Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve Single Malt Whisky
Dalmore is adorned with the Noble Emblem, a Stags Head, with twelve points to its Antlers signifying a Royal.
The Cigar Malt Reserve is a selection of aged stocks from 10 to 15 years, matured in both American white oak ex bourbon barrels and Matusalem olorosso sherry casks from Gonazlez Byass before a final finesse in premier cru Cabernet Sauvignon wine barriques.
The Dalmore's New Expression Cigar Malt Reserve Tasting Notes
Aroma - Cinnamon, vanilla and red fruits
Palate - Tropical fruits, banana toffee & vanilla ice cream
Finish - Orange zest, bergamot and crushed spices
The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve has been designed with cigar pairings in mind. 'I would highly recommend enjoying it with a Partagas No2 cigar,' master distiller, Richard Paterson.
Old versus New
The Dalmore Cigar malt was a popular product a few years ago. The new Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve is significantly different:
OLD: An assemblage of aged stocks, between 8 to 14 years old.
NEW: An assemblage of specially selected aged stocks up to 15 years old.
OLD: Matured predominantly in American White Oak bourbon casks, with only 60% of the liquid maturing in Oloroso / Apostles sherry wood for a period of just one year.
NEW: Matured in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels and Matusalem oloroso sherry casks from Gonazlez Byass before a final finesse in premier cru Cabernet Sauvignon wine barriques.
OLD: ABV is 40%
NEW: ABV is 44% to ensure that the taste profile of the liquid cuts through and harmonises with cigar smoke.
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