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Murray McDavid Blair Athol 7 Year Old Tawny Port Finish

Sale price£64.95
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Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Murray McDavid

Range: Benchmark, UK Exclusive

Distillery: Blair Athol

Age: 7 years old

Distilled: 2008

Bottled: 2021

Region: Highland, Scotland

Spirit: Single malt scotch whisky

Cask Type: First fill Murca Tawny Port

Cask Ref: 900101

Alcohol by Volume: 55.1%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 310 bottles

Bottle Size: 700ml

Blair Athol 7 Year Old Tasting Notes

Nose: Freshly baked cherry bakewell, vanilla bean and creamy malt.

Palate: Summery floral flavours, with toasted almonds and red berries.

Finish: Long and sweet with touches of strawberry and rose water.

About this Murray McDavid whisky

Built in 1798, south of the Cairngorms is one of Scotland’s most visited distilleries – Blair Athol. The spirit from this traditional distillery has been in favour with master blenders for hundreds of years. It's celebrated for its full-bodied character. The rich, nutty Blair Athol spirit is a new favourite amongst Murray McDavid's Whisky Creations Team.

Murray McDavid Blair Athol 7 Year Old Tawny Port Finish
Murray McDavid Blair Athol 7 Year Old Tawny Port Finish Sale price£64.95
Murray McDavid Whisky
Dean Jode, Whiskymaker at Murray McDavid

Meet The Whiskymaker

Dean Jode

Dean Jode is Head of Whisky Creations at Murray McDavid. Dean usually starts with single cask whiskies that have been filled into refill casks. He believes the oak cask is the most important factor when creating exceptionally balanced and delicious whisky. So a big part of Dean’s job is searching for the very best quality casks from around the world to re-rack whiskies into.

Dean builds relationships with fellow producers of exceptional drinks by importing their freshly emptied casks for the additional maturation of our ever-growing inventory of Scotch whisky. Using these casks fresh is of key importance. This is where Dean creates not only beautiful spirit colour but more importantly enriches the spirit’s character to create a dram with an exceptional depth of flavour.

Within the traditional whisky warehouses at Coleburn, Dean monitors each and every cask to capture the perfect moment when the nature of the cask has perfectly intertwined with its resting spirit.