Aberfeldy 21 years single malt

 129,90

 185,57 / l

The Aberfeldy 21 year old Single Malt is a well-matured senior in the Aberfeldy Classic Range. Apart from its extraordinarily elegant packaging, the gold-colored scotch in this bottle is a special treat. Elegant notes of honey and vanilla are deliciously combined with the fruity aromas of heather, oranges and caramel. And – a surprise for an Aberfeldy Scotch – a delicate smoke note that accompanies the spicy finish.

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Aberfeldy 21 years single malt

First of all, the Aberfeldy 21 years has an extraordinarily elegant packaging. which is an eye-catcher on every whisky shelf. But we are also impressed by the noble senior in the bottle with its expressive character.
Elegant notes of honey and vanilla combine with fruity aromas of heather, oranges and caramel. It was matured extensively in ex-bourbon barrels, which provided spicy oak notes and light roasted aromas. The following maturation in sherry casks added further nuances to a complex and well balanced variety of aromas.

Where does it come from?

The Aberfeldy distillery is located in the Highlands, in the heart of Scotland, and has been convincing us for decades with traditionally produced, high-quality whiskies. However, Aberfeldy single malts are not yet everywhere popular, as only a small part of the annual production is bottled as single malts of proven age in the classic range. A large part is used for blending their own creations.

The 21-year-old single malt is a wonderful, well-matured Highland Scotch. The honey-golden color is reminiscent of the Aberfeldy gold, which can also be found in the company colors. It is stands for the actual gold traces in the natural spring that Aberfeldy uses for production. So we actually have indeed a little bit of gold in our glass here.

The high age of the Aberfeldy 21 years is clearly recognizable in its complexity, especially if compared to the younger bottlings.
However, the price for a 21 year old Scotch is quite reasonable.

Have also a view at our tasting videos and enjoy the background articles in our blog “All about Whisky”.

Type:     Single Malt Whisky

Nose:    Already in the nose you can tell the age of this 21 year old single malt senior. Complex and tempting, it smells of sweet honey, vanilla and blooming heather, followed by fruity aromas of peach and melon, accompanied by spicy oak notes.

Palate:  Intense and yet soft and velvety on the tongue, with notes of wild honey and orange peel, creamy vanilla and some toffee. A spicy dryness with aromas of citrus, freshly cut hay and a little coconut remains on the tonuge. And – surprisingly for an Aberfeldy – a slightly leathery note that almost reminds of a subtle smoke aroma.

Finish:  Long-lasting and smooth finish, slightly dry, reminiscent of spicy oak and delicately roasted malt.

 

Additional information

Weight 1.7 kg
Dimensions 14.5 × 10.5 × 27 cm
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Bottled at

Product Origin

John Dewar and Sons Ltd. Aberfeldy Perthshire PH 15 2EB, Scotland, Great Britain

Maturation casks

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Food additives

contains caramel coloring

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