Old Pulteney 12 Year Old 70cl 40%


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Matured wholly in air-dried, hand-selected ex-bourbon casks, the ‘unashamedly excellent’ Old Pulteney 12-years-old is the definitive expression in the Old Pulteney family.

Traditionally crafted using techniques that other distillers have long abandoned, this winner of numerous gold medals at the most prestigious international competitions is a high water-mark of quality spirits.

Winner of a Silver medal in the World Whiskies Awards 2018 in the 12 years and under category.

Whisky Unplugged Tasting Notes:

The first thing to report here is that, despite the new packaging, the recipe remains the same! Now, we might have been caught up in the moment, but during the tasting session, we noted that the classic 12 year old OP is matured solely in bourbon barrels. Is that right? The colour to it has such a reddish tint that we would swear there is some sherry influence here. A quick Google search proves we should trust our notes more! The 12yo is most certainly only matured in air-dried, ex-bourbon casks. Even without the sherry influence though there are so many fruits going on here! Sultanas and pear drops. Butterscotch sweetness and toffee flavours too. There?s a vanilla fudge softness and texture to it as well. The malt really comes through nicely. The signature Old Pulteney briny taste is present at the end too. Just a little bit mind you, not too overpowering. Classic. A staple in the WU cabinet.

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