Bruichladdich marks end of era
Bruichladdich distillery is rolling out five new whisky releases this festive season.
Two are described as "end-of-era single malts" because they are the last in a run of special cask bottlings.
Golder Still has been aged in rare bourbon casks for 23 years (rrp £130) and Sherry 21, which has been aged in
oloroso sherry butts, will replace the Twenty series (rrp £80). Stocks are expected to last until 2010.
The First Growth series comprises
six limited -edition cuvées of 16
Old Bruichladdich matured in Bordeaux first growth casks (rrp £46).
The Bourbon 16
coincides with the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Bottled at 46% abv, it has a n rrp of £45 and will run for two years.
The final whisky is called 2001 Resurrection Dram - a small release of the first Bruichladdich produced under
private ownership (rrp £35).
Managing director Mark Reynier said: "We' re producing
flavours and styles that reflect the dynamism of this distillery ."