Ben Nevis is a Highland distillery, established in 1825 and located in Fort William at the very base of Ben Nevis mountain, the highest in the British Isles. Currently the distillery is owned by Nikka.
he Maltman range of single malts is produced by Meadowside Blending company, based in Glasgow , Scotland. They offer an excellent range of fine single malt Scotch whiskies, as well as fine blended Scotch whisky for all tastes and budgets. As independent bottlers they are able to remain impartial and only put their name to the best quality of whiskies available.
The Maltman range, all single cask releases, is without any added coloring or chill-filtration. The whisky is kept as natural as the day it left the cask, leaving all the goodness of mother earth‚Äôs oils, fats and proteins, offering you a dram with outstanding aroma, texture and most importantly, taste.
Ben Nevis 17yr The Maltman was distilled in September 1996, matured in a Fino sherry cask N1300, and bottled in January 2014 at 46% alc/vol. without chill filtration and of natural color. One of 399 bottles.
NOSE: Light, briny, flowery, parfumy, with notes of baked fruit.
PALATE: Light but creamy, mixed fruit basket, pear, baked apple pie, cinnamon.
FINISH: Long, some spice and vanilla lingering, drying.