Aberlour 10 Year old

Aberlour Destillery (Whisky)

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The Aberlour 10 Year old (£26.06) is a Single Malt produced by Aberlour Destillery from Scotland showing an alcohol content of 40%.
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Founded in 1870 by James Fleming, the Aberlour Distillery can be found at the point where the Lour burn joins the River Spey at the foot of Ben Rinnes, a mountain in northern Scotland. The water for the whisky is sourced from Ben Rinnes itself and the distillery uses nothing but locally-grown barley to craft its fine, single malt whiskies. In fact, all of the barley comes from within 15 miles of the distillery.

To make Aberlour 10 Year Old, after every shipment of barley is carefully inspected for quality. The barley and water are distilled in special stills with unusually broad bases. But, the secret to Aberlour's fine whiskies is its double cask maturation process. The whiskey is aged for a minimum of 10 years in two types of casks: Oloroso sherry butts and American oak barrels. The butts that were previously used for Spanish sherry in the Jerez region serve to add fruit, spice, and richness to the whisky along with a darker amber sheen. The American oak barrels come from traditional distilleries in the USA and add sweeter notes of vanilla and toasted coconut.

After the whisky has matured, the master distiller marries the two specially casked whiskies for perfect balance. Full-bodied with notes of spice and toffee, this Speyside single malt Scotch whisky leaves you with the lingering flavour of spices and caramel on the tongue. Try it with lamb, prosciutto, strong cheese, chocolate, or rich, creamy desserts like crème brûlée.

Technical sheet · Aberlour 10 Year old

Category:Whisky (Spirits)
Producer: Aberlour Destillery
Volume: 70cl Other volumes
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: Scotland
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt

Description · Aberlour Destillery

Aberlour 10 Year old

A classic Speyside single malt, matured in a combination of oak ex-bourbon casks and ex-sherry butts for a minimum of 10 years. Welcoming, vibrant and rewarding.

TASTING NOTES:

  • Colour: Gold.
  • Nose: The dry, fresh, fruity aromas of early autumn apples and pears are subtly enhanced with sweet notes of vanilla and mint toffee
  • Palate: Exceptionally smooth and creamy, with spicy-sweet nutmeg and honey combining with the freshness of autumn fruits
  • Finish: Long, soft and warming.

Aberlour Destillery

Aberlour is an ancient, beautiful place. Long ago, a druid community lived in this valley. Water and oak trees were important to the druids’ culture and that is the reason why an oak tree has always been shown on the Aberlour label. Some time after AD 580, the missionary St. Drostan established...

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Posted on at 12.41

4/5

Aberlour 10 Year old

The Arbelour 10yo is a classic Speyside single Malt that is matured in a combination of ex bourbon casks and ex sherry butts for a minimum of 10 years. It is an exceptionally smooth and creamy whiskey, perfect to drink neat.
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Posted on at 10.59

4 /5

- Aberlour is a pure single highland malt from Speyside. Aberlour was founded in 1826 by James Gordon and Peter Weir at the feet of Ben Rinnes, from whose slopes it draws its water and said to be...
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Anonymous

Posted on at 09.19

4.5 /5

Aberlour 10 Years

Excellent quality and environmentally conscious price.
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Posted on at 06.41

4.5 /5

Aberlour 10 Years

A whiskey with a superb price-performance ratio. Little corners and edges, good all-rounder.
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Posted on at 13.03

5 /5

Aberlour 10 Years

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Aberlour 10 Years

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Aberlour 10 Years

Posted on at 11.21

5 /5

Aberlour 10 Years

Lovely whiskey - and at this price, I'll keep coming back for more!
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Posted on at 11.02

4.5 /5

il massimo dell'equilibrio.

the best for my palate. I was given a bottle 20 years ago and since then never fails at my house.
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Posted on at 05.14

4 /5

Matured in ex-bourbon and sherry casks, the 10 year old from Aberlour is a firm favourite, typical of Speyside style and very much approachable. A very popular dram.
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Posted on at 03.49

4 /5

Aberlour 10 Years

Alcohol: 40
Country: Scotland
Contents: 0, 70 l
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