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Nc'Nean Organic 70cl 46°

Distillery : Nc'nean / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 24255

Nc'Nean Single Malt is made from organic Scottish barley whose natural yields and rich soils contribute to the depth of its distillate. The fermentation and gentle distillation accentuate the delicate and fruity flavours of this spirit.

The whisky benefits from ageing in barrels of red wine and American whiskey, specially selected to develop its characteristics and smoothness.

Sweet and elegant, this whisky offers flavours of citrus, peach, apricot and spices.

Each bottle is certified organic. The distillery is developing a very strong environmental commitment throughout the chain with in particular 100% renewable energy and 100% recycled glass bottles.

72,50 € tax incl.

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Features
Volume0.7 L
ABV46 °
TypeSingle malt
DistilleryNc'nean
CountryScotland
RegionHighlands
MaturationWine casks
PeatNon Peated
CharacteristicsNon Chill-Filtered
PackagingCase
Reference:24255

Founded by Annabel Thomas, the independent Nc'nean distillery opened its doors in 2017 on the West Coast of Scotland after 4 years of reflection and fundraising. Conceived with the objective of launching the production of organic and ecological whisky, the distillery aims to be a pioneer in the sustainable production of experimental spirits in search of a maximum reduction of its impact on the nature that surrounds it.


To meet these goals, the Nc'Nean buildings are equipped with renewable energy infrastructure, the barley used is 100% Scottish and organic while the bottles are made from 100% recycled glass. In addition, the team has set up an organization that allows the recycling of 99.97% of its waste.


The name of the distillery is inspired by that of an ancient Gaelic Goddess, Neachneohain, Goddess of the spirits, protector of nature.


Experimental method and slow whisky


Nc'Nean upholds an original philosophy in its work, placing experimentation and research around the wonders of nature as important principles of the work of the distillery team. Botanical research with Heriot-Watt University and the distillers of Beinn an Tuirc, fermentation based on rum yeast ... Nc'Nean imagines and develops new processes to perhaps one day offer new original bottlings.


For the moment, the distillery seeks in any case to enhance its know-how and takes its time in the realization of its whisky, from fermentation to maturation, to produce the best spirit.


His "slow whisky" is made from slowly crushed malted barley, slowly fermented and slowly distilled. Fermentation lasts up to 114 hours. Maturation is carried out mainly in red wine barrels, specially treated and also American whiskey to develop depth and softness.


Nc'Nean organic whisky

Nose: fruity with sweet notes of cereals (rye bread), nougat and some white flowers (acacia).

Palate: honeyed and fruity, rich in yellow fruits (peach, apricot) and a cereal and vanilla component. A peppery and liquorice touch is also discernible.

Finale: notes of apricot and lemon cream. A few sweet spices (nutmeg, cinnamon) give it length in the mouth.