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Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky


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Highlands
1826
The Loch of Hempriggs
Inver House Distillers Ltd
Operational
Yes
+44 (0)1955 602371
(Call for visiting hours)
Established in 1826 in Wick, Pulteney Distillery is the most northerly distillery on the Scottish mainland and at that time was only accessible by sea. The barley was brought in by sea, the whisky shipped out by boat and many of the distillery workers were also employed as fishermen. Sadly the herring fishing industry is no longer part of daily life in Wick but Pulteney Distillery continues to operate, distilling one of the finest Highland malts available.

Pulteney is now owned by Inver House Distillers Ltd, they bought both the Balblair and Pulteney distilleries in 1995. It's single malt is known as Old Pulteney, but the majority of the whisky produced at the distillery goes into Inverhouse blends such as Pinwinnie Royal, MacArthur's and their Old Pulteney whisky liqueur.

The quality, price and availability of the 12 Year Old make it an essential malt for any whisky lover. In fact if you where to taste this whisky blind you would be forgiven for mistaking it for a more well known refined malt.
 

Old Pulteney Tasting Notes


Old Pulteney 12 Year Old Single Malt.
Colour: Deep amber, red gold (with a slight pink hue).
Nose: Medium to high intensity and complexity. Dry with a hint of sea air.
Taste: Dry, medium bodied and smooth, faintly salty with a slight sherry note. Elegant touches of smoke and peat.
Finish: A clean dry finish.

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Old Pulteney Bottlings


Old Pulteney offer you the following choice of single malts:
  • 12 Year Old Single Malt.
  • 17 Year Old Single Malt.
  • 21 Year Old Single Malt.
  • 1973 30 Year Old Dark Sherrywood Gordon & Macphail Private Collection.
  • You will find a selection of Old Pulteney single malt including various vintages and finishes both in original and independent bottlings available from top whisky shops such as The Whisky Exchange.

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