ISLE OF RAASAY Special Release 2022 52%
The Isle of Raasay Special Release 2022 single malt is a special edition that demonstrates the distillery's desire to push the limits of the aromatic profile of its Single Malts. With this limited edition, Isle of Raasay intends to offer a whiskey with aromas different from the style characteristic of the R-01 and R-02 versions. It is the first whiskey refined in sherry casks from a peated distillate produced by the Isle of Raasay distillery. It is aged in ex-Rye de Woodford Reserve whiskey casks before spending time in a combination of ex-Pedro Ximénez and ex-Oloroso quarter casks.
Nose: Pepper, spices, almond, nuts, fruity
Palate: Floral, nutmeg, cloves, dried figs, roasted nuts.
Finish: Long, pepper, iodized.
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