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GlenAllachie 12 Year Old Chinquapin Virgin Oak

48% abv

For The GlenAllachie Virgin Oak Series, we have first matured our whisky in American Oak (Quercus Alba) Ex-Bourbon Barrels. To add a delicate and distinctive twist, the whisky then undergoes additional maturation for approximately 18 months in specially selected Virgin Oak Casks. The subtle flavour differences in this series are led by a variety of influences: the Oak species, the local terroir and the period of natural air drying, along with the toasting, charring and coopering of the casks. Each of these reacts uniquely with the GlenAllachie spirit, adding superb texture, depth and variety.

This exceptional malt gets its complex, zesty flavours from casks made of Chinquapin Oak (Quercus Muehlenbergii) sourced from the Northern Ozark region in Missouri. Chinquapin is a sub species of Quercus Alba and delivers spicy flavours and aromas. Air dried for almost four years, then toasted to medium level these casks give us the perfect balance of spirit and wood character.

COLOUR: Rich Bronze Sunrise.
NOSE: Waves of heather honey, butterscotch and orange zest fused with nutmeg and liquorice.
TASTE: Layers of heather honey, barley sugar, toasted biscuit and orange zest, followed by cinnamon, rosehips and liquorice.

Limited to 6600 bottles

£60.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 4 remaining

Just south of Aberlour and in the shadow of Ben Rinnes you will find GlenAllachie Distillery.

GlenAllachie was built during the boom times of 1967/68 for the Scottish & Newcastle Breweries subsidiary Mackinlay-McPherson Ltd. The distillery was designed to be almost full gravity fed to run on reduced energy (crafty brewers).

In February 1968, the distillery began its first production run with the capacity of producing almost three million litres of alcohol. Operations began with two stills and increased to four after just six months.

Recently revitalised by Billy Walker (of GlenDronach, BenRiach and Glenglassaugh fame), GlenAllachie burst back onto the scene in 2018 with a 10, 12, 18 and 25 year old. It has since seen a 15 year old join the ranks along with some interesting adventures in cask finishing and some truly exceptional single casks.

Reference #:
13333
Strength
48 ABV
Bottles per Case
6 bottles
Organic
No
Biodynamic
No
Vegan
No
Vegetarian
No
Sparkling
No

What do I pay for delivery?

Shipping is free on all Duty Paid UK orders over £150 and £190 for Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.

Orders under £150 are charged a flat rate of £6.95 incl. VAT for all deliveries.

Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.

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All stock bought from Bond will be charged at delivery cost as quoted by the bond. As this varies dependent on the location of the wines and ultimate destination this will be quoted to you at the point of billing for VAT and duty.

Where do you ship to and when will it arrive?

We use leading carrier DPD, providing a Track and Trace Next Day Service.

All orders confirmed by us before 12 noon will be eligible for next day delivery. Exact delivery date is dependent on collation of your order and will be confirmed to you in a subsequent email from you order confirmation.

Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specfically requested to do so).

If you are out a card is left, with an instruction to call the local depot to re-arrange delivery. Alternatively you can inform us to “leave safe”, “leave with a neighbour”, “leave in garage” etc. and we will pass this information onto the courier. Please remember that, in accordance with our Terms & Conditions, alcohol will only be left with persons over 18 Years Old.

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We use Mailsafe packaging and double walled cardboard boxes for secure shipping of all bottles. Clear labelling marked FRAGILE is applied and all our despatches.

UK mainland deliveries are overnight from confirmation of despatch with the exception of the following postcodes where deliveries are made on a 2 to 5 day service from despatch : 

IV 3 to 11, IV14 to 28, IV 40 & IV 51 to 54, IV 63. KW 1 to 3 & KW 5 to 14. PH 33 to 41