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MANNOCHMORE

Distillery
  • Region: Speyside
  • Address: Thomshill, Morayshire
  • Founded: 1971
Product Description

The Mannochmore distillery lies just south of Elgin in Morayshire, at the heart of Speyside.

  

Mannochmore is a relatively recent addition to the area and the collection. Built on the site of the Glenlossie distillery in 1971, it draws its water from the Bardon Burn – whose ancient beds and banks contribute to the whisky’s direct personality. Mannochmore is one of the manifestations of the confidence of the 1960s – a situation which is currently being repeated. It was built by DCL (Distillers Company Limited ) in 1971 to cope with increasing demand internationally for blends.

  

It was managed by John Haig and Co. It was only comparatively recently - in 1992 - that single malt Scotch whisky was released from Mannochmore; for many years it had been a blending component and was a constituent of Haig blends. 

 

Did You Know?

Mannochmore has warehouses capable of storing more than 250,000 casks of maturing spirit.

The distillery has its own dark grains processing plant, converting draft and pot ale in to animal feed.

The first official single malt was only released in 1992.

Distillery Tasting Notes

Nose

Ripe pear, honeydew melon, fine oak flavour. Ripened strawberries mixed with white grapes. Obvious aromas of pear, honey, herb garden.

Palate

Mango and pear storms forward followed by oak flavour. Very full-oily mouthfeel, the strawberry grape comes back, oily-crisp. A little forest honey. Candle wax mouthfeel. Green fruit. The finish is long. With water added - less of that toasted oak notes, bright green exotic fruit salad, freshbread, very buttery.

Finish

An elegant expression from Mannochmore, even at 55% the honey-pear-mango essence with the most pleasant toasted oak notes. Fruit salad, long – medium finish very slightly astringent, spicy oak,fresh mint, creamy banana. 

 

Releases
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Date distilled
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Cask
abv
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Cask Number: 7050
Bottles: 293
Date distilled: 14/05/2008
Date bottled: 17/05/2021
Age: Aged 13 Years
Cask: REFILL Hogshead
abv: 58.8%
Markets: United Kingdom, France
Cask Number: 5435
Bottles: 254
Date distilled: 5/12/2009
Date bottled: 21/06/2021
Age: Aged 12 Years
Cask: REFILL Hogshead
abv: 55.8%
Markets: USA
Cask Number: 5434
Bottles: 252
Date distilled: 5/12/2009
Date bottled: 27/07/2021
Age: Aged 12 Years
Cask: REFILL Hogshead
abv: 55.5%
Markets: United Kingdom, Germany
Cask Number: 13782
Bottles: 180
Date distilled: 15/10/2008
Date bottled: 27/07/2021
Age: Aged 12 Years
Cask: REFILL Hogshead
abv: 59.4%
Markets: Israel
Cask Number: 13783
Bottles: 220
Date distilled: 15/10/2008
Date bottled: 27/07/2021
Age: Aged 12 Years
Cask: REFILL Hogshead
abv: 60.1%
Markets: Phillipines, Denmark. Australia

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