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Deanston Bordeaux Finish 10 Year Old 46.3%

£41.94 £34.95 Ex VAT

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery Bottling

6 in stock

Description

The Deanston Bordeaux Finish 10 Year Old has for ten years matured, initially in ex-Bourbon casks, and was given the finish in former red wine barrels from Bordeaux, France.

70cl

ABV 46.3%

Tasting Notes for Deanston Bordeaux Finish 10 Year Old 46.3%

Nose: intense aromas of ripe grapes, one recognizes the wine barrel, to it honey, Toffee and spices

Taste: dark chocolate and traces of molasses and toffee, then again the red wine and the honey – above all sweet malt

Finish: long and agreeably draining on the finish – sweet and spicy

Distillery Profile

Our home is far from the quaint Highland distilleries that may come to mind when you think about whisky in Scotland. Formerly a bustling cotton mill that in its heyday employed 1500 people, the building and community of Deanston were facing uncertainty when it closed for good in 1965… enter our founder; Brodie Hepburn.

Our founder, Brodie Hepburn, is far from your average founder. A true pioneer, he saw huge potential in the battered old cotton mill, where others only saw challenges. He saw potential in the river Teith, with water soft enough for whisky, and the strength to power a community. He saw the people of Deanston town, with the passion and honest work ethic to become true whisky makers. Hepburn’s took a risk and it paid off. The old cotton mill was transformed into a place perfect for whisky making.

We source only the finest Scottish Barley, close in proximity to our distillery, in partnership with local farmers. It’s not the norm to only use Scottish barley, but it’s important to us. We use traditional, hands-on methods and fermentation that takes far longer, because it’s the right thing to do, transforming the grain into the waxy, soft, smooth highland single malt we’re known for.

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Additional information

Weight 2.00 kg