Situated six miles southwest of Elgin is Pluscarden Abbey. Initially a Priory, it was founded by King Alexander II in 1230. Miltonduff is said to be situated on the site of the Abbeys meal mill, two miles from the Abbey. A stone from the
original Abbey is retained at the distillery. As well as the distillery, the site is home to laboratories, engineering support, centralised warehousing management and the Malt Distilleries Technical Centre which provides
technical and business backup to the other Chivas Brother distilleries.
From 1967 to 1981, Miltonduff aslo produced a Single Malt called Mosstowie, using a 'Lomond Still'. Miltonduff is a key component of Ballantines blend.
Colour: Light gold.
:Nose: Soft esters with fruity aromas - red apples, followed by sweet fudge
Palate: Cereal flavours with spicy and treacle notes.
:Nose: Fruity aromas - raisins, with fragrant heather and cereal notes.
Palate: Sweet, fruity cereal flavours with a spicy edge, and floral/freshly cut grass notes.
Body: Light and delicate.
Finish: Balanced sweet and round.
Cask Type(s): First fill and refill Sherry casks.
Whisky Style: Easy drinking - soft flavours and a rounding sweetness.
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