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Aberlour 'Double Cask' Matured 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Speyside, Scotland

Aberlour 'Double Cask' Matured 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Speyside, Scotland

Aberlour' Double Cask' Matured 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Speyside, Scotland

Overview: The Aberlour 12 Year Old Double Cask Matured is a splendid example of Speyside craftsmanship, encapsulating the essence of its rich Scottish heritage. Originating from the heart of Speyside, in the small village of Aberlour, this whisky is deeply rooted in the local tradition and natural environment. The village's name, meaning "mouth of the chattering burn" in Gaelic, perfectly captures the lively spirit of the stream that fuels the distillery with pure water from Ben Rinnes mountain. Aberlour Distillery, revitalized by founder James Fleming in the late 19th century, combines traditional methods with innovative maturation techniques to create distinguished whiskies.

Product Details:

  • ABV: 40%
  • Age: 12 years
  • Cask Type: Double matured in traditional oak and seasoned Sherry butts
  • Annual Production: 3,500,000 liters
  • Owner: Pernod Ricard, managed by Chivas Brothers

Sensory Description: This exquisite single malt features a golden amber color with hints of ruby. The nose is greeted with soft, rounded aromas of red apples, providing a fruity introduction. The palate is finely balanced, displaying a harmonious blend of Sherry's character and rich chocolate underpinned by a fruity complexity. The finish is warm, lingering with sweet and spicy notes, capturing the essence of its double-cask maturation process.

The Distillery: Aberlour's approach to whisky-making is characterized by a commitment to quality and tradition. Under the ownership of Pernod Ricard since 1975 and managed by Chivas Brothers, the distillery has upheld the vision of its founder, James Fleming. Aberlour's dedication to producing deep, layered whiskies is exemplified in their meticulous selection of casks and careful aging process, which enhance the distinctive crisp, citrus character of their new distillate.

Serving Suggestions: Aberlour 12 Year Old is best enjoyed neat or with a splash of water to release its full spectrum of flavors. It pairs exceptionally well with dark chocolate or a decadent dessert, making it a perfect after-dinner drink. For a warming experience during colder months, serve at room temperature around 60 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. This whisky's complexity makes it a delightful companion for contemplative evenings or a sophisticated gift for discerning whisky enthusiasts.

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