ISLE OF RAASAY R-02 46,4%
The Isle of Raasay R-02 second release single malt is made from two distillates, one peated, the other unpeated. l'Isle de Raasay is a feat of assembly. Both whiskies aged in three different types of casks, old rye whisky, Chinkapin oak and Bordeaux wine. The fruit of this blend is a slightly peaty single malt, with real complexity a little stronger than R-01, with depth of character and elegance of black fruits accompanied by spices
Nose : Opening with ashy notes then black fruits.
Palate : Lively, bitter caramel with toasted cereal, hints of sandalwood with a delicate smoke on black fruits.
Finish : Long and ashy.
Separate aging for the two whiskeys before blending :
The Isle of Raasay, situated between the Isle of Skye and the Scottish Northwest coast, has a population of only 120 people, who saw the birth of the island's very first legal distillery in 2017.
The Raasay distillery launched its first bottling in 2020, with its single Malt inaugural release, with a production capacity limited to 188,000 liters of pure alcohol per year, and stills of 5,000 and 3,600 liters.
This distillery, already looking to the future, has approached a local farmer, with a project to grow barley on the island, which will be a first, with the aim of launching in 2021, its core range ...
Very beautiful stories and magnificent “collector” bottles to come.
- Isle of Raasay
- Single Malt
- Maison de Négoce
- Embouteilleur Officiel
- Peu tourbé