This Tomatin Legacy is a new entry level Malt which has been matured in a combination of new American oak and Bourbon wood. This combination gives the whisky a lovely sweetness with creamy notes and a touch of spice on the finish. Great va
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This edition from The Lakes Distillery's 'Whiskymaker's' range has a nose of vibrant hints of plums, pickled cherries and candied orange; the palate is complex with notes of prunes, stewed plums and warming cinnamon leading to a creamy mouthfeel and lasting finish.
Exceptional diversions from The Lakes Distillery's sherry-led house style, The Whiskymaker’s Editions are special-edition single malt whiskies which showcase whiskymaker Dhavall Gandhi’s sense of adventure in cask selection, maturation, and blending.
Each unique bottling is an expression of creative freedom, the product of a playground where instinct, experience and inspiration roam free, coming together to realise one intrinsic objective; the creation of outstanding flavours.
Drawn from their whiskymaker's collection of bespoke casks to reveal a completely different personality of The Lakes Single Malt, The Whiskymaker's Editions have been created for people who appreciate the traditional house style but want to experience and explore the other side of The Lakes Single Malt. In Portuguese, Colheita (Col-yate-a) means “harvest”, which in this instance is a supreme and exceptionally rare expression of aged Tawny Port made exclusively of grapes from a single vintage.
Not to be confused with Vintage Port, Colheitas must be aged in wooden casks for at least seven years. In practice, they tend to be matured for much longer as they take on flavours of dried fruit, nuts, citrus, wood, and exotic spices. The older they get, the smoother and more complex the liquid becomes.
Smooth and refined, this Whiskymaker's Edition expression of The Lakes Single Malt Whisky is matured in the finest, meticulously sourced port casks, complemented by a very small proportion of Bourbon barrels to enhance and contrast certain flavour characteristics.
|distillery||The Lakes Distillery|
|cask type||Port Finish|
|whiskey type||Single Malt|