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The experimental sequence explores Fettercairn’s distinctive tropical home type born from the distinctive copper cooling ring distillation

Warehouse Assortment has been crafted by pioneering Whisky Maker Gregg Glass

Batch No.004 born in Warehouse 2 delivers cracked pepper on the nostril, and candy Hungarian Oak on the palate

Fettercairn Distillery has introduced the a lot anticipated fourth launch of its massively fashionable and sought-after Warehouse Assortment, created by Grasp Whisky Maker Gregg Glass to rejoice the hidden gems inside its 14 dunnage warehouses and to showcase a dedication to actually modern and progressive maturation.

Distilled in 2014, Fettercairn Warehouse 2 Batch No. 004 has been matured in handpicked first fill ex-Bourbon barrels, alongside re-charred Hungarian wine oak casks. This unconventional collection of casks was chosen from the treasure trove of getting old inventory in Warehouse 2, the place excessive humidity mixed with a comparatively cool and temperate surroundings make its mark on the maturing spirit and tropical home type.

Pure golden honey in color, non-chill filtered and bottled at 48.8% ABV to deliberately amplify the flavours of the maturation journey, this definitive character begins on the nostril with Madagascan vanilla, poached pears and cracked pepper, resulting in flavours of toffee, honey and wealthy nuttiness.  With a vibrant but elegant steadiness of honey dew melon, ardour fruit, burnished citrus and candy oak wooden, it is a surprisingly tropical deal with with tender spice for added depth.

Born in Warehouse 2, a private favorite of Gregg Glass, Batch No.004 was matured in a singular surroundings – humid, cool and temperate – which allowed the whisky maker to reinforce particular features of Fettercairn’s tropical character and steadiness the affect of every cask.

The Warehouse Assortment celebrates the unconventional method to whisky making pioneered by Grasp Whisky Maker Gregg Glass and the whisky making neighborhood at this distinctive distillery:

“At Fettercairn we have now had a possibility to take a unique perspective on whisky making.  The ingenuity of our distinctive copper cooling ring produces a superb and tropical new make spirit.

“Every warehouse is exclusive too, which permits myself – as whisky maker – to play with the affect on the whisky because it matures.

“Our Warehouse Assortment affords a window into the unconventional method that we take right here at Fettercairn. In some ways we’re nonetheless exploring totally different features of Fettercairn’s tropical distillery character. Every experiment we lay down performs with the steadiness of nature, nurture and the character of every distinctive warehouse. Batch No.004 is a one-off expression that showcases Fettercairn in a brand new, surprising approach, which we hope will delight admirers of our distillery”.

Fettercairn Warehouse 2 Batch No.004 might be out there at an RSP of £60 in key international markets together with  the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and France from September.

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Tasting notes

Nostril: Notes of Madagascan vanilla, poached pears and cracked pepper

Style: Toffee, honey and wealthy nuttiness. Vibrant but elegant steadiness of honey dew melon, ardour fruit, burnished citrus and candy oak wooden.

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About Fettercairn

Pushed by an enlightened ethos on the coronary heart of our distilling philosophy since 1824, at the moment Fettercairn Distillery lives by a long-standing dedication to unfettered considering.

We’re not like different distilleries and we’ve by no means been afraid to tread our personal path.  It’s solely by defying conference, custom and expectation, we are able to undertake an enlightened and progressive method.

Take our cooling ring, our residence grown Scottish oak and single property whiskies, the particular collaboration with 200 native farmers, the Warehouse 2 Assortment. And never forgetting the unicorn on our bottle!

Our imaginative and prescient is future going through, so we don’t must look again to maneuver ahead.  However in the end, all of this results in an unwavering dedication to a affluent and sustainable future for whisky making.

We’re Fettercairn; the house of enlightened whisky making.

About Gregg Glass- Grasp Whisky Maker

Revered whisky maker Gregg Glass joined Whyte and Mackay in 2016, the place he has been a number one mild within the rejuvenation of Fettercairn alongside Distillery Supervisor Stewart Walker.

Gregg loved a childhood within the coronary heart of whisky making nation, the Black Isle. With 22 years in business notably 11 years at modern whisky maker Compass Field, Gregg joined Whyte and Mackay in 2016 to work alongside famend Grasp Distiller Mr Richard Paterson OBE.

Gregg has loved 15 years profession as a blender and whisky maker. At Whyte and Mackay Gregg has led whisky growth for Fettercairn Single Malt Whisky, Jura Single Malt Whisky and in 2017 launched Whisky Works – an unbiased innovation wing of Whyte and Mackay.

Gregg is dedicated to his craft and believes in flavour-led hands-on whisky making. Gregg is passionately concerned in each facet of the whisky making course of from ‘acorn to glass’ and since 2020 leads whisky making throughout the Whyte and Mackay portfolio. 

Award-Profitable Whisky Makers Whyte and Mackay

Whyte and Mackay is residence to a group of multi-award-winning Single Malt Whiskies together with The Dalmore, Jura and Fettercairn. With a premium spirits portfolio that features modern whisky manufacturers Shackleton, Woodsman and John Barr, alongside fashionable alcohol manufacturers Wildcat, Fundador and Harveys Bristol Cream and Aperitivo. Within the UK the corporate produce Whyte & Mackay, an award-winning ever-popular Blended Whisky, which lately launched the market-leading ‘Whyte & Mackay Mild’ – a lighter spirit drink from Scotland, bottled at a decrease ABV.

In 2020 the corporate have been publicly recognised by the First Minister of Scotland for his or her help of the nationwide pandemic response. Whyte and Mackay are official companions to SAMH – Scottish Affiliation for Psychological Well being, which noticed Whyte and Mackay workers worldwide full a virtual-race-around-the-world to boost consciousness for the charity.

Based in Glasgow 1844, the whisky makers celebrated their 175 12 months anniversary in 2019. Right now Whyte and Mackay have places of work from New York to Singapore. In Scotland, Whyte and Mackay function a state-of-the-art Bottling Corridor and Distribution Centre in Grangemouth and a Whisky Manufacturing and Warehousing Centre in Invergordon.

Whyte and Mackay’s whisky making is led by Grasp Distiller Richard Paterson OBE and pioneering Grasp Whisky Maker Gregg Glass.


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