Highland Region — Fettercairn
Fettercairn 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 51.1%
One of the less frequently seen whiskies in Scotland, this new Fettercairn from Cadenhead is fresh and summery - peaches, honeycomb and golden syrup joined by flavours of pear skins, hard boiled sweets and a citrusy dessert note (lemon meringue or cheesecake). Bottled from ex-bourbon casks at a surprisingly soft 51.1% natural cask strength.
Fettercairn 'Cadenhead' 2009 / 10 years old 57.3%
Situated under the Grampian foothills, Fettercairn is a picturesque distillery showcasing the diversity of Highland single malts. Cadenheads offerings of Fettercairn so far have been highly praised and this particular bottling is no exception. The nose is fresh and clean, with notes of pine needles, lemon sorbet and icing sugar. The palate is ri...
Fettercairn 'Infrequent Flyers' 2007 / 11 years old #801506 55.7
Released as part of the new 'Infrequent Flyers' series from Alistair Walker, this single cask single malt from the little known Highland distillery of Fettercairn was distilled in 2007. After 11 years maturing in a single hogshead cask, this is just one of 303 bottles released at its natural cask strength of 55.7%
Fettercairn 'Old Malt Cask' 2004 / 14 years old 50%
Nestled in the foothills of the Cairngorms mountain region in the eastern Highlands of Scotland, the little known distillery of Fettercairn is a traditional one with wooden wash backs, an open top mashtun and smaller stills, producing a lovely lighter style of whisky. This single cask release from independent bottlers Hunter Laing has been matur...
Fettercairn 'Old Malt Cask' 2008 / 11 years old 50%
The Fettercairn distillery is from the Highland region, situated under the Grampian foothills, in the Howe of Mearns. This bottling from Hunter & Laing has been matured for 11 years in a single refill butt and bottled at 50%. This is a earthy, malty dram with notes of toffee, cut grass and a touch of smoke.