Distilled at The Mortlach Distillery in October 1997. Bottled in Glasgow in October 2011. Aged 14 years old in American oak. Un-chill filtered, natural colour. Strength 46.0% Alcohol by volume.
You can find everything that makes a great Speyside malt in a bottle of Mortlach. It has a characteristic that has floweriness, peatiness, smokiness, maltiness and fruitiness. It is so complex due to the assortment of stills used. Since the very beginning of the legal distilling, people that have been successful in producing whisky have tried finding new ways to improve their stills. Changing the shape, size and design of the stills to achieve the result they desire. After a while the whisky became so good that no one wanted to risk changing it.