distillery was originally founded in 1898
by Major James Grant, and it was just
intended to be an extension of the Glen
Grant distillery, which is situated on
the other side of the main road. The same barley and water
source was used by both distilleries and the
distilleries were linked by a pipe line, known locally as the "whisky pipe". The distillery was closed between 1902 and 1965 in consequence of the Pattison's crash. The production restarted after
a complete renovation by its new owner, the Glenlivet Distilleries. In 1967, the number of stills was doubled from 2 to 4
stills and Seagram (the Chivas Group) took over
Caperdonich in 1977. In 2000, Pernod-Ricard acquired Seagram and the Chivas
Group and closed the distillery in 2002
with only 3 months of activity between
2001 and 2002. Caperdonich whisky is
mainly used in the Chivas
Regal blend, Queen Anne and Passport.
Caperdonich Tasting Notes
16 Year Old Cask Strength. Colour:
Sorry no tasting note available. Nose: Taste: Finish:
Caperdonich offer you the following choice
of single malts:
Caperdonich 1988 16 Year Old Cask Strength Edition Bottled 2005.
Caperdonich 5 Year Old Very Rare Original Bottling.
Original bottlings of
Caperdonich are very rare indeed.
You will also find that independent
bottlings are also pretty rare. The
best places to find these
Caperdonich whisky bottlings are
specialist whisky shops such as
The Whisky Exchange.
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