The Arran Explorers' Series is a collection of limited-edition expressions of The Arran Single Malt. Each edition celebrates the outstanding scenic beauty and diversity of nature on the Isle of Arran.
This is a 21 Year Old expression that has been matured in ex-Sherry butts and puncheons before being finished in Ruby Port casks sourced directly from Portugal.
The distiller's tasting notes:
Nose: Rich and fruity; The "Arran" style remains at the heart of this whisky, with candied orange peel, nectarine and parma violets. Stewed summer fruits with a drizzle of vanilla custard.
Palate: Sweet and tangy with a burst of strawberry liquorice, fresh raspberries and ginger. Cask influence adds another layer to the sweet fruit character, with flakes of hazelnut in the development.
Finish: A truly multi-layered dram with a long-lasting finish of red fruit, oak and a hint
Bottled at natural colour at 50.4% Vol.