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Dalmore The Cigar Malt Reserve 70cl 44°

Distillery : The Dalmore / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 22201

This Dalmore Single Malt develops an aromatic profile specifically created for cigar lovers. This edition has matured in white American oak ex-bourbon casks and then in 30 year-old Oloroso Matusalem Sherry casks. Dalmore The Cigar Malt Reserve has been aged in French Cabernet Sauvignon Bordeaux wine casks.

This Single Malt reveals rich flavours of vanilla and cinnamon with a spicy, caramelised profile in the palate, that matches perfectly the distinguished aromas of cigars.

110,00 € tax incl.

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Features

Volume0.7 L
ABV44 °
TypeSingle malt
DistilleryThe Dalmore
CountryScotland
RegionHighlands
MaturationBourbon, Sherry & French Wine Casks
PeatNon Peated
PackagingCase
Reference:22201

Established in 1839 by Alexander Matheson, this Northern Highlands distillery owns a very old still which neck is cooled by a water stream, which clears the distillate from its heaviest elements.


This might explain its ability to age for a long period (more than 50 years), even if a bottle of that age is extremely rare and pricey. The Dalmore is one of the rare distilleries that used to be managed by a woman, between 1860 and 1866. When the Mackenzie family bought the distillery in 1866, she brought with her the symbol of the clan – a stag head with twelve horns – meaning “royal”, labeled on each bottle released by the distillery. In  1960, the distillery merged with the Whyte & Mackay company, founded by Mackenzie relatives.

Colour: rich caramel.

Nose: Malty. Rich and creamy. Lots of toffee. Mint chocolate. Fresh and lively. Cardamom. Quite complex.

Palate: Round and sweet. Good balance with the nose. The same rich mint chocolate note. A precise oak frame ties up the rich aromatic profile. Liquorice and raisins as well.

Finale: Lingering, fruity, sensuous.