Pittyvaich (silent) - 2019 Special Release - 1989 29 year old Whisky

70cl | 51.4%

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Distillery Pittyvaich (silent)
Series / Description 2019 Special Release
Vintage 1989
Year Bottled 2019
Age 29 year old
Alcohol ABV 51.4 %
Cask Strength Yes
Cask Wood Type Oloroso & Pedro Ximenez Sherry
Number Bottled 4976
Packaging Cardboard Tube
Bottler Distillery
Country of Origin Scotland
Stopper Cork
Bottle Type Standard
Bottle Size 70cl
Neck Level Full Level
HTFW Cat. No. LP11398

Product Description

A ‘ghost’ or closed distillery that worked only 18 years, before falling victim to industry consolidation in 1993, Pittyvaich has now vanished. Its dwindling stock is as rarely sighted today as the shy capercaillie found in Scottish pineforests. This small batch of 1989 Pittyvaich is the first release double matured in Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso seasoned casks.

These have brought an exotic, rich, fruity depth to the light, golden aromas and flavours of the distillery character. The aroma is mellow yet shy, with delicate fruitiness and dried flowers, beneath which lies a note of buttery sponge. The texture is ultra-smooth, the taste rich with the dried fruit sweetness of golden sultanas. It becomes spicy with gunpowder tea and is drying overall. The long, smooth finish closes in a shake of powdered ginger. A very rare high-aged release of only 4,976 bottles available from a closed distillery. Part of a collection of eight limited-edition cask strenght whiskies. The perfect gift for whisky lovers.

An exotic, unusual and long-aged example of this uncommon malt from a long closed distillery

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