DoubleWood 12 was launched in 1993, using a process designed by our Malt Master David Stewart in 1982, now commonly known as ‘wood finishing’.
It gains its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood types – 12 years in traditional whisky casks, American Oak ex-bourbon barrels and hogsheads, before finishing in Spanish oak ex-Oloroso sherry casks for an additional nine months.
The traditional casks soften and add delicate character, the sherry wood brings depth and fullness of flavour and the final few months in our tuns allow the whiskies to marry harmoniously.
NOSE: Sweet fruit and Oloroso sherry notes, layered with honey and vanilla.
TASTE: Smooth and mellow with beautifully combined flavours ~ nutty sweetness, cinnamon spiciness and a delicately proportioned layer of sherry.
FINISH Long and Warming.
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