This whisky was produced in 2004 as a collaboration between the Agronomy Institute of Orkney College (University of the Highland & Islands) and the Isle of Arran Distillery. It has been matured for over 8 years in American oak barrels and bottled at 46% without chill-filtration or the addition of artificial colouring. Limited edition of 5,800 bottles.
Orcadian Bere barley is the oldest barley in Scotland and was once the most widely used in the whisky industry. get a taste how whisky once was. Wonderful.
Colour: Ripe Golden Barley
Nose: Malty and herbal initially with hints of vanilla and freshly cut hay. A veritable hedgerow of aromas is at play whilst honey and sweet fruits emerge with a dash of water against a back-drop of rich, toasted oak
Palate: Ripe apples and oak dominate at first before a full-bodied spiciness envelopes the palate and cuts through the sweetness
Finish: The bold malt re-appears to mingle beautifully with the spices which soften over time. The influence of the Bere Barley is dramatic and unmistakeable; offering a taste of whisky as it used to be
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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.
In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.
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Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.