Distillery/Brand - Meikle Tòir
Bottler - Glenallachie
Expression - The Sherry One
Spirit - Single Malt Whisky
Volume - 70cl
Alcohol - 48% ABV
Cask - American oak ex-Bourbon barrels, followed by
Pedro Ximénez & Oloroso Sherry puncheons
Age - 5 years
Peated - 35ppm
Non Chill Filtered
From the Gaelic, Gleann Aileachaidh, meaning Valley of the Rocks, this independent, Scottish owned and managed whisky company focuses on the important things: making great whisky and enjoying life.
A series of peated expressions from Billy Walker. Meikle Tòir, meaning Big Pursuit, has been made with sweeter mainland peat from St Fergus. A lengthy 160 hour fermentation period offering a fruit forward spirit that lends itself perfectly with the finest Sherry oak.
NOSE: Cedarwood and cigar box, alongside butterscotch, mocha and orange peel, with hints of honey and plum jam.
TASTE: Rich dark chocolate, smoked honey and mocha, followed by fig syrup, treacle and burnt sugar, with puffs of peat smoke on the finish.