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Aultmore 12 Years Old 70cl 46°

Distillery : Aultmore / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 22742

Aultmore 12 Years Old is a Speyside Single Malt which is non chill-filtered and of natural colour.

Delicately aged for 12 years and bottled to celebrate the brightness of the barley and crystal clarity of the wood sugar, balanced with grassy, herbal notes.

This mix of characteristics makes this Single Malt fresh and lively.

55,50 € tax incl.

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Features

Volume0.7 L
ABV46 °
TypeSingle malt
DistilleryAultmore
CountryScotland
RegionSpeyside
Age12 years
MaturationBourbon
PeatNon Peated
CharacteristicsNon Chill-Filtered
PackagingMetal Tube
Reference:22742

Aultmore has been producing malt whisky since 1897, yet little is known about this obscure distillery. Often cloaked in thick fog and exuding an air of mystery, the sparsely populated land surrounding its site has always felt somewhat isolated. The distillery sits in the sweeping hills of Moray, just north of the town of Keith on the rolling road to Buckie.


It was built by Alexander Edward, close to curious terrain called the Foggie Moss. This enigmatic area, well known for illicit distillation in days gone by, is home to Aultmore’s water source. Damp, atmospheric conditions prevail here and the water, filtered through the gorse and heather that abounds, is crucial to the whisky’s light, clear character. The entire distillery was rebuilt and expanded in 1972.


The distillery makes a Single Malt which is matured in bourbon hogshead refill, using unpeated barley.


All the whiskies in the new Aultmore whisky range are presented in their natural unadulterated form, non-chill filtered and no added caramel colouring.


Aultmore has been given “Top Class” status as one of 12 single malt whiskies selected by a group of master distillers, which include Aultmore, Benrinnes, Cragganmore, Glen Elgin, Glen Grant, Glenlivet, Glenlossie, The Glenrothes, Linkwood, Longmorn, Macallan and Mortlach.

Nose: light, fresh, sweet honey from wild flowers, grassy, some almonds milk, delicate and fresh. A real nice nose.

Palate: light sweet honey, sweet apples and fudge toffee, greenery and grapefruits, not as sweet as felt on the nose and just as we turn to the finish, oak wood spices. Overall it’s light and delicately balanced by the heavy sweet apples notes.

Finish: medium length with fizzy grapefruits and sweet fruits juice, lingering green spices and white mild pepper.