Glenallachie 9 Years Old Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish 48% 2012

€ 44,60 (ex Vat)
53,97 (in Vat)
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Distillery GlenAllachie
Bottler OB
Serie Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish
Bottled for
Distilled date 2012
Bottling date 2016
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Age 9
Cask Type Languedoc, Valpolicella & 2 Bordeaux Wines
Cask Number 9
Alcohol percentage 48
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Box
Label Perfect
Stock 11

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GlenAllachie 9 Years Old Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish: A Harmonious Marriage of Whisky and Wine

Embark on a journey into the world of wine-inspired whiskies as we explore the GlenAllachie 9 Years Old Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish. Master Distiller Billy Walker has once again pushed the boundaries of whisky-making, creating a unique blend that marries the art of whisky and the allure of premium wines. The whisky has been matured in Languedoc, Valpolicella, and Bordeaux wine casks, resulting in a Cuvée Wine Cask Finish that showcases a harmonious fusion of flavors and aromas.

The Optimum Impact of the Finish

Under the expert guidance of Billy Walker, the GlenAllachie whisky underwent a careful finishing process to ensure the optimum impact of the wine casks. Once the desired impact was achieved, the whisky was skillfully blended to create the Cuvée Wine Cask Finish. Each cask type contributes distinct qualities to the final product, resulting in a whisky that delights the senses and tantalizes the palate.

A Symphony of Wine Casks

The Languedoc casks impart flavors of red fruit, sweet spices, and garden herbs, adding a vibrant and aromatic dimension to the whisky. The Recioto della Valpolicella casks, originating from Verona, contribute ripe cherries, coconut, licorice, and raspberry coulis, enhancing the whisky's fruity and indulgent character. Finally, the Bordeaux wine casks, known for their prime cru classé status, infuse the whisky with notes of blackberry, espresso, and wild truffle, adding depth and complexity to the overall flavor profile.

A Dream Project for a Passionate Wine Lover

For Billy Walker, a passionate wine lover, the creation of the Cuvée Wine Cask Finish was a dream project. With long-standing relationships with premium wine producers throughout Europe, Walker had the opportunity to combine his love for wine with his expertise in whisky-making. The result is a whisky that showcases a complex charm, born from the marriage of grapes and grain.

Tasting the Elegance and Complexity

As you indulge in the GlenAllachie 9 Years Old Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish, you'll be greeted by a golden and bronze hue that captivates the eye. The nose bursts with fragrant notes of orange blossom, espresso, marasquin cherries, and honeysuckle, intertwined with hints of candied stone fruits, hazelnuts, lavender, and cinnamon. On the palate, waves of dark chocolate, red berries, and roasted coffee beans emerge, followed by crystallized almonds, blackberries, and orange peel. The finish leaves a lingering presence of ginger and licorice, providing a satisfying conclusion to this exquisite whisky experience.

Conclusion

The GlenAllachie 9 Years Old Wine Series Cuvée Cask Finish is a testament to the creative genius of Master Distiller Billy Walker and his relentless pursuit of excellence. By combining the world of whisky and premium wines, he has crafted a whisky that showcases elegance, complexity, and a harmonious marriage of flavors. Raise a glass to celebrate this unique blend that truly exemplifies the artistry and passion that define GlenAllachie whiskies.


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