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Morrison Distillers Old Perth The Original Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Speyside, Highlands, SCOTLAND
$99. 99
$1199.88 Dozen
ABV: 46%
The Old Perth brand is a tribute to the city of Perth in Scotland. It was originally bottled in 1908 by the fiercely proud Perthshire family, the Thomsons who were Family Grocers. The label disappeared in the 1970s only to be resurrected in 2013 by independent bottlers, Morrison & Mackay, and now Morrisons. Previous editions were said to employ malts from Glenfarclas, Blair Athol and Glentauchers, all matured in the three main sherry cask types: butts, puncheons and the smaller hogsheads, however the exact composition here isn't disclosed.

Tasting note: Opens fresh and citrusy before dark chocolate and a subtle development of dried fruits add more familiar sherry character on the nose. Medium to full bodied with semi-sweet malt and hints of fruit cake. Lots of gingery spices warm up the finish. A light honey and dried fruit sweetness returns in the aftertaste. Call it moderately sherried. 46% Alc./Vol Non chill filtered.

Notes from the bottlers... Sophisticated Sherry-sweet tones and subtle spice are the heart of this original malt, giving way to warm dried fruits and honeyed cloves.