Dailuaine 1980, 34 years old
Single malt scotch whisky distilled by the Dailuaine distillery in 1980, matured in refilled American Oak Casks and bottled in 2015 at 34 years old, at 50.9% ABV.
Bottling series: Diageo Special Releases 2015
Limited release: Bottle No.1673 of 2952 bottles produced
Tasting Notes: dried fruit, gingerbread and cured meat, as well as leather and tobacco
Dailuaine is not well known to many whisky enthusiast, as it is usually used as a blending component for Johnnie Walker.
The distillery is located between the Ben Rinnes and the River Spey and it was founded in1853 by William Mackenzie. Dailuaine was rebuilt several times, and it was once a main stop of the railway that ran across the region delivering barley and coal to the distillers.