Clean and complex, with a rich fruitiness that suggests an older malt. Some soft fragrant notes too; scented leather, subtle sandalwood and vanilla. Fruity, with citrus and raisins. Vanilla and a hint of honey, with just a subtle trace of wood; a maple-syrup sweetness.
Whether it’s Dufftown Sunray, the 12 year old Glen Ord, or the extra-mature 18 year old from Glendullan – the latest, immediately enjoyable expressions from this vibrant family of 19th century distilleries opens up the world of Single Malt Scotch Whisky for those new to its delights. And, from cocktails like the Tailfire Berry Jam Sour to food pairings such as Sunray and Tarte Tartin, the three are also bringing fresh inspiration to those long-time whisky lovers looking to explore fresh, exciting flavours.