Daftmill Single Cask 029-2009 11 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Lowland
  • Category: Single Malt Whisky
  • Owners: Cuthbert Family
  • Bottler: Distillery
  • Brand: Daftmill
  • Age Statement: 11
  • Chill Filtered: No
  • Alcohol % ABV: 61.1
  • Cask Strength: Yes
  • Colour Status: Natural
  • Peated / Smoke: Unpeated
  • Cask Maturation / Finish: 1st Fill Oloroso Butt
  • Single Cask: Yes
  • Mash Bill: Malted Optic Barley grown in the South fields
  • Barley: 100
  • Whisky Experience Level: Experienced
  • Value Score : 1 out of 100
  • Bottle Stopper: Natural Cork
  • Packaging: No Packaging
  • Bottle Outturn: 629
  • Cask Number: 029-2009
  • Bottled / Released Date: 2020
  • Vintage: 2009
  • Distilled Date / Barrel Fill Date: 27 July 2009
  • Core Bottle or Special Release: Batch Release
  • Product URL: https://www.daftmill.com/releases/2009-releases/2009-single-cask-berry-bros-rudd/
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Daftmill Single Cask 029-2009 Single Malt WhiskyDaftmill Cask 029-2009

LABEL NOTES

Daftmill is a farm distillery. Owned and operated by the Cuthbert family, it only runs in the farm’s quiet periods; midsummer and winter, sometimes producing as few as 100 casks per year. When not distilling, Francis Cuthbert looks after the estate, growing the malting barley used to make this Lowland whisky.
 
The barley variety Optic was grown in our south fields and harvested in the last week of August 2006. It was then stored on the farm to be malted in Alloa in the Summer of 2007
 
This first fill Oloroso butt was my personal favourite. It was distilled in our Summer season being filled on the 8th July 2009 and has been bottled exclusively for the United Kingdom
 

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Rounded red berry and milk chocolate notes, with a hints of maple syrup, spicy caraway and walnuts developing.

Palate: Ginger, toasted cinnamon and black pepper, tempered by sherried peels and honeyed cereal.

Finish: Final hints of good quality dark chocolate and rum-soaked raisin.

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