Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has unveiled Batch Strength 8. The latest edition in the collection arrives at 55.8% ABV (111.6 proof).
Tamdhu Batch Strength 8 is matured exclusively in Oloroso sherry seasoned casks from the bodegas of Jerez, Spain, a high proportion of which are first-fill sherry casks. The rarity of this wood imparts the whisky with a copper glow. On the nose, dark, nutty layers of Spanish oak make way for the enticing scent of creamy vanilla and melting honeycomb. The first sip transports drinkers to a summer orchard, where sharp berries dance alongside sweet, candied lemon peel. The experience is completed with the long and elegant Tamdhu signature sherry oak finish, with hints of figs lingering on the palate.
“Batch Strength No. 008 encapsulates our unwavering commitment to crafting exclusively sherry-matured whisky, presenting a captivating deep natural copper hue and a complex flavour profile,” said Sandy McIntyre, Tamdhu Distillery Manager. “With each Oloroso sherry cask carefully hand-selected, this expression delivers an exquisite and nuanced flavour, leaving a memorable and gratifying finish that embodies the essence of Speyside.”
The Batch Strength series has seen success at various spirits competitions, including last year’s release, Batch Strength 007, attaining a Gold Award at the annual San Francisco Wine & Spirits Competition.
Tamdhu Batch Strength 8 is now available at specialist retailers globally for £87 ($111 USD). For more information, head over to the brand’s official website.
Last year, Tamdhu celebrated American Oak Sherry casks with the release of Quercus Alba Distinction II.