberry and grape