Springbank 17 Year Old Madeira 47.8% (2020)

£105.00

Bottle Size 70cl
No. of Bottles 9200
Distilled November 2002
Bottled October 2020
Alcohol 47.8% ABV
Age 17 Year Old
Cask Type Madeira
It was distilled November 2002 and matured for 14 years in a combination of rum and bourbon barrels, followed by three years in fresh Madeira hogsheads.
Style Single Malt Whisky
There are a few Scottish distilleries that still malt their own barley but Springbank is the only distillery which malts 100% of its own barley, using the traditional floor maltings. The whole production process: malting, milling, mashing, fermentation, distillation, maturation and bottling, happens on the one site in Campbeltown. This is unique in Scotland
Bottler Springbank
Three malt whiskies are produced at Springbank distillery, each with its own character. Springbank which is 80% of production, is lightly peated and distilled two and a half times. Longrow is more heavily peated and distilled two times. Hazelburn is unpeated and distilled three times
Distillery Springbank
Springbank distillery is the oldest independent, family-owned distillery in Scotland. Legal distillation began in 1828. The chairman is Hedley Wright, the great, great grandson of John Mitchell, the first legal distiller of Springbank whisky.
Country Scotland
Region Campbeltown
Chill Filtered No
Colour/Appearance Copper
Tasting Notes Nose
Sweet and jammy. There are aromas of parma violets, boiled sweets and buttery tablet with a note of fennel. Sticky ginger cake, strawberry jam with a tang of grapefruit and lemon sherbet. There is a familiar coastal saltiness on the nose.
Palate
The briny, maritime characteristics follow through with light peat smoke. Sticky toffee pudding, caramelised sugar and a spicy, herbal hint of black cracked pepper and tea leaves.
Finish
he finish is nutty, smooth and slightly woody. Notes of walnuts and pecans with subtle peat smoke to the end.

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Description

Springbank distillery is the oldestindependent, family-owned distillery inScotland. Legal distillation began in 1828.The chairman is Hedley Wright, the great,great grandson of John Mitchell, the firstlegal distiller of Springbank whisky.There are a few Scottish distilleries thatstill malt their own barley but Springbank isthe only distillery which malts 100% of itsown barley, using the traditional floormaltings. The whole production process:malting, milling, mashing, fermentation,distillation, maturation and bottling,happens on the one site in Campbeltown.This is unique in Scotland.Three malt whiskies are produced atSpringbank distillery, each with its owncharacter. Springbank which is 80% ofproduction, is lightly peated and distilledtwo and a half times. Longrow is moreheavily peated and distilled two times.Hazelburn is unpeated and distilled threetimes.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg