Aberlour distillery was founded over 180 years ago in the heart of the Speyside – one of the country’s premier whisky-making regions, and has a reputation of being one of the bigger sherried Speyside malts.
Aberlour 18 Year is the top of the line expression from the distillery, it has been matured for at least 18 years in a mix of ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks and bottled at 86 proof.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge – 94 points.
NOSE: Sherry, vanilla bean, caramel apple.
PALATE: Silky and luscious, with sherry notes developing into malt and grain with floral undertones.
FINISH: Lingering, with notes of oak, smoke, grain and a bit of salt.