A.D. Rattray Linkwood 21 Yr. Scotch - 1992

Item # 29836 750mL
$164.96/ Single Bottle
$989.76/ Case of 6
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59.00%
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Tasting Notes

Linkwood distillery employs long fermentation and distillation times to produce spirits with a distinct peach characteristic that is highly sought-after by blenders. The delicate fruitiness of their whisky is used to harmonize blended components. Matured in an ex-bourbon hogshead casks, the aromas are filled with orchard fruits, such as peaches, pears, and apples. The taste is absolutely sublime, with elements of roasted pears dipped in cinnamon sugar, fresh Georgia peaches, apple blossoms, and apricots. Impossible not to like.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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