Distilled at Strathmill Distillery in November1991. Bottled in Glasgow April 2012. Aged 20 Years in American oak. Un chill filtered, no artificial colouring. 46.0% Alcohol by volume.
It has a nose that is sweet, rich & slightly honeyed. The palate is medium dry, very smooth, with tangerines and lemon coming through very noticeably. Michael Jackson, the famed whisky author, described Strathmill’s house style as “ the whiskies answer to orange Muscat. Enjoy as a fine after dinner drink.
Strathmill Distilleryis situated in the town of Keith and started its life as an oatmeal mill in 1823. During the whisky boom of 1891 it was converted into a distillery and named Glenisla-Glenlivit. The London Gin producers W & A Gilbey purchased the distillery in 1895 and changed its name to Strathmill which means “ the mill in the long valley” In 1962 the distillery was bought by United Distillers and Vintners and then in 1975 was under the management of Justerini & Brooks. Strathmill is now owned by Diageo PLC and is a major component in the J & B and Dunhill blends.