Royal Brackla 12 y.o. ex sherry barrel, is one of the newest and most interesting releases of the speyside royal distillery
Single malt obtained from an aging of 12 in ex bourbon barrels with a finish in barrels of first use that previously contained Oloroso sherry.
Built in 1812, the Royal Brackla distillery is located in the north-west of Speyside.
In 1835 it became the first distillery to boast royal insignia and to which a royal guarantee was granted by order of King William IV.
Highly exclusive, the single malt produced by this distillery reflects the green of the region's countryside, delicate aromas with sweet notes from a skilful use of ex-sherry casks.
Royal Brackla is a distillery that does not boast many official bottlings, and even the independents are quite rare.
Royal Brackla single malts are rare whiskeys.
Also because it has a full alcohol content of 40 degrees.
A Royal Brackla 12 y.o whiskey to taste, expertly accompanied by a good El Vejo Continente cigar.
Color: light amber.
Aroma: light with notes of malt and flowers, honey, green apple, and a pinch of cinnamon.
Taste: a chocolate cake with sherry, a note of warm bread, vanilla and honey with a pleasant hint of smoke.
Finale: long and spicy, warm with dark chocolate and vanilla.
We suggest you to taste the single malt Royal Brackla 12 y.o. with a good cigar like the short veiled El Vejo Continente.