A Secret Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 14y 2008
Islay, The Whisky Cellar, 750 ml
|Producer:||The Whisky Cellar|
|Origin:||Scotland / Islay|
The «Secret Islay» was distilled in a secret Islay distillery, hence its special name. This Single Malt matured for 14 years in a refill bourbon cask and shows briny peat smoke, green olives and a hint of vanilla on the nose. On the palate, creamy sweet vanilla meets «burning» campfire with hints of peanut butter and black pepper. The finish is sweet spice and warming hints of peat smoke. This is an exclusive bottling for Baur au Lac Vins in collaboration with The Whisky Cellar.
Cask is All Important!
Two Scotsmen, Keith Bonnington, founder of The Whisky Cellar and Jimmy Roser, Managing Director of Baur au Lac Vins explore the art of whisky making by talking – and drinking a fine selection of superb Scottish whisky.
The Whisky Cellar
The Whisky Cellar was founded in 2017 as an independent Scottish bottler by whisky expert Keith Bonnington
Bonnington, who lives in the heart of Edinburgh, can look back on a career in whisky spanning almost two decades. For over 10 years he was responsible at Edrington for brands such as the Macallan and Highland Park.
Scotland – Wild history, warming whisky
Whiskey, bagpipes, kilts – These are the most famous elements of Scottish culture. It has not been conclusively determined who invented whisky. The Scots and Irish both argue that they invented the “water of life.” Food and drink definitely tops the Scottish export categories. Every second, around 40 bottles of whisky are purchased. So it’s hardly surprising that whisky makes up around 80 percent of total food and drink exports.