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Glen Albyn 1979 40 Year Old Private Collection 52.2% 70cl

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Name:Glen Albyn 1979 40 Year Old Private Collection
Age:40 Year Old
Alc Vol:52.2%
Cask Type:First Fill Sherry
Listed In:Closed Distilleries | Glen Albyn Whisky | Old and Rare Whisky | Single Malt Whisky | Highland Whisky | Limited Edition | Scotch Whisky

Glen Albyn 1979 40 Year Old Private Collection

A stunning single cask bottling from Gordon & Macphail. Glen Albyn distillery was located in Inverness and produced whisky primarily for blended whiskies before unfortunately closing in 1983. This whisky was distilled on Wednesday 19th September 1979 and was bottled 40 years later on Monday 23rd September 2019 from a first fill Sherry puncheon. Only 142 bottles were produced.
Official Tasting Notes


Nose: Wonderfully rich, aromas of juicy black cherries and intense orange peel transform into velvety milk chocolate, sweet toffee comes to the fore alongside mature oak with fragrant lavender.


Palate : Creamy with hints of white pepper and sherries stewed fruits, sweet baked apple flavours with autumnal spice - cinnamon and aniseed with a slight menthol edge.


Finish : Delicate cinnamon and baked apple notes linger on the finish.
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