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Old Pulteney 21 Years Old 70cl 46°

Distillery : Old Pulteney / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 22556

Old Pulteney 21 Years Old is matured in ex-bourbon casks with spirit from ex-Oloroso sherry casks. Second fill American oak are mostly used, plus some Spanish oak first fill.

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Volume0.7 L
ABV46 °
TypeSingle malt
DistilleryOld Pulteney
Age21 years
MaturationBourbon & Sherry
PeatNon Peated

Not only is Old Pulteney the most northern distillery of Scotland (Orkneys excepted), but the distillery has many other reasons to capture the mind of the malt aficionados…

Property of Allied Domecq, Old Pulteney was purchased at the end of the last century by Inver House, who wishes to focus on the twelve-year old version, even if the malt is also greatly appreciated by blenders.

This change of ownership was followed by refurbishments and renovations works, but this never changed the true style of the distillery. The wide, bellying and imposing stills are developing into an intricate pipe system, distributing the precious distillate through copper spirals and curves.

Is this why Old Pulteney is so fascinating and so richly aromatic? The peat is there, a hint or a scoop of it depending on the bottling, together with cereals, sherry sometimes, for some blends. But let’s not forget the sea, everywhere from the nose to the glass, through its salty and iodized accent of rare strength.

Nose: full bodied with traces of fruits (apples and pears); slightly fragrant with spicy overtones.

Palate: creamy, toffee, vanilla, baked red apple with a hint of smokiness and a dry finish.

Argent Outstanding - Scotch Single Malt - Highland - 2014 Silver Outstanding - Scotch Single Malt - Highland - 2014
International Wine & Spirit Competition
Argent - Distillers' Single Malts 21 years old and over - 2013 

Silver - Distillers' Single Malts 21 years old and over - 2014
International Spirits Challenge