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Hunter Laing, Hepburn's Choice Craigellachie 2008 9YO (700ml)

$129.00

Hunter Laing, Hepburn's Choice

Craigellachie 2008 (9YO)

46% 700ml

 

The Hepburn’s Choice range comprises whiskies bottled either from specially-selected single casks or from small batches of two to three casks. Always bottled at 46% alcohol, and naturally without artificial colouring or chill-filtration.
Each bottling is chosen to showcase the specific characteristics of one of Scotland’s whisky producing regions, or those of a distillery in particular. This range is named in honour of our directors’ late maternal grandfather, William Hepburn, who travelled the globe with his job in the Diplomatic Service.
With a fine judgement honed at many embassy functions, Mr Hepburn was a connoisseur of his homeland’s whiskies: with this in mind we believe these bottlings would indeed have been "Hepburn's Choice"
 

Distilled: 2008
Bottled: 2018
Outturn: 368
Maturation: Refill Hogshead

 

Tasting Notes:

Dusty and malty followed by rich caramel and vanilla with creamy, dry finish.

 

On Hunter Laing & Co.

Stuart Laing, son of famous whisky independent bottler Douglas F. Laing established Hunter Laing & Co. after nearly 50 years in the whisky industry, breaking away from his brother Fred who remains the owner of the Douglas Laing Company.

Hunter Laing are best known for their Old Malt Cask, Douglas of Drumlanrig and Old and Rare series, all of which are sourced from single casks from distilleries all around Scotland.