Provenance marks the first series in Douglas Laing and Co's Exceptional Single Casks journey. For Provenance, DLC bottle extraordinary Single Cask Single Malts from a vast range of Scotland’s Whisky Distilleries. Each bottling is offered to you “as natural as it gets” – at 46% alcohol strength or higher, and without colouring or chill-filtration. Casks tend to be refill which helps to highlight each distilleries unique character.
Dailuaine distillery is found in the Speyside region, and is respected for producing robust, meaty and slightly oily in texture malts. Dailuaine, through 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 and richness of texture!
This malt was distilled in December 2010 and matured for 10 years in a single ex-sherry butt before bottling in March 2021.
From the bottler: "Nose: Rich and robust, with vanilla and plums followed by macerated raisins and cereal. Palate: Opens full of wonderfully dulcet fruit-based toffee, refined spices, barley sugar and Malt. Finish: Now the gingery spices are interestingly ahead of molasses and a biscuit quality" (FHL).
700mL. 46% VOL. From a single cask of 310 bottles