Glenturret concludes Gleneagles series
Scotland’s oldest working distillery, The Glenturret, has released the last whisky in its limited edition single malt series with the Gleneagles hotel.
Following on from the first two releases in the trilogy, 750 bottlings of the final instalment – an 11-year-old single malt crafted in collaboration with The Glenturret’s whisky maker, Bob Dalgarno – are available, each hand numbered and sold only to guests from the hotel’s whisky shop, The Still Room.
Daniel Baernreuther, general manager at Gleneagles, said: “We have continued to work hard with The Glenturret to create a special single malt that beautifully concludes and celebrates the trilogy.
“Following on from the triumph of the initial two releases, our aim was to carry on the tradition of crafting a whisky that captures the magic and comfort of the two brands.
“This particular expression serves as a tribute to the rich heritage and natural beauty in our surroundings, inviting individuals to experience the warm essence of our land and culture – be it at The Gleneagles’ American Bar or from the comfort of their own homes.”
The 46.5% ABV whisky is said to feature aromas of sweet ginger and cinnamon, with additional smells of vanilla and honeycomb. On the mouth, drinkers may taste dark fruits and wood spices and enjoy a long finish.
The release pays homage to the hotel’s surrounding Perthshire landscape.
Hotel guests will also be able to try the whisky by the dram at The Gleneagles’ American Bar. From the shop, a bottle can be picked up for £125 (US$154).
The hotel and the distillery will begin a new series next year.
In May, Gleneagles unveiled a single malt whisky collection called Pursuits, which nods to countryside activities offered at the estate.