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In terms of cask types, it begins its maturation journey in a blend of ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. Then, 50% of the blend undergoes further refinement in first-fill Sherry casks, while the remainder is aged in first-fill Bourbon casks. Notably, all Craigellachie expressions uphold a steadfast commitment to quality: they are non-chill filtered, free from caramel coloring, and bottled at a respectable 46% ABV. For those seeking a whisky of character and authenticity, Craigellachie is a notable choice. Tasting Note by Craigellachie: The scents of oozing toasted marshmallows, fire-roasted pineapples, and baked apples sprinkled with cloves, along with the tang of cordite lingering in the background, make Craigellachie 13 Year Old remind one of Bonfire Night.
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In the Craigellachie Cask Finishing Collection, one can find the Craigellachie 13 Year Old Bas-Armagnac Cask, a unique addition that pays homage to their traditional worm tubs. Casks from producers of oak-aged spirits who also employ worm tubs have been sourced to create this distinctive offering. The inaugural release in this collection showcases the award-winning 13-year-old Craigellachie Single Malt, artfully finished in Bas-Armagnac casks originating from the northernmost region of Gascony, France. This distinctive finishing process adds a roundness to the robust Craigellachie character. Initially, the whisky matures in ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks before undergoing a resting period of just over a year in Bas-Armagnac casks. Staying true to their commitment to quality, all Craigellachie expressions remain non-chill filtered, devoid of caramel coloring, and are bottled at a respectable 46% ABV. For those in search of an authentic and exceptional whisky experience, the Craigellachie 13 Year Old Bas-Armagnac Cask presents a remarkable journey of flavor and character.
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Elevate your whisky experience with the Craigellachie 15 Year Old 2005 (Old Particular Midnight Series). This limited edition gem is a testament to the artistry and expertise of Douglas Laing, a renowned name in the world of spirits. With only 357 bottles in existence, this rare find is sure to impress any whisky connoisseur. Crafted with meticulous care, this exceptional whisky is the result of a carefully selected sherry butt cask. The result? A flavor profile that is truly second to none. From the moment you open the bottle, you'll be greeted by a captivating aroma of soft spices, brown sugar, and a hint of coconut oil and cocoa. Take your first sip and allow the whisky to envelop your palate in pure indulgence. The delightful combination of stewed fruits, mocha, and a touch of fruit cake dances on your taste buds. The influence of heavily charred oak adds depth and complexity, creating a truly unforgettable tasting experience. Every sip of this Craigellachie 15 Year Old 2005 is pure and unadulterated, with no colorings or chill-filtration. The finish is equally remarkable, with allspice lingering on the palate and the development of a rich, velvety treacle flavor that leaves a lasting impression. Not only does this whisky offer an exceptional taste, but it is also a collector's item. Presented in premium gift tubes and adorned with highly informative labels, it is as visually stunning as it is delicious. This limited edition whisky is a rare find that will make a stunning addition to any whisky collection. Indulge in the rare and exceptional. Experience the Craigellachie 15 Year Old 2005 (Old Particular Midnight Series) and discover the true artistry of Douglas Laing. Don't miss your chance to savor this extraordinary whisky. Tasting Notes by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Soft spices mingle with brown sugar, a touch of coconut oil and cocoa.Palate: Stewed fruits give way to mocha, fruit cake and heavily charred oak.Finish: Allspice lingers on with milky coffee developing to thick treacle. (CSL)
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Indulge in the epitome of whisky perfection with our Craigellachie 10 Year Old 2009 (Premier Barrel). Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this exceptional whisky is a true gem in the world of Scotch whisky. Handpicked by the experts at Douglas Laing’s, this limited edition hogshead premier bottling is a collector's dream, with only 354 bottles in existence. Each bottle is individually numbered, making it a prized possession for whisky enthusiasts. Bottled at 46% ABV, this whisky delivers a rich and robust flavor profile that will captivate your senses from the very first sip. With no artificial coloring or chill-filtration, every drop of this liquid gold is a pure expression of the distillery's craftsmanship. Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating aromas that greet your nose. The fragrant fructiferousness and salient, symphonious, satiatingly satisfying sweetness will transport you to a world of pure indulgence. Whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or a curious explorer of fine spirits, Craigellachie 10 Year Old 2009 (Premier Barrel) is an experience not to be missed. Elevate your whisky collection to new heights and savor the unrivaled taste of this exceptional release. Embrace the allure of this remarkable whisky and let its exquisite flavors leave an everlasting impression on your palate. Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co: Tis the Criterion of a Cracking Craigellachie – indeed, the Axiom of Absorbingly Attractive Aromas with Fragrant Fructiferousness and Salient, Symphonious, Satiatingly Satisfying Sweetness. The Sedulous ScotchScholar Should Savour this Salutation of Salubrious Sugariness, Swathed in its Scumptious Spices (FHL)
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The Craigellachie 23 Year Old is a characterful Single Malt Scotch Whisky, aged in a blend of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks, giving it a rich profile. Non-chill filter, contains no caramel colouring and bottled at 46% ABV. Tasting note by Craigellachie:Vanilla, toffee and fudge notes, robust and muscular in flavour with a hint of pineapple.
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Craigellachie offers a rare expression with pronounced biscuity sweetness and a standout pineapple note, distinguishing it from its 17-year-old sibling. This coveted bottle undergoes dual maturation: starting in mixed casks, then divided between first-fill sherry and bourbon casks. This process amplifies its signature character, epitomizing 'The Rock of Speyside'. Tasting Note by Craigellachie:Intense aroma of pineapple chunks in syrup, spicy, rich and complex, fortified with an intriguing sulphury backbone. To the taste this 19 year old Craigellachie delivers a sweet biscuity base, with a hint of smoke.
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The whisky's maturation journey begins in a harmonious blend of ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. After this initial aging period, 50% of the blend embarks on an additional refinement in first-fill Sherry casks, while the remaining whisky matures in first-fill Bourbon casks. In keeping with their unwavering commitment to quality, all Craigellachie expressions remain unaltered by chill filtration or caramel coloring and are bottled with a respectable 46% ABV. For those seeking an authentic and exceptional whisky experience, the Craigellachie 17 Year Old is a true testament to the artistry of whisky craftsmanship.
From the heart of Speyside, Craigellachie Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a bold testament to traditional whisky-making. Renowned for its robust character, Craigellachie beautifully intertwines notes of tropical fruits, rich malt, and a distinctive meaty quality. The distillery's time-honored use of worm tubs imparts a unique sulfurous note, setting Craigellachie apart in the world of Scotch. With every sip, it offers a journey back in time, echoing the raw and untamed essence of old-world whisky craftsmanship.