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Whiskey: Compass Box Story of the Spaniard

Introducing the new addition to the Compass Box Malt Whisky Collection, showcasing whiskies aged in Spanish wine casks. In this, the first release, 48% of the whiskies have been aged in ex-Sherry casks and 25% in ex-Spanish red wine casks.

Size: 750mL

Proof: 86 (43% ABV)

Origin: United Kindom

Distillery: Compass Box Whisky Co.

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Detailed Description

This blended malt from the ever-inventive Compass Box folks if perfect for whisky fans who love a well-sherried dram. Inspired by working on a whisky with The Spaniard bar in New York City, this expression is built around whisky drawn from sherry and Spanish red wine casks. To get all number-y up in here, 48% of the whisky was aged in ex-sherry casks, while a further 25% was aged in ex-Spanish red wine casks.

Compass Box Story of the Spaniard Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Ripe blood orange and toasted vanilla pod. A few hints of fresh malt in the background.

Palate: Sponge cake, chocolate chip and raisin cookies, almond.

Finish: Dried cherry, cinnamon and menthol.

Distillery Information

Back in 2000, John Glaser believed there were too many companies making and selling Scotch whisky the same way. An American, transplanted to the UK and working for a large distiller, he wanted to do things differently to bring the joys of Scotch whisky to more people. So, he set up a different kind of Scotch whisky company, based on the long-lost model of the Scotch whisky blending house, but with a forward-looking approach and an unrelenting desire to create quality. He originally launched the business from his kitchen, but today, over a decade later, Compass Box has an office and Blending Room in London, its own stocks of maturing whiskies in Scotland, and just over a dozen employees. In an industry that has steadfastly remained committed to ‘the way we’ve always done things’, at Compass Box we focus relentlessly on creativity, process innovations, and exploring the many ways we all can enjoy the pleasures of Scotch whisky. With more spectrum of flavour and style than any other spirit, we believe Scotch whisky is one of the world’s great drinks. We're here to help ensure it stays that way for generations to come.

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