Shieldaig Speyside Single Malt 12 Year
Shieldaig // Speyside, Scotland
Released by Ian Macleod, a family-owned blender/independent bottler that owns the Glengoyne and Tamdhu distilleries as well as the Smokehead and Fat Trout labels. This malt comes from a single unnamed Speyside distillery, and it is bottled in the town of Shieldaig in the Northern Highlands. Hence, the name, which means "Loch of the Herring" in Old Norse. This particular release is designed to showcase the flavors of Speyside Scotch. It is aged at least 12 years and bottled at 40% ABV.
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.