Glen Moray – Elgin Classic – 7yo


ABV:   40%

Price:  £22

Distillery:        Glen Moray, Source is River Lossie

  • Single malt whisky has been distilled on the banks of the River Lossie since 1897, just outside Elgin, one of Scotland’s oldest towns
  • In its lifetime, the distillery has known only 5 distillery managers
  • 2 million litres pa

This Whisky is their signature Single Malt. Aged for an average of seven years in entirely ex-bourbon casks, the majority of which are first-fill.

 Colour:           Light Gold

Nose:             Fragrant and lightly drying with warming malty notes.

                       Butterscotch and shortbread with herbal grassy notes.

Taste:             Malty toffee sweetness with blackcurrant and a fragrant lemongrass citrus.

Finish:             Shortbread, fresh herbal notes and ginger marmalade.

With water:     Melted toffee

Other ranges:

Elgin Classic        Sherry Cask Finish – Oloroso casks

                             Peated – ex-Bourbon casks

                             Port Cask Finish – Porto Cruz Casks

                             Chardonnay Cask Finish

Elgin Heritage      12yo aged in American Oak casks (£40)

                             15yo aged in sherry and American Oak casks (£55)

                              18yo aged in their finest American Oak casks (£80)

Elgin Reserve        25yo aged in their finest Port casks; individually numbers bottles (£150)

Elgin Prestige        Blend of rare whiskies aged in - 50yo bourbon casks, 40yo port casks and 30yo Madiera casks (£800)

 "The fragrant evaporation of whisky that hovers in the air around the warehouses is said to be sipped by angels” - Graham Coull, distillery manager