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Old Pulteney 40 Year Old

(70cl, 51.3%)
Old Pulteney 40 Year Old
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(2 Reviews)

Old Pulteney 40 Bottling Note

This is the oldest ever official release of whisky from the Old Pulteney distillery in Wick, aged for a full 40 years in three sherry casks and a single bourbon barrel (all of which were filled in 1968). It was bottled at natural cask strength and the result is glorious.

Old Pulteney 40 (3cl Sample)
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Complex notes of fruit and hay. A touch of calf leather, vanilla, apple peels, musty mahogany and spice.

Palate: It’s astonishing how youthful this seems. Certainly it has the complexity. It gives away hints of old, rich oak that come with age, but it’s also gloriously light in body, offering a lovely amount of sweetness. Vanilla notes, nutmeg, cinnamon and pastries develop.

Finish: Good length and very spicy. Christmas Cake, honey, cedarwood and chocolate oranges. Cut grass and dark fruits, potpourri and cocoa.

Overall: Just brilliant! So much going on and incredibly youthful in terms of sweetness and pep. We loved it!

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User Reviews of the Old Pulteney 40 Year Old

HOLY shit!!!!!!!

<3 love this one!

26th December 2013


I treat myself with this bottle for my 30's and it is delicious !

1st June 2013

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