Saturday, August 27, 2016

New Signatory Scotches

Signatory Un-Chillfiltered Edradour Single Malt Scotch...$56.99
Aged 10 Years
Distilled 2005
Bottled 2015
ABV 46%
Cask No. 4

Signatory Cask Strength Caol Ila 1983..$419.99
Age: 31 years
Distilled: 1983
Bottled:  2015
Matured in Hogshead
Cask No. 5293
Total bottles produced: 214
ABV: 47%
Caol Ila, (pronounced ‘cull-eela’) is the Gaelic name for the Sound of Islay, in reference to the distillery’s location overlooking the strait between Islay and Jura. Built in 1846, Caol Ila is the largest of the eight working distilleries on the island of Islay.

COLOR: caramel
NOSE: Fruity and tangy with notes of salty butter, toast, wet stones on a beach, linseed oil, a little peat smoke, kippers and sweetness.
TASTE: Rich and tangy palate, with good spice notes, citrus peels, black pepper, malt and smoke. A little smoked oyster note.
FINISH: Spicy, fruity and peaty. A little burning cardboard.

Signatory Cask Strength Laphroaig 1997..$219.99
Aged: 17 years
Distilled: 1997
Bottled: 2015
Matured in Hogshead
Cask No. 8372
Total bottles produced: 255

ABV: 51.6%Named after the Isle of Islay’s Loch Laphroaig, this single malt whiskey distillery has been operating since its establishment in 1815. Home of the only whiskey to carry the Royal Warrant of the Prince of Wales, this esteemed distillery uses traditional methods to create it’s distinct malt.


Anonymous said...

Do you think anything new will be coming down the pipeline in The WRC? I saw somewhere had a few rare whiskies and some other getting rare whiskies. I'm biting my fingernails.

Paul Hayden said...

Yes, we have all those same goodies too. Planning on announcing next week if all goes well. Plenty of good stuff to announce