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    Mortlach – The Lure of the Blood Moon 70cl – final bottle!

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    Mortlach – The Lure of the Blood Moon 70cl – final bottle!

    A wonderfully intense, structured Mortlach that ensnares the meaty “Beast of Dufftown” in a deep, spicy, ruby-red fruitiness forged in a highly unusual combination of maturation casks.A deliciously rich expression of Mortlach’s dark, meaty character that draws sweetness, darkness, and depth together in a mystical, intensely fruity union.​​

    Appearance: Gleaming gold with ruby lights.

    Nose: Robust savoury, rich notes evoke a hearty cassoulet with haricots, tomatoes, spicy sausage, and crisp pork belly. Intriguing aromas of grape and red wine entwine with this meatiness then, as the nose develops, become more mineral. 
    A little water changes the picture again, lowering the spiciness and bringing up more rounded, wine- accented sweet red fruit.

    Body: Medium to full.

    Palate: Rich and smoothly mouth-filling in texture, while the deep and intense taste is sweetly fruity rather than meaty, and spicy-dry, as the virgin oak makes its presence felt. Magnificently lively, with a richly layered taste, in which hints of ginger lead a spicy dance. A dash of water fashions a delicious, harmonious and strong marriage between fruitiness and black pepper spiciness.

    Finish: Long and deeply impressive, with power, fruit and black pepper in perfect harmony, a spicy kick as it goes down and a warming glow spreading across the palate. Finally, the palate is left dry, bathed in a glorious afterglow. A drop of water adds a dash of acidity.

  • Mortlach 12yr The Wee Whitchie 70cl

    Mortlach 12yr The Wee Witchie 70cl

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    Mortlach 12yr The Wee Witchie 70cl

    As the introductory offering in the Mortlach range, it harmoniously marries whisky aged in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks to create a delicate equilibrium between the distillery’s renowned robust, dried fruit profile and the infusion of fresh fruit and vanilla notes. The outcome is a triumph that seamlessly blends the finest aspects of these two realms, all while showcasing the distinctive and substantial character of Mortlach’s spirit.

    NOSE: Nutty fruitcake with juicy sultanas, candied ginger, and bittersweet marmalade, complemented by fruity dark chocolate and baked apples sprinkled with nutmeg.

    PALATE: Rich toffee, brown sugar. Soft sultanas and spiced sponge cake. cinnamon and clove, raisin-topped baked apples dusted with caster sugar.

    FINISH:  Charred raisins and sultanas, sharp apples. Lingering tarte tatin.

    SKU: 31225 Categories: , ,
  • mORTLACH 16YO

    Mortlach 16yr 70cl

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    Mortlach 16yr 70cl

    Inspired by the iconic inaugural release in 1992, this single malt Scotch Whisky pays homage to the original 16-year-old expression. Exclusively matured in Sherry casks, it emanates rich, fruity, and aromatic notes, layered upon the distinctive complexity for which Mortlach is renowned.

    SKU: 32905 Categories: , ,