Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition 46% NV

€ 1.100,00 (ex Vat)
1.331,00 (in Vat)
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Distillery Springbank
Bottler OB
Bottled for
Distilled date Not specified
Bottling date 27.03.2018
Country Scotland
Region Campbeltown
Age 21
Cask Type 70% Rum, 30% 1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Casks
Cask Number Bottle code 18/144
Alcohol percentage 46
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Container
Label Perfect

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BOW (92)

A Timeless Elixir of Excellence

Springbank Distillery, renowned for its commitment to crafting exceptional whiskies, presents the Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition. This release represents the culmination of over two decades of maturation, resulting in a whisky that embodies elegance, complexity, and a distinguished character. Join us as we explore the remarkable qualities of this limited edition expression and delve into the story behind its creation.

The Essence of Maturation:
The Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition is the result of meticulous aging in carefully selected oak casks. Over the course of 21 years, the whisky has matured, allowing time to weave its magic and create a spirit of exceptional depth and complexity. The patient maturation process has resulted in a whisky that harmoniously balances a range of flavors, making each sip a journey of discovery.

An Intoxicating Symphony of Flavors:
With each sip of the Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition, a symphony of flavors dances on the palate. Rich notes of dark chocolate, dried fruits, and a gentle touch of spice tantalize the senses, showcasing the complexity and nuance that only years of maturation can achieve. The whisky's smooth and velvety texture adds an extra layer of pleasure, ensuring a truly indulgent drinking experience.

Craftsmanship and Tradition:
Springbank Distillery takes great pride in its commitment to traditional production methods, and the Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition is a testament to this heritage. From the on-site floor malting to the copper pot stills, every step of the whisky-making process is meticulously executed with a focus on quality and craftsmanship. The result is a whisky that reflects the distillery's expertise and the legacy of generations of skilled artisans.

Limited Edition Rarity:
The Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition is highly coveted due to its limited availability. Whisky enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the opportunity to own a bottle of this expression, recognizing its rarity and the prestige associated with Springbank's aged offerings. The limited edition status adds to its allure, making it a prized addition to any whisky collection.

Embracing Timeless Excellence:
The Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition encapsulates timeless excellence. From its rich amber hue to its complex aromas and flavors, it is a whisky that captures the essence of refinement. The meticulous attention to detail and the long years of maturation have culminated in a spirit that embodies the very best of Springbank's craftsmanship.

The Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition stands as a testament to the artistry, dedication, and commitment to excellence of Springbank Distillery. With over two decades of maturation, it offers a captivating array of flavors and a level of complexity that can only be achieved through time. This limited edition release represents the pinnacle of Springbank's whisky-making expertise, making it a treasured addition to the collections of whisky connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. The Springbank 21 Years Old 2018 Edition is a timeless elixir of excellence, inviting whisky lovers to savor the fruits of patience, tradition, and exceptional craftsmanship.

Serge Valentin (92)

This year’s release of the 21yo was composed of 30% bourbon casks and 70% ex-rum casks. Colour: light gold. Nose: if there’s a rum component then so far it’s rather shy. What comes through first is this pretty typical mixture of waxes, beach pebbles, minerals, sheep wool, hessian, bath salts and light medicines. Pretty pure modern-era Springbank and extremely good. There’s some clay, flinty smoke, chalk, lime zest, carbolic soap and a prickle of mustard powder. Also a wisp of peat and wood smoke as well. That distant beach bonfire character that seems to inveigle its way into all contemporary Springbanks. Mouth: lots of soft but emphatic oils. Light peat, black pepper, olive oil, preserved lemons, mineral oil, hessian, soot, seashore minerals and a tiny allusion of dunder funk which may well be the rum, or possibly my imagination. A beautifully supple, textured, oily and characterful Campbeltown malt. Finish: long, some brittle minerals, spry wood spices, a touch of engine grease, lemon rind, wax and some rather fat phenolics. Comments: This combination of characterful distillate, gentle casks, a supportive nudge of peat and plenty maturation time make for a proper malt whisky. Still plenty lessons to be learned from those Karaoke-coveting distillers in Campbeltown it seems...

Springbank - 21 Years Old 2018 Edition 46% NV

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