Mortlach 21 Year Distillery Labels (Gordon & MacPhail)
Gordon & MacPhail Distillery Labels // Speyside, Scotland
A single malt from the Mortlach distillery, aged for 21 years in first-fill and refill sherry casks before bottling by Gordon and MacPhail. Mortlach was founded in 1823 and has a complicated distilling regime, which adds up to the new make spirit being distilled a total of 2.81 times.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask TypeFirst Fill & Refill Sherry Casks
"There's a faint sherry influence here, but also notes of citrus, apple and sweet barley. Not overly complex, but the palate makes up for it. A blast of flavors, with hints of smoked barbecue sauce. Meaty, full-bodied and with an unexpected floral note, this is an excellent Mortlach."