Spotlight: Loch Lomond The Open Special Edition
We're giving away a free golf bag with every purchase of 70cl bottles of any Loch Lomond expression, not just the special editions. This limited edition sleeve will keep your whisky safe, as well as being a fitting gift, and a special keepsake. Read on for information on The Open special bottlings, as well as details on an exciting upcoming Loch Lomond ballot.
Loch Lomond The Open Special Edition 2023
This delightful expression from Loch Lomond uses a combination of whisky distilled using Straight Neck pot stills and traditional Swan Neck stills. The spirit was then matured in American oak casks, with a finish in Rioja Alta Reserva casks. These rich, exceptional red wine casks have imparted red berry and dark chocolate flavours which pair beautifully with the Loch Lomond house style. Presented at 46% abv, and free from chill filtration.
Expect fruity and floral notes on the nose, with rose, peach and pear aromas. The palate boasts flavours of red berry, orchard fruits, creamy vanilla and dark chocolate, leading to a fruity finish with a wisp of smoke.
Loch Lomond 2000 22 Year Old The Open Course Collection 2023
This spectacular 22 year old Loch Lomond expression is limited to only 4,500 bottles. Distilled using a combination of their unique Straight Neck pot stills and traditional Swan Neck stills, the spirit was then matured for over two decades solely in American oak casks. Certified organic, free from chill filtration and at natural colour. Presented at 48.2% abv.
On the nose we find aromas of honey, peach, melon, lemon and a hint of stem ginger. Leading to the palate, the expression explodes with tropical flavours of grapefruit, pineapple and mango, along with notes of sweet vanilla and caramel. The finish is long and spicy, with touches of ginger, cinnamon and toasted oak.
Loch Lomond 1998 25 Year Old Exclusive Cask The 151st Open
The liquid was laid down in 1998, and matured for 24 years in refill bourbon casks, before being hand-selected to be finished for 12 months in the finest Oloroso sherry casks. One of 151 limited-edition bottles. Presented at a cask strength of 43.2%, with natural colour and free from chill filtration.
Expect a nose full of tropical fruit and citrus scents, before leading to a palate of ripe peach, juicy pineapple, dried orange peel, raisins, toasted almonds and warming spice. The finish lingers with delectable brown sugar and vanilla flavours.
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