Cardhu 12 Yr. Scotch

Cardhu 12 Yr. Scotch

Item # 03804 750mL
$54.99/ Single Bottle
$329.94/ Case of 6
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ABV
40.00%
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Tasting Notes

Good morning! Allow me to clarify; the tasting profile reminded me of my morning breakfast. I found notes of toasted cereal, tea and a touch of honey. The aromas were so intense and wonderfully blended that I just had to retaste. Cardhu, if you didn't know, is also one of the base malts in all Johnnie Walker blends, but this is aged for a minimum of 12 years. Hello, bargain!


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

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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