Old Pulteney Distillery lies on the Southern side of Wick, it is Scotlands most Northerly mainland distillery. At one time Wick was deemed to be such an unruly place that it suffered froma period of prohibition. Ironically, Pulteney
was still producing its whisky throughout the period of enforced abstinence.
The whisky was dubbed the Manzilla of the North due to the salty character that has been picked up during the maturation.
:Nose: Spicy with sweet aromatic aromas - honey, dry grass and herbal notes.
Palate: Dry & clean with bracken/gorse elements.
:Nose: Fruity - boiled sweets. Aromatic and spicy.
Palate: Salty, sea tangle with a woody edge. Fruit flavours slowly develop.
Finish: Slightly fruity, drying.
Cask Type(s): Refill Bourbon Barrels.
Whisky Style: Smooth and aromatic - very easy drinking.