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Bladnoch Vinaya Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Lowlands, SCOTLAND
$99. 99 Bottle
$1199.88 Dozen
ABV: 46.7%
'Vinaya' is reported to be the distillery’s widest release since the Lowland project was resurrected by Australian, David Prior and Head Distiller Dr. Nick Savage in 2015. The name comes from a Sanskrit word meaning 'respect and gratitude'. Says Dr.Savage, “As we embark on the 204th year of Bladnoch, the launch of Vinaya feels particularly significant. It is important for us to show gratitude to the previous custodians of this historic brand and estate as we move forward into our most ambitious year yet.”

As for the whisky, it's matured in first fill ex-Bourbon and first fill ex-Sherry casks, which is a new combination for Bladnoch. It's also one of the most affordable in the line up, so if you're looking to introduce yourself to Bladnoch's house style, start here. Expect a little extra richness from the ex-sherry casks.

Notes from Bladnoch... Fresh apple, sweet floral grass, and hints of chocolate throughout the nose and palate. 46.7% Alc./Vol. Non chill filtered.