Singleton of Dufftown 17 Year Old 2020 Special release
Singleton of Dufftown 17 Year Old 2020 Special release

The Singleton of Dufftown 17 Year Old Special Release 2020 750ml 55.10%

R1700,00

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This unusual first-ever exclusively refill cask release of The Singleton Dufftown has been matured for seventeen years in refill American oak hogsheads, to showcase the fresh, spring-like nature of this slowly crafted single malt.The Singleton is renowned for the smoothness and balance of its whiskies, which match the liveliness and vigour of the leaping salmon in the fast flowing rivers of the Highlands of Scotland. The Singleton Dufftown is particularly known for its elegant grassy and fruity aromas and tastes.The mellow aromas mark this as a classic Speyside malt, with a first sweet impression of honeycomb and beneath, a floral note of dry grasses with hints of fruit on an earthy base. The texture is creamy-smooth and coating, while the taste is sweet, rich and perfectly balanced. There is a warming, drying finish, with a peppery spiciness.

Appearance: Dry white wine, with pale yellow lights. Good beading.

Body: Light to Medium

Nose: Mellow and mild overall, with hardly any prickle. The first impression is of honeycomb; spun honey, but also a trace of beeswax. Beneath this is a faint floral note of dry grasses or wallflowers, with fresh orchard fruits on an earthy base. A little water softens the nose and adds pear drop boiled sweets, making all the aromas more evident.

Palate: At natural strength the texture is creamy-smooth, the taste intense and sweet overall, and both drying and slightly coating as that hint of beeswax re-appears. With water the effect is smoother and sweeter, the intensity reduced.

Finish: Quite long and warming with white pepper, becoming chili in the aftertaste. Lightly drying, it leaves the palate tingling. A drop of water starts to tame the chili-spice.

 

Catrgory: Single Malt

Distillery Name : Dufftown

About the Distillery: The Singletons have a quality the experts call ‘welcoming’: comprising of the best, most appealing and enjoyable flavours from the spectrum of Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Distillery Region: Highlands

Bottled: 2020

Stated Age: 17

Cask Type: Refill American Oak Hogsheads

Size: 750ml

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