Cù Bòcan Single Malt has simply launched a restricted version 15 Yr Outdated, that is the model’s first age-stated whisky expression. The 15 Yr Outdated has been absolutely matured in Oloroso Sherry casks for no less than 15 years, this 2022 Version is the primary in a sequence of deliberate annual batch releases.
The award successful experimental Highland Single Malt is distilled each winter at Tomatin Distillery in restricted batches and made with flippantly peated Scottish barley for its signature wisp of smoke. In late 2005, after Tomatin had achieved its annual manufacturing quota, the Distillery Supervisor on the time introduced in a load of flippantly peated barley permitting the distillery to provide its personal peated spirit for the final week of the yr.
This manufacturing coincided with extremely low water temperatures and resulted in a barely oilier mouthfeel within the new make spirit. Recognising the standard of this spirit, the distillery continued to provide Cù Bòcan in small batches each winter since 2005. The newly launched Cù Bòcan 15 Yr Outdated options a number of the first flippantly peated spirit to be laid down in casks.
Matured absolutely in Oloroso Sherry casks for no less than 15 years, Cù Bòcan 15 Yr Outdated is a decadent single malt with solar dried fruits and smoky unique spices. The Oloroso Sherry casks impart flavours of dried fruits, flamed orange peel, cinder toffee, black cherry and cardamom. The peat gives a standard earthy dryness somewhat than an apparent smoke, this has helped preserve a number of the sweeter parts of the sherry casks completely balanced.
Cù Bòcan can be famend for exploring revolutionary maturations, creating whiskies filled with intrigue and shock. Earlier this yr the model launched two new expressions inside their Creation sequence, Creation #3, matured in Moroccan Cabernet Sauvignon casks and Creation #4, matured in a mix of Port and Cognac casks.
The present Cù Bòcan vary now contains of Cù Bòcan Signature, the one ongoing product throughout the vary, matured in Bourbon, Oloroso Sherry and North American Virgin Oak casks, the Creation sequence and the newly launched Cù Bòcan 15 Yr Outdated.
Graham Nicolson, Gross sales Director, says: “We’re delighted to introduce the 15 Yr Outdated into the Cù Bòcan vary, this whisky takes us again to the place all of it started, once we first began producing flippantly peated spirit within the midst of winter again in 2005. This launch is a celebration of how far now we have come since then, and a nod to all of the thrilling plans now we have in retailer for Cù Bòcan, opening up the world of flippantly peated whisky”.
Every Cù Bòcan Single Malt provides an exploration within the subtleties of smoke, the character of the casks and the mastery of maturation. The vary is all the time non-chill filtered and pure in color. Cù Bòcan 15 Yr Outdated, 2022 Version, has been bottled at 50% Abv. and is a restricted batch launch with solely 3,000 bottles out there worldwide.
Cù Bòcan 15 Yr Outdated, 2022 Version, is on the market in specialist retailers worldwide with an RRP of £95 per 700ml bottle.