Bladnoch has unveiled a 30-year-old single malt Scotch whisky, its oldest expression to date. The new offering is aged in oloroso Sherry and moscatel casks.
The Bladnoch 30 delivers floral notes with dried apricots and nutmeg. On the palate, it offers rich almond and marzipan flavors along with Seville oranges, with a ‘surprisingly light’ and fruity finish, and a hint of cracked black pepper.
“It is an immense privilege to release this 30-year-old single malt, produced from Bladnoch’s heritage whisky and matured in these stunning rare casks,” said owner David Prior. “This continues an exciting chapter in Bladnoch’s rich whisky-making history as we continue to develop our portfolio.”
“Our 30-year-old was designed to showcase the pinnacle of our range with the unique combination of oloroso and Moscatel casks,” said Master distiller Dr Nick Savage. “This unique cask combination, rarity and character will inspire our future whisky making for many years.”
Limited to just 950 bottles, the Bladnoch 30 is bottled at 45.5% ABV and is priced at £1,000 ($1,220 USD) per 700ml bottle. It is currently available via the brand’s official website and will be sold around the world through its network of distributors in the coming months.
Last year, Bladnoch launched a 19 Year Old Single Malt aged in ex Pedro Ximenez casks.