Chapter 7: Chronicle Secret Islay 8 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky


Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Chapter 7

Distillery: We can't tell you. Sorry. It's a secret. 

Age: 8 Years 

Region: Islay

Cask Type: First-fill Bourbon

Outturn: 893 Bottles

Bottle Size: 700 ml

Alcohol by Volume: 49.2%

Distilled: May 2011

Bottled: March 2020 

Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Custard, vanilla, smoke, peat and candied fruits.

Palate: Smooth and sweet. Candied oranges, smoked oranges and fudge.

Finish: Young oak, burnt caramel and orange marmalade.

About Chapter 7's Chronicle Whisky

Chronicles are small batches from 3-6 casks that we repeat in our anthology over time. The whiskies come from our stocks of carefully selected, re-racked and finished casks. This whisky is from three first-fill bourbon barrels. The spirit spent three years in these special casks. The whisky then spent five years in refill bourbon hogsheads.

Our taste has always been for whiskies aged in bourbon casks. With this whisky, we wanted to have a noticeable, but balanced bourbon wood-aged Islay malt. As we will be continuing the series, the next Chronicle may open new horizons with unexpected wood finishes. 

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