Wemyss Malts launches autumn single cask batch

1st November, 2017 by Michael J Ritchie

Edinburgh-based independent bottler Wemyss Malts has released its latest batch of single cask whiskies aged between 11 and 36 years old.

The 12 expressions each have descriptive names related to their scent and taste

The 12 expressions have been selected and approved by whisky writer Charlie Maclean. Each expression is bottled at natural colour and has been non-chill filtered.

Each whisky has a name that reflects “the plethora of aromas and flavours that can be found in a single cask whisky”. Names include Stewed Fruit Relish, Bittersweet Baklava and Trawlerman’s Satchel.

The full list of the autumn single cask release comprises of:

  • Herb and Lime Salsa, a 26-year-old single cask hogshead from Bunnahabhain distillery, bottled at 46%
  • Bittersweet Baklava, a 28-year-old single cask hogshead Bunnahabhain distillery, bottled at 46%
  • The Viceroy’s Elixir, a 29-year-old single cask butt from Bunnahabhain distillery, bottled at 46%
  • Mocha on the Deck, a 18-year-old single cask butt from Bowmore distillery, bottled at a cask strength of 59.3%
  • Carpaccio Salsa Verde, a 36-year-old single cask hogshead from Caol Ila distillery, bottled at 46%
  • Stewed Fruit Relish, a 14-year-old single cask hogshead from Craigellichie distillery, bottled at 46%
  • A Liquorice Potion, a 19-year-old single cask barrel from Benrinnes distillery, bottled at 46%
  • Forest Fresh, a 21-year-old single cask hogshead from Glen Keith distillery bottled at 46%
  • Under the Lemon Tree, a 22-year-old single cask hogshead from Linkwood distillery bottled at 46%
  • Apple Blossom, a 25-year-old single cask hogshead from Blair Athol distillery bottled at 46%
  • Trawlerman’s Satchel, a 11-year-old single cask hogshead Croftengea from Loch Lomond Distillery bottled at 46%
  • Princes Torte, a nine-year-old single cask hogshead from grain distillery North British bottled at a cask strength of 64.8%

William Wemyss, founder and managing director at Wemyss Malts, said: “Autumn is all about treasuring the bountiful harvest of the months gone by, with this in mind our latest selection of single casks convey an assortment of fortifying and warming flavours.

“With this assortment of single casks from the spritely and sweet ‘Princes Torte’ North British to the incredibly decadent Bunnahabhain aptly named “The Viceroy’s Elixir” and the show stopping 36 year old Caol Ila named “Carpaccio Salsa Verde” we truly have something to please all whisky fans.”

Consumers can expect to pay between £60 to £390 per cask. The collection will be available across UK and Europe, and in select Asian markets.

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