One Singleton Sensation
The Singleton of Glen Ord release a very special new vintage
It’s not often you get to describe a 39-year-old as “new”, but then it’s not often a distillery releases something of that kind of age statement. Step forward then The Singleton of Glen Ord, and the (naturally) limited release of their longest secondary maturation to date.
Under the watchful eye – and palate – of Maureen Robinson, the Master of Malt of The Singleton, the release has been designed to be a single malt with the intensity and lavishness of exquisite European wines.
Maureen has patiently guided and nurtured this whisky through its 27-year secondary maturation. Over a quarter of a century ago, Maureen Robinson took an already elegant 12-year aged spirit and rehoused it in hand-selected European Oak casks which had previously held port wine, red wine and a blend of Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso. After 27 years, these whiskies were married together in casks that previously held Bordeaux.
As Maureen Robinson explains, “This whisky marries my work in Scotland and my own personal experiences of flavour recollections through vivid memories of visiting family-owned wine estates in France where I travelled years ago.”
According to whisky writer Charles Maclean this is “a delicious and complex expression of Glen Ord” that’s “lively and easy to enjoy.”
Only 1,695 bottles of The Singleton 39-Year-Old are available globally. To celebrate its release, The Singleton are planning a series of gastronomic experiences across the globe, details of which will be revealed in early 2022. For those seeking their own bottle, The Singleton 39-Year-Old will be available globally from selected retailers and Malts.com at a RRP of £2,295 per bottle.