Caledonia 12 years Single Malt

5.00 out of 5
(1 customer review)


 76,43 / l

One of the most successful single malts from one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland, comes with a nice story and a dedicated song of Dougie MacLean from year 1977. 42 months of finish in Oloroso sherry casks give this single malt a very special character, accompanied by wonderful fruit notes, traces of honey, nuts, dates and tobacco.


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Caledonia 12 years Single Malt from Edradour

Caledonia 12 years Single Malt from Edradour is one of the great Whiskys, that comes along with a beautiful story.

“Let me tell you that I love you and I think about you all the time,  you`re calling me and I`m going home … ” The Scottish folk musician, Dougie MacLean, sings in this song from 1977 about his longing for his Scottish home. Inspired by this song, the componist and Andrew Symington, the owner of the distillery Edradour, created together a beautiful Scotch, that fascinated both, lovers of good music and good whisky as well.

Behind this nice story we find with the Caledonia 12 years Single Malt one of the most successful whiskys of one of the smallest distilleries of Scotland, located in Perthshire in the beautiful Scotish Highlands, which got its rich sherry aromas from 42 months or ripening in Oloroso Sherry casks, combined with complex wood and tobacco notes, completed by a wonderful sweetness of dates, nuts and honey. Edradour is welknown for its still handmade small scale production, with an output of only about 130.000 l per year, but on a traditional high quality level.

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Type:      Single Malt Whisky

Nose:    strong sherry aromas, sweet heather honey, figs and dates, spicy oak in the background

Palate:  behind the distinct sherry aroma, fine fruit notes of raisins and dates, covered with honey and almonds and toffee, well balanced with the oak flavors and a hint of tobacco

Finish:   surprisingly dry and spicy, long lasting, with light velvety cocoa notes


Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 24.5 cm
Product net content

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Bottled at

Product Origin

Edradour Distillery Co. Ltd. Pitlochry Perthshire PH16 5JP, Scotland, Great Britain

Maturation casks


Whisky Type

Food additives

not chill filtered, without coloring

1 review for Caledonia 12 years Single Malt

  1. 5 out of 5


    Aroma: sherry, sherry and sherry! 🙂 In the nose a full approach of dried fruits, very ripe plums, sweet dark fruits, spicy
    Taste: strong start, sherry fruitiness, sweet raisins, dried plums, oily and mouth watering
    Finish: first sweet, then spicy, tart with bitter chocolate
    Comment: For me personally the best 12 year old single malt I’ve had so far. Simply delicious! I generally love sherry tasty malts.

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