William Grant & Sons launch second release from Kininvie

04 July, 2014
Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch Number Two

William Grant & Sons is rolling out the second release from the Kininvie Distillery, Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch Number Two. 

The second release by the distillery – which was opened in July 1990 by granddaughter of William Grant, Janet Sheed Roberts - is the first Speyside single malt created by the family since The Balvenie. 
 
Launched in Taiwan duty free in 2013, Batch 2 will be introduced to the UK this month, with every UK bottle displaying the distillation, batch number and individual bottle number. 

Available in 35cl bottles with 42.6% abv, Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch Number Two has an rrp of £97 and will be on limited release in small batches for domestic market.
 
Craig Cranmer, the Kininvie’s distillery manager, said: “At William Grant & Sons we believe the quality of our product is paramount.
 
“Now in its third decade, the liquid has come of age and we believe The Kininvie is ready for release.”
 
According to William Grant & Sons, the expression has “a classic Speyside character with a rich, fruity, floral aroma.”
 





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Dominic Roskrow

The serious business of bourbon

This is most odd. I’m standing with two American gentlemen in the corner of a very swish steak bar staring at a surreal painting of what we’re being told is a ship exploding as it sails towards a lighthouse. I think.

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