The Sipping Shed Blair Athol 13 Year Old
Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch
Bottler: The Sipping Shed
Founder: Dan Hipshon
Distillery: Blair Athol
Age: 13 years old
Region: Highlands, Scotland
Spirit: Single malt scotch
Cask Type: Sherry hogshead
Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength, 56.9%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 97 bottles
Bottle Size: 700ml
Blair Athol 13 Tasting Notes
Nose: Jammy Bakewell tart and more than a sprinkle of dried fruits. The distinct distillery character delivers floral notes, nuttiness and gentle herbal aromas. Oak adds an intriguing dimension of Dolly Mixture sweets. This whisky will keep your olfactory sense occupied for quite some time…
Palate: Jammy notes mix delightfully with the dried fruits provided by the sherry cask. The distillery character has plenty of space to deliver ripe stone fruits, floral notes and a nutty spiciness. A touch of cedar wood, Dolly Mixture sweets and spices add to this delicious, well-structured dram.
Finish: A medium to long finish delivers a juicy, luxurious ending with a touch more spice to entice you back for more.
About this Sipping Shed whisky
The characterful spirit of Blair Athol distillery matches perfectly with the refill sherry cask to bring you layers of complex flavours. The balance is superb, marrying jammy, fruity sherry notes with the floral, nutty, spicy spirit.
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