GLENGOYNE LEGACY SERIES: CHAPTER TWO

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The second bottling in our Legacy Series follows on from Chapter One and 1869, when Cochrane Cartwright made innovations that define Glengoyne to this day. First, he slowed our distillation process down, helping to make it the most unhurried in Scotland. Then he introduced all-important sherry casks in which to mature our spirit.
134 years later the next chapter in our story unfolded when Peter Russell and his family fulfilled their dream of having their very own distillery and became custodians of Glengoyne.
Shielding us from the changing winds of fashion, the Russells have helped us stick resolutely to Cartwright’s original vision. We call it the Glengoyne Way. Investing in the crafting and preparation of purpose made casks and enabling the exploration different maturation processes, Peter and his family have helped ensure Glengoyne flourished, remaining the one of a kind dram cherished by whisky lovers worldwide.
Chapter Two in our Legacy Series marries spirits matured in two distinct cask types – first fill bourbon and refill sherry casks.
Tasting Notes
Alcohol
48%
Volume
70cl
Bottling Year
2020
Colour
Bright gold
Nose
Full of vanilla and banana, maple syrup, peaches, coconut, fruit soaked trifle sponge, hint of lime and mint
Palate
Creamy and well balanced, apple crumble, honey drizzled toast, green grape and gentle spice.
Finish
Richness builds in the warming finish, syrupy with hints of sweet oak and dates.
Wood Type
5% 1st Fill European Oak Sherry. 12% 1st Fill American Oak Sherry. 48% 1st Fill Bourbon, 35% Hand-selected quality Oak Refill cask
Bottling Date
September 2020
Approved By
Robbie Hughes

Brand

Glengoyne

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