Arran 17 Y.O. Calvados cask Vol.52,5% Cl.70
Entirely aged for 17 years in ex Calvados casks from Pont L'Eveque in Normandy.
Limited edition of a few bottles, only 4200.
Fruity and very ethereal single malt.
Limited edition of Arran single malt aged 17 years, only 4200 bottles produced.
The aging takes place for all 17 years in ex Calvados casks of Pont L'Eveque in Normandy.
Arran has become famous for being among the first distilleries to experiment with the use of unusual casks: this finish in Calvados has quickly become one of the most popular with aficionados around the world.
This Arran 17 years single malt Calvados cask finish is extraordinary and very particular, perfect, fragrant.
Arran's Master Distiller, James MacTaggart, carefully monitored this single malt throughout its finish to ensure the perfect balance between Arran's classic sweet-fruitiness and Calvados normando qualities.
The result is a sweet and fruity whiskey with classic Arran style.
Whiskey Arran 17 years Calvados Cask the nose is initially sweet with notes of white fruit, vanilla and toffee continuing to become deeper with notes of caramelized fruit.
On the palate Arran Calvados Cask whiskey starts fresh but soon turns into notes of warm toffee, apples and hazelnuts with hints of milk chocolate and spiced biscuits.
The finish is moderately persistent with notes of cinnamon, licorice and pineapple.
An exceptional Arran Single malt whiskey was born!
Aroma: very intense, with notes of white fruit, blueberries, spices, vanilla and raisins in syrup.
Palate: More fruit, lots of spice, cinnamon, black pepper, butter shortbread. Fresh and balanced.
Final: panforte, blueberry jam, licorice.
Whiskey Arran Calvados Cask aged combined with a good Nicaraguan cigar such as L'Aroma de Caribe Mi Amor or a balanced Davidoff Nicaragua box pressed bull.