In October, new Highland distillery Ardnamurchan released their first single malt whisky, as well as this tasting set. The Ardnamurchan distillery, located in the scenic Western Highlands, started production in 2014. It is the daughter company of Adelphi, which also owns the renowned independent bottler Adelphi Selection. The tasting set consists of four 50ml samples: AD/09.20:01, the distillery’s very first single malt release, as well as three different cask releases. Read all about the contents of this amazing Ardnamurchan Gift Set/Tasting Set below and try the first single malt releases from this exciting new distillery!
The Ardnamurchan 2015 – Inaugural Release (AD/09.20:01) is the very first single malt released by the Ardnamurchan Distillery. It matured for five years in ex-bourbon and sherry casks (PX & Oloroso), and was bottled in September 2020 at 46.8% ABV.
Cask: Paul Launois Champagne Finish
Cask number: 364
This unpeated single malt was distilled on 17 November 2014 and matured for almost six years. It was finished in a Paul Launois Champagne Cask and bottled in 2020 at 58.2% ABV.
Cask: Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Cask number: 371
This peated single malt was distilled on 30 July 2015 and matured for five years in ex-bourbon barrel #371. It was bottled in 2020 at 59.2% ABV.
Cask: Ex-Oloroso Hogshead
Cask number: 670
This peated single malt was distilled on 16 October 2015. It matured in ex-Oloroso cask #670 before being bottled in 2020 at 59.5% ABV.