Stronachie A.D. Rattray 10 Years
|Article:||Stronachie A.D. Rattray 10 Years|
|Region:||Highlands / Speyside|
|Whisk(e)y type:||Scotch Single Malt|
|Distillery:||( Benrinnes )|
|Bottler:||A. D. Rattray Ltd.|
|Flavour:||Soft honey, earthy heather and malty sweetness.|
|Taste:||Mellow with honey and biscuits, then lingering pepper and cereal notes.|
Stronachie: Gaelic for “prominent nose/headland in the valley“
Lost in time, not in spirit
‘The obliteration is total. Only the name remains.'
So ends the story of Stronachie, a distillery which rose out of the wilderness in the 1890s. Set in a desolate glen on the Perth-Kinross border it stood between bleak hills on an isolated road that toiled its way through the Ochill mountains. Stronachie Distillery produced a traditional Highland-style whisky until 1928 and during its four decades of production A.D. Rattray Ltd represented the brand in Scotland.
A.D. Rattray is proud to revive the Stronachie name and reproduce this spirit of another time. To replicate the whisky, a bottle of original Stronachie 1904 was purchased at auction - one of only four bottles left in existence. A small sample of whisky was drawn from this bottle and tasted. Then samples of many Highland malt whiskies were compared to the original Stronachie. Finally, the remote and high altitude Benrinnes was chosen. This first class malt emulates the flavours and profile of the original Stronachie whisky.
|Country of origin:||Scotland|
|Address:||32 Main Road Kirkoswald, Ayrshire Scotland, KA19 8HY|
|Distributor:||Alba Import oHG|
|Address:||Alte Dorfstraße 33, 21640 Nottensdorf, Deutschland|