Old Pulteney 17 Year

Single Malt

Old Pulteney // HIghlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 228 )

The Pulteney Distillery was built in 1826 on the northernmost area of mainland Scotland. Old Pulteney 17 Year predominantly contains whisky matured in ex-bourbon barrels, but also includes whisky matured exclusively in Spanish sherry casks--Pedro Ximenez and oloroso, in particular. This Highland single malt is non-chill-filtered and bottled at 92 proof. Note: This has been discontinued due to insufficient stock as of June 2017.

  • age
    17 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled 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 Type
    American Ex-Bourbon and Spanish Ex-Sherry (Pedro Ximenez & Oloroso)

Tasting Notes

"A fresh and fruit-forward nose shows notes of melted butter, salted caramel and a full fresh-berries basket - it actually smells like a buzzing seaside market town on a Sunday morning. A rich and sweet palate with tons of toffee, brown sugar, honey, raisins and citrusy hints. The lingering oaky finish makes it a go-to for any occasion."

Score 87

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