Situated in the Firth of Clyde, the island of Arran was once a hotbed of illicit distillation and smuggling. Eventually though the dreaded Excise men got the best of Arran's renegade stillmen, and the island was without a working distillery from 1837. That all changed in 1995 when the Arran distillery at Lochranza started production.
Although it is a relative youngster, Arran's investment in quality casks has paid dividends, and its popularity continues to soar like the Golden Eagles that nest nearby. This quick success, combined with high visitor numbers at the Lochranza distillery, have enabled the company to construct another distillery at Lagg, on the south of the island, that will focus on creating peated whisky.
This 2008 limited edition has been matured for eight years in traditional oak before an additional 12 months finishing in Bordeaux casks previously containing Chateau Fonplegade St. Emilion.
Age: 9 Years Old
50% ABV / 70cl
Bottle Number: One of only 6636 bottles released
Please note minor tear to carton
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