Wolfburn Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Wolfburn Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Today Wolf Burn Distillery was about three hundred meters from the historic distillery from 1821 in the eight thousand inhabitants small port town of Thurso in the region Caithness, the northernmost town in the United Kingdom, while the gateway to the Nordic embossed Orkney Islands in 2011 by a private consortium rebuilt. Originally founded in 1821, it was once one of the largest distilleries of their time, but the only thing that has survived from the well closed at 1875 Lost Distillery, are few visible traces in hidden foundations and the water source: The Wolf Burn is lifeline and namesake of the newly purchased distillery. The now northernmost distillery of the Scottish mainland, which produces malt whisky, is since 24/03/2016 the distillery Wolf Burn from Thurso. Near the old distillery, the new Wolfburn distillery was 2012 build and burned the first time whisky in the year 2013. By the prescribed storage period of 3 years, the first single malt whisky has now been filled, caused worldwide attention among connoisseurs and whisky-lovers and the first bottling within short sold.
Like its predecessor, concerns the distillery was built in 2012 their production water from the over flowing creek Wolf Burn. The first Spirit matured for 3 years in selected oak barrels in the Dunnage warehouses at the place of distillation. The rough sea air and the maritime climate of the Thurso Bay create the influential framework for a marked maturation of Wolfburn whiskys. Careful selection barrel by Distillery Manager Shane Fraser, who was previously head of production at Glenfarclas, laid the foundations for the aromatic and flavor development of single malt whiskys. Around 70% of the fresh distillate aged in first-fill bourbon casks (200 liters) of famous American Buffalo Trace Distilleries, Heaven Hill and Jim Beam. In addition, ex-sherry casks (Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez) were preferably filled by the renowned Bodegas y Tonelería José Miguel Martín y from Huelva. Since the beginning of 2016, the very first, the so-called Inaugural release or initial filling of a three-year single malt whisky from mostly former bourbon barrels and a small part is in former Laphroaig Quarter Casks ripened without cooling filtration and paint ingredients, and a limited edition of 875 bottles special bottling on the market and these were in a short time completely sold out. Wolfburn has demonstrated excellent quality in the first tastings and is certainly a Highland Single Malt Malt, from the near future a lot will be expected.

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