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Dalwhinnie

Region: Highlands
District: Speyside

Having been built as recently as 1898, the Dalwhinnie Distillery is comparatively quite young. Even so, it has learned very well and very quickly because its spirit has a good following. Depending on your information source, it is located at either the highest or second highest elevation level of all of Scotland's distilleries. It also serves as a meteorological observation post. During the winter months, the distillery can be snowbound for several weeks at a time. Dalwhinnie is located close to the entrance of Drumochter Pass in the central Highlands. The name in Gaelic means "meeting place". The village by this name is located at the junction of old cattle-droving trails that come from the north and west and lead to the central Lowlands. This crossroads community was witness to much illicit whisky smuggling in earlier days.

15 year old

Proof 86
Color Gold
Nose Very aromatic, dry and slightly peaty.
Body Firm, smooth and slightly oily.
Palate Smooth, long-lasting flavor development. Sweetness, with a little peat in evidence. Also, aromatic with heather and notes of hon
Finish Quite long, but clean.

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