The Glenturret, Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery, has launched their Core Assortment for 2023. The gathering has been crafted by The Glenturret’s celebrated Whisky Maker, Bob Dalgarno and includes eight signature whiskies this 12 months together with, for the primary time, a 35 Years Previous expression which has been created from a single European Oak sherry butt chosen for its unusually advanced character.
This 12 months’s annual launch showcases the distillery’s distinctive fruity spirit type amidst the ever-evolving canvas of maturing wooden characters. The primary 5 whiskies within the 2023 core assortment are made up of Triple Wooden (the Triple Wooden 2022 Assortment gained greatest Scotch Whisky on the planet on the IWSC this March), the 7 Years Previous Peat Smoked, 10 Years Previous Peat Smoked, 12 Years Previous and 15 Years Previous.
Three uncommon single malts which are being launched in extraordinarily restricted numbers will be part of the 5 new expressions within the 2023 assortment. The primary is the 25 Years Previous, which has quick change into a collector’s merchandise because it first launched in 2020. This expression was created from six casks stowed in The Glenturret’s conventional Dunnage warehouses for 1 / 4 of a century. European oak brings wealthy fruit, fragrant spices and oak notes; American oak provides sweetness and vanilla with refill casks providing touches of citrus. Solely 210 bottles might be obtainable worldwide.
The second is the Glenturret 30 Years Previous, restricted to 500 bottles, is derived from a seek for particular flavours which had been present in 5 valuable older casks. The European oak cask imparts a standard wealthy fruit flavour mixed with hints of brandy and ginger, whereas a port pipe imbues a heat ruby hue and touches of crimson fruits. Sweeter notes of tropical fruit salad and bananas are impressed by the character of The Glenturret’s delicate new make spirit added by two American oak hogsheads.
The ultimate and utterly new expression within the 2023 launch is a spectacular 35 Years Previous, with simply 185 bottles obtainable. Chosen for its unusually advanced character the liquid is derived from a single European Oak sherry butt. Alongside the anticipated conventional character of dried fruits, spices and oak sits notes of tropical fruit and vanilla extra generally derived from American Oak. Three and half a long time of quiet maturation have cultivated a whisky which is multifaceted but refined.
The Glenturret’s Managing Director John Laurie mentioned: “Bob Dalgarno and our knowledgeable staff have as soon as extra excelled on each degree in creating the 2023 Core Assortment. The fervour, time and power that has gone into every of the distinctive expressions they’ve created is one thing that myself and our complete staff on the distillery are extremely happy with. We launch a brand new assortment every year, attempting to create one thing particular every year, so hopefully our prospects will get pleasure from the brand new 2023 Assortment as a lot as we do!”
The brand new Glenturret vary might be obtainable at choose retailers & distributors and on-line at www.theglenturret.com
The Extraordinarily Scarce assortment (25Years Previous, 30Years Previous and the brand new 35 Years Previous) might be obtainable for pre-order gross sales, with bottles obtainable for supply in late summer time.