Whisky Scapa "The Orcadian" 16 years old, gift box, 0.7 L
Whiskey deep color of honey gold.
The taste of whiskey is smooth and dense, perfectly balanced, with caramel and delicate spices, wild honey and heather. Rich buttery aftertaste.
The aroma of whiskey notes of apricot and peach, nougat and spice mixtures, subtle hints of orange.
Whiskey perfectly used as a standalone drink, with ripe fruit.
Scapa is one of the two remaining plants on the islands of Orkney. The plant was built in 1885 by John T. Townsend and Mr. MacFarlane, several times changed owners and stopped. During the Second World War, the factory was virtually destroyed by fire, with the help of the Navy, located nearby, was able to save several buildings. Two of them have survived to this day, today they are placed warehouses. In 1954, Hiram Walker bought the plant, in the same year joined the Association of Scapa Winokur. In 1959 the factory was replaced equipment. Production was suspended in 1994, almost 10 years. But in March 2004, after significant investment inflows and the arrival to the company Chivas Brothers, the distillery has earned at full capacity. Resumed production of whiskey "Scapa 16 year old" - the pride of the plant. According to the manufacturers, "the new whiskey remains true to its roots, but turned to an even wider audience." To create a new whiskey bottle and packaging. The box is now the symbol of the brand - boat (Scapa translated from the Old Norse - "boat").
Whiskey "Scapa" appreciated by specialists. Over the past 3 years "Scapa" won seven top awards industry, including the Gold Medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in the category "Best in Class" in 2007.