Whisky "Singleton" of Dufftown 12 Years Old, 0.7 L
Whiskey gold color with some reflections mahogany.
The taste of whiskey is smooth, medium density. First impressions tones bring sweets, nuts, rich fruity notes. Care should be warm and pleasant shades of black currants, sugar and espresso. With water texture whiskey becomes even more pleasant sweetness is perfectly balanced by a slight acidity. The finish is quite long, elegant, clear, warm, with a delicate nutty nuances.
The aroma of whiskey a rich, open, clean and tight. For primary wood tones and toasted hazelnut followed by rich shades of fruit, baked apples, dried fruit, brown sugar, licorice, underbrush. In combination with water shown sweetness, notes of citrus and pear. After some time, reveals the warm, dry nuances of slate or matches.
Whiskey used as digestives in combination with a cigar.
Singleton 12 Year Old - very smooth, soft, pleasant beverage whiskey with a long warm finish, the production of which has been restored thanks to the company Dufftown. In the last century malt whiskey brand Singleton made on Auchroisk Distillery. This distillery, whose name translates from the Gaelic "red ford across the stream," was created in 1974. Distillery was licensed to the company Justerini & Brooks, who also owned distillery Glen Spey, Knockando and Strathmill. Auchroisk Distillery, beverages which have won many awards, is famous for its water source - Dorie's Well (Well Dory), which is called a "gold mine", "undeniably sweet, crystal clear, soft water". In 2001 Auchroisk ceased to produce whiskey under the brand name "Singleton".
Singleton 12 Year Old, which today can be enjoyed through the Distillery Dufftown, - it is perfectly balanced, rich whiskey with sweet fruit and nut notes created from excellent malt from Dufftown, located in the heart of Speyside region. Whiskey is the product of a traditional slow distillation using pure water from Highlandman John's Well. Maturation for 12 years in barrels made of a unique combination of European and American oak gives whiskey "Singleton" smooth, rounded, very attractive taste.
Dufftown distillery with a production capacity of more than 4 million liters per year, is the largest distillery, which has no analogues in the world. The factory was founded in 1896 by Peter McKenzie, in collaboration with Richard Stekpoulom and John Simon. Peter McKenzie bought his partners in 1898 and moved to Edinburgh, changing the company name to P Mackenzie Distillers. For some time, the company prospered, but successfully won the US market, has suffered from a crushing blow from Prohibition. Mackenzie son was forced in 1933 to sell Dufftown famous blender Arthur Bell. After a period of 1941-1947 years, when the plant was mothballed, Dufftown resumed production, thriving to this day. Since the early 1970s, the plant was expanded twice, bringing the total number of frames to six.