The Cooper's Choice range of single cask whiskies from Scotland's finest distilleries are releases from the Family owned Independent Bottlers; The Vintage Malt Whisky Company. The range is a homage to the passion and skill of the Coopers, the craftsmen, who build the barrels for maturation of Scotch Whisky. The range focuses on the impact of maturation in oak, and includes several obscure and rare wood finishes.
Craigellachie distillery is found in the Speyside region, and is respected for producing robust, spicy, warming and slightly oily in texture malts. Craigellachie, through fast distillation and minimal copper contact keep a higher sulphur level in their new make spirit. After time this sulfur has disappeared, but it's impact is felt through an increase in desirable fragrance!
Dubbed "Fruit Basket" this single cask expression of Craigellachie was finsihed in a single Banyuls barrique cask (#619). The resulting whisky has mouthwatering aromas of sweet peaches and apple skins, bursting on the palate with juicy grape notes, sweet malt and cooking spices.
700mL. 53.5% VOL. From a single cask of 306 bottles