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Old Fettercairn

Region: Highlands
District: Eastern

It is uncertain exactly when Fettercairn Distillery was founded, but possibly as early as 1824. This makes it one of Scotland's oldest distilleries. Fettercairn is located northwest of Stonehaven, near the village by the same name, at the edge of the Grampian Mountains. The distillery was rebuilt, at least a couple times, near the turn of the century. It was closed during World War I and reopened in 1939. It is now a modern distllery and is ideally located near abundant water from the nearby Grampian Mountains and plentiful barley supplies in the fertile Howe O' the Mearns. Until recently, the Fettercairn single malt was very difficult to find, as most of it went into blends. Single malt lovers certainly welcome this unique East Highlander into their whisky cabinets.

10 year old

Proof 80
Color Light to full gold.
Nose Full. Light, clean, nutty bouquet, with a bit of sherry and peat. Trace of vanilla.
Body Smooth, silky, and quite light.
Palate Dry, nutty, well-balanced and clean sweetness. Some spice.
Finish Lingering, clean, sweet and warm.

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