Fettercairn re-launches with £10K 50-year-old

02 August, 2018

Whyte & Mackay has unveiled an updated range and global re-launch from its Fettercairn distillery, which is situated in the foothills of the Cairngorm mountains.

The range comprises: a 12-year-old (40% abv), which is expected to retail for around £48 or US$60, a 28-year-old (42% abv, £500/$675), 40-year-old (48.9% abv, £3,000/$4,000) and a 50-year-old (47.9% abv, £10,000/$13,000). The latter two are available from August.

Keynote flavours of Fettercairn, which is a key single malt for the Whyte & Mackay’s standard blended whisky, are described as: “Tropical fruits, soft spice and sweetness, showcased in melon, pineapple, clove, ginger, treacle, toffee and caramel”.





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