Lochlea First Release Single Malt Whisky, 70cl
The first release from the Lochlea distillery.
Matured in a combination of 1st fill Bourbon and Pedro Ximénez casks.
Lochlea is an independent, family owned distillery in heart of Ayrshire, Scotland. The distillery is built on the Lochlea farm, they grow their own barley and the site had a very famous poet who once lived and worked at there Robert Burns!
- Region: Lowlands
- Distillery: Lochlea
- Age/Name: First Release
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 46% ABV
- Bottled By: Distiller
- Chill-Filtered: Yes
Nose: Bursting with fresh orchard fruit, apple, zesty orange and pear drops. Some brown sugar, toffee and vanilla fudge in the background.
Palate: Rich and sweet, with burnt caramel and hazelnuts. Still plenty of stewed fruit and now some toasted oats, cinnamon and clove coming through..
Finish: Medium mouth coating, holding on to that fresh fruit, cereal sweetness and gentle spice.