Speyburn unveils 15yo whisky and redesignBy Nicola Carruthers
Speyburn Distillery has launched a limited edition 15-year-old expression, at the same time as introducing new packaging for its single malt range.
Bottled at 46% abv, Speyburn 15 Years Old has been matured in American oak and Spanish oak casks, and is made with spring water from the Granty Burn.
The aroma is described as “subtle dark chocolate, vanilla, orange, raisins and spice”, while on the palate it has of “citrus fruits” and a “creamy, warm and long-lasting finish”.
The range is now displayed in robust, premium cartons, each featuring the distillery to reflect the heritage and natural landscape of it’s home in the heart of Speyside.
“We’re excited to release the 15 Years Old expression, with its distinctive rich taste and aroma, we’re sure this spirit will satisfy whisky enthusiasts looking to extend their collection,” said Gillian Gibson, brand manager, International Beverage.
“Since 1897, Speyburn has had a long history of working with the natural sources of Speyside, dating back to when our founder John Hopkins first established the distillery after discovering the Granty Burn. An insistence on using the most traditional methods of production, combined with an innovative and intuitive approach to distilling has resulted in a whisky portfolio packed with taste. This rich heritage is now, more than ever, reflected in the premium packaging and new website, bringing to life a history we are very proud of.”
Limited to 3,500 cases, Speyburn 15 Years Old is available from selected independent and specialist retailers with an RRP of £60.