Craigellachie 17 Year Old Speyside single malt scotch whisky

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produced by: Craigellachie Distillery
Owned by: Bacardi Limited
UK distribution by: Bacardi UK

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alc./vol: 46%

Proof: 92°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 17 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of four distillery bottlings released in September 2014 - 13 year old, 17 year old, 19 year old and 23 year old - the first proprietary bottlings to emerge from Craigellachie Distillery. This 17 year-old expression is aged 50/50 in sherry wine seasoned and ex-bourbon casks.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 25/10/2018


Clear, mid golden amber.


Dried fruit, slightly burnt fruitcake, boiled sweets (hard candy), baked apple, nubuck leather and crème anglaise with some candle wax.


Slight sweetness and creamy vanilla balanced by dry oak, citrus zest and charred malt. Chargrilled pineapple, ginger, clove and cinnamon spice. Water softens but changes little.


Liquorice features heavily on the long almond and coal dust.


A big spicy malt with dry burnt notes, liquorice and chargrilled pineapple.

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